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Global Program Manager Resume

Troy, MI

SUMMARY:

  • Seventeen years of experience as an Global Engineering/Manufacturing IT/Non - IT Program/Project Manager.
  • Six years of experience as a Controls Project Manager/Engineer. Three years of experience as Systems and Electrical/Computer Engineer. Desire a Position as a Engineering/Manufacturing Program/Product Manager or a related position with a company that offers personal and professional growth.
  • Strong Organizational, Time Management and Communicational Skills.
  • Effective Interpersonal and Customer/Supplier Relation skills.
  • Customer Focus with Leadership/Management skills, team spirit, ability to solve complex problems and self-motivated
  • Adhering to common management principles such as Planning and Control, Risk Management, Financial Management and Change Control
  • Project Management through SDP (Standard Delivery Process), ISO, ITIL and CMMi processes.
  • PMP training through PMI, Kerzner’s approach to Project Management and PMBOK
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
  • Confidential GTPO Project Management through ALDEA, MSPS, IPLAN, PCR, NCT review, Site Surveys and status reporting.
  • Application Development through iterative or AGILE methodologies, Project and Portfolio management through CLARITY
  • Data/VOIP/Data Infrastructure Implementation, SAP, Outlook and SharePoint.
  • GM PTS (Project Tracking System), GPSM, Niku, GAD/QMS, Symantec Confidential PPM, Confidential Presage, Evolve, Timeline, Budgets, Resources, Response to ITSR (Information Technology Service Requests) and Proposals.
  • Served as an on-site liaison on different project installations in the Plants.
  • Supervised and lead group of engineers and technicians on different projects and plant startups.
  • Strong Workstation skills; Microsoft Windows, MS Project and Office.
  • Experience with Microsoft Front Page, Visio, Lotus Notes, Outlook, Netmeeting, Macromedia Products for web development and Adobe Acrobat and Visual Basic.
  • Managed Development and Deployment project using J2EE, Crystal Reports, ASP/SQL and C++ technologies.
  • Managed RFQs/program awarded in sourcing to LCC (Low Cost Countries) Such as China, India, Pakistan and Taiwan from inception to production and post-production in the area of Machined Castings (Ferrous/Non Ferrous), Forgings (Ferrous, Non-Ferrous), Stampings, Plastic (injection moldings, blow moldings), rubber and rubber molded over steel products, Interior trim and wiring harnesses
  • Fulfilled cost saving initiatives by sourcing to qualified and certified (ISO/TS16949) manufacturing suppliers from LCC (low cost countries)
  • Design Reviews, Design Release Changes, RFI, RFQs, Bidding conferences, PO award, Contract Negotiations, Sourcing to Asia, APQP, PPAP, site visits, site evaluations(manufacturing facilities), Prototype builds, Pre-prod and Production build parts, scheduling and delivery.
  • Extensive communication and management with internal/Customers (OEM, Tier 1and Tier 2)/Suppliers, Sales, purchasing, Engineering groups
  • Managed quality/delivery issues, help set-up inspections to customer requirements and satisfaction to supply parts Confidential zero PPM.
  • Familiarity with different OEM standards and specifications including material, plating, hardness and surface (Class A, B,C).
  • Extensive Supply Chain Management/Sourcing experience locally in USA and throughout China, India, Pakistan and Taiwan.
  • Designing, Debugging, Trouble shooting, installation and start-ups of various control systems.
  • Experience in STEEPLECHASE Flowchart Software, PLC logic, GE, Siemens, A-B 6200 SERIES software, ICOM, MODSOFT, PROWORK PLUS, AUTOCAD R12, 13,14, 2000, C and BASIC programming software.
  • PC based hardware system design including INTERBUS-S, DEVICENET, WAGO 1/O etc.
  • Communication Protocols such as ETHERNET, DH+, MB+ and serial communication.
  • LEBOW (load cell), ITRAN and PPT (Vision Systems), Frequency Drives and Servo Systems.
  • Development and Deployment of architectures such as Thin Client, Thick client, DeviceNet and Interbus-s.
  • Experience in Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Lubrication Systems.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, TROY, MI

Global Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the deployment of E&S Active safety Confidential (High Performance Compute Cluster) solution in NA, EU and AP.
  • The solution included high speed file transfer through DMVPN using IBM Aspera and VDI (virtual Desktop Interface).
  • The infrastructure deployment included VDI Servers, ISR/ASR routers, Citrix Netscalers and Verizon/Vodafone 1G circuits.
  • Worked with Confidential Committee of directors to define the future roadmap and direction of Engineering/Manufacturing tools and process throughout Confidential organization.
  • The study included process/tools evaluation and roadmap for Packard, E&S, Powertrain and DPSS mapping to Confidential EOS
  • The Confidential Gap Assessment included the market data to the similar type of processes/tools, industry metrics analysis, maturity model and score card.

