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IDEX Sr Director in Punta Gorda, Florida

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The Sr. Director for Pulsafeeder, Punta Gorda location, is responsible for leading, coordinating and implementing the strategic plan for growth to achieve 1 and 3-year goals. This includes Commercial and Operational strategy and has influence with New Product Development, Product Management and Marketing strategy for our Standard Products. The Sr. Director must be a strong Servant Leader and have an innate ability to build teams and an engaging culture while delivering results to the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) in addition to the 3-Year Strategic plan. This position will have overall P&L responsibility for Sales and Operations and will be responsible for the execution activities at the Punta Gorda location while equally operating in a Matrix Organization with dotted influence to EHS, New Product Development, Product Management and Sourcing for Pulsafeeder Standard Product Division, reporting to the General Manager, Pulsafeeder.

The Sr. Director will be responsible for driving the Standard Product growth strategy, growth mind-set culture and a scalable operations to support strategic growth plans. This position has primary responsibility for leading the Pulsafeeder business in Punta Gorda, FL, while also actively participating as a Senior Leader Team (SLT) member of the Global Pulsafeeder Team. The Pulsafeeder Sr. Director is responsible in creating a strong servant leader culture of engagement and accountability (in-line with “One Pulsafeeder”), driving for operational excellence and financial performance, while simultaneously working in collaborative partnerships across the global leadership team to leverage technological capabilities and the diverse manufacturing footprint to overserve our customers

The Sr. Director will accomplish these objectives by directing a highly engaged and high performing team supporting business priorities while sustaining key operational performance indicators.

Primary expectations of the role will be to drive growth (both Commercially and Operationally), meet and achieve AOP targets, be an 8020 champion and build great teams and culture. The Sr. Director must be a servant leader guided by IDEX’s core values of Trust, Teamwork, and Excellence, Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI) initiatives and will demonstrate innovative thinking, balancing risks and achieve results through growth initiatives.

REPORTS TO : General Manager, Pulsafeeder


  • Demonstrate and model Servant Leadership to drive strategic initiatives, build a winning and engaged culture and lead by example through training, directing, coaching, and mentoring.

  • View Commercial, Operations and the Business through an 8020 lens to identify critical few items to unlock profitable growth and redeploy resources to the biggest bets.

  • Direct leaders of Commercial, Operations, Quality and Compliance in their development and performance.

  • Work cross-functionally within a matrixed environment to provide on-site leadership to all Punta Gorda based teams, and collaborate with Sourcing, Product Management, Marketing and New Product Development to leverage best practices with a focus on aligning the operational strategy to support business priorities.

  • Work closely with Finance, HR and GM to drive Annual Operating Plan (AOP) targets for Site to roll up to Pulsafeeder; includes overseeing departmental budgets, expenditures and Capital deployment; review financial statements, cost standards, sales or activity reports, or other performance data, owner of Monthly/Quarterly Forecast

  • Ability to evaluate and recommend strategic direction for Standard Product in the market and execute 3-year strategy

  • Ability to operate in a Matrix organization, communicate effectively and align teams to drive results

  • Drive Productivity and CI Funnel Drive to achieve 3-5% annual cost savings (productivity and sourcing) and drive improvements in production quality, operating cost reduction, and manufacturing lead times through Director of Operations

  • Utilize and be proficient in RCCM (Root Cause Counter Measures) analysis (5 why’s)

  • Accountable for Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) policy and execution. Ownership for site contingency plans (design and execution) with Director of Operations.

  • Ability to scale Operations for growth and/or integration of other sister company product lines.

  • Determine resource needs and ensure talent is in place to deliver on strategy (right people/right roles). Ensure employees have the tools and resources necessary to create a positive experience for internal and external customers.

  • Strong ownership in Financial Forecast and target achievement


  • Demonstrated Servant Leadership abilities and commitment; ability and desire to coach; and creating a motivating inclusive environment

  • Ability to establish trust and build positive relationships

  • Demonstrated ability to lead organization through change and adapting to change

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, building teams and optimizing process to achieve results

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills that serve to influence and persuade others.

  • Strong conceptual, analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills.

  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment, where technical/business challenges arise requiring immediate and high-impact business solutions.

  • Highly detail and quality oriented.

  • Ability to proactively define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

  • Proven ability to problem solve

  • Proven ability to make decisions with consideration of business risks and people.

  • Proven ability to use good judgement in all decision making.

  • Compliance driven

  • High Integrity


  • The position requires a bachelor’s degree and a proven track record of 10+ years of progressing in Commercial Strategy and leadership, including leading teams and driving results in Manufacturing setting

  • Has lead teams in a decentralize environment; publicly traded company background preferred

  • Entrepreneur spirit; high ownership and high energy

  • 8020 mindset and analytical skillset

  • Ability to travel based on business needs (up to 25%)

  • Must be eligible to work in the US on an on-going basis

IDEX is and Equal Opportunity Employer

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

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Job Family: Operations

Business Unit: Pulsafeeder SPO