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Jim R. Poe

Iowa State University Campus

Economic Development Core Facility
1805 Collaboration Place, Suite 2300
Ames, IA  50010

Cell: 515-290-1398


Serving CIRAS from 7/1/2011

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Innovation: Development
Lean: 5-S/Visual
Plant Layout Simulation
Product Design


BA General Studies
University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, Texas.


Jim has been involved in new product design and manufacturing for over 40 years. Spanning this time, he held a variety of positions to include Engineering Manager, Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Engineering Director and Director of Operations for sites in North America, Canada and the United Kingdom with profit and loss, and staffing responsibilities.

In these roles, he has been involved in the metals, wood and fabric industries with special emphasis placed on improving the overall performance, growth and profitability of the organizations through improvements in Safety, Quality and Productivity. In addition, efforts were implemented to improve the overall overhead structure costs and to establish business models that included outsourcing.


Last updated: 1/29/2015