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IDEX Production Manager in Rutherford, New Jersey

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses ( around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.


Directs and coordinates activities of production department in processing materials or manufacturing products by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates


  • Reviews production orders or schedules to ascertain production data such as types, quantities and specifications of products and schedules in order to plan department operations.

  • Plans production readiness, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products.

  • Prepares operational schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specification.

  • Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.

  • Inspects machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization.

  • Develops or revises standard operational work instructions and practices and observes workers to ensure compliance with standards.

  • Resolves worker concerns or partners with HR for manager coaching.


Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include:

  • Directly supervises employees

  • Interviewing, hiring and training employees

  • Planning, assigning and directing work

  • Appraising performance

  • Performance Management activities

  • Addressing complaints and resolving problems


  • Safety focused

  • Customer and quality focused

  • Experience with rotating equipment/machinery a plus

  • Proficiency and understanding and/or experience with mechanical machinery

  • Strong Organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Sense of Urgency

  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player by actively participating in assigned teams as well as intercompany, cross-functional and/or special teams.

  • Demonstrated communications skills necessary to effectively interact with coworkers and outside contacts.

  • Project management and problem resolution skills

  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing

  • Possess computer skills required to be proficient in job requirements.

  • Lead and embrace Change/Flexibility


Preferred Associates or Bachelor’s degree from and accredited college or university and 2 years related experience or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are represented of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing duties of the job, employee is required to sit; move around the production floor; use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.

  • Employee will occasionally lift average of 30 lbs.

  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Travel required 10% of time.

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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