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IDEX Reviews

Updated August 11, 2017
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Pros
  • Very good benefits and fair treatment (in 5 reviews)

  • Great company if you want advance (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance is non-existent (in 5 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. "Never a dull moment"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IDEX full-time

    Pros

    Knight is always striving to improve itself and products and grow people. It is a fast paced environment and rewarding. Great benefits and people. You can prosper here if you are flexible and hard working.

    Cons

    If you are not flexible and hard working, the days are long and hard. It is all about your perspective.


  2. "Customer Service"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Customer Service Representative in Elmhurst, IL
    Former Employee - Technical Customer Service Representative in Elmhurst, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IDEX (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company if you want advance.

    Cons

    Moving Fitzpatrick to Waterloo Canada.

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Corporate employement varies"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Forest, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Forest, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent pay and benefits. Great corporate environment

    Cons

    Not a very team oriented place. Departments are siloed

    Advice to Management

    there is talk about inclusivity but there is no follow through. Good employees are let go without any reason when new managers take over, clean house unnecessarily


  4. "Operations Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Focus on culture, performance, people and customers. Upward mobility is available for performers that execute and achieve results.

    Cons

    Due to the diverse nature of business units and limited corporate org structure personal connections and openness are essential.


  5. "Great company, lots of growth opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IDEX full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company, good people. Lots of room for growth.

    Cons

    Office politics, but I feel like that is everywhere

    Advice to Management

    Work on Process improvement between departements


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Product Marketing"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rohnert Park, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rohnert Park, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good place to have a job if you don't want to advance up.
    Really great team environment.
    Good community
    Great benefits Good pay

    Cons

    Too many corporate improvement programs: 6 sigma, mgt training
    IDEX Corp hampers growth and investment in core markets
    Limited career advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Laid off employees from few years ago really cut overall headcount. Need to hire in all departments, ~50 people across all plants.

    Hold people to core values of IDEX


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Controller"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Controller in Elmhurst, IL
    Former Employee - Controller in Elmhurst, IL
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    $ money is very good

    Cons

    Politics is very very prominent

    Advice to Management

    Not much they listen to

  8. "Good company, too much changes"

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    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IDEX full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people, opportunities to grow

    Cons

    Production oriented, Manufacturing and financial teams lead the company.


  9. "Sales Account Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IDEX full-time

    Pros

    Great work / life balance philosophy

    Cons

    Poor internal training and on-boarding of new associates.
    Limited advancement opportunities.


  10. Helpful (3)

    "Great people and companies, but a lot of churn"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IDEX full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Strong companies
    Great people
    Ethical environment

    Cons

    Recurring theme of restructuring and realignment
    Talented leader churn over past 4 years
    Organic growth has slowed during same time
    Behind the curve in innovation

    Advice to Management

    Steady the ship and let management teams gel before making further changes. Help high potentials see their career path.


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