JET makes changes to production leadership

From Local Sources

JASPER — Jasper Engines and Transmissions has made some changes to its production leadership team.

David Burbidge has been named general manager of Jasper Innovative Solutions. He has worked with Jasper Engines for seven years in a consulting role, working extensively in the areas of strategic planning, succession planning and materials management. Burbidge will become a full-time associate-owner of Jasper Engines and will work with the JIS team from the Crawford County facility.

Luke Bawel has been named division manager of the Power Drive Transmission Division. Bawel has been with the company for 10 years and has served as the general manager of JIS and vice president of Jasper Innovative Logistics. In addition to his new role, Bawel will continue as a member of the company’s executive team.

Sara Schmidt will join the Production Control Team as production control manager. She has led the Power Drive Transmission Division the past four years, and successfully led the transition of transmission manufacturing into the Power Drive facility. Her new role will focus specifically on scheduling, core buying, parts buying and coordination with logistics teams.

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