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Continuous Improvement Specialist
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Transportation and Logistics
Specialty Specialist
Location 18914, Chalfont, Pennsylvania, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
Dejana Truck & Utility is a division of Douglas Dynamics, North Americas premier manufacturer and up-fitter of work truck attachments and equipment. Our belief is that our employees and culture are just as important to the company as serving our customers. We place a high value on building a team and working environment where individuals can succeed professionally and personally. We would love to have you join our team, where we offer top notch benefits, multiple avenues for advancement and a great working environment.
As a Continuous Improvement Practitioner, you will be responsible for consistently improving the overall efficiency and functioning of Dejana end to end Operations. This includes implementing innovative solutions to address identified problems/constraints, developing and implementing improvement plans, providing assistance for employees by analyzing data. The CI Practitioner is responsible for the execution and support of the continuous improvement initiatives in the area of safety, quality, delivery, cost, and the elimination of waste and inefficiency inherent in our processes.

Act as a change agent in the organization by driving change and implementing continuous improvement processes, while utilizing and improving existing methodologies:

Lean and Six Sigma Tools
Change Management
Project Management

Simultaneously manage multiple projects of medium to high complexity to ensure timely completion of project deliverables.
Utilize various Root Cause and Problem-Solving methodologies to ensure identification and elimination of problems.
Conduct robust process analysis to identify and resolve risks and constraints in the manufacturing/installation value streams.
Assist and/or lead Kaizen events and other continuous improvement projects involving production, facilities layout, inventory control, quality, and transactional processes.
Assist in developing and Implementing S.O.P.s and provide training for shop floor associates.
Provide exceptional internal customer service.
Use all required PPE and follow established safety procedures at all times.
Domestic travel, approximately 25-50%, primarily within the Northeastern Region of US.


A fulfilling career with the ability to contribute to an Industry leader.
A comprehensive suite of benefits.
Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
A generous 401k match.
Profit sharing for all full-time employees.


B.A. or B.S. in Manufacturing, Mechanical, Industrial Engineering, Business preferred.
Lean and or Six Sigma Certification.
Lean Training Required, Six Sigma Training Preferred.
Experience in truck equipment or automotive industry inventory control, parts sales and service, with exposure to shop floor processes preferred.


Organizational, detail, and follow-up skills.
Team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to train, coach, and mentor others.
Ability to multi-task.
Moderate experience using Windows based programs including Excel, Word, and Outlook.


Office and manufacturing floor setting with exposure to varying sound and temperature levels as well as exposure to dust and odors. Use of PPE including safety glasses, safety shoes and hearing protection is required.


Approximately 25% - 50% travel required (domestic). Will mostly be in the Northeast US regions.

This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising this position.

Our focus on integrity, teamwork, and high performance creates an ideal work environment for every one of our employees.
We offer competitive salaries, benefits, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Discover our opportunities and come see all the ways you can do more at Douglas Dynamics.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Douglas Dynamics, LLC does not discriminate against qualified applicants in hiring based on race, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Dejana Truck and Utility Equipment is a proud sponsor of GEDWorks, a company sponsored program to help any employee (or their family member) earn their GED as they work for us.