Kevin Cross

  • Munich, Germany
Kevin Cross

Project Manager

Work History

Work History

May 2009 - Present

Project Manager

Safe ID Solutions AG
Project Manager Responsible for Profit & Loss(i.e. optimise business result with respect to resources, budget and cycle time) Project budgets 25Mio€ Responsible for the coordination and reporting of international Government System projects(HW & SW) with customers like Giesecke & Devrient and the Bundesdruckerei Business line interface to development HW and SW and service departments as well as Sales /Marketing and Product management Responsible for the management of teams 15 persons on a world-wide basis Responsible for change requests and yield improvements
Jan 2009 - Apr 2009

Director Programme Manager

Transfer Enterprise(TRAIN GmbH)
Director Programme Manager
Feb 2008 - Dec 2008

Director Programme Manager

Qimonda AG
Director Programme Manager Cellular & Mobile DRAM's: Responsible for Profit & Loss,(i.e. optimise business result with respect to resources, budget and cycle time) Project budget 15Mio€ Responsible for the management & leadership of the programme team 30 + persons on a world-wide basis Responsible for sustaining volume business with Tier 1 customer, including lead and coordination of relevant production sites as well as supply chain & logistic activities Actively supporting FAE and sales for optimised key information
Mar 2005 - Jan 2008

Director Programme Manager

Infineon Technologies AG
Director Programme Manager(: Responsible for Profit & Loss,(i.e. optimise business result with respect to resources, budget and cycle time), built up a profitable business to 65 Mio€ revenue in 07/08 Responsible for the management & leadership of the programme team 30 + persons on a world-wide basis Organised quarterly sales training & reviews to align on mind set Responsible for the acquisition of new customers and fulfilment of customer demands together with internal design win targets Supportive active role regarding contracts and price negotiations Responsible for internal management reporting, presentations and preparation for decision making to top management Responsible for recruiting & installing programme team and disciplinary head of 8 persons
May 2003 - Feb 2005

Director Programme Manager

Infineon Technologies AG [Munich, Germany]

Responsible for Profit & Loss  of  wireles RF business with Nokia Mobile Phones

  • Successfully built up the business to  200 Mio € in FY 04/05
  • Succesfully optimised the product cyle-time
  • Successfully built up the ressources to maintain this profitable business

Responsible for world-wide  management & leadership of the programme

  • Coordination of FE and BE fabs to support successful manufacturabiity of very high volume products
  • Built up and maintained an extremely successful networking towards the customer
  • Estabihed a very good working relatinship with the Key account management at IFX in Finland to ensure key information and further enhance the understanding of the customer requirements
  • Responible for several direct reports

Responsible for reporting and presentations to

  • Infineon management board
  • Business Unit management board
  • NMP management on a quaterly business review basis

Responsible for the external management level  Interface to

  • Nokia Mobile Phones in Denmark, Finland and USA
  • 3rd party manufacturing partner / vendor ( Amkor, ASAT)
Oct 1996 - Apr 2003

Senior Project Manager

Siemens Semiconductors/Infineon Technologies AG

Responsible for project goals

  • (cost, time schedules, quality & resource planning) 

Responsible for the overall project coordination of diverse departments

  • (Design, Marketing, FE and BE Manufacturing sites, Sales, Quality & Test) 

Technical interface to multiple external customers/partners
Responsible for Risk & scenario management 

  • Yield improvement management utilising such tools as SWOT, FMEA,@ RISK

Disciplinary head of technical customer support team 

Responsible for project reporting to top management and board members

Sep 1986 - Sep 1996

Layout Designer

Siemens Semiconductors [Munich, Germany]

Responsible for

  • Block & top cell layout, floor-planning, verification & documentation, 
  • Mask ordering, reticle verification
  • Bond diagram creation 

Vast experience with a multitude of (Bipolar, BiCMOS) Technologies

Sep 1984 - Sep 1986

Product Support Engineer

Texas Instruments [Bedford, England] 

Responsibile for the testing and quality of  Linear devices

Jun 1982 - Aug 1984

Sales

Various Companies
Field Application Engineering & Sales:(in UK) Field Application Engineer(FAE) electronic typewriters Retail & Wholesale Sales for Unigate

Education

Education
1979 - 1982

HND

Huddersfield University
1977 - 1979

National Diploma

South Devon Technical College

Interests

Travelling

  • getting to know foreign cultures

Filming and Photography