Jeff Carlson has joined Blue Ox as vice president of operations, overseeing manufacturing processes, planning and scheduling, and product quality.
“Jeff comes to us with a significant and impressive background in the manufacturing industry — having spent 13 years with one of the preeminent companies in the area,” said Blue Ox President and CEO Ellen Kietzmann in a press release.
Over those 13 years, Carlson has held several leadership roles and developed his interest in streamlining and improving processes. He is particularly involved in working with plant managers, planning managers, and schedulers to improve existing and develop new manufacturing processes designed to increase efficiency.
Kietzmann added, “Jeff and his team strive to exceed expectations. This dedication, in concert with Blue Ox’s strong investments in our operations over the years will continue to support industry growth. Jeff’s proven record of facilitating long-term business relationships coupled with his strong winning attitude are assets that will complement and enhance Blue Ox’s ability to meet the needs of customers as we continue to provide quality, innovative products to the marketplace”
Carlson noted, “I really enjoy working with the Blue Ox team. They are a great bunch of people, passionate about the RV industry. There is a lot of opportunity for us in this industry, and I am excited to be part of helping our team to maximize that potential.”