Pete Lehman Career Portfolio

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An intelligent, dedicated Director with combined specialty of operational and financial management, within complex Information Technology environments.

Pete Lehman

Director, Engineering Operations & Planning

Executive Profile

An intelligent, dedicated Director with combined specialty of operational and financial management, within complex Information Technology environments. Aggressively exceeds goals and expectations and thrives as a leader in a constantly changing, fast-paced work environment.

  • Effectively leads major engineering initiatives within global operations and across multiple disciplines.
  • Ability to closely align multiple, dispersed work groups to strategic goals of the organization.
  • Excels in designing, developing and implementing standardized tools, policies and procedures.

Portfolio Highlights

  • Defined/directed operations, policies, procedures and guidelines for large engineering organization of 1100+.
  • Provided senior executive team with plans supporting R&D annual budgets from $300M to $800M.
  • Increased organization deliverable performance by 25% in 1 year by establishing metrics and focus on commitments.

 

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Identified opportunity to provide outside services to other business units and external clients, off-setting unit expenses between $3M and $17M annually.

Pete Lehman

Director, Engineering Operations & Planning

Pete Lehman Areas of Expertise

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Established tooling, procedures and metrics to define and measure deliverable commitments, increasing organizational performance by 25%+.

Pete Lehman

Director, Engineering Operations & Planning

Career Highlights

Silcon Design

  • Defined/directed operations, policies, procedures and guidelines for large engineering organization of 1100+. Managed annual $100M budget, $25M in capital expenditures and reduced work-in-progress cash flow from $50M to $25M over 2 years.
  • Directed operational systems and applications, processes and policies supporting all corporate world-wide engineering, including C-level reporting, information flow and product and operational business plans.
 

Microsoft Corporation

  • Supported engineering executive staff to guide transition of diverse engineering organizations and geographical locations into a cohesive operation. Provided ad hoc data analysis and reports to senior executives.
 

Pixel Corporation

  • Managed 4 organizations: 60+ systems engineers and programmers and 4 direct reports, with $6M annual operating budget.

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Leadership produced $500M annual cost savings through efficiencies leading to closure of 7 manufacturing plants.

Pete Lehman

Director, Engineering Operations & Planning

Selected Achievements

Performance Management

  • Provided senior executive team with plans supporting R&D annual budgets from $300M to $800M. Defined and deployed tools and procedures for engineering-wide product portfolio, which aligned with corporate goals and strategies, and consistently delivered on-time and low cost computer products and solutions.(UNISYS - Director)
  • Developed tooling, procedures and metrics for defining and measuring deliverable commitments by the organization. Increased overall organizational performance by 25%+.(UNISYS - Director)
  • Developed a common set of commodity codes for the corporation and executed a transition plan for all organizations to reduce parts inventory and multiple suppliers/vendors. Worked with all engineering, manufacturing and procurement functions resulting in a 50% reduction in vendors and $100M in costs.(UNISYS)
 

Business Development

  • Identified opportunity for engineering to provide outside services (such as custom development for special client configurations and system performance analysis), to other business units and external clients, without impacting internal commitments, off-setting annual R&D expenses between $3M and $17M annually.(UNISYS - Director)
  • Collaborated with engineering executives to identify development work that could be performed offshore in India and China. Established migration plans and targets to shift efforts and track progress. Over 2 year period, offshore staffing grew from 10 to 350FTEs, reducing onshore development costs by $18M.(UNISYS - Director)
 

Team Management & Development

  • Formed/led cross-functional team that consolidated dispersed/independent computer engineering disciplines, practices, policies, concepts and supporting tools across corporation. Eliminated redundancies, closed 7 manufacturing plants and enabled sharing of all activities, resulting in costs savings of $500M annually.(UNISYS)
  • Led a team from engineering, manufacturing and Corporate IT organizations to define, design and develop a centralized engineering database for the corporation. This enabled various disciplines to globally share information regarding the common design of components, systems and manufactured modules.(UNISYS)
 

Problem Solving & Results

  • Defined, designed and deployed planning tool to assist senior engineering management in R&D planning and tracking. (UNISYS)
    • Was 1st in-house development of client/server architecture utilizing PC/Windows/MS Office client communicating with Unix/Oracle database server over LANs/WANs. Eventually migrated to distributed database architecture to reduce performance issues.
    • System globally collected, formatted information and presented real time the R&D investment, schedules and content of all engineering programs within a $1.2 billion R&D budget, creating a complete annual product portfolio.
 

Process Improvement

  • Re-engineered and guided entire systems integration/test of computer hardware and system software and release of qualified system software to manufacturing for distribution to customers. Eliminated errors in system configuration management, reducing customer complaints by 25%.(UNISYS - GM)

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Designed procedural strategies to avoid duplication of effort. Reduced test modules by 50%; development test time 30% and programming errors 20%.

Pete Lehman

Director, Engineering Operations & Planning

Proficiencies

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Skilled in both on-site and remote management of organizations and people. Works exceptionally well with all levels of staff.

Pete Lehman

Director, Engineering Operations & Planning

Career Experience

Silcon Design

Dublin, PA (1998 2009)

  • Director, Engineering Operations & Planning
 

Microsoft Corporation

NY, NY (1990-1997)

  • Senior Staff Engineer, Engineering Operations
 

Pixel Corporation

Roseville, MN

  • Group Manager, Systems Test, Release & Support

 

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Led team to define lifecycle methodologies, unifying development process and improving accuracy, decreasing user problem reports by 50%+ Y1.

Pete Lehman

Director, Engineering Operations & Planning

Education

Ryder Technical Institute

Allentown, PA

  • Associate Degree (Electronic Technology)
 

Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

  • BA Business Administration and Economics
 

Tehnical Skills

  • Desktop and Laptop PCs
  • Microsoft Windows Installation, Configuration, Utilization
  • MS Office / Excel
  • Lotus Notes
  • Oracle
  • Broad Range of Off-the-Shelf Applications

 

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Pete is trustworthy, diligent, timely, practical, and a superb manager of both people and processes.

Pete Lehman

Director, Engineering Operations & Planning

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Collaborated with engineering executives to reduce offshore development costs by $18M.

Pete Lehman

Director, Engineering Operations & Planning

Performance Results

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