Entry Level Continuous Improvement Facilitator

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Company Name: 
Trussway Manufacturing
Company Location: 
7001 Enterprise Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76118

Contact Information

Betty Michael
(832) 900-9572
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SUMMARY: The facilitator will be responsible for finding, supporting, and implementing improvement efforts in production. All of their time will be spent on the shop floor observing process and procedures and working hand in hand with production employees to identify opportunities/ problems and create solutions.


  • Safety – Observe and follow safety and security procedures designed to ensure the safety of our employees.
  • High Performance – Consistently perform at a high level and with a sense of urgency.
  • Integrity & Honesty – Demonstrate and enforce full compliance with rules, regulations, and standards in a candid, truthful, and ethical manner.
  • Focus – Stays on task to achieve goals and objectives even during difficult and stressful situations.
  • Teamwork – Cooperatively works with team members to solve problems, identify waste, and meet organizational goals.


  • Build and maintain excellent communication and strong relationships with operators.
  • Find opportunities in production processes, focusing on areas that are overburden, uneven, and have waste.
  • Promote Safety, Quality, and Production with all associates.
  • Schedule team meetings to discuss problems and facilitate finding the root cause.
  • Suggest Kaizen ideas based on knowledge of production and observations.
  • Participate in and coordinate Kaizen events.
  • Support the Production System Team Lead by working as their eyes and ears on the production floor.
  • Implement the solutions agreed upon by the Operators, Production Systems Team Leader, and themselves.


  • Knowledge of manufacturing and production processes. Experience in truss manufacturing a plus
  • Flexible with work schedule – the ability to work different or additional hours with little notice
  • Focuses on Safety and Quality
  • Familiar with Lean Manufacturing methodology and practices.
  • Strong willingness to embrace and promote “Lean or Kaizen.”
  • Ability to actively participate in problem-solving activities
  • Excellent communication skills, able to communicate with associates on the shop floor
  • Ability to put ideas on paper when needed


  • None




  • High School Diploma or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years’ experience in Production or Manufacturing environment. Truss Manufacturing a plus
  • Some Lean or Kaizen experience preferred
  • Experience in a Supervisory role


  • Bi-Lingual - Spanish and English is a plus
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions
  • Ability to write simple correspondence
  • Ability to effectively communicate information in one on one and small group situations with other employees of the organization




This position does not require travel.

Education/Career Requirements
Minimum Degree: 
High School Degree
Minimum Career Level: 
Entry Level (less than 2 years of experience)
Other Requirements
Must Start Date: 
Friday, July 10, 2020
Must Have Reliable Transportation
Must be willing to
Work First Shift
Work Weekends
Additional Comments: 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the job may require prolonged standing, walking, crouching, and other activities necessary to perform job duties. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an outdoor environment; and is subject to changing weather conditions. The employee is also exposed to moderate levels of noise and airborne dust particles and, therefore, is required to wear hearing and eye protection. To APPLY: PLEASE visit www.trussway.com/careers. Requisition #1289