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T HOMAS R. M D CD ONALD Park City, UT 84060 435.640.5534 firstname.lastname@example.org C HIEF O PERATING O FFICER | D IRECTOR OF O PERATIONS Mission-focused strategic and tactical leader with 18 years of progressive operations management experience in fast-paced, demanding environments delivering planned results on time and budget. Designed, implemented, and optimized complex business systems and operating procedures; built, mentored, and inspired collaborative, high-performing teams, and profitably transitioned R&D design to both low- and high- volume manufacturing. Sensitive to cultural differences and able to build communication between different groups. Exceptional business acumen with high-level analysis skills and hands-on experience building systems from the ground up. MBA, PMP, EVMP, and Six Sigma Black Belt. Speak English and basic German. Competencies: Theory of Constraints | Continuous Process Improvement | Budget Administration | P&L Organizational Management | Strategic Planning | Financial Analysis | Reporting | Outsourcing Business Metrics | Project Turnaround | Quality Control | Supply Chain | Product Development C AREER H ISTORY L-3 OMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMSW ES, Salt Lake City, UT ■ 2010 – Present Leading provider of networked communication solutions for high-performance intelligence collection, imagery processing, and satellite communications for the DoD and other government agencies; $1.5 billion in annual sales. Operation Project Manager ($60 million annual sales) programs. Lead progression of highly classified hi-tech equipment from prototype to manufacturing to customer delivery. Oversee diverse management structure that includes supply chain, finance, product manufacturing and testing, regulatory, quality, engineering, and special repair. Present financial status and forecast to executives at quarterly reviews. Demonstrated both strategic and tactical leadership Effectively lead a cross-functional team across manufacturing, operations, quality, engineering, and program management. Coordinate facilities, manpower, change management, subcontractors, and procurement for $40+ million in materials and capital equipment. Handpicked to serve on team charged with developing strategic and tactical plans for upcoming SAP integration; earned position on operational excellence team as a business process analyst. Successfully launched six new products to full production on schedule and under budget in 2011. Led initiatives to improve productivity, inventory management, reporting, and profitability Drove manufacturing turnaround that increased throughput 1,000%. Improved P&L $11 million in 2010 by leading team in end-to-end process improvement initiative. Increased on-time delivery 72% and profitability 31% by developing and implementing innovative program management tools. Improved inventory management by optimizing material scheduling; introduced earned value management (EVM) project analysis tool to better measure and report project performance. Provided executive leadership with the information necessary for sound decision making Enhanced project visibility for stakeholders and senior executives by creating statistical tools for project variance analysis and forecast modeling against financial goals and objectives. Created operations financial performance measurement, process optimization tools, and real-time variance reports for senior leadership. Earned recognition for performance Strategic Sourcing Team of the Year 2010 & 2011. Productivity Improvement of the Year 2010. L-3 Silver Achievement Award for exemplary leadership, program performance, profitability, and business excellence. L-3 CADRE and Making the Transition (prestigious management development trainings). T HOMAS R. M DC D ONALD / P AGE TWO BOART LONGYEAR, South Jordan, UT ■ 2008 – 2009 Vertically integrated global provider of mineral exploration drilling services/products with $1.5 billion in annual sales. Global Strategic Sourcing Analyst Hired for new position to leverage cross-functional expertise and positively impact top and bottom line. Provided senior leadership with detailed analysis reports and presentations on strategic business objectives. Served as principal analyst for cross-functional team that resourced more than $10 million annually in offshore manufacturing. Identified cost-savings opportunities of $3+ million annually as leader of Lean Six Sigma project. Played critical role in global restructuring efforts; moved entire product line and was a key contributor to a related confidential project. H UMMER & KTM/R EDBULL RACING TEAMS, Mattighofen, Austria & Temecula, CA ■ 2003 – 2007 Two of the country’s top international racing teams that competed in the Dakar Rally and other prestigious events. Operations Chief | Logistics & Performance Manager Held full accountability for P&L, regulatory compliance, supply chain, logistics, sponsor and press relations, strategic planning, and tactical operations across the U.S., Europe, and Africa. Administered $2.2 million budget. Led factory-sponsored teams that competed in 14 countries and 3 continents. Decreased annual fuel costs $24,000+ by developing a fuel-purchasing optimization model. Built and facilitated productive relationships among corporate organizations, suppliers, and sponsors. Ensured operational efficiency, quality results, and cost control by leading analysis and revision of strategic plan; developed comprehensive strategic plan and oversaw its tactical execution. PHARMANEX , Provo, UT ■ 2002 – 2003 Global leader in nutritional and personal care industries with annual sales of $1.5 billion; division of Nu Skin. Quality Engineer | Regulatory Compliance Specialist Recruited for new position to provide quality and regulatory expertise necessary to facilitate FDA approval of new medical device. Participated in cross-functional design group meetings and design reviews. Played key role in achieving FDA approval 50% ahead of schedule; ensured compliance with international and domestic medical device product safety regulations and directives. Eliminated component failure and product return by conceiving and devising a systemic solution for design control failure. Cut manufacturing time 7% and cost 87% by re-engineering key component. S OUNDTUBE TECHNOLOGIES, Park City, UT ■ 2000 – 2002 Manufacturer of commercial audio speakers for global markets. Manufacturing Director (2001 – 2002) | Quality Manager (2000) Brought structure and quality control to fast-growing company experiencing significant problems. Oversaw $7.7 million of domestic and offshore outsourced manufacturing. Managed team of 34; transitioned R&D prototypes into manufactured products for global client base. Decreased unit assembly times 40% by designing new manufacturing facility; reduced quality errors 28% through development and implementation of comprehensive QA processes and systems. Improved margins 181% by outsourcing low-cost, low-skill manufacturing to Guangdong, China; reduced warehouse inventory costs 25% by implementing JIT and LEAN systems. Improved relationships between U.S. and Hispanic cultures through communication, team building, skill training, and mentoring initiatives. EDUCATION & C ERTIFICATIONS MBA: Finance & Operations, 2009 | BS, 1994 University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business | Finance Honors Society Earned Value Management Professional (EVMP), 2012 | Professional Project Manager (PMP), 2010 Six Sigma Black Belt (SSBB), 2009
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