Alan Smith

Park City, Utah

Vice-President, Academic Business Process, Western Governors University (WGU)

Experience at:
Schneider Electric, Transformation & Strategy, North America, Schneider-Electric

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    Where I've Worked
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    Jan 2018 – Present

    Vice-President, Academic Business Process

    Western Governors University
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    Jan 2018 – Present

    Vice-President, Academic Business Process

    Western Governors University (WGU)

    Dec 2015 – Jan 2018

    Director of Transformation & Strategy, North America

    Schneider Electric
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    Dec 2015 – Jan 2018

    Director

    Transformation & Strategy, North America

    Dec 2015 – Jun 2017

    Schneider-Electric

    Dec 2015 – Jun 2017

    Director of Supply Chain Transformation & Strategy, North Americ

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    Jun 2013 – Dec 2015

    Sr. Director of Operations & Supply Chain

    Cardiac Surgery Systems

    Jun 2013 – Dec 2015

    Edwards Lifesciences

    Jun 2013 – Dec 2015

    Sr. Director of Operations, Cardiac Surgery Systems

    Edwards Lifesciences

    Sep 2010 – Jun 2013

    Thermo Fisher Scientific

    Oct 2012 – Jun 2013

    Global Director of Operations/Supply Chain

    Oct 2012 – Jun 2013

    Global Director of Operations/Supply Chain

    Thermo Fisher Scientific

    Sep 2010 – Oct 2012

    Site Leader (Plant Manager) & Director of Operations

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    Sep 2010 – Oct 2012

    Plant Manager & Director of Operations

    Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry (GCMS)

    Oct 2000 – Sep 2010

    Dell
    W

    Jul 2010 – Sep 2010

    Director, Global Commodity Management

    World Wide Procurement
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    Jul 2010 – Sep 2010

    Director, Global Commodity Management

    Dell - Worldwide Procurement

    Jul 2010 – Sep 2010

    Director, Global Commodity Management

    Dell
    B

    Sep 2009 – Jul 2010

    Director

    Business Unit Supply Chain
    W

    Aug 2007 – Sep 2009

    Director, Global Operations Engineering

    World Wide Procurement

    Aug 2007 – Sep 2009

    Director, Global Operations

    W

    Jul 2006 – Aug 2007

    Director, Supplier Quality Engineering

    World Wide Procurement

    Jul 2006 – Aug 2007

    Director, Supplier Quality Engineering

    W

    Jan 2005 – Jul 2006

    Director, Global Commodity Management - Direct

    World Wide Procurement
    W

    Jul 2003 – Jan 2005

    Sr. Manager, Global Commodity Management - Indirect

    World Wide Procurement
    G

    Jul 2003 – Jan 2005

    Sr. Manager

    Global Commodity Management - Indirect
    W

    Oct 2000 – Jun 2003

    Sr. Manager, Supply Chain Management

    World Wide Procurement
    W

    Jan 2002 – Dec 2002

    CEO

    World Quality Day

    Sep 1998 – Oct 2000

    New Product Launch Manager

    Sep 1993 – Oct 2000

    Motorola
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    Sep 1998 – Oct 2000

    New Product Launch Manager

    Motorola - Automotive & Industrial Electronics

    Aug 1994 – Sep 1998

    Manufacturing Operations Manager

    Sep 1993 – Aug 1994

    Production Manager

    Aug 1987 – Sep 1993

    General Electric
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    Jun 1992 – Sep 1993

    Manufacturing Program Manager

    GE Aerospace

    Jan 1990 – Sep 1993

    Executed the roles of Manufacturing Program Manager, Product Cell Manager, and Quality Control Engineer

    General Electric
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    Apr 1991 – May 1992

    Production Cell Leader

    GE Aerospace
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    Jan 1990 – Mar 1991

    Quality Control Engineer

    GE Aerospace
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    Aug 1987 – Dec 1989

    3 GE locations

    Aug 2007 – Sep 2009

    Director, Global Operations - New Product Launch/Introduction

    Dell
    Where I've Studied

    MBA, Business Administration

    University of Texas at Austin

    Masters, Industrial Engineering

    Pennsylvania State University

    Bachelors, Industrial Engineering

    Pennsylvania State University

    Specialties

    General Manager/Location Manager

    Operations Management

    Plant & Facilities Management

    Procurement

    Process Management

    Quality Management

    Supply Chain & Logistics

    Government & Military

    In the Media

    Social Media