Energetic business leader with a proven track record of delivering excellent results and creating significant value by developing strategy, motivating people and teams and collaborating with suppliers, customers and third parties to improve results. Experienced in matrixed organizations with broad supply chain experiences domestically and internationally in Manufacturing, Logistics, Customer Service, Sourcing, Planning and Business Unit roles
Energetic business leader with a proven track record of delivering excellent results and creating significant value by developing strategy, motivating people and teams and collaborating with suppliers, customers and third parties to improve results. Experienced in matrixed organizations with broad supply chain experiences domestically and internationally in Manufacturing, Logistics, Customer Service, Sourcing, Planning and Business Unit roles developing supply chain capabilities and leading turnarounds.
Specialties: Created significant value in Sr. Supply Chain and Business Leadership roles at The Clorox Company and Frito-Lay; experienced in Supply Chain Strategy and Agility, Logistics Operations, Warehousing, Transportation, Manufacturing Operations, Strategic Sourcing & Negotiations, Supply Chain, Network, Site turn arounds, collective bargaining, union avoidance and competitive intelligence, P & L responsibilty
Vice President Supply Chain, International Division @ From May 2013 to Present (2 years 8 months) Vice President Global Logistics @ Responsible for Global Logistics operations (DC Operations, Transportation & Customer Service) and the Order to Cash Process. $500M spend, 150+ associates From December 2009 to April 2013 (3 years 5 months) Vice President Supply Chain - Cleaning Division @ Reporting to Cleaning Division GM & Global VP of Product Supply, responsible for $750M COGS for Clorox’s largest division ($1.5B annual sales) and for Division Volume, Profit and Share Objectives; 140M stat cases shipped; $50M capital budget; 4 Direct Reports, 20 Indirect Reports. From February 2007 to August 2010 (3 years 7 months) Director of Manufacturing - Cleaning Division @ Reporting to Global VP of Product Supply, responsible for 9 U.S. Laundry and Home Care manufacturing plants; $1.5B NCS; $120M annual expense budget; $400M materials budget; $27M capital budget; produce 102M cases annually; 9 Plant Manager Reports, 850 Direct and Indirect Reports. From December 2004 to January 2007 (2 years 2 months) Director of Distribution Center Operations - all Brands @ Reporting to the VP of Logistics, responsible for 60 Clorox DCs; 6.5M square feet; $120M annual budget; distributing 300M cases annually with 99.5% case fill. 7 Direct Reports; 900 Direct and Indirect Reports. From May 2000 to November 2004 (4 years 7 months) Product Supply Planning Manager - Specialty Division @ Reporting to the General Manager, responsible for $120M COGS budget, product quality and customer service for KINGSFORD Charcoal and COMBAT Insecticides. Approved $16M in capital projects. Commercialized new MATCH LIGHT and COMBAT products; Received Chairman’s Award for leading the execution of FY00 Seasonal SBU objectives From February 1999 to June 2000 (1 year 5 months) Manufacturing Manager - Specialty Division @ Responsible for $60M Procurement budget, QA, Cost Accounting and IS for the KINGSFORD charcoal business. Site Manager for Louisville office (37 exempts and non-exempts). Product Supply representative to cross-functional Core Team responsible for charcoal volume, profit and share results. Led Strategic Sourcing team - delivered $4M savings on a $13M spend & enabled Product Claim still used on KINGSFORD Charcoal blue bags From May 1996 to January 1999 (2 years 9 months) Plant Manager - Cleaning Division @ Responsible for safely manufacturing Liquid Bleach & Liquid Clorox 2; managed full-line Regional Distribution Center distributing 12% of total U.S. volume. 71 employees; negotiated CBA with Intl Chemical Workers Union; annual operating budget - $20M; Improved safety from a Division-worst OSHA RIR of 20 to a RIR of 4 From November 1993 to April 1996 (2 years 6 months) Senior Manufacturing Manager - Cleaning Division @ Responsible for safely manufacturing PineSol and COMBAT products for world-wide distribution. Led 3 Shift Managers, 5 line supervisors and up to 250 hourly-paid full time and temporary employees. CBA with Intl Chemcial Worker's Union; Decertification attempted in 1993; Responsible for $18M budget. From January 1992 to October 1993 (1 year 10 months) Multiple Manufacturing Assignments in 5 Plants @ Delivered results as Shift Supervisor, Product Manager, Shift Manager, Admin Manager and Production Manager (medium and large plants). Plant sizes ranged from 150 to 500 employees. 10 to 400 Direct/Indirect reports. From September 1982 to January 1992 (9 years 5 months)
BS Industrial Management, Operations Management @ Georgia Institute of Technology From 1978 to 1982 Chamblee High School Rick McDonald is skilled in: Supply Chain, Logistics, Collective Bargaining, Supply Chain Management, Warehousing, Manufacturing Operations, Transportation, Networking, Supply Chain Optimization, Demand Planning, Operations Management, Procurement, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Manufacturing, Strategic Sourcing
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