Jayco Inc. announced the promotion of Randy Gallmeyer to vice president of quality. Gallmeyer, a 28-year industry veteran, will lead all quality initiatives Jayco has established going forward, according to a press release.
Acccording to a press release, Gallmeyer started his career in the RV industry in 1991 at Jayco. Prior to joining the Middlebury, Ind.-based company, he ran the service department for Double Eagle, manufacturer of semi-truck sleepers.
“Randy has been a valuable member of the Jayco team. His attention to detail, years of experience and his dedication to improving the daily quality of our products made him the perfect fit “said Joe Thompson, executive vice president of operations at Jayco. “This move supports Jayco’s dedication to producing quality products and commitment to being the most respected name in recreational vehicles.”
Earlier this year, Jayco also opened a new pre-delivery inspection (PDI) facility on its Middlebury campus. The new facility is in addition to two other facilities being utilized and increases overall audit capacity.
“I am excited about this new challenge and opportunity,” said Gallmeyer. “Jayco’s major quality initiatives ensure Jayco products undergo an inspection of stringent pre-delivery conditions. This process will allow us to deliver units to our dealers, with the level of quality consumers expect.”
“Our commitment to quality honors the trust our customers and dealers place in our company,” said Derald Bontrager, Jayco president and CEO. “It’s at the core of what we do and the decisions we make. Randy has an important job to do, and I have no doubt he will be very successful in this role.”
Gallmeyer’s promotion comes a month after Jayco announced a new, two-year limited warranty along with a three-year structural warranty.