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IDEX HR Director in Wooster, Ohio

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.

POSITION SUMMARY : To contribute towards the strategic and operational leadership and direction of the business with specific responsibility for the promotion, development and implementation of a people focused strategies to support the achievement of business objectives.

REPORTS TO: VP of HR, Fire & Safety


  • Act as a core business partner on the Senior Leadership Team and as a primary business partner to the Site Leader.

  • To be a role model for the business in terms of interpersonal effectiveness, leadership, management skills and personal qualities as defined within (Company) behavioral competency model.

  • Motivate, manage and review performance of all direct reports; coach them and support their development together with others in the function who have high potential

  • Maintain progression and succession planning within the business

  • Responsible for business and financial planning and management, both in terms of full accountability for own function and in respect of contribution to company strategic and operational plans

  • To be responsible for creating, implementing and maintaining the internal communications strategy

  • Maximize quality of customer relationships by actively supporting client focused activities and consistently communicating importance of customer service

  • Responsible for ensuring that all internal and external business dealings for own function and the company as a whole meet the highest ethical standards and legal requirements

  • Ensure that the company strives towards continuous improvement of operational processes and ensures that own area continues to meet the changing needs of the customer / market.

· Creating the Right Climate for Change

  • To champion the company’s HR, Learning & Development and Communications strategies in a supportive, performance based environment that is reinforced and perpetuated through shared behaviors, language, expectations, values, attitudes and beliefs.

  • To champion a culture of openness, honesty, participation, learning and continuous improvement.

  • To encourage a positive atmosphere of employee relations through developing best in class initiatives, policies and procedures in a atmosphere of participation and inclusion in conjunction with the leadership teams.

  • To develop and maintain a ‘cradle to grave’ people development strategy which ensures the right people with the right competency levels are in the right place at the right time to ensure management continuity and continued innovation.

  • To champion a ‘learning’ culture which encourages and measures managers’ ability to improve leadership, management , interpersonal behaviors and functional capability at all levels

  • To facilitate the future development needs of the business by encouraging active review and management of the Talent Pool at the highest level through diverse learning and development solutions and career development initiatives.

  • To ensure that our remuneration philosophy and strategy attracts and retains high caliber recruits and employees by rewarding high performance and fostering positive leadership behavior

  • To liaise with IDEX and legal on all major HR and OD issues that has a legal obligation or implication.

  • To participate in cross company project teams, taking a leadership role as appropriate, and promote cross functional communication.

  • To create and maintain a network of external relationships and contacts, to ensure that HR and OD adopts best practice solutions and has access to relevant support and information.

  • To develop relationships within the wider IDEX HR community to ensure that HR synergies are maximized to the benefit of the wider IDEX organization.


  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM Certifications

  • 7 - 10 years HR and OD experience, including experience at senior management level

  • Well rounded generalist experience within HR

  • Demonstrable track record of success in leading an HR function


  • Strategic Planning - advanced

  • Resource Management - advanced

  • Project Management - advanced

  • Process Improvement - advanced

  • Performance Management - advanced

  • Employment and other relevant legislation – advanced knowledge

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • High level of tact and discretion needed to deal with sensitive matters

  • Ability to influence and negotiate at all levels in what may be confrontational or emotive situations.

  • Confidentiality must be observed in all staff matters.

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).

Business Unit: Akron Brass

Job Segment: FSD Fire & Safety/Diversified Products