Innovative Project Engineering leader bringing 21 years of success in directing new product launches, managing various contracts, institutingcost and schedule controls and establishing best practices.
Project Manager effective in leading and directing new product development projects from inception to launch. More than 20 years of progressive management experience and repeated success in developing project initiatives, directing project plans and achieving revenue performance targets.
Project Manager versed in all aspects of project and personnel management. Results-oriented and high-energy professional with a talent for leading by example and inspiring peak performance.
Personable [Job Title] successful at building strong professional relationships. Manages large and complex projects while maintaining high team morale and energy. Skilled mentor and mediator who excels at bringing out the best in team members.
Global and strategic sourcing
Budgeting and forecasting
Customer relations specialist
Multi-unit operations management
Quality assurance and control
Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM)
Purchasing and procurement
Unsurpassed work ethic
Cost reduction and containment
Project Engineering Leader January 2014 to CurrentGE Industrial Solutions － Plainville, USA, CT
Lead the business transforming NPI (New Product Introduction) project based on GE Fast-Works Lean Startup methodologies.
Set up NPI accelerator center with engineering, rapid prototyping, sourcing, and manufacturing teams sitting together in fast paced but highly collaborative environment for successful product launches.
NPI Program Manager January 2011 to January 2014GE Industrial Solutions － Plainville, USA, CT
Lead the cross functional team of design, advanced manufacturing, supply chain, ERP, quality professionals to deliver NPI (New product Introduction) programs on cost, quality & schedule with competitive features.
Set-up global supply chain and partner OEM manufacturing centers in low cost regions for optimal product cost and order cycle time.
Single point of contact for all program related issues & report executive summary to management.
Lead Systems Engineer January 2003 to January 2011GE Industrial Solutions － Plainville, USA, CT
Own 6 global product lines as design controller, sign- off on all quality and cost-out projects.
Develop IP strategy, and multi-generation product planning to keep the product lines competitive.
Translate customer requirements in to PTS covering all design, DFM, DFA, DFR regulatory, 6-sigma DFSS, requirements & mentor execution team.
Key Accomplishments Successfully lead several NPIs critical to business growth.
Most recently launched 200KA rated Entelliguard for datacenter market, filling an important product gap in GE offering with estimated $6.5 Million in 1st year sales.
Set best example of project management by establishing a collaborative medium among global cross functional teams for 3 month before schedule & $.5 million under budget launch.
First in engaging creative design, crowdsourcing and additive manufacturing agencies to bring out of box thinking in enhancing aesthetics, automation, user-friendliness, use of additive manufacturing technologies & digital support in otherwise traditional industrial products.
Successfully achieved target of doubling operating profit for highest volume product line by NPI program to design for automation, use of emerging advanced manufacturing technologies, standardization of raw materials, utilize expertise of OEM partners, set up offshore brilliant factory with real-time quality and production data tracing utilizing GE Proficy platform, centralized sourcing & uniform ERP system (SAP) etc.
Successfully set-up NPI accelerator model at three global locations by developing lean prototype building, partnership with local suppliers & performance validating test labs to improve NPI execution.
Actively participate in regulatory standard organizations (IEEE, NEMA, IEC & NETA) to stay current and drive NPI strategy in alignment with new developments in customer application & regulatory standards.
Successfully lead diverse cultural, ethnic teams in various projects and mentored to ensure team met -often exceeded all performance, quality, financial & reliability goal metrics.
R&D Executive January 1995 to January 2003Legrand Electric － Jalgaon, India
Develop products & solutions for India market in field of residential & commercial building-automation, electrification.
Lead projects on technology absorption, product line transfer from European design centers to South Asian manufacturing centers in India, China & Singapore.
Provide technical training & sales support for launching new products.
Key Accomplishments Successfully lead the team to develop the low cost ATS (Automatic Transfer Switch) for ASIA market giving INR 10 MM annual sales growth & facilitated entry in to new market segment.
Lead the team to finish crucial MCB product line transfer from France to India in schedule & successfully passed all tollgate reviews of rigorous product transfer qualification process.
Successfully established the corporate technical training center to train employees & customers, which facilitated the launch of 12 new sourced products in one year.
MS : Electrical EngineeringUniversity of West Hartford CT USAGPA: GPA: 3.66Electrical Engineering GPA: 3.66
Certified Six Sigma TM DMAIC Green Belt