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Jason Paxson

Manager, Automation Engineering

Value Delivered

Jason is responsible for the daily operations, sales, and management of the automation engineering group. 

Jason provides his team with oversight on multi-divisional food and dairy projects. He works to help ensure that all projects are completed on schedule and within the scope of the project while also striving for consistent customer satisfaction.


Jason has been a valued member of the Shambaugh team for over 19 years. His success stems from a combination of industry experience and an ability to adapt to roadblocks while still providing solutions in a timely manner.

Throughout his career, Jason has worked through various levels of automation engineering responsibility, including design, programming, and commissioning. He has managed the automation design and implementation of several multi-divisional food process projects. Jason has programming and design expertise with multiple programmable logic control (PLC) and human machine interface (HMI) platforms, and his experience also includes complete automation design on greenfield projects, brownfield efficiency upgrades, and system migration.

Jason graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering technology.

The Personal Side

Jason and his wife have four children. He spends his free time trying to keep up with his kids, making family memories, and enjoying the outdoors.