Material Handling Supervisor - Indiana

Idex Corporation Crawfordsville , IN 47934

Posted 1 week ago

Title: Material Handling Supervisor - Indiana

Business Unit: Banjo

150 Banjo Drive

Crawfordsville, Indiana, 47933

United States

Function: Operations



Located outside Indianapolis, Indiana, Banjo Corporation is a leading global manufacturer of liquid handling products. Specializing in injection-molded, glass reinforced polypropylene products, Banjo prides itself on innovate design, skillful engineering, precise manufacturing, and finding the solution that works best for their customer base. Banjo offers an extensive product line to a vast array of agricultural and industrial applications. The company's products are marketed and sold all over the world and include: valves, manifold systems, tank accessories, line strainers, and pumps.

IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, we make thousands of products that are mission critical components in everyday activities. If you or a family member is battling cancer or another life-threatening disease, 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 IDEX Health & Science team. You can enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables thanks in part to Banjo, an IDEX company. Banjo valves are used on the agriculture sprayers that apply fertilizer on crops. And if you were ever in a car accident, the Hurst Jaws of Life/LUKAS tool may have rescued you.

Founded in 1988 with three small, entrepreneurial manufacturing companies, we're proud to say that we now call 40 diverse businesses around the world part of the IDEX family. With 7,000 employees and manufacturing operations in more than 20 countries, IDEX is a high-performing, global $2+ billion company committed to making trusted solutions that improve lives. For more information, visit


The Material Handling Supervisor is responsible for managing the efficient receipt, movement, and storage of raw materials and finished goods, ensuring all material handling processes and standard work are met, from Receiving through the Production and Assembly departments. Manages the flow of goods in the most effective, expeditious, and cost effective manner while adhering to safety and quality standards. Creates an inclusive and engaging work environment in which associates are fully developed and utilized.

Specific accountabilities:

  • Hiring, training, development, evaluation of material handling associates

  • Daily team priority-setting and work assignments, staffing/vacation management, KRONOS administration

  • Contributes to the development of department efficiency goals; manage to those goals once developed

  • Contributes to the development of standard work for material movement and material presentation in the facility; manage to the standard work once developed

  • Assist in the development of strategies to reduce damaged or misplaced materials

  • Conduct regular materials audits and address outages

  • Coordinate material movement with Shipping material handlers

  • Drive continuous improvement in the department to improve processes and safety, quality, cost metrics

  • Ensure department adherence to processes, policies, and standards

  • Create an engaging and inclusive environment


Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor's degree in operations management, logistics, or other related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in lead role managing material handling in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Servant leadership mindset and actions

  • Influential written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience in lean manufacturing / continuous improvement environments

  • Ability to create an engaging and inclusive environment where employees are motivated to give discretional effort

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)

IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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