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IDEX Vice President, Human Resources in Northbrook, Illinois

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.

Primary Function:

The Vice President, Human Resources- Severe Duty Flow Control, is charged with developing, organizing and executing all Human Resources strategies aligned to the business strategic initiatives for both organic growth and growth through acquisition. This includes responsibility for the entire employment process, talent management process, recruitment, employee and employee / labor relations, organizational development, employee compensation, safety, compliance, and employee retention and development. The HR leader is a strategic partner for the Business President. The role reports directly to the President of Severe Duty Flow Control and dotted line to the VP of HR, Fluid Metering Technologies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Champions diverse, AA-level teams, talent development and a highly engaged and inclusive culture as a competitive advantage. Develop, implement and maintain world class HR processes to increase the business’ talent pools and sustain top quartile employee engagement.

  • Attract, develop, retain and reward talent across the segment to ensure bench strength and succession, and hold leaders accountable for doing the same within the segment’s business units.

  • Motivate, coach and hold accountable high performing leadership teams. Foster a culture of trust, team orientation and excellence through leading by example. Set a very high bar for others to follow.

  • Demonstrate strong business partnership to drive platform strategy, utilizing 80/20 as a lens to ensure focus and achievement of key strategic priorities. Champion IDEX Operating Model, inclusive of its talent management and development processes.

  • Serve as a trusted thought leader and coach for group’s General Managers. Provide counsel on employee, business, and HR related matters, role modeling servant leadership.

  • Personally invest in the recruitment and development of human resource talent, further building out capabilities and bench within the platform. Develop and communicate HR Scorecard to management team, highlighting HR metrics and their impact on the business. This role has a team of 4-5 matrix reports.

  • Build strong relationships with corporate functions and support efforts of and share best practices with other IDEX segments. Actively contribute to the company’s broader objectives and initiatives.


  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in progressive HR leadership roles.

  • Exceptional experience on business and HR leadership with the ability to flex from strategic to tactical as the situation demands.

  • Exposure to diversified and/or decentralized companies and have dealt with the complexities of a broad portfolio of businesses and products.

  • Experience in designing, implementing and executing human capital strategies to grow businesses over the long-term, promote customer satisfaction, and improve operational effectiveness.

  • Proven track record of building world class operating and HR teams within high performing, engaged and inclusive cultures.

  • Ability to establish credibility and trust with the members of the management teams through a collaborative and partnering style is critical. Global experience is desired.

  • Undergraduate degree in business, human resources, psychology or organizational management preferred.

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).

Job Family: Human Resources

Business Unit: Corporate

Job Segment: Corporate