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IDEX Reviews

Updated February 17, 2017
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Pros
  • Very good benefits and fair treatment (in 5 reviews)

  • I have worked for a couple of IDEX business units for 23 years since IDEX purchase the independent company i worked for (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance is non-existent (in 4 reviews)

  • Due to the diverse nature of business units and limited corporate org structure personal connections and openness are essential (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "HR Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at IDEX full-time

    Pros

    Pay at the corporate office was above average

    Cons

    The company restructures often to eliminate people and provide high profit


  2. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at IDEX full-time

    Pros

    Very good benefits and fair treatment. Generous travel budget. Fairly good communication from the top down.

    Cons

    Lots of reorganizations. It's hard to keep track of who your boss is. Despite the enormous size of the company overall, it still feels like you work in a small company with limited resources. They never hire, only shrink teams. There seems to be a lot of poor morale in the operations environment.

    Advice to Management

    Stabilize the structure, invest in R&D, improve delivery and quality. Hire only the best people, not just anyone so that you can fill the position.


  3. "IDEX"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IDEX full-time

    Pros

    I love my job as it is.

    Cons

    Way too much micromanaging. Management is overbearing.

    Advice to Management

    Let us do our jobs.


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  5. "Operations Management"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at IDEX full-time

    Pros

    unlimited potential for improvement in every aspect of business.

    Cons

    Long term employees adverse to positive changes that would move the business forward, meeting targets & metrics. Culture issues between two consolidated operations also a factor.

    Advice to Management

    Strive for teamwork between management & hourly employees, decreasing the divide. Increase job requirements for salary persons to include advance college degrees & appropriate certifications. Offer bonus incentives for achieving these milestones.


  6. "employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at IDEX full-time

    Pros

    Do have many good benefits.

    Cons

    Need to improve Human Resources capabilities / skills.

    Advice to Management

    Partner with employees.


  7. "Good place to work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at IDEX (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good forward looking company with emphasis on talent development. IDEX takes the talent we have now and helps us move to the next level.

    Cons

    Work/Life balance is strained and work can feel overwhelming. Constant change gives the company an overall unsettled feel.

    Advice to Management

    Stick with the structure for several years before making more major changes.


  8. "Field Human Resources"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of freedom to support my individual business.

    Cons

    Not enough tools to get things done and get things right


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Field Service Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technician in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Technician in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at IDEX full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The Freedom of not being in an office all day. I travel through many cities every day. No day is ever the same. Good pay, company vehicle (with GPS :() and working out of my house.

    Cons

    The company seems to be headed towards difficult times and the supervisors are cutting our hours and overtime. I don't have the warm fuzzy feeling that I used to have working here.

    Advice to Management

    It's not all about the numbers!


  10. Helpful (1)

    "VP Operations"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Operations in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IDEX full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of autonomy, the company wants to achieve lean manufacturing, and upper management competent

    Cons

    Head of Fluid & Metering group is not a strong leader whatsoever.

    Advice to Management

    None


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Disorganized corporate identity, but some great brands to work for."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IDEX full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good experience for those interested in either commercial or operational excellence programs.

    Cons

    Always in a state of reorganization. Company hires from the outside more than promotes from within.

    Advice to Management

    Better career pathing and communication throughout the organization



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