Dynamic and result focused professional with 13 years of experience in project management. Expert in planning, organizing, and managing resources to successfully complete project goals and objectives, while honoring predetermined constraints. Proven success in leading projects and proposals on schedule with limited resources and tight schedules. Demonstrated ability to adapt to new situations and learn new tools, strong work ethic and team oriented. Cross-functional communicator easily interfaces with senior level executives, functional organizations, and customers. Versatile and innovative visionary able to see the "big picture" while staying on top of the details. Core professional competencies include: Resource Management Customer Relations Change Management Budget Management Product Development Project Management Project Schedule Development Business Planning Risk Management Proposal and Business Development Operations and Manufacturing Team Building
Budgeting and forecasting
Project development and lifecycle
Work flow planning
Treasurer/Secretary, Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE), Co-Chaired the IIE Regional Conference OTHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Los Angeles, CA Certification in Manufacturing Engineering - UCLA Extension Certification in Project Management - UCI Extension.
January 2012 to Current
January 2005 to Current
NORTHROP GRUMMAN/AEROSPACE SYSTEMSEl Segundo, CA
January 2009 to January 2012
Lead Proposal Analyst
January 2005 to January 2009
Oversee and manage the F-35 JSF Production Business Proposal department and overall proposal activities across multiple production sites.
Manage, train, and develop a staff of eleven cost estimating - including hiring and firing resources, writing and conducting employee performance evaluations, ongoing professional development and training, and partnering with Human Resources and upper management on sensitive and confidential employee relations issues.
Lead the production proposal team in responding to RFP/RFQ, statement of work and technical requirements definition, proposal estimate and submittal, RFI response, audits and negotiations.
Work with program management and cost account managers in providing forecast and analysis for budgeting purpose and budget-to-cost variance.
Presented and taught a Lunch & Learn session to a group of contracts administrator, pricers, and estimators across the entire sector (East & West Coast) on production proposal estimating process and methodologies.
Established a Too.
January 2003 to January 2005
Lead Project Manager/Operations Planner
Responsible for development of F-35 program level plans and schedules; conduct Program performance assessments and brief schedule status.
Provide scheduling support for Center Fuselage Airframe Definition program schedules and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) development.
Integrate program schedules, IPTs, and functional level schedules.
Project Management Lead to three Planners supporting two product teams, which consisted of 80% total production tooling coordination activities and resulted in 90% on time delivery of fabrication tools.
Project managed the technical implementation of the skins & doors product team, which includes, product design and detail engineering, release of built-to-packages (technical communications), operations planning, supplier and production collaboration, and product manufacturing and assembly.
Responsible for the development of program level plans and schedules.
Conducted program performance assessments and brief schedule status to Program Management.
Developed team level.
January 2000 to January 2003
Analyzes work force utilization, facility layout, and operational data, such as production costs, process flow charts, and production schedules, to determine efficient utilization of workers and equipment.
Recommends methods for improving worker efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities.
Provided technical support to the F/A-18E/F Composites Fabrication Center and ensured product delivery to the assembly line in a timely and cost effective manner.
Activities were completed in a team environment through application of Lean principles, cost reduction initiatives, and daily process improvements, which reduced process cycle time and touch labor costs.
Led a team that improved the operation by 25% by redesigning the shop floor through the identification and elimination of non-value added processes.
Developed and implemented a new sub-assembly shop floor layout that resulted in a 15% increase in part throughput while managing the responsibility for a cost budget of $300,000.
January 1999 to January 2000
KAISER PERMANENTE - CONSULTING GROUPAnalyst
Provides consultation on the development and implementation of Lean process improvements to local operational leaders.
Supports strategic improvement activities.
Provided consulting services to the Medical Center/Hospital and other service departments within Kaiser Permanente.
Partnered with the Occupational Medicine Department to restructure their operation to increase efficiency in flow, utilization of staffing, and cash flow that resulted in an increase of 50% in billable claims.
Assisted in the development and implementation of a staffing model at the member services department that handled major customer accounts.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Los Angeles, CAIndustrial & Systems Engineering B.S
UCLA ANDERSON SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT Los Angeles, CAGeneral Management/Operations M.B.A