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IDEX Continuous Improvement Leader in West Henrietta, New York

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 (https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/) around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

POSITION TITLE:

  • Continuous Improvement Leader

BUSINESS SITE:

  • Life Science Optics located at the IDEX Health and Science, Center of Excellence (in West Henrietta, NY (https://embed.vidyard.com/watch/6AuApdwgk8mPmpJjiJbxbh) )

BUSINESS UNIT:

  • Life Science Optics

BUSINESS SEGMENT:

  • Life (https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/health-science-technologies/) Science Optics

DIRECTLY REPORTS TO:

  • Tentatively Dina Vazzana, Vice President, General Manager - Life Science Optics

OVERALL SUMMARY:

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, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you. IDEX Health & Science, KK (http://www.erc.co.jp/), formerly ERC, Inc., was founded in 1988 and acquired by IDEX Corporation(https://www.idexcorp.com/) in 2012. It belongs to the Health & Science Technologies Business Segment, reporting to IDEX Health & Science, LLC (https://www.idex-hs.com/).

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position will lead the continued successful transformation from a reactive organization to a culture of continuous improvement and problem solving. Responsible for training and coaching key personnel through the continuous improvement problem solving processes. Focus area is the order to cash cycle while operating within the IDEX operating model. The position will facilitate the IDEX operating model using continuous improvement principles such visual standards, lean countermeasures (i.e. Kanban, 5S, VSM), and being accountable for Learner results. Responsible for methods to solve complex, interdisciplinary issues using consistent and proven methods. Train and develop resources to support continuous improvements initiatives for the business.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

  • Utilizes Lean Mfg. and Six Sigma tolls to drive focus on the critical few items that will yield the highest impact to the organization.

  • Implements problem solving principles to identify root cause and corrective actions.

  • Drive sustainable and consistent quality processes throughout IH&S Life Science Optics with sound root cause analysis and countermeasures.

  • Tactical execution of process improvements across the IH&S organization through a strong data driven approach.

  • Being a constant advocate for the 8020 mindset and a practitioner of the 8020 tools at a very direct level.

  • Engage teams to collaborate on complex and cross functional problem solving.

  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) and trainer of Cl problem solving methods.

  • Positions the organization to grow through superior operational performance as measured by site performance KPI's.

  • Hands on participant of the Continuous Improvement/Kaizen processes by leading Rapid Improvement Events (RIE's).

  • Aligns Cl initiatives with Goal Deployment and site KPI's

  • Drives consistency and effective adoption of Cl deployment in all areas.

  • Effective understanding of the entire order to cash processes and all processes under that umbrella. Able to analyze complex problems and draw conclusions from limited information.

  • Effectively works in conjunction with the site's Quality Management System (QMS).

  • Build trust and credibility by leading by example.

  • Create regular communications with the value stream and vertical businesses (clear direction, regular updates on events/decisions, and accountability for achieving & sustaining RIE results).

  • Able to create analysis, data gathering, and validations methods for business analytics.

  • Support Goal Deployment Action Plans and improvement targets for the enterprise.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing, business, engineering discipline, or technical degree.

  • Advance degree preferred.

  • Strong demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with cross functional teams.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint.

  • Strong understanding of ERP system ideally with direct experience with JDE.

  • Strong continuous improvement background with knowledge of 5S, Kaizen, Lean and Value Stream Mapping.

  • Hands on responsibility for manufacturing product quality or business process quality.

  • Six Sigma Greenbelt Preferred.

  • Working knowledge of CI tools (Mixed Model Lean, Six Sigma and KPIs.)

  • Previous job experience in continuous improvement role.

BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW:

At IDEX Health & Science, we have a long history of driving growth in life sciences and healthcare by embracing innovation and redefining the supplier-customer relationship. The work we do every day allows us to discover key insights and break new ground to create some of the most meaningful technologies that have a lasting impact on companies, industries, and society. Our formula for success is simple. We work hard to maintain a culture where you can own your work; you are encouraged to try new ideas in a collaborative environment; and you can apply your skillset to enable our clients to gain a competitive advantage in their own market. At IDEX Health & Science, you can work with a great group of people, mentor others, and build a great future.

ENTERPRISE OVERVIEW (IDEX):

IDEX Corporation is a leading manufacturer of diversified products in industries ranging from health, science, safety, fire, and fluidics. Operating in 24 countries, IDEX is an innovative and rapidly growing company, focused on delivering excellence through diverse, winning teams. With a strong reputation for providing career growth opportunities, IDEX is a lean, non-bureaucratic and high performing environment. We’re a global provider of applied solutions serving a variety of markets. These include life science and medical technologies, process industry and infrastructure related technical sales, industrial/municipal fire, and rescue - to name just a few.

ITAR/EAR CRITERIA:

These positions may require lawful access to ITAR/EAR controlled information and employees in this role will need to meet those requirements. Requirements include US Citizenship or US Permanent Resident.

IDEX Life Science Optics (a part of IDEX Health & Science) Is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity

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).

IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, IDEX businesses make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities. Chances are the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp holding your side airbag safely in place. If you were ever in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool may have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our growing IDEX Health & Science team.

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