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Ed Jasper


Role and Company

Manufacturing Consultant, TBM Consulting Group - Contractor


20 years experience in manufacturing & construction


Pittsboro, NC

About Ed

I served in the United States Army from 1981 until 2001 and retired as a 1SG from Ft. Carson, CO. My entire career was spent in Army Aviation in a variety of assignments both stateside and overseas. While in the Army, I was able to earn my B.S. in Business Management and a Masters degree in Education.

In 2001 I joined John Deere in Virginia and have relocated 6 times including international assignments and have had 8 different jobs in Operations, Project Management, Quality Engineering, and Program Management.

In 2020 I elected early retirement from John Deere and I am currently working with TBM Consulting Group as a contractor working with companies on Lean Manufacturing, Quality, Program Management, and Operational Excellence.

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7 months ago

***Requesting Advise***

Carlos I sent you private message with some additional thoughts on your transition. I'm not sure if you saw that...

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one year ago

How can I ensure to advocate myself in a way that will better my chances for employement, when translating my military experience for civilian employers?

James Thanks for your service and congratulations on your pending retirement! The good news is, you are starting your transition...

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one year ago

Should I gain employment outside my company, even though I have absolute job security, to gain experience to be a manager or director?

Daniel, Thanks for your service! You ask a great question that many people often face - Am I better off...

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one year ago

What is the "right level" of occupation for a junior grade officer moving into the corporate world?

Mark This is a good question and one that many people struggle with! When I coach people I tend to...

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one year ago

Assistance for the Widow of a Reserve Retired Navy Veteran

Thanks for trying to help out a family member during the difficult time. Each service has a version of the...

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