Vice President, Operations
Jack E. Budnick is Plant Manager at AbsolutAire. In this role, he is responsible for all aspects of the company’s purchasing requirements, including supplier-cost analysis, commodity and component sourcing, volume-pricing negotiations, and delivery-inventory scheduling. In addition, Jack lends support and expertise in other areas, including product management, liaison to MRP developers, engineering, and information technologies such as the interactive website.
Jack began his AbsolutAire career in 1992 during the company's inception. He joined the firm in production, first in the shipping department, then as an assembler, and later as a quality supervisor before assuming his current position. Jack helped to design and launch the shop contract-labor practice that ensures controlled piece-rate costs. He also established and managed AbsolutAire’s intensive Quality Assurance Program, while he served as Shop Foreman for more than four years
Jack recently attended Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo where he studied Computer Science, Theory, and Analysis. Prior to joining AbsolutAire, Jack attended Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, where he undertook a pre-med curriculum.