Co-director of SCRC
Education: MBA, University of North Carolina-Wilmington, 2001
Office Location: 2806-A Hillsborough Street, Room 214
Department / Affiliations
Business Management, Jenkins Graduate School of Management, Supply Chain Resource Cooperative
Clyde Crider's Personal Biography
Clyde Crider is the Co-Director of the SCRC and brings to the table more than 40 years of experience with supply chain management leadership at Caterpillar Inc. At Caterpillar’s North Carolina facilities, Crider mentored many of the college’s Jenkins MBA project teams working with the company through its partnership with the SCRC. Since joining North Carolina State University in August 2010, he now coordinates and oversees student projects from the academic side.
During his career with Caterpillar, Crider held roles of increasing responsibility in nearly every aspect of Caterpillar’s global supply chain including purchasing, warehousing, transportation, materials planning, logistics, supplier scheduling, demand and orders forecasting, sales and operations planning, Class A Operational Excellence, Lean / 6 Sigma, Caterpillar Production System, supply chain value stream analysis and strategic workforce planning.
Most recently he served as the Lead Learning and Talent Development Manager for Building Construction Products Division in Cary, NC and as a Senior Learning Consultant for Caterpillar University – which was recognized as the Best Overall Corporate University in 2004. His credentials include Senior Professional in Human Resources certification (SPHR) and Caterpillar Certified Six Sigma Black Belt. Crider has an MBA from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington.