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Program Manager Resume

Troy, MI

SUMMARY:

  • Strategic and dedicated leader with a strong design, tooling and manufacturing background in the Automotive industry.
  • Extensive budgetary experience managing program expenses and driving consistent cost reductions through aggressive cost cutting and efficiency activities.
  • Change Management, coordination for Tooling, Assembly Equipment and Gages.
  • Team Builder; inspiring the confidence and respect of personnel by leading with hands - on involvement, resulting in strong, TEMPeffective, and conscientious teams.
  • Analytical, fact-based decision maker, who confidently makes the appropriate decisions for complex tasks.
  • Troubleshooter with proven ability and advanced skills to solve the most complex problems and challenges.
  • Possess documented and meaningful record of success and s at every job held.
  • Outstanding communicator with engaging interpersonal skills; easily interact with clients, colleagues, staff, and executive management.
  • 6 and 8 Gate program tracking systems
  • Proficient with GM SupplyPower
  • Versed in Ford Schedule A’s and Open To Go meetings, Maintaining open issues for FMC.
  • Extensive experience working with management, engineering, sales and manufacturing facilities.
  • CAPEX planning and tracking
  • Core competency in Microsoft Project, Excel, Power Point, Word etc.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential - Troy, MI

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed teams and launched multiple Instrument cluster programs for Opel and Confidential . E2JO, E2JB, D2JO,D2JB. K2XX, Knowledge of Dial Plates, Indicators, Software, PCB’s (SMT/PSMT Lines), LCD’s and all injection molded components: Lenses, Chrome accents, visors etc.
  • Managed teams and launched HUD programs for Confidential T1XX Truck, T1XX SUV, T1XL, ZERV LHD, ZERV RHD. Worked on augmented reality HUD’s. Knowledge of LED’s, PCB’s, Concave Mirrors, Flat mirrors, Gut Ray, LCD’s, Glare traps, DLP, Upper cases, Lower cases. Motor assemblies, Celanese (Resin) Heatsinks, Aluminum Heatsinks, and Stays.
  • Managed RLAD for all GM programs (Reflective, LED, Alert Device) for all GM programs (common core component).
  • Managed all program timing from inception through PPAP with follow up for service and program maintenance.
  • Well versed in GM SupplyPower GQTS (Global Quality Tracking System), SQMS (Supplier Quality Management System and SRV’s (Supplier Readiness Valve), GM’s Run at Rate Module in SQMS, ECR’s, ECN’s, EWO’s and TWO’s
  • Developed and managed program expenditures relative to program budget (Capital, tooling, piece price and department financials).
  • Managed program timing related to design release, tooling, manufacturing, test, pilot and production build schedules.
  • Organize and prepared program definition, cost, and timing for customer quotes.

Confidential

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed multiple injection molding programs with financial budgets exceeding five million dollars. GM Y1BC, Ford P552,U228C,U611, Nissan L42N
  • Versed in Ford Schedule A’s and Open To Go meetings, Maintain open issues for FMC.
  • Accurately managed Master Program Book and coordinated APQP, PPAP, and PSW activities.
  • Developed and managed program expenditures relative to program budget (Capital, tooling, piece price and department financials).
  • Managed program timing related to design release, tooling, manufacturing, test, pilot and production build schedules.
  • Organize and prepared program definition, cost, and timing for customer quotes.
  • Maintained close customer contact and relationships responding positively to their requests to ensure TEMPeffective follow up.
  • Injection Molding Tons, Injection Compression molding, Tooling sizes from, 000 lbs
  • TPO, PC, PCABS, ABS, PCASA, ASA
  • Hard coating of Polycarbonate assemblies
  • Sequenced painted assemblies, Sonic welding, Infrastake.
  • Provided management team with program status updates on a regular basis.

Confidential, Oxford MI

Forensic Engineering Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Post-crash vehicle analysis. Intrusion structural analysis. Cause and TEMPeffects analysis, Specializing in
  • Thermal systems, HVAC, Cooling, Fuel Systems, Brake Systems, E.O.C. and T.O.C.
  • Competitive vehicle analysis and comparative evaluation
  • Failure analysis for vehicle and materials, Conclusions, reporting and expert testimonial

Confidential, Troy, Michigan

HV/AC Engineering Manager GM/Chrysler

Responsibilities:

  • 2007 Requested by HFTS Directors to assume responsibility for GM Engineering to exploit growth potential at GM
  • Responsible for new GM program development, achieving customer growth from $8 million to $58 million annually in a two year period.
  • Successfully lead 10 direct reporting Engineers, Designers during the design, prototype, development, tooling and production phases for GM’s GMT319, 319L4, 319I, 353,354,166,168,920,921,930,E1,E2, and GMX215 HVAC programs.
  • Successfully lead 8 direct reporting Engineers, Designers during the design, prototype, development, tooling and production phases for Chrysler Corporation’s RS, RT, DR, PL, AN,ND, HVAC Programs
  • Supervised the development and obtained finally customer approval for all APQP, DFMEAs, PFMEA’s, DVP&Rs, GD&T packages, PPAP documents and CAD data.
  • Supervised and approved all prototype and production tooling

Confidential

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for hiring, team goals and objectives, annual reviews, and dismissal of personnel
  • Transitioned department procedures from QS9000 to TS16949 .
  • Established a strong relationship with the customer teams, suppliers and manufacturing facilities through good communication and team meetings

Confidential, Warren, Michigan

Senior Product Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and maintained all DFMEA, DVP&R, GD&T documents, and CAD data.
  • Responsible for all prototype and production tooling (Metal stampings and Bend fixtures, Injection molding, and robots) Designs, builds and tool tryouts.
  • Engineering Team leader for manufacturing activities at TI’s Reynosa assembly plants. Lead quality improvements activities for Heating and AC assemblies.
  • Develop torque testing processes and determined torque requirements and procedures for HVAC assembly equipment.
  • TOC and EOC Engineering, design, development, testing and production for AN and ND platforms
  • Responsible for of Engineering new hires

Confidential, Howell, Michigan

Engineering Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed all design changes required to meet homologation requirements.
  • Managed and implemented all production tool changes based on homologation design requirements.
  • Supervised all homologation testing and completed all requirements.

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