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Summary

Certified PRINCE2 Project Manager in Automotive Industry with strong background in Software Project Management.

Roles: 

  • Project manager , Customer Center FCA : 2015 - Present       
  • Senior Software Project Manager, Application Development Grup: 2012 - 2015    
  • Software Developer, Core Development Group: 2009 - 2012
    TRW Automotive:   
  • Area responsible (production support): 2008 - 2009

Certifications

  • PRINCE2 Foundation  ( Exam score 66/70)
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner ( Exam score 70/80)

Work experience

2015present

Project Manager, Customer Center Fiat Chrysler

Continental Automotive

       Leading and managing of project teams (Software, Hardware, Mechanical Design, Verification and validation, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality), in order to design complete instrument cluster  from quotation and development up to 6 months after the start of production.

Achievements and tasks:

  • Integrate and Tailor PRINCE2 method to fit the corporate process house.
  • Introduced the Version Control Tool ( previously used only by software teams) and the new Change Management Tool as mandatory in all core discipline .
  • Trained the core team on Change Management, Version Control, Risk Management and Configuration Item List topics
  • Manage scope, cost, schedule,risk & contractual deliverables of the projects.
  • Manage project teams and act as a coach for Core Team members .
  • Facilitate communication & alignment between cross-functional teams.

Projects:

  •  Fiat Tipo Instrument Panel Cluster ( Monochrome display)
  •  New IVECO Daily 2019 Instrument Panel Cluster ( Color Display)

Typical budget range:

  •     R&D : 2-3 mil EUR
  •     Manufacturing : 1 mil EUR
  •     Sales: up to 100 mil EUR
20122015

Software Project Manager, Application Development Group

Continental Automotive

Main Achievement and tasks    

  • Transferred the complete Mercedes HeadUp Display platform project ( 205 ) from Germany to Romania. This project was the first HUD developed in Timisoara and opened the gates for new opportunities in HeadUp Market in our local BU. 
  • Overtook the FIAT Tipo Cluster development in a critical state and secure the SOP milestones (this project was one of the biggest challenges in our local BU due to the aggressive car timeline and new technologies)
  • Prepared and conducted three customer audits ( process related). The audit was successfully passed.
  • Coach&Trainer for new Software Project Managers 
  • Ramp up an international team in order to fulfil the customer needs ( established teams in Romania, Slovakia, China and Croatia) 
  • Integrated the new customer issue tracking tool (Polarion) .Established a new process to integrate&test software modules from the customer and provide feedback ( first project in our location with software modules developed by the customer) 
  • Facilitated know how building in Autosar 
  • Adapted new development techniques to our internal process : Pair programming , Daily scrum meeting, new KPI reporting..

       Lead the complete software development for :

  • Mercedes Head Up Display (205/213) and lead the software quotation for new HUD platforms 
  • Cluster instrument panel for : New Fiat Tipo, Alfa Romeo Giulietta/Mito , Fiat 500L and Lancia Ypsilon
        

  Senior level achieved in 2015.

20092012

Software Developer, Core Development Group

Continental Automotive

    Design and develop software modules for bootloader system and toolbox according to the internal software development processes.

    Senior level achieved in 2011

20082009

Area Responisble (production support)

TRW Automotive

-  5S implementation support
-  Responsible for  Internal Layered Audit for ISO/TS