Confidential

Program/Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Close interactions with Business Customers/Champions, IT technical architects, development managers, other development team members, and IT Operations (Corporate/Plant) personnel to manage the planning and delivery of IT hardware and systems projects.
  • Budgeted, directed, and aligned workforce and unions for Power Train Engine, Transmissions and Axle programs.
  • Suppliers Alignment, POs, RFQs, Onboarding and Plant system deployments
  • Plant Systems Integration and deployments Including FIS, QLSCM, LMA, Sciemetric, QWX (Quality Works), GTSV, QDAS and PDS.
  • Schedule, Budgets, Financial studies, Supplier management, Senior Management reviews and BPR (Business Process Reporting).
  • Deployment of Confidential (Next Generation Automated Vehicle Scheduling) for Confidential
  • Managed Installs and Integration of Confidential with existing plant infrastructure in Body, Paint, ASRS, Trim and Final areas
  • Managed and supervised third party Integrators for Confidential
  • Managed program, schedules, risk/issues, communications, budget, portfolios using CLARITY
  • Extensive communications and discussion with cross functional teams, including VO (Ford Vehicle Operations, vendors (Valliant, Comau, Kuka, JTK, and GPS), Plant Body/Paint/Final and IT Operations.
  • Point of contact for any post Confidential support activities.
  • Regular status reviews, deployment status reporting, developing workplan and schedules.
  • Provided IT Project Management and leadership to various teams and assisting in creating new Standards internally for Project Implementation and activity scheduling.
  • Demonstrated effective communications with stakeholders, led cross-functional team meetings, developed and organized plant training.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed and developed Compliance and Risk Management regulatory management system that meets expectations of the CFPB, prepares FMCC for federal supervision, and enables FMCC to obtain satisfactory ratings on federal supervisory examinations and to identify, measure, monitor, mitigate, and remedy the risk of loss resulting from inadequate/ failed internal processes, people and systems or from external events.
  • Preparation of six sigma FMEA metrics to the process gaps including Originations, Collections, Vendor Management, NBSC, NRC, AS/VL, CSC Marketing and Wholesales.
  • Evaluated and assessed the high risk components and defined controls by changing existing process and Implementation through BB (Black Belt) projects.
  • Managed program, schedules, risk/issues, communications, budget, portfolios using CLARITY
  • Extensive communications and discussion including cross functional teams, Legal, Business Centers, SMEs, Project Managers and Directors.
  • Point of contact for any project management efforts leading to the Compliance/Operational risk assessment.
  • Help refine RFP and Evaluation/Approval of third party risk management software
  • Provided IT Project Management and leadership to various teams and assisting in creating new Standards internally for Project Implementation and activity scheduling.
  • Demonstrated effective communications with stakeholders, led cross-functional team meetings and facilitated requirements and data gathering sessions for different teams.
  • Provided leadership and one-on-one training on multiple tasks to new/junior Project Managers.

Confidential

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed Sourcing and Program activities to the Ferrous/Non-Ferrous Forgings/Castings for the Companies in China.
  • Site preparation, RFQ Quotation, Program Management, PPAP readiness, PPAP Approval, customer interactions, Chrysler Material and surface certifications, program kickoff, contracts negotiations and logistics.
  • Managed projects from inception to post production
  • Sourcing activities relating to other product lines including die casting, rubber, plastics, metals, wire harness in China and other LCC countries including India, Pakistan, Korea and Taiwan.
  • Other activities included trade shows, account management, sales, site visit management, meetings, schedules and launches.

Confidential, Michigan

Program/Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the application development for Confidential (Department of Health and Human Services).
  • Managed and deployed application for record retention of patient’s data.
  • Project and Portfolio management through ALDEA, MSPS, IPLAN, PCR and SharePoint.
  • Creating/maintaining site implementation workbooks, Confidential -minus schedules, Change Control, PCRs, securing approval of deliverables and daily/weekly project calls with vendors, Confidential team and client.
  • Managed IT Application Development and Deployment Projects using GM SDP 9.X/10, Confidential GAD/QMS ( Confidential ) Project Management Methodologies to Plan/Define, Construct, Test and Deploy using Confidential Presage, Evolve and PTS (Project Tracking System).
  • Established Timelines, Budgets, Resources and monitored projects using Confidential Presage and Confidential Project Measurement tools.
  • Formulated strategies, plans and proposal response to ITSRs (Information Technology Service Requests)
  • Application development Plan/Define and CTC (Construct to Close) projects included Confidential Metal Center Manpower Calculator), P/D, Confidential CASH Central ALDL (assembly Line Diagnostic Link) Pre-Prod, P/D Material Comparator, Confidential Global Coding and Confidential CPBR (Common Production Bank Management Resequencing) and BMS (Bank Management System) Simulation.
  • Managed/Deployed Symantec Confidential PPM (Project Portfolio Management) “Out of the Box” application.
  • Managed/Lead Symantec RFI activities to shortlist vendors for MRM/DAM (Marketing Resource Management/Digital Asset Management) solutions.
  • Project Portfolio Management through CLARITY and application development using AGILE methodologies.

