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Supply Chain Program Management

Bloomfield Hills, MI
May 12, 2024

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Pavel Yanovsky

Bloomfield Hills, MI ***** 248-***-****

Program Management Leader

Focus on Multi-Cultural Relationships and Trust to Build Best-in-Class Teams

Versatile entrepreneurial-minded professional with over 25 years of global leadership in program, product, operational, and supply chain management, that drives on-time and on-budget programs. Optimize P&L and capital investments through outstanding business acumen coupled with strategic planning. Proficient in building and leading productive teams within matrix organizations, through servant leadership, conflict management and mentorship. Demonstrated success of serving as voice of customers to meet and exceed customer and stakeholder expectations with ground-breaking program launches and services.

Program/Project Implementation and Management Business Plan Development Product Development Management Accounting Finance Leadership Mentoring Coaching

Contract Management Supply Chain/Logistics Management Cost Management

Product Lifecycle Management Cross Functional/Matrix Organization Team Management

Value Stream Mapping Continuous Improvement PMP LRP KPI Management

Professional Experience

LEAR CORPORATION, Southfield, MI 2018 – Sept/2023

Sr. Platform Manager (European & Asian OEMs)

Led team of five direct report program managers and six indirect reports to manage MCAs and new launches of global programs. Established program financial and strategic goals. Executed organizational requirements for PMO processes and procedures. Regularly reviewed program financials, milestones, supplier selection/readiness, deliverables, and implementation. Bridged internal and external customers related to program status, challenges, opportunities, and deliverables. Drove team development and growth, through internal and cross-functional mentoring and coaching.

Launched 16 new programs/MCAs under budget and on time, by fostering alignment of cross functional teams and customers on key deliverables, milestones, and timing

Recovered $3.9M in premium costs and overruns, through tenacious attention to program review and negotiations related to delivery requirements, scope-creep, and one-off requests

Received CEO’s award for “For Going Above and Beyond”, by resolving external/internal stake holder production and raw material issues, and meeting objectives for global supply chain, during the COVID epidemic

Directly managed multi-tiered, global EV program with extended investments and complex development timing, that was recognized for “Best Launch Program”

Fostered promotion of 4 direct and 3 cross functional team members, through mentorship and coaching in environment of continued growth, inclusion, and teamwork

FAURECIA USA, Auburn Hills, MI 2014 - 2017

Sr. Manager, Program Management - CVE (FCM NAO) 2015 – 2017

Directed and led 7 Program Managers within global matrix environment for $2B Commercial Vehicle Business Unit, to ensure on-time and on-budget customer launches. Established program, financial and P&L objectives. Chaired regular global cross-functional program reviews with Finance, Sales, Purchasing, Engineering, and Operations. Resolved program issues/conflicts with suppliers, customers, and internal teams. Interfaced and negotiated pricing, timing/deliverables, and engineering changes with customers. Performed LRP planning for current, new and acquisition business.

Achieved 31% revenue increase, by applying more in-depth change management of program’s financials, