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Continuous Improvement Manager 

Division TruXedo  
Location Yankton, SD - TruXedo  

At TruXedo a Truck Hero Company, we proudly manufacture North America’s #1 selling rolling truck bed cover. We have been doing it for over 20 years! To accomplish this, TruXedo operates with a great team of employees. We are looking for a Continuous Improvement Manager to add to our team!

  • Great pay
  • Friendly work environment
  • Benefits that start within 30 days of employment

We work as a team. We respect one-another, and value our differences.

Position Requirements
  • Provide direction to resources through mentorship and technical assessment activities.
    • Mentor and coach on-site.
    • Direct each resource in timely completion of multiple projects per year.
    • Assist in developing realistic but aggressive timetables and expectations for the completion of each major phase of a project.
    • Conduct regular project reviews and acts as a technical advisor.
    • Determine application proficiency of resources and assess readiness.
  • Actively lead Lean Manufacturing activities by being a change leader in the business. Influence change in all levels of the business, ensure proper and effective controls and reaction plans are put in place to realize long-term results, provide feedback through voicing concerns and suggesting improvements, and provide core support for training and peer development.
  • Lead the continuous improvement team to complete multiple projects annually. Manage continuous product/process improvement activities, resulting in reduced COPQ, DPU (Defects Per Unit), and/or cycle times, and increased productivity and sigma values.
  • Conduct Lean Manufacturing training. Plan and organize materials, environment, students, lecturers. Lead and/or assist in planning courses for all levels within the organization.
  • Create a positive learning environment that considers students expectations and abilities. Seek to clarify key concepts, check for understanding, and accept and act upon feedback provided.
  • Acts as a technical reference to Business Leaders on project development.
  • Manage the training curriculum by developing training materials for targeted audiences using appropriate timeframes and following adult learning theory models. Develop concepts and objectives. Explain, demonstrate, provide practical exercises, and summarize concepts. Actively seeks feedback from peers and students to improve current materials.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field required.
  • 5+ years of experience manufacturing industry is required.
  • 4+ year of experience in continuous improvement, lean manufacturing is required.
  • Formal Lean Training is required.
  • Experience in delivering technical training is required.


Pay and Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision health insurance eligibility within 30 days of your date of hire.
  • Company paid life insurance, short- & long-term disability.
  • A matched 401k savings program to plan and save for your retirement.
  • Educational assistance to continue in college or pursue additional skills and further your career.
  • Big discounts on great Truck Hero products for you, your family, and friends.


What’s next?

Please take a moment to provide us your resume and/or complete our online application. You will quickly receive and acknowledgment that you applied, and we will follow up with you again shortly.


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EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Open Date 11/30/2021  
Req Number QUA-21-00048  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
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Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  

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