Art Crider

Regional Vice President

864-551-0924 | acrider@scmep.org | linkedin

With more than 30+ years of experience in engineering, plant, executive, and supply chain leadership plus 7 years of B2B sales, I bring a unique perspective to helping my clients find the best solutions for moving their companies forward. Coupling my experience with the resources of SCMEP lets me help our clients by rapidly analyzing a business, and then collaborating with them, to produce executable strategic and tactical recommendations that will ultimately provide the improvements and advancement the client wants and needs.

Specialties:

P&L Operations Leadership | Strategic Deployment and Planning | Operational Streamlining through Lean Deployment and Continuous Improvement | Supply Chain Development and Surveillance | Executive B2B Sales | Inventory Management and Control | Repositioning Leadership – Green and Brown Field Project Management both domestically and internationally | Manufacturing Operations Analysis | ISO Leadership and Lead Assessor – 9001 & 14001 | Six Sigma and Statistical Quality Leadership

Education and Certifications

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina Honors College, Columbia, SC
  • ISO 9001 Lead Assessor, SGS/Exemplar Global
  • AIAG Core Tools Facilitator training – Ford Motor Co , Dearborn, MI
  • SPS Facilitator, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
  • Methods – Time Measurement (MTM 3) Blue Card – MTM Association
  • Family Business Planning Advocate Program, Galliard Family Business Advisor Institute