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IDEX Quality & EHS Manager in Rutherford, New Jersey

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The Quality & EHS Manager is responsible for ensuring our products are manufactured according to established standards and for driving the Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) culture for the business. This leader will work closely with Engineering and Operations teams to ensure requirements for new products transfer to manufacturing, conduct root cause & reliability assessments, and implement corrective & preventative actions. The ideal candidate will have experience interacting with customers, leading transformational change, and conducting near miss safety reviews.



  • Leads teams related to Production Quality, Reliability Engineering, Test & Inspection, and Continuous Improvement.

  • Responsible for the Quality Management System (ISO 9001), Quality Control & Test operations, and the Non-Conformance process.

  • Performs internal Audits, Reliability & Validation studies, and Safety Near Miss reviews; completes related corrective and preventive actions

  • Supports New Product Introductions (NPI) to ensure critical quality parameters are established and effectively transferred to manufacturing.

  • Influences internal stakeholders and owns the Environmental, Health and Safety program and processes


  • Establishes a process to track the Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ) and leads projects to drive improvement.

  • Leads material review board (MRB) meetings and provides leadership for the effective disposition of non-conforming material; communicates performance to leadership (scrap, rework, etc.)

  • Drives the adoption of 80/20 and continuous improvement to improve the Cost of Quality, production capacity and operating costs.

  • Conducts root cause analyses on significant issues and implements effective containment, corrective, and preventative actions.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Experience working with site certifications such as ISO9001 and ISO14001

  • Experience with tracking Safety metrics (Near Miss, Recordable Incidents, First Aid Incidents)

  • Previous responsibility for the safety, quality, production, and people management in a production unit

  • Knowledge of 80/20 and Lean tools

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal problem-solving, and project management skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field. Relevant work experience in lieu of degree

  • +5 years of relevant experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment

  • Formal Training or Certification in Lean, Root Cause Analysis or Six Sigma

  • Rotating Equipment experience (preferred)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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 move around and be still; use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.

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

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Noise level is minimal with intervals of spikes.

  • Office working environment with occasional visits to the factory floor.

  • Required to wear safety glasses and utilize other safety equipment as required while present on shop floor.

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: Engineering

Business Unit: Airtech