What It's Like to be a JASPER Associate
As an Associate of Jasper Engines and Transmissions, you are a very important member of our 100% Associate Owned company. You, along with your other Associate-owners, carry on a rich culture and tradition that has continued to develop and grow since 1942.
JASPER’s Vision Statement asks all Associates to work as a Team, in the spirit of cooperation, while focusing on Safety, Quality, Productivity, Customer Service and the Reduction of Waste. By doing this, the JASPER Family will continue to thrive. We are proud of our history and growth. We do realize our Company’s future depends upon our ability to effectively serve our customers. Associates advance upon their individual performance and ability to be strong team players.
The best way to accomplish this is to:
- Realize our customers supply our jobs and our pay. It is everyone’s responsibility to keep them happy!
- Work together! Everyone is Important, has valuable input, and deserves mutual trust and mutual respect.
- Commit to reducing waste through continuous improvements of Safety, Quality, Productivity, and Customer Service.
- Focus on preserving our natural resources – the cornerstone of remanufacturing.
- Strive to produce the Perfect Product through personal accountability.
- Remember our Mission Statement – “Do It Right… And Have Fun!”
Just as we expect your commitment to your work and fellow Associates, we, too, are committed to providing you with a safe work environment based on mutual trust and mutual respect, opportunities for personal growth and development, a wide array of benefits and, above all, opportunities to Own Your Future.
"Here at JASPER, anyone can perform any job if they want to learn it. Our company doesn’t limit any opportunity and I haven’t run into anyone who wasn’t willing to answer my questions or support me. I truly believe that any opportunity, at any level, is open to me. I also think JASPER is unique in that our leadership team knows everyone by name and truly cares about us like family."
– Shari Gress
10 Year Associate
"I knew very little about engines or transmissions before starting with JASPER. It didn’t matter! The training staff supported me as long as I needed. They were very patient and made certain I was ready before I was “signed off” on my position. I tell people who are unsure about applying that it’s not hard, physically demanding labor. Anyone can do this work because that’s how the jobs are designed. I am planning on a long, happy career with JASPER!"
– Jillian Zehr
6 year Associate
"Before coming to work at JASPER, my perception was that you had to be a 'gear head' to work here. I have learned that through our “promote from within” mindset we are able to find the right fit for our Associates and create long-term career opportunities. By investing a great deal of effort into training and continuous improvement, we ensure that there are infinite possibilities for our people. I am very proud of the performance of the JASPER ESOP through strategic growth and acquisitions during my tenure at JASPER".
– Kyle Lueken
Manager, Jasper Innovative Solutions (JIS),
9 year Associate