Building the Transparent Supply Chain
Meet Paul Jarski
Paul Jarski was the former enterprise electronics lifecycle manager for John Deere. In this role Paul provided enterprise leadership regarding electronic component lifecycle trends, recommended action plans, and business evaluations regarding electronic component and assembly storage. He also acted as the primary interface with the global electronics industry regarding electronic lifecycle practices. Paul also worked with the appropriate enterprise relationship owners to provide education, guidance, and development as necessary to the external electronics supply base to John Deere. Paul has recently been promoted to Quality Manager at John Deere.
Paul began his career at John Deere Electronic Solutions in 2007 as a Product Manager for Value Added Outsourcing. Beginning in 2010, Paul consistently grew his responsibilities within the JDES Supply Management organization as a Senior Supplier Development Engineer, Supplier Development and Component Engineering Manager, and as Supply Management Engineering and Quality Manager.
Prior to Deere, Paul worked in the environmental site characterization industry developing real-time, in-situ tools for identifying environmental contaminants. He has worked with a variety of agencies including NIH, NSF, EPA, DoE, and DoD at sites across the country. Paul earned his Masters of Science degree in Chemistry from North Dakota State University.
Outside of work Paul is an avid outdoorsman and cook. Most recently he has taken up the art and craft of charcuterie and hopes to perfect his craft over the next several years. Paul, his wife Heather, and son Adam also enjoy travelling as time allows.