Supported Smiths Aerospace Business Operations management team in a six-sigma project to develop business operations process improvements. Authored a Risk Management process manual, tools and templates, and work instructions. Created and managed the project schedule and a Strategic Planning and Project Management Office Structure proposal for the VP Business Operations. Prepared a project master schedule linking the details schedules for the (14) process improvement initiatives.
Authored a corporate project management standards methodology document for Smith Aerospace entitled Corporate Project Management Process (CPMP) Guidelines that included 20 process implementation handbooks, and 22 process execution templates distributed via the Smiths intranet enterprise-wide to Smiths Aerospace facilities.
Supported an international team and authored an ERP Cost Benefit Analysis report for Donnelly VP Information technology for a $4M ERP System implementation project for Donnelly Corp. manufacturing operations in multiple European countries resulting in Corporate Management Team approval of the project.
Developed and established the IT Project Management Center of Excellence (IT PMCoE) to institutionalize project management best-practices as a core competency enterprise-wide within the Donnelly Corporation IT organization’s USA and European operations. Supervised the work of members of other departments assigned project management responsibilities. Established policies, standards and procedures for the management and reporting of projects globally. Developed and distributed Project Management Methodology Guidelines with processes, templates and tools enterprise-wide globally. Developed and maintained an intranet web site for the IT PMCoE. Advised various IT and Operations senior executives in the USA and European operations who were leading mission critical projects to establish good project planning practices and use of standardized project schedules.
Developed and supervised project management offices (PMOs) providing administrative support to mission critical projects for various consulting, architectural, construction, engineering services, tier one & tier two automotive suppliers, and office / medical systems provider companies. Prepared and managed project schedules for every project assigned to me or directed by me as Manager of the Enterprises Project Management Group (EPMG).
Advised Donnelly corporate cross-functional business six-sigma teams through the workflow mapping of the shipping process. Workflow mapping of a consistent tracking and reporting process to eliminate short ship issues enterprise-wide results in saving millions of dollars annually. Developed and managed the project schedule.
Authored a project management maturity assessment process to assess multiple manufacturing equipment suppliers’ project management capabilities, resulting in a contract to establish a Project Management Office (PMO) for General Motors PowerTrain Division. Developed standardized project Schedule templates that were used to start the planning process for all future projects.
Provided consulting services for multiple EDS IT General Motors Division Operations facilities. Developed and managed project standardized schedule processes and templates for all projects.
Developed a Project Management Office project portfolio management process for a GM Chevrolet Division Department. Developed and managed a master schedule linking all of the projects in progress within the portfolio for executive reporting.