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Bogdan Parvu

Project Manager in Automotive Industry

Summary

Certified PRINCE2 Project Manager in Automotive Industry with strong background in Software Project Management.
     In my 6+ years of project management I managed from full software projects for automotive customers as Daimler to multi-disciplines projects ( software, hardware , mechanical design, sales, purchasing, production, quality ) for Italian automakers.

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 :

  • Integrate and Tailor PRINCE2 method to fit the corporate process house.
  • Passed all quality gates on time with Green status
  • Passed IATF16949 audit
  • Pilot project for new SAP based Change Management tool
  • First project for FCA to use MKS versioning system in all disciplines (RnD and Production)
  • All customer deliveries done on time with the agreed content
  • Trained the core team on Change Management, Version Control, Risk Management and Configuration Item List topics
  • Direct customer communication
  • Involvement in process improvement projects : Management reporting, Change Management, R&D <> Production communication

Projects:

  •  Fiat Tipo Instrument Panel Cluster ( Monochrome display)
  •  New IVECO Daily 2019 Instrument Panel Cluster ( Color Display)
  • Acquisition Leader for Volvo SPA2 Interior Camera (gaze target recognition, face recognition, drowsiness classification)

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

Achievements:
- Developed complete flash bootloaders ( reflashing and diagnosis ) for Daimler TouchPad project (SH microcontroller), Daimler HeadUp Display (Renesas platform) and Hyundai Instrument Cluster (dual microcontrollers)
- Developed a toolbox used in production to download the device software on Internal Flash, External Serial Flash, NAND flash, EEPROM, emulated EEPROM via CAN and SPI communications
- Developed a toolbox to manage the emulated EEPROM basic functions ( Erase, Read, Write, Checksum )
- Developed a basic CAN drive for SH platform

20082009

Production Support

TRW Automotive

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