Supply Chain Logistics Management

Randal Smith

Senior Instructor

Office: 541-737-4638

Austin Hall

Austin Hall 346

2751 SW Jefferson Way

2751 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
Master of Business Administration, Oregon State University; Corvallis, Oregon, 1994
Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, University of Washington; Seattle, Washington, 1987

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Randal Smith has been an Instructor at OSU in the College of Business since September, 2010.


Business Manager, Thistledown Photography, Corvallis, Oregon
January 2010 - present. Responsibilities include strategic planning, marketing, accounting and operations management for a digital portrait photography business.

General Manager, Pace Heating and Air, Corvallis, Oregon
January 2006 – January 2010. Responsible for all aspects of managing an HVAC contracting firm.  I grew the business from 28 to 48 employees and increased revenue by 66% while maintaining record profitability.

Financial Analyst, Hewlett-Packard, Corvallis, Oregon
March 2003 – June 2005. Analyst in charge of forecasting and reporting for world-wide Inkjet operations and development, as well as financial risk manager of all suppliers and affiliated companies.

Operations Manager, Hewlett-Packard, Corvallis, Oregon
April 2000 – February 2003. Section manager for 230 person test organization in support of production, prototype and R & D for Inkjet business.  Responsible for quality, productivity, safety, planning and budget performance.  

Maintenance Supervisor, Hewlett-Packard, Corvallis, Oregon
August 1991 – April 2000. Supervisor for a team of electronic technicians in support of a clean room manufacturing process for the Inkjet business.

Chemical Technician, Hewlett-Packard, Corvallis, Oregon
August 1988 – August 1991. Work with PhD. Chemists to research and develop an ink set for the rapidly developing Inkjet product line.

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