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Karl D. Newman
1918 Bataan Road #4
Redondo Beach, Ca 90278 Email: email@example.com Phone: (310) 897-0593
OBJECTIVE: For a challenging Program Management or Project Management position that will utilize my
technical skills and experience. Looking to combine my proven Program Management skills, experience
in Cost Account Management; Risk, Issue and Opportunities; CMMI; ISO Quality Processes and Audits;
Corrective Action Analysis, Integrated Program Planning and Schedules, Lessons Learned, and
significant Customer Interface. Develop expanded experience in capturing new business, performing
Execution Reviews. To utilize my proven ability in Program Management control, status reporting and
strategic planning for the development and implementation of program goals and objectives.
TRAINING & SKILLS
Cost Account Manager
Certified ISO 9001/AS9100 Lead Auditor
Risk, Issue & Opportunity
Certified ISO 14001 Auditor
Employee Involvement Facilitator
Lean + Certified
Marvin Engineering - Inglewood, Ca.
Manage IPT for the procurement, manufacture and testing of Launcher equipment for military use. Lead
a multi-functional team to provide on schedule delivery of product to the customer meeting cost
Northrop Grumman Corporation - Redondo Beach, Ca. 4+ years in Project Management of Support
Support Equipment Project Management
Manage development, manufacture and testing of Support Equipment (SE) for a multi-service military
aircraft. Perform failure and Root Cause Analysis of SE field issues. Develop solutions for technical
problems and implement design improvements. Interface with suppliers and customers to resolve issues
in a timely manner. Provide internal and external technical briefings to define issues and solutions.
Manage projects to meet schedule and cost requirements, while ensuring delivery of quality products.
Responsibilities include the review and approval of technical documents, specifications, and reports to
ensure that program standards and requirements are meet.
The Boeing Company – Long Beach, Ca. 20+ years in Program Management on a $3 Billion a year
Program Management Leadership Team
Developed the battle rhythm for the Leadership Team and for reporting performance to established goals
at the weekly Program Management Meeting. Performed maintenance and statusing of Program Action
Items at the weekly Program Performance Leadership Team meetings (in MET), this included interfacing
with all functional levels from Senior Management to technical Subject Matter Experts. Performed Root
Cause Analysis for both Lessons Learned and ISO 9001/AS9100 issues at the program level.
Customer Interface Experience
Extensive interface with Department of Defense (DoD) Customer (Air Force Systems Group) and Defense
Contract Management Agency (DCMA) for Program contract extension, status reports/briefings, Value
Stream Mapping of product improvement processes, configuration management and lessons learned.
CMMI Subject Matter Expert
C-17 Program Representative, as the Subject Matter Expert for Lessons Learned and Configuration
Management areas on the CMMI implementation team. Responsible for presenting these critical program
functions to the outside accreditation team, which awarded CMMI Level 5 (Highest Rating) to the C-17
ISO 9001/AS 9100 Certified Lead Auditor
Conducted internal ISO audits to ensure compliance for C-17 and C-130 Avionics Modernization
Programs. Reviewed and prepared C-17 and C-130 AMP programs to ensure that Quality systems were
in compliance with ISO 9001/AS 9100 requirements. Reviewed resulting corrective action plans and
validate completion to achieve standard requirements. Worked directly with third party Accreditation
agency to ensure successful Certification for a large program (over 5000 employees) to Standard
required re-certification requirements on multiple programs and at remote sites.
Risk, Issue and Opportunity (RIO) Manager
Identified and analyzed RIO for Program Management Presentations and Tracking for a $3 Billion
program. Developed plan for early tracking of Risks, to identify them prior to becoming Issues.
Maintained and statused RIOs at the Program level, working with all level from Senior Management to
technical SMEs for planning and statusing RIOs plans and actions.
Lessons Learned (LL) Lead
Team Lead of multifunctional team to collect and analyze LL on the C-17 Program. Developed and
planned for System programming requirements to develop database. Developed plan for implementation
of LL collection and usage by Project and Systems Engineers during entire project lifecycle. Extensive
interface with Air Force Customer to ensure that program goals for LL were achieved. Led LL review
teams to document and ensure that LL were Instutionalized into standard business practices and
Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Subject Matter Expert (SME)
Performed RCA for both Lessons Learned items and ISO9001/AS9100 audit findings at the program
Value Stream Mapping (VSM) Subject Matter Expert (SME)
Recognized as Program SME for conducting Value Stream Mappings, and conducted numerous
mappings for Program Processes. Received recognition from Senior Air Force Customer for
improvements implemented in Program processes.
Supplier Management Speaker
Presenter for both Configuration Management and Lessons Learned subjects at Supplier Management
Process Based Management Utilization for Functions
Performed SME role to develop Process Based Management for the Program Management and other
areas to define, measure report and develop process improvement plans to measure critical program
reporting. Had extensive interface with the Government Customers (SG and DCMA) to develop and
manage the processes.
Led team that conducted training and incorporation of Employee Involvement (EI) initiative in the Program
Management function. The use of EI was successfully integrated throughout the department and became
the standard way for conducting day-to-day business.
Program Management Best Practices (PMBP)
Member of the PMBP implementation team and was responsible for evaluating, planning and
implementation of Lessons Learned (LL) enhancements.
Cost Account Manager (CAM)
Developed yearly budgets and monitoring cost and schedule performance on a monthly basis for the
department. Successfully met all requirements for Customer Earned Value Management System (EVMS)
Other past experience, qualifications and job functions:
Senior Staff Engineer
Manager Lab Test Support Operations
Previous security clearance
Education: Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering University of Toledo, Ohio