Results-focused, analytical, dedicated and driven leader with over 18 years experience in Operations and Program
Management. Proven ability to turn around under-performing programs to create highly profitable programs through
quality, reliability and partner relationships. Transforms high-potential staff into outstanding leaders who demonstrate
the creativity and savvy that is critical to engineering, financial and operational success.
Restructure and Change
Director Engine Systems01/2015 to 08/2015Cleanfuel USAWixom, MI
Managed team of 18 of professionals.
Defined strategy and business plan for the company's Engine Systems Division.
Established the company's first QMS (ISO9001)
Implemented cost control processes and procedures
Reorganized the division personnel structure improving operation efficiency
Implemented operating policies and procedures consistent with the CEO's objectives and ensured their execution, including Engineering, Production, Quality and Customer Service.
Updated and Improved the Division's Business Plan methodologies and calculations by successfully tracking real operating, personnel, product and associated costs and focusing on revenue and profitability.
Directed the implementation of Program Management Procedures according to PMP guidelines.
Technical Specialist / Program Manager11/2009 to 01/2015IAV Automitive Engineering IncNorthville, MI
Successfully managed several OEM Automotive programs from concept to completion; including DI after- treatment development and OBD (On Boar Diagnostics) Fleet reliability.
Created Statements of Work (SOW) Program Requirements according to customers needs and expectations
Managed project budgets of $5,000,000.00 Plus
Drafted action plans and led meetings with department executives to review project status and proposed changes.
Delivered status reports to stakeholders for budgeting and planning purposes.
Monitored team progress and enforced deadlines.
Served as the single point of contact for project scheduling and changes.
Executed proof of concept implementations to validate product feasibility.
Lead the Alternative Fuels Technical Expertise team Actively supported Alternative Fuels business development.
Engineering Applications Manager10/2006 to 11/2009IMPCO Technologies IncSterling Heights, MI
Successfully managed the introduction and integration of new European, CNG and LPG, Automotive technologies and products for for the US market.
Conducted component and exhaust emission certifications according to EPA and CARB requirements for CNG and LPG systems
Directed the implementation of customer training seminars for CNG and LPG systems
Supported Business Development and customer relations
Conducted customer service training seminars on Alternative Fuels
Managed the creation of technical and service manuals and system installation material for automotive alternative fuel conversions.
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering1997University of Texas El PasoEl Paso, TX, US
ISO9001 Internal auditor certification
Project Management IAV
Internal training seminar
"Combustion and Emissions for Engineers"
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Seminar
"Ignition Issues and Their
Impact on Engine Performance, Efficiency and Emissions" Society of
Automotive Engineers (SAE) Seminar.
Catalytic Converters, Design
and Durability" Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Seminar
"Authorized Service Provider" Capstone Micro turbine Co.Training Seminar
"Advanced Authorized Service Provider" Capstone Micro turbine Co.
Distributed Power Services Technician" Williams Distributed Power Services Training Seminar
Successfully implemented ISO9001.
Implemented Cost Centers and Operating processes and procedures for a small fuel systems
Successfully managed several, multi-million dollar programs for major Automotive OEMs.
Coordinated and supervised several Automotive Alternative Fuels
development programs resulting in successful product launches.
coordinated and completed several EPA alternative fuel automotive
Successfully managed several trending product/technologies market
research and development programs for new alternative fuel systems
(LPG & CNG).
Effectively Implemented key financial procedures resulting in cost reduction and increased revenue and profit
Successful implemented several customer service and support centers for alternative fuel products.
Conducted over 50 specialized training seminars on automotive
alternative fuel products (LPG & CNG) service, maintenance and
sales in North America, Central America and Europe.