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Dear Mr. Caleb Warner:
With a proven background as a Senior Project Manager for Engineering projects within the aerospace and defense industry, I have delivered quality solutions for top organizations. I possess a record of success analyzing operations, then designing and instituting methodologies that work to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Expert skills in planning, monitoring, reporting, resource management, quality and risk management as well as serving as a reputable change agent, have resulted in consistently delivering high profile, multi-million dollar projects on time and on budget.
I have a strong background in Electronic/Systems Engineering as well as developing key partnerships as Integrated Project Team Leader for new defense systems and products. I have led major design, manufacturing, and implementation teams, delivering high quality solutions for aerospace, space, military, and industrial clients.
My leadership style focuses on engaging team members to communicate, dynamically solve problems and deliver the highest quality solutions. I am currently seeking to provide your organization with the above skills as Project Engineer. A sample of key contributions includes:
Highlights of my qualifications include:
Identified program risks and formulated action plans to mitigate risks and manage client expectations.
Resolved program constraints from underbid contracts, leveraged engineering experience to design solutions that were less costly to build, leading to overall profitability of at least 2X original forecasts.
Delivered programs on schedule and under budget with profit margin ~ 38% for a contract that limited bid fee to 10%.
Utilized IPTL approach for a major P4BE Airborne Instrumentation System upgrade project, resulting in achieving FFP 10% fee, on schedule delivery, and final profit margin in ~34%.
Implemented $312K cost savings on a $3.3M contract for USAF.
As a detail oriented individual with a passion for excellence, I am adept at listening to clients’ needs, then analyzing and implementing the best designed solution. I am effective and comfortable communicating with all levels of stakeholders and senior management. My unique background makes me a strong leader for major change projects. I have devoted my career to developing proven engineering program management strategies in order to meet or exceed client expectations.
Please accept this letter and enclosed resume as an introduction to my skills and background. For a more detailed presentation of my offerings, feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience to schedule a conference. Thank you in advance for your consideration and I look forward to our conversation.