SME President, Jim Schlusemann, E610January 7, 2023
Jim Schlusemann, MSMIS, LSME, to be its 2023 president. SME presidents. Director of global business integration in Navistar’s Engine Group. Schlusemann achieved the executive position of chief information officer for Navistar’s engine business. In that role, he directed initiatives that expanded business operations worldwide. Schlusemann later helped Navistar relaunch manufacturing foundries in the US.
Schlusemann is a well-rounded, experienced professional with a unique ability to help teams execute complex projects. He has great leadership skills that enable him to reach across cultural and organizational differences to create breakthrough solutions. Over the years, Schlusemann’s brought this experience to SME, serving on the SME Member Council and the SME Board of Directors in 2005, 2006, 2011, and 2016-1, respectively. Schlusemann is the founder and president of Prosperia International LLC, focusing on business process improvement and management services.
In this podcast, Schlusemann details innovation efforts at Navistar in additive manufcturing and robotics, which he sees as drivers for the future of manufcturing.
"The change in robotics just in the past few years has been amazing," he offers, as one example. "That will have a big impact on manufacturing and how we do things."
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