Group Manager, Service Readiness (Technical Program Management)
Navistar Inc, Lisle, IL
Group Manager, Service Readiness, Lisle, IL Leads a team of product program mangers responsible for developing product service plans, budgets and resource requirements for all new products launches. My position interacts with product platforms and cross-functional teams across the business (engineering, finance, sales, parts and marketing) representing the voice of the customer and the International Dealer Channel.
Key Accomplishments In fiscal year 2015: (1) Oversaw the completion of 10 product programs and derived cost savings of over $800K in service program spend, (2) Led the negotiation of major supplier agreements with three large US companies, and(3) Worked on 2 major LEAN projects that will drive $200K savings YOY in operational efficiencies.