Summary 19 years program manager/project manager experience including
16 years SAP project director/program manager experience
Upgrades and installations in 4.6c, 4.7, 5.0 and 6.0
New installations ERP, SCM, HCM, FI/CO, BI/BW and CRM
Unicode conversion to 5.1 UCD
Project Director (For Owners) Nov. 2008 to Present
Project Director for the new installation of SAP 6.0 ECC - Enhancement 4- replacing the
Oracle Forms system including Peoplesoft HR, Financials, SRM, and work orders.
Utilized ASAP methodology and Solution Manager 7.0
Utilized IDS Scheer ARIS and IBM Telelogic Doors for business process modeling.
Upgrade of hardware and infrastructure to a 2 terabyte system.
Responsible for the development of the budget of 130 million dollars.
Responsible for the development of the manpower requirements of 96 people staff.
(55 STP and 41 PwC staff)
Responsible for the negotiation and execution of the contract with
Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC).
Reported to the owner’s steering committee thru the 3 CIO’s.
Project Director/Program Manager Nov. 2007 to Nov. 2008
Confidential,San Antonio, TX.
Program Manager for the upgrade of SAP modules from 4.7 to 6.0 ECC, APO, FI/CO,
SD with IDOC, AP, AR, TR, CFM, FA, PS, GL BI/BW, Business Objects with GRC,
Crystal Reports, MM and HCM which was composed of HRIS, ECM, PA/PM, OM. TM,
CE, T&E and CATS
Program Manager for the new installation of SAP modules (Netweaver 7.0,
E-recruitment, E-procurement, LMS, MDM, ESS, MSS and PM
Utilized IBM Cognos for BI/BW Management
Converted database with over 10 terabytes to 5.1 UCD Unicode.
Converted existing payroll system to SAP HR Payroll.
Utilized SAP PS and Microsoft Project for project planning and control
Used SharePoint for the depository of all documents, reference material and notes.
Used Open Text and Kofax VRS for image processing.
Used Solutions Manager 7.0 for SAP implementation.
Controlled project budgets totaling over 8 million dollars.
Managed 35-40 people including 4 project managers.
Liaison between department directors and CIO
Executive Program Manager/Project Director Sept. 2006 to Nov. 2007
Assigned to the PMO as project manager supervisor.
Program Manager for negotiations with the State of Mississippi for the contract (RFP) to
provide cellular phone service to state employees including emergency response and the
Implementation of the Wireless Priority System (WPS).
Program Manager for the upgrade of Oracle to 11g complete life cycle.
Program Manager for the installation of SAP FI/CO with TR, CFM and OTC complete
Utilized TCO analysis and modeling for pricing of phones and services.
Integrated BPM Systems POS and Inventory Management with SAP
Program Manager for the development of the B2B website using J2EE.
Program Manager for the new installation of SAP CRM with IS Retail.
Program Manager for the installation of HP- Mercury Business Process Testing.
Program Manager for installation of SAP OTC and SD (with Vistex add on)
to replace Convergys/Atlys billing and sales orders.
Program Manager for the installation of SAP HR with Payroll, TM, ECM, OM, ESS and
Program Manager for installation of SAP SCM 6.0 including WM, SRM, IDOC, IM, IV
and logistics module.
Program Manager for the installation of Netweaver 7.0 and BO with GRC
Program Manager for 18 million dollar upgrade of switch gear and backend operations.
Implemented Agile CMMI for process improvement.
Implemented COTS for routine applications.
Co-ordinated schedule planning with outside contractors.
Project team was from 12 to 26 people.
Used Primavera 5.0 and Teamplay for project planning and control.
Used SAP PS and Solution Manager 4.0 for the SAP portion of the project.
Controlled project budgets and timelines.
Senior Program Manager Feb. 2003 to Sept. 2006
Senior Program Manager for new product introduction (NPI) of medium
sized wheel loaders worldwide from design thru production including the Financial Plan,
IT Plan (implementation, validation and testing), Marketing Plan, Automated Sales CRM,
Engineering Plan and Production Plan. This included the development of the goal
hierarchy and developing the IT product hierarchy blueprint.
The budget for this project was 155 million.
Managed 30-35 people on the project team
Responsible for all project planning and implementation concerning medium wheel
loaders including responsibility for all strategic sourcing.
Program Manager for the installation of SAP Business Suite including: APO, PLM, HR,
ESS, MSS, SRM, MM, IM, IDOC, WM, IV, SD, SCM (including logistics), FI/CO
(with TR, CFM,and OTC), BI/BW (using Cognos) and BO with GRC
complete life cycle.
Used TCO modeling for pricing structure of wheel loaders.
Program Manager for the conversion of binary legacy files in SAP utilizing
Planned and implemented the business plan lifecycle using Agile.
Used SAP ASAP methodology for the SAP portion of the project.
Utilized Agile CMMI for process improvement.
Lead Project Manager for the installation of Compuware QA Center suite of products for
Validation and testing.
Used Primavera P3 and 4.0-E/C and Teamplay software for project planning and
Utilized six sigma standards for project management.
Travelled to Europe (Belgium, France and Germany) and South America
(Brazil and Argentina) for project planning, implementation, testing and installation
Senior Program Manager May 2000 to Feb. 2003
Confidential,Waterloo, IA. Transmissions
Senior Program Manager for South America Business Unit
Managed 17-20 people on project team
Financial analysis of all assigned projects.
Implemented corporate business plan for increasing market share.
Planned and implemented market strategy and move of production from Germany and US
to Brazil and responsibility for strategic sourcing. Stationed in Brasil (PortoAlegre and
Horizontina for 3 to 4 month s at a time.
Developed the goal hierarchy and the IT product hierarchy for all 3 countries.
The Budget for this project was 96 million dollars.
Lead Project Manager for the installation of SAP CRM for sales
And call center automation.
Program Manager for the installation of SAP Business Suite 4.7 including APO,
SCM (with SRM and I-2 logistics)
Negotiated contracts with outside vendors and suppliers.
Used Microsoft Project Manager for project management.
Used Six Sigma and PMBOK for project management and Agile software for life cycle.
Travelled to Europe and South America to implement the project.
Controlled cost of the project.
Senior Project Manager April 1997 to April 2000
Senior Project Manager in Engineering Department.
Senior Project Manager for the moving of production from Oshkosh, WI. to Osasco, Brasil.
Managed multiple projects using MS Project.
Financial analysis of all projects using TCO analysis and modeling..
Responsible for updating and standardizing drawings.
Worked with the design dept to implement changes using Pro-E.
Scheduled new engineering and design assignments.
Used Primavera P3 and MS Project to manage projects.
B.S. Mechanical Engineering
Post Graduate - MBA - Finance