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Resume 2 02 2065

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Resume 2 02 2065

  1. 1. Karl D. Newman 1918 Bataan Road #4 Redondo Beach, Ca 90278 Email: karlswirl2@yahoo.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 PROFESSION EXPERIENCE Marvin Engineering - Inglewood, Ca. Program Manager 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 requirements. Northrop Grumman Corporation - Redondo Beach, Ca. 4+ years in Project Management of Support Equipment 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 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 Program.
  2. 2. 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 procedures. Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Subject Matter Expert (SME) Performed RCA for both Lessons Learned items and ISO9001/AS9100 audit findings at the program level. 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 Conferences. 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. Employee Involvement 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) audits. Other past experience, qualifications and job functions: Principal Engineer Senior Staff Engineer Manager Lab Test Support Operations Previous security clearance Education: Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering University of Toledo, Ohio

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