PRODUCTION CONTROL/SITE MANAGER/SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER
Successfully managed in excess of 50 military grade projects as a Senior Program Manager for an Aerospace electronics manufacturer. Balanced technical decisions against cost ramifications to achieve profitable projects with business acumen and financial savvy necessary to meet or exceed executive stakeholder profitability expectations. As the focal point of project activities, conducted program reviews with executive stakeholders that detailed project cost, schedule, and technical performance. Working with Engineering, developed criteria for product design, development, integration and testing. Developed new business or expanded existing product lines with the customer. Establishes milestones and monitored adherence to master plans, production schedules, allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. Directed and resolved project priority conflicts in a cross-functional matrix organization that included hardware and software engineering, quality control, purchasing, manufacturing, testing, accounting, shipping and contracts. Coordinated and prepared proposals, business plans, statement of work (SOW), technical reports, work breakdown structures (WBS), operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. Implemented organization-wide strategic and global planning for on time on or under budget conclusions. Managed clusters of complex technical projects by developing a cohesive integrated project team to design and achieve customer acceptance of state of the art turn-key systems. Assigned the largest corporate contract valued in excess of $200+ Million with systemic contractual, cost, technical and scheduling issues which was 2-years delinquent and a customer threatening to enforce stiff penalties. Within 6-months, through implementation of a strategic recovery plan, first customer system acceptance was achieved increasing cash flow and back on track with monthly customer acceptance thereafter. Highly skilled and proficient in the use of spreadsheets, graphing, and presentations with a working knowledge of financial models. Excellent knowledge of Windows and PC software programs as well as being well versed in utilizing integrated MRP/ERP systems platform for the overall project implementation, tracking, cost control and management of project tasks for ultimate program execution. Ability to read Blue Prints with a working knowledge of CAD. Clarity with excellent written, oral and presentation skills coupled with exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills allowing the team to be at ease even when confronted with high stress situations.
10+ years Program Management
10+ years Operations Management
Managed clusters of complex technology projects
Profit and Loss
Budget and Financial forecasting
Negotiation of contract and contract changes
Leadership vision-exhibits confidence
US Secret Clearance 9-years (Inactive)
Ministry of Defense and Air Force System acceptance of a $9 Million Software Upgrade award.
Project team Program Management recognition award for the $200+ million contract.
Production Control/Site Manager/Senior Program ManagerMar 1984 to Feb 1997
Director of OperationsAydin Corporation － Horsham Ankara, Turkey, PA
Employed by a Aerospace manufacturer, realized multiple promotions during 13-year tenure As a Facilities Manager, worked alongside an Architect to design the layout of a $3 Million factory expansion.
Knowledge with use of International Banking Instruments(Letters of Credit & Performance Bonds) As Operations Program Manager, charged with managing procurement, inventory, lean manufacturing, quality and test Partnered with Quality Assurance in the development and implementation of ISO and AQAP quality standards and methodologies As Site Manager then Program Manager of Turn-key NATO Radar/UHF Radio Upgrade contract - (Valued $25 Million) Directs all phases of programs from inception through completion.
Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company major programs Managed/signed off on technical design, blue prints and Engineering Change Orders of complex Hardware systems Managed NATO Software Development Project that entailed utilization of SDLC methodologies (Valued $9 Million) At customer request, assigned Senior Program Manager of a Mobile Radar C3 system contract (Valued @$200 Million) As a trusted executive, was bestowed in-country signatory authority Able to negotiate and execute workable contract solutions with Customers, Vendors and Subcontractors.
Recognized for achievements as an on time and under-budget Program Manager Create detailed Work Breakdown Structure for task assignments and project financial forecast reports.
Presented monthly Cost-to-Complete Program Reviews for Executive Stakeholders.
Ability to be dynamic multi-tasking and adjust priorities necessary to trouble shoot and problem solve real-time.
Accustomed to high pressure, strict time and budget constraints.
Effectively interacted with all levels throughout the organization necessary to manage programs and projects Reported to Corporate Senior Vice President of PMO with a dotted line to Division President.
Corporate Director of OperationsMar 1997 to Feb 2001 CPS, Inc － Williamsville, NY
Established a Startup Managed Health Care division in Western NY Implemented Utilization Review system for providing necessary medical care.
Utilizing a Ethernet based IT system, managed regional health care delivery system for 15,000 individuals Established Telemedicine connections from ER Dept.
at Tertiary Care hospital to multiple remote facilitates Negotiated and executed contracts with Physicians, Physician Groups and Hospitals.
Familiarity with Medicaid and Medicare ICD-9 and DRG coding for Physician and Hospital Reimbursement Managed a network made up of over 60 health care professionals and 4 Hospitals.
Achieved the most profitable division in the corporation within 2-years.
Alongside the CEO, winded-down a $60 Million organization after a buyout As part of winding down the business negotiated, resolved and closed out dozens of Subcontract and vendor disputes.
Closed out administrative corporate matters including a Defined Benefits plan for 300+ employees.
President and SecretaryFeb 2001 to Current IMPX, Inc － Williamsville, NY
Managed an international company chartered with exporting goods from the Automotive and Agriculture sectors Ability to analysis complex global markets then formulate a marketing strategy Communicated and coordinated with overseas clients/partners.
Created annual goals and budgets to control and/or reduce costs.
Used international payment methods and financing options.
Prepared, negotiated and executed more than 25 international contracts.
Achieved annual sales of $2 million Established global partnerships to facilitate and manage transactions.
Managed international logistics of contract deliverables.
Partnered with US Commerce Dept., USDA and US EXIM Bank.
Education and Training
Program Management CertificationPenn State University
B.S, Quantitative Business AnalysisPenn State UniversityQuantitative Business Analysis
Boys Scouts of America - Committee member holding the position of Pack Treasurer