Dan Trojacek has had 30 plus very successful and rewarding years as a manufacturing operations executive in the home furnishings industry. His career began while working for what is now a Fortune 500 company when at the age of 21 and within his first year of employment he was promoted to the Branch Manager position in Salt Lake City. He was, and remains, the youngest person in that Company’s history to have held that position.

His recent positions have included Director of Manufacturing and Manufacturing Specialist at Anatomic Global; Director of Operations, Vice President of Operations, and Director of Manufacturing at California Faucets, Spring Air Mattress, and Atlas Spring, and Branch Manager positions at Diamond Mattress and Leggett & Platt, Inc.

Mr. Trojacek has a history of aligning manufacturing operations with sales objectives and rigorously improving processes to drive growth and build underperforming teams and companies. He has successfully managed operations ranging from start-ups to multiple facilities in multiple states, with budgets exceeding $100 million for privately held as well as Fortune 500 companies.

His broad leadership experience in complex manufacturing operations is complemented by his recent certifications as a Lean Six Sigma Sensei (CLSSS) and as a Supply Chain Professional (CSCP). In Vice President, Regional Management, and Branch Management positions for the past 30 years, Mr. Trojacek has brought his extensive operations expertise, team-building skills and talent for defining and executing growth plans to businesses in a down economy with award-winning results.

3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. William Ryan  |  August 21, 2012 at 8:37 pm

    Hello Mr. Trojacek I read your Lean Mfg.Eliminating 8 Hidden Wastes and really liked your views and vision. I will save and use it for referencing and I did many of the things you said to do for many years at Ford. I just wanted to thank you for sharing and being the great person that you are…Best Regards,Bill Ryan. You can see my profile on LinkedIn.

    • 2. DanTrojacek  |  August 22, 2012 at 11:58 am

      Thank you, Bill, for following the blog and for your comments.


  • 3. Adebayo Ola  |  November 13, 2014 at 7:39 am

    Thank you Dan for the enlightenment on application of lean tools in a simplified format. I enjoyed it!!



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