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An experience Program Management and Engineering Professional with over 14 years of expereince in Automotive Industry. 


To acquire a position where Program Management, Engineering and Product Management skills will significantly contribute to product and process development, increase in productivity and better market position


Greg Lucas

Dan Tesolin

Work experience

Apr 2007Nov 2008

Program Manager

Flex N Gate
  • Managed and launched Caliber, Nitro and Commander Fascias with program sales in excess of $ 40 million.
  • Managed changes for multiple (PM, MK, XK and KA) Programs.
  • Implemented over $1.5 Million in savings by packaging optimization and $120k from fastener consolidations.
  • Served as a liaison between customer assembly plants and Flex N Gate manufacturing facilities.
Jan 2005Mar 2007

Program Manager

Collins & Aikman
  • Managed Automotive Exterior projects from initiation through closing with annual sales in excess of $ 20 million.
  • Launched Jeep Compass Program by winning nominations for SPE's "Most Innovative Use of Plastics".
  • Managed Instrument Panels, Console and Hard Trim Programs at C&A.
  • Managed and owned APQP processes.
  • Assisted Business Manager with tooling audits and managed program good financial health.
Feb 2003Nov 2004

Engineering Manager

Collins & Aikman

  • Managed a group of 4 product engineers, Responsible for reviewing product designs, Product planning, specified customer requirements and coordinated the activity of multi-disciplinary development teams.
  • Generated test plans, Developed engineering estimates for cost estimating, conducted new product testing, Interpreted test results and reporting.
  • Conducted design reviews, Worked in close collaboration with Sales and Marketing for determination of market requirements on product features and performance, and with Production for successful launch of new products.
Dec 2000Feb 2003

Senior Product Engineer

Collins & Aikman

  • Managed Design and development of instrument panel and console products for from concept to launch with program sales in excess of $5 million. Received commendation and promotion after successful launch of LX Interior trim.
  • Prepared APQP documentation including BOM, BOT, DFMEA and DVP&R. Utilized APQP Gate Review Process to ensure defect free timely executing of product design and launches.

Program Manager

Collins & Aikman

Manufacturing Engineer

Collins & Aikman

Project Engineer

Collins & Aikman

Design Engineer

Manchester Plastics/Collins & Aikman



Associate Degree

Central Polyetchnic


Feb 2009Feb 2012

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Management Institute
Nov 2008Nov 2009

Professional Engineer

Professional Engineers Ontario