Confidential, Detroit, MI

Program/Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed Program to help establish Confidential & Confidential as the Global Telecommunications Network Integrator by implementing the Standardized Work Processes model across the following functional areas: Data, Voice, Standardized Work, Station Services, 2006 Tools, Tier2 Suppliers, Billing and Invoicing. Deployed SDI (Standard Delivery Integration) and PMCOE (Project Management Center of Excellence) methodologies through cross-functional areas.
  • Coordinated activities with LCM (Life Cycle Management) team and PMO to implement Project Management methodologies, CMMI and ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) models to Telecommunication Network Projects.

Confidential, Warren, MI

Program/ Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed Deployment/Development activities for Confidential (Electronic Control Unit) Flash project for 26 Confidential (General Motors North America) plants.
  • Interfaced with business customers including IE (industrial Engineering), WWP (World Wide Purchasing), OTD (Order to Delivery) and plant community.
  • Performed Project Management responsibilities including Project Control, Risk Management, Project Planning and Execution and SMRs (Senior Management Reviews).
  • Coordinated project activities with different groups including IS&S, Business, plants, Confidential, vendors and other GM groups. Conducted Management reviews, made updates to PTS (Project Tracking System), defined and tracked milestones and timelines and managed deliverables using SDP (Standard Delivery Process) methodologies. Performed group status meetings, vendor performance reports, contract negotiations, RFP (Request for Proposal) evaluations and supplier selection.
  • Managed Deployment activities for GEP (Global Error Proofing) project to deploy Error Proofing in Confidential and GME. Executed activities with CCRW (Conveyors, Controls, Robotics and Welding) of GM, Confidential, IBM and Rockwell to help develop the GEP application.
  • Managed pilot activities of GEP Deployment Confidential LCC (Lansing Craft Center) and further deployments to Bowling Green and Orion assembly plants.
  • Planned and implemented system cutover, backout and migration strategies.
  • Assigned and incorporated activities among different groups including Plant Confidential, Plant Engineering, IE (Industrial Engineering) and UAW (United Auto Worker) resources.
  • Interfaced with different Plant Floor Systems consisting of FLEX, SFE, QAS (Quality Andon Systems), CQIS (Common Quality Information Systems), PM&C (Plant Monitoring and Control) and PLC Controllers.
  • Incorporated SDP-21 methodologies relating to monitoring tracking, advising, consulting, reviewing, approving and risk management of GEP project and interfacing with suppliers like IBM (International Business Machines, Inc. ) and Confidential using supplier control principles.
  • Directed and implemented QAS Project including budget profiles, project timelines, developed common system architecture requirements for Car and Truck Plants. Integrated upper and lower level systems with CCRW including Servers, Cimplicity, Clients, PLCs, and plant floor hardware.
  • Evaluated work products by IBM and Rockwell, reviewed and approved vendor deliverables.
  • Directed, developed and deployed CQEP (Common Quality Error Proofing System).
  • Established project timelines, allocated budgets, procured hardware/software resources.
  • Integrated activities with external vendors to develop and design plant floor hardware.
  • Conducted plant status review meetings. Planed and implemented system cutover, backout and migration strategies.
  • Assigned and incorporated activities among different groups including Plant Confidential, Plant Engineering, IE (Industrial Engineering) and UAW (United Auto Worker) resources.
  • Worked to replace the existing COSS (Common Operator Support System) with CQEP in Confidential plants. Incorporated activities with CCRW to help reduce Controls Components cost in new programs, Launches and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations).
  • Explored, investigated and developed supplier selection strategies.
  • Tested and validated control components as per GM specifications.
  • Developed and deployed Engineering Diagnostic Tools.
  • Developed NACCL (North American Common Components List) cross reference activity based upon three manufacturers per component. Investigated supplier bid strategies relating to benchmark data, component and package price.

Confidential, Pontiac, MI

Project Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Supervised Confidential (General Assembly Integration) Error Proofing Project.
  • Lined up and assisted contractors to develop hardware & software design to error proof the plant production lines.
  • Worked with UAW and IBEW skill trades to implement and install error-proofing hardware including Torque Tools, Part Picks, Barcode readers and Process tools.
  • Helped develop and configure HMI and DTR screens for Confidential .
  • Coordinated plants for hardware and software commonality.

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