Manager Functions* Managed Planning & Scheduling group for four laboratories. Received test requests, and selected laboratory performing test based on manpower & facility utilization. Ensured materials and equipment available for design / release Engineers requesting tests* Developed / maintained weekly and monthly workload utilization metrics for all laboratories that led to 25-32% improvement in laboratory productivity.* Managed the coordination and deployment of engineering network computing environment at the GM Tech Center in Warren to achieve significant savings, by purchasing computer resources rather than leasing them from EDS.* Saved e-mail storage space by utilizing web shared drive to post monthly metrics, rather than email them.* Created and customized three tracking programs using EXCEL, ACCESS and PROJECT, to maximize facilities usage, including time keeping, billing and resource utilization.
Supervisor Functions* Engineering Technician Supervision (Salary), laboratory test planning, scheduling. Managed a group of 21 Engineering Technicians on three shifts.* UAW Metal Model Maker/Maintenance Supervision (Hourly), Managed a group of 16 UAW employees to fabricate fixtures/test setups, and maintain building equipment.
Engineering Functions* Performed body joint torsional stiffness testing for competitive vehicle benchmarking.* Maintained Servo-Hydraulic Pumping System for laboratory testing, including ensuring regular maintenance performed, particle count testing. * Performed shock, brake, tire and wheel testing, utilizing established procedures and provided feedback and made recommendations for "go - no go".