10 years of combined experience in Project Management, New Product Design & Development, Sustaining Engineering, and Operations within Climate Control industry. PMP certified Program Manager with strong leadership and management skill set ready to lead a program or business area and take full Profit & Loss responsibility. A collaborative and measured leader, supporting individuals and teams in achieving their goals & highly effective in managing teams to success.
01/2013 to Current
Program Manager Project ManagerThermo King － Minneapolis
Managed and lead cross functional teams to deliver improved Thermo King Trailer product to market through a structured stage gate process to meet requirements, program goals, timeline and budget.
Managed marketing, commercialization and technical elements of a new product development program, including anticipating issues and drove countermeasures and issues to closure.
Assessed programs cross-functional resource requirements and proactively engaged sponsors and functional leaders to fill resource gaps on a timely basis to ensure project success.
Organized & coordinated weekly Critical Projects Reviews for interdependent control system projects for leadership team and stakeholders to communicate progress, identify risks in advance and propose risk mitigation plans to assure alignment of control system projects with cross-functional programs.
Developed & managed controls engineering roadmaps for multiple cross- functional projects with strategic business objectives designed to achieve organic growth of 5.8% in 2014 and to deliver top line margin expansion by $4.9M annually.
Implemented the six sigma risk assessment process, addressing the quality improvement initiative by the leadership team, to mitigate potential risks associated with ongoing NPD activities reducing cost of poor quality by 15% and improved customer incident rate by 30% globally for control systems in 2015.
11/2010 to 12/2012
Design EngineerKenworth Truck Company － Seattle, WA
Powertrain Cooling, Vehicle Performance Responsible for success of highly regulated EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) compliance 2013 Emissions Program from powertrain cooling standpoint.
Strategically developed and successfully executed engineering and validation activities including modelling and simulation analytical tool to predict powertrain cooling performance to meet EPA 2013 Emissions Requirements generating a total savings of $2.4M over 2010 Emissions Program spanning the entire portfolio of products.
05/2009 to 08/2009
Thermal Systems Trane La Crosse, W I Compared the screw compressor based air cooled water chiller system model to lab test data by simulating test conditions on a performance prediction tool for steady state conditions, identifying the limitations of the model and accuracy of the tool w.r.t.
Developed the thermodynamic models of oil recovery concepts applied to screw compressor based chillers to compare overall efficiency, capacity and discharge superheat.
07/2006 to 07/2008
R&D EngineerSubros Limited － New Delhi, INDIA
Benchmarked competitor products and strategically developed Bus AC for 13ft to 40ft buses (7.5KW to 36KW capacity) for Bus AC market specific to India a first ever Bus AC product line for the company.
Designed and developed various concepts for commercial vehicle air conditioning system, which became one of the first ever CV product lines for the company with an initial investment of $17M over 2 years.