Highly talented and accomplished Program Management professional with extensive hands on experience in supply chain management, Manufacturing and Process Engineering and Quality. Proven Leadership in PMO management in communicating the in developing, managing new program managers to direct successful teams, projects and programs. Adept at all phases of PMO processes initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control & Closure. Consistent record of completing portfolio of projects on time, cost and quality. Dynamic Versatile and Results -Driven Lean Business Process and Systems Management Expert with Masters in Mechanical Engineering and 12 yrs of consistent growth in career .Business Astute Analyst, Problem Solver and Executive Advisor. Charismatic, Articulate and Persuasive with Data to bridge the gap between Business, Engineering, Purchasing and Operations.
Business Process Management
Product Life Cycle Management
Time and Resource Optimization
Leadership - Adept at leading/managing cross-functional programs
Business Growth Strategy an Sustainability Analyst
Budgeting- Financial Analysis
Total quality management
Supply Chain Management
Analytical and Statistical methods
Six Sigma and Lean Concepts
Design of Experiments and Analysis
Strong communication skills
Problem solver - Creativity and forethought in solving complex project issues.
Sr. PMO and Global Business Systems Manager07/2014 to CurrentFederal mogul motorpartsPlymouth, MI
Enabled Executive Management to keep a pulse on project health, revenue expectations, and strategic analysis of projects.
Manager in charge of continuous development and oversight of core PMO process that power Product Life Cycle management which include: New Product Development stage-gate process, Change Request/Management, Risk Management, Project Management planning, Release Management of new and sustaining products
Managing the PMO Manager role ,which represents 120 million dollar OE/OES annual revenue
Played a key role in transforming the stagnated loss business unit into positive 15% gross profit with 100% revenue growth in 6 years
Experienced in developing Lean Business Processes and Systems requirements to meet the business goals
Led the Risk prevention and escalation meeting with senior leadership to resolve the hurdles in execution of the projects on time ,cost and quality
Developed the PMP Process methodology within the Organization by training the core processes like Project Initiation, planning, Executing ,Monitoring & closing
Coached and Mentored Program Managers and cross functional teams globally to develop and sustain the PMO process to get the best results from the project teams
Accomplished 100% program launches on cost ,quality and time by leading the team with precise business strategy in meeting the program metrics
Developed PLM software database statement of requirements by detailing the CAD,BOM, document control, Schedule management ,Change Management, Resource management and Portfolio KPI Reporting capabilities.
Program Manager06/2010 to 06/2014Federal Mogul Plymouth, MI
Successfully managed 8 high volume product launches worth $65 million annual revenue on time ,cost and quality by precise planning and timely execution
Launched $18 million annual revenue crash launch project Ford F150 brake pad in 4 months time due to supplier Tsunami crisis on time and cost with successful DV,PV and PPAP approval
Successfully managed a very high risk $12 million annual revenue Ford F250-350 brake pad launch under very tight deadlines while overcoming customer late sourcing, late design freeze and new process technology introduction risks within $4 million capital budget
Managed $5 million annual revenue Dodge 1500 truck brake pad strategic intra-transfer project in 4 months to turn $1.75 million annual loss program into a $1.12 million profit while meeting increased customer quality expectations
Managed GM new global programs D2XX,D2UX,Omega,E2XX brake pad programs with global manufacturing to win $30 million annual additional revenue with 20% gross margin using effective communication methods and coordination
Managed teams working on different global programs and smoothed out any areas of possible conflict
Identified the Costing gaps in the system to Correct the product quoting with accuracy to drive the program launches with healthy margins.
Process-Product Engineer07/2006 to 07/2010Federal-Mogul Smithville, TN
Stood as Role model in the process development group by demonstrating extensive study of new friction process optimization techniques and eliminating the inefficiencies in production processes
Developed the Lean Manufacturing process layouts and improved OEE and OAE Efficiency
Defined new product process cycle times precisely for accurate costs and quotations
Minimized process variation by developing and implementing a Friction Process Variation Mode Effects Analysis (VMEA) tool
Successfully managed 8 high volume new products from design validation stage to production in time while meeting all customer PPAP requirements.
Quality Engineer/Manager05/2004 to 06/2006Taiho- Federal Mogul Corporation Global GasketsGordonsville, TN
Significantly reduced customer quality concerns from 120 PPM to 0 in less than a year by determining the right root causes and implementing permanent corrective actions
Built good customer relationships by taking the constructive quality feedback and implemented continuous process improvement activities
Developed monthly supplier quality reviews to fix the long standing supplier quality issues with detailed root cause analysis and corrective actions
Ensured adequate detection systems including poke yoke and error proofing techniques that were utilized in new process introductions.
Led Kaizen activities to improve the OEE and through put yield by reducing scrap.
Master of Science: Mechanical EngineeringDecember 2004The University of MemphisMemphis, TN, USAGPA: GPA: 4.0/4.0
Led the Successful ISO/TS160941 certification to the site
MBAAccounting, Business Finance, Economics, Marketing Management, Operations Management, Study of Organization Behavior and Business Laws
Experienced in leading monthly Project Strategy meetings ,Risk Escalation and Mitigation plans with top executives.
Led the Global multi disciplinary functional heads in developing and Implementation of key business processes.
Achievements & Awards.
4.0 GPA in MSME and member of honor Societies of "Phi Kappa Phi" and "Phi Beta Delta".
English, Telugu & Hindi
Accounting, Budgeting, Business Management,Business Processes, Business strategy, CAD, Change Management,Costing, Databases,Design of Experiments, Economics, Financial Analysis , Lean Manufacturing, Marketing Management, Product-Process Development, Operations Management, Process optimization, Problem solving, Project Management, ISO/TS Quality audit , Risk Management, Six Sigma,
US Permanent Resident (green card).India citizen, Married