Jill Jusko

Senior Editor, IndustryWeek

Focus: Operations & Workforce

Email: jjusko@industryweek.com
Follow Jill on Twitter: @JJuskoIW

Call: 216-931-9311

Senior Editor Jill Jusko covers strategies and best practices in manufacturing workforce and operations leadership. She provides information about workforce compensation strategies, education and training, employee engagement and retention, and teamwork. Her coverage of operations excellence spotlights companies that have achieved world-class results in quality, productivity, cost and other benchmarks by implementing the latest continuous improvement and lean/Six Sigma strategies.

Jill also coordinates IndustryWeek’s Best Plants Awards Program, which annually salutes the leading manufacturing facilities in North America.

Jill has also served as the editorial project director for the IW/MPI Census of Manufacturers. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Bowling Green State University. 

Posts by Jill Jusko

Northeast Ohio Takes on Manufacturing Day

If you didn't think Northeast Ohio's manufacturing roots continue to run deep, you would have after attending [M]POWER Manufacturing Assembly....More

Disney Movies and the Art of Productivity

Whether they are making movies or manufacturing light bulbs (or shoes or ....), companies are always seeking new ways to meet the need for speed....More

IW Best Plants: A Quarter Century of Manufacturing Excellence

We are now on the lookout for the 2014 IndustryWeek Best Plants Awards winners -- and this class of IW Best Plants will be extra special. Why?....More
Jill Jusko, Labor & Operations Leadership blog

A Little Bit of Everything: Lean Leadership, IW Best Plants and a Request

Have you downloaded the 2014 IW Best Plants competition application? Visited our Ask the Expert: Lean Leadership feature? Read the latest column from....More

At Alcatraz: A Visual Signal You Shouldn't Ignore

Took my first trip to Alcatraz Island a week ago, and what did I see but a very well-placed visual signal....More

New Feature. . .Ask the Experts: Lean Leadership

Ask the Experts: Lean Leadership provides you – our IndustryWeek community – an opportunity to pose your questions on lean leadership....More
labor & operations leadership

I Must Create Standard Work...and Other Stuff

I have fallen off the blogging wagon but am now climbing back on. Maybe creating some standard work around this endeavor will help, so I am going....More

What You May Have Missed from the IndustryWeek Best Plants Conference

If you missed the 2013 IndustryWeek Best Plants conference, you missed a lot. Fortunately, we are working on articles, video and photos to tell the....More
Jill Jusko's Labor & Operations Leadership Blog

Have I Mentioned The IndustryWeek Best Plants Awards Program?

Have I mentioned the 2013 IndustryWeek Best Plants Awards competition? It's IndustryWeek's annual salute to North American manufacturing excellence,....More

A Little Operations This and Workforce That

This and that from workforce and operations journeys... Mistake-proofing Required: Wish I could get inside this plant and find out how such an....More