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Senior Program Manager Resume

Wichita, KS

Executive Profile
High-performing Executive with demonstrated ability to deliver mission-critical results based on over 30 years of Engineering, Operations and IT experience. In-depth knowledge of manufacturing operations at all levels. Demonstrated proficiency in staffing, training and development, budgeting and program management.

Skill Highlights

  • Strong track record of execution against strategic objectives
  • 30+ years of engineering, operations and project management experience with Fortune 500 companies
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Proven ability to plan, organize, and manage teams
  • Strong background in Process improvement
  • Extensive background of Customer and Supplier Relations
  • Extensive background with MS Office, Project and Visio

Core Accomplishments

Business Development:

  • Developed and implemented project portfolio management methodology that reduced the number of in process or planned projects by 85%.

Project Management:

  • Managed diverse projects bringing over 90% of them in ahead of time and/or under budget.
  • Oversaw implementation of an integrated import and export compliance program which covered 42 separate companies or divisions in 16 country\'s reducing potential issues.

Fiscal Management:

  • Managed financial activities for involved program or project operations, reducing costs by 15%.

Staff Development:

  • Introduced and implemented a new mentoring strategy that boosted program and project manager retention by 125%.
  • Launched well-received program of professional development courses for Program Managers and Project Engineers.
  • Managed 50+ matrixed employees on various projects.

Professional Experience

Confidential, Wichita, KS 11/09 to Pres
Senior Program Manager Operations and Program Management Office

  • Led project to reorganize the PMO for a national medical software company.
  • Established project controls methodology for several manufacturing companies.
  • Led project to set up PMO and Compliance departments at a large electric power company.
  • Member of Executive Management Team.
  • Generated an 80% increase in new business through the identification of a new business model.
  • Guided the implementation of training curriculums used to reduce manufacturing process costs.
  • Oversaw the implementation of a project portfolio management process, focusing on the company\'s strategic goals, resulting in a significant reduction in project cycle times and costs.

Confidential, Wichita, KS 07/08 to 11/09
Senior Project Manager / Engineer – Product Engineering

  • Oversaw teams tasked with the identification, simplification and redesign of the primary Program, Project and System Engineering processes.
  • Defined and implemented the training curriculum used to train Program Managers and Project Engineers.
  • Developed and implemented a project portfolio management methodology which resulted in a significant reduction in project cycle times and a 35% reduction in related costs.
  • Oversaw and mentored project engineers, initiating changes that reduced project personnel turnover by 125%.

Confidential, Wichita, KS 06/95 to 07/08
Project Manager – Operations, Engineering, Legal, H/R, Six Sigma and Export Compliance.

  • Spearheaded project efforts related the Legal Case Management project and the Export Compliance process automation project for Textron.
  • Initiated a program that standardized employee training on Export Compliance process and led to the proper identification of potential issues by 200%.
  • Managed various projects support of Legal, Six Sigma, Human Resources, Operations, and Facilities at Textron.

Confidential,Wichita, KS 01/93 to 06/95
Program / Project Manager / Consultant

  • Implemented projects for local companies, law firms and small businesses.
  • Initiated and mentored several Engineering, Operations and IT project teams in identifying, documenting and improving processes.

Confidential, Wichita, KS 08/90 to 01/93
Senior Manufacturing Methods Analyst / Computing Projects Leader

  • Developed a task-focused process that motivated staff and resulted in 23% increase in cost and related schedule performance.
  • Oversaw the efforts of several effort focused teams to analyze and minimize impact of changes to requirements to various projects that saved an estimated $2.5M over three years.
  • Managed teams tasked with the development of streamlined and automated manufacturing process analysis resulting in an estimated 15% increase in productivity.

Confidential, Wichita, KS 09/87 to 08/90
Manager of Operations Control and Support Services

  • Developed and directed strategy for launch of new product that the first operational program of its type.
  • Initiated program that standardized employee training that led to an increase in customer satisfaction by 60%.

Confidential, Wichita, KS 08/77 to 09/87
Project Leader / Senior Status and Control Analyst

  • Guided teams tasked with coordinating Program Management, Engineering, Contract Administration and Operations on several military projects.
  • Oversaw special teams tasked with resolving problems between suppliers and Beech Aircraft.

Education
Bachelor of Arts in Management
Professional Development:

  • Specialized Coursework in Interdependent Process Improvement
  • Specialized Coursework in Process Simulation

Additional Certification:

  • Six-Sigma Certified
  • Project Management Professional
  • Import / Export Management Professional

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