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Program Manager Resume Profile

Engineering TECHNICAL LEADER Experienced Program Manager

Accomplished Engineering Technology Leader with experience in Program Management Execution, Product Lifecycle Management, PMO Leadership, application development, Agile methods, client delivery, relationship building, and business planning. Demonstrated success functioning in an executive capacity, providing strategic and thought leadership. Skillful planner with the ability to define a clear vision, implement detailed product and project roadmaps, and ensure effective project execution.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Program Management Execution
  • Product Lifecycle Management
  • Adv. Engineering Analysis Simulation
  • Global Team Leadership
  • Technical Leadership Mentoring
  • Design For Six Sigma / Lean Engineering
  • PMO Leadership
  • Strategic and Tactical Planning
  • Root Cause Analysis / Problem Solving
  • Agile Methods / Scrum
  • Application Development PM
  • Optimization Methods Techniques
  • Employee Training and Coaching
  • Training Program Development
  • Roadmap Implementation
  • Process Development and Reengineering
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Relationship Vendor Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Vice President - Program Management

Selected accomplishments include:

  • Managed programs to implement and enhance real-time transactional market place enabling suppliers and distributors to buy, sell, bid and offer as well as electronically negotiate on inventory. Platform supports daily averages of over 250K offerings, 105K user logins, 750M pricing updates and average net money exchanged of 1.5B/day.
  • Created, implemented and operationalized a Project Delivery Framework, templates, standards, procedures, best practices and dashboards. Developed Portfolio Management practice and processes, and effective resource management tracking.
  • Significantly improved project delivery execution effectiveness achieving a rate of 98 delivery to commitments.
  • Led portfolio and program management of the capital markets business unit working collaboratively with business and product leadership to ensure strategic and key programs are delivered in lockstep with corporate objectives and product roadmap.
  • Transformed corporate culture to focus on enterprise value and promotion of collaborative team work.
  • Led the evolution of the application development process to an agile approach which focused attention on key critical to quality deliverables, enabled early Voice of Customer feedback and reduced time to market with improved product quality.

Confidential

Senior Program Manager, Engineering Systems

Selected accomplishments include:

  • Development of Program Management Office PMO and associated methodology for effective program, project and portfolio management using a controlled delivery framework. Established a performance management system utilizing standardized metrics and executive dashboards to monitor projects health, improve organizational effectiveness, identify opportunities for continual improvement as well as analyze, measure monitor strategic suppliers performance.
  • Ownership and management of global engineering systems portfolio roadmap in support of product life-cycle activities including definition, design, development and validation phases of various vehicle systems such as vehicle electronics, powertrain, brakes, suspensions, steering, engine management systems, vehicle thermal, wiring and interiors systems for various OEMs with annual sales of over 27B.
  • Global strategic sourcing lead of Information Technology services for engineering systems globally at Delphi resulting in over 40 cost savings. Engineering portfolio consisted of 720 applications and 280 FTEs supporting a highly distributed and diverse global user base of over 20,000 engineers. Responsibilities included transition of services from a full time equivalent management model to a managed service model.
  • Development and deployment of global training and coaching program for operating processes and delivery model. Personally conducted training/coaching sessions in all global regions.
  • Design and implementation of a comprehensive organizational integrated process model in support of a global managed services delivery model, using industry standard frameworks.
  • Confidential Program Manager, Engineering Technology Planning
  • Selected accomplishments include:
  • Implementation of a number of powertrain and chassis advanced technology features strengthening market positions, enhancing value propositions, and resulting in increased market share revenue.
  • Implementation of Innovation Continuous Improvement Methodology program across all business lines globally as a standard element of product development process product launch with associated training, coaching, consulting and certification programs. Methodologies included Design For Six Sigma DFSS , Robust Engineering, Shainin Green Y, Six Sigma 6 and Shainin Red X yielding savings of 164M.
  • Identified, proposed and successfully implemented strategy for external sales of engineering services generating revenues for engineering over 10M annually. Implementation included business processes and links to enterprise supporting functions.
  • Established relationships with strategic global supply chain partners to standardize lab assets globally.
  • Increased utilization of global assets by over 50 by implementing common metrics, regional centers of expertise, building relationships globally and establishing effective communications forums.
  • Exploration and evaluation of research and technology development advancements and opportunities to meet customers and market needs identified through collaboration with customers and technical marketing.
  • Re-engineered business planning processes using DFSS methodologies to ensure plans designed to meet targets, focus on value propositions and priorities align with enterprise objectives.
  • Introduction of TRIZ techniques and training programs for lead engineers and designers to implement structured innovation methods in the engineering design function and process.
  • Reduced capital spending by over 70 over two years by increasing asset utilization and managing requirements timing.

Confidential

Manager, Advanced Engineering

Selected accomplishments include:

  • Direction, management, and oversight of advanced engineering systems projects including requirements definition, solution design and solution delivery ensuring timely delivery, flawless execution while meeting financial commitments.
  • Implemented process to identify and prioritize advanced engineering opportunities to drive optimized, reliable and robust product designs and processes using DFSS and Six Sigma tools and methodologies.
  • Development of master resources, Centers of Expertise and Subject Matter Experts for technology, research, and design programs through structured training, coaching, consulting and certification programs in cooperation with strategic partnerships and third parties.
  • Introduction and implementation lead of first order analysis methods and tools corporate-wide enhancing development value stream by integrating CAD and CAE resulting in 68 reduction in design rework.
  • Leadership of corporate CAD CoE team. Strategic planning and execution of corporate roadmap globally. Managed requirements, interfaces, training programs/contracts and third-party strategic partnerships.
  • Transformation of advanced engineering to a more proactive function in organization utilizing Rolling Top Five RT5 methodologies, while building relationships with stakeholders, chief engineers and product line managers to attack top business challenges. Implemented lead account managers roles.

Confidential

Manager, CAE/NVH/CAD Development Group

Selected accomplishments include:

  • Implementation lead of advanced structured methodologies into the design and engineering processes driving increased product robustness and reliability while reducing development time and cost. Methods included Robust Design, Taguchi Method, FEA, FMEA, QFD, Design For Manufacturability DFM , Design For Assembly DFA , Design For Reliability DFR , Design of Experiments DOE , parametric design optimization, dimensional management and tolerance control.
  • Managed staff and service desk supporting 160 design engineers. Desk services included functional support, training, software hardware support, and user toolkits for Unigraphics NX, CATIA, Ideas, and Pro E, TeamCenter suite as well as various CAE systems Abaqus, Nastran, Ansys, Patran, Hyperworks, Dyna, etc. .
  • Led value stream mapping, cost-benefit analyses and Kaizen activities in driving lean enterprise-enabled business transformation across engineering, instilling an organizational Kaizen culture.
  • Implementation of dimensional management as a core engineering function at the corporate level.

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