Early Career

Alec McPherson

  • 42 years in Manufacturing as President, Chief Operating Officer, General Management with P & L and functional responsibilities in Manufacturing Engineering, Operations including Foundry and Die Cast, Product Launches, Materials, Quality, Safety, Purchasing, Environmental, HR, Contract negotiations, Facilities, Environmental, Maintenance, Tool Room, supervisor and hourly employee
  • General Manager for Allied Signals largest and most profitable automotive components site that included 3 machining and assembly plants plus 2 ductile sand foundries as a major automotive supplier to Ford, GM and Chrysler.
  • Master Black Belt, Extensive Toyota Lean Manufacturing, Motorola Six Sigma and QS 9000 training, facilitation, and implementation.  TQ leader on Allied Signals Safety "Best Practices" team, a trainer and facilitator in the roll out throughout 153 Allied Signal plants including international plants in Europe, Mexico and Brazil.
  • Launched a very successful Green Field Start-up in Clarksville, Tenn. in Antilock Brakes that grew in 3 years to over $100 million in sales with domestic and international customers for Chrysler and Hyundai.
  • Experienced Green Field Start-ups, Major New Product Launches, Major Facility Expansions and Rearrangement,            
                                   Existing Plant Turnarounds, Operations Restructuring, Contract Negotiation

                                        BSME from Michigan State University, MA in Statistics from Central Michigan, and an Executive MBA from
                                          Pennsylvania State University.


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