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Manager Project

New Braunfels, Texas, United States
April 21, 2017

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Adam R. Friedrich

New Braunfels, Texas


An Experienced Project Manager who has travelled internationally, experienced in Engineering and IT, Well known for establishing strong relationships, moral and ethics with all levels of the organization. Has extensive experience with Primavera, MS Office, Six Sigma, Project Facilitation, Waterfall and Agile Methodology.


•Customer Relations & Development

•PMO (Project Management Office)

•Oracle Primavera P6/ EPPM Web/Team Member

•Microsoft Project

•Microsoft Visio

•Microsoft Visual Studio

•Waterfall Methodology

•Agile Fundamentals and Methodology

•Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

•TRL Process (Technology Readiness Level)

•Strategic Planning

•Project Facilitation and Execution


•Six Sigma Green Belt

•New Product Introduction (NPI)

•Master Data Management

•Certified Data Governance Professional

•Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

•Program and Vendor Management



Led teams across broad technical, financial and business disciplines. Focused teams on business objectives and tracked progress to ensure project milestones were completed on time, on budget and with the desired results.

Mitigated risk factors through careful analysis of financial and statistical data. Anticipated and managed change effectively in rapidly evolving global business environments.

Defined processes and tools best suited to each project. Moved between agile and waterfall approaches depending on project specifics and client goals, creating detailed project road maps, plans, schedules and work breakdown structures.


ENGINEERING PROJECT MANAGER II CAT Division Manager Jeff Zircher 11/2015 – 12/1016

Caterpillar Inc. (Collabera Staffing) – Laid Off ITDD Mossville AC

•Worked within Caterpillar PMO supporting and managing projects, teams and resources onsite in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico Fargo, North Dakota Corinth, Mississippi

•Worked closely with GPM Data Migration Team to successfully transfer all GPM projects under one server

•Supported the Caterpillar REDI Lan Share High Value Vault data storage project which ultimately, transported high value Caterpillar red assets into safe location

•Facilitated training and planning sessions with project team resources and upper level management

•Utilized Microsoft Visio to develop project PERT (Program Evaluation Review Technique) charts

•Worked closely with Reman IT SME & Scrum Master to implement Agile methodologies in order to revamp failing business practices and project methodologies

•Created and monitored work backlog utilizing Microsoft Visual Studio

•Utilized Microsoft Excel to compile project metrics and pivot tables to support, slice, and sort data

• Consulted with project resources and management to identify constraints/bottlenecks and remove impediments Utilized – Primavera & EPPM Web, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Visual Studio, Visio, Agile and Waterfall Methodologies, DMAIC Process

IT PROJECT MANAGER (temp) State Farm - Bloomington, IL

07/2015 – 10/2015

•Simultaneously, managed multiple IT projects utilizing Primavera and Software Development Life Cycle process

•Updated project plans that included component design, coding, beta and user acceptance testing (UAT)

•Analyzed and assessed project risks while defining roles and responsibilities of project team • Facilitated planning sessions with project team resources and upper level management

Utilized – Oracle Primavera P6, Microsoft Excel, SDLC Process, Agile & Waterfall Methodologies


Caterpillar Inc. (NextSource Staffing) GSND Moss AC

11/2013 – 01/2015

•Served as liaison to Global Purchasing Department and organizational business units/suppliers, clarifying SEC rulings regarding conflict of mineral usage in consumer products and mandatory information

•Used Microsoft Excel to create project metrics, pivot tables, perform VLookups, and other integral functions

•Conducted supplier data-analysis to ensure integrity conformed to corporate requirements

•Contributed to Caterpillar’s Master Data Management processes and initiatives; Assured integral data security

Utilized – Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables), Microsoft Access, MS Tools, Caterpillar Management System(s)


Low Cost Producers Team (LCP), Phase 1 CV//CB/DD/AC - Peoria, IL area

Caterpillar Inc. (Advanced Technology Services, Inc.)

08/2011 – 11/2012

•Traveled globally to serve as On-Site Manager of Data Capture Team - coordinated New Product Introduction

(NPI) projects with domestic and international scopes in the United States, China, England and France

•Supervised team of up to 6 professionals (direct reports) and managed daily work schedules

•Acting Caterpillar VCCD system owner; Created and standardized database & naming nomenclature

•Presented cost reductions, identified through ideation processes per engineers, and upper management


Caterpillar Inc. (Advanced Technology Services, Inc.)

07/2010 – 08/2011

•Managed and supervised a team consisting of 6 professional direct reports

•Scheduled and executed Preventative Maintenance procedures and support quality and continuous improvement

•Facilitated weekly operational planning meetings with Caterpillar management, direct supervisors regarding production, testing and employee-related issues or concerns as well as to ensure deadlines


Robert Morris University - Peoria, IL

01/2008 – 12/2009

•Held responsibility and accountability for a wide range of activities to university admission and retention

•Consulted with university officials to determine specifications, skill sets and progression within each career field to effectively market the opportunity to candidates

•Evaluated and updated marketing material to ensure business goals were competitive with local competition • Made appointments with local high schools to recruit college students


R&B Productions – Peoria, IL


•Coordinated and organized local projects such as; Taste of Peoria and Central Illinois Auto Show

•Cold calling for sales, coordinated, and organized events following detailed layouts on-site

Miller-Dredge Insurance Agency - Peoria, IL


•Assisted in the create and development of co-op advertising campaigns

•Aided the in the budgeting and financial information for the company’s co-op fund


•Bachelor of Business Administration, Focus: Management: GPA: 3.2/4.00 & Deans Honor’s List for 3 Years Robert Morris University – Peoria, IL

•Certified Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt Certified in Fundamentals of Agile Methodology- CAT University Certified Data Governance Professional - Dataversity, LLC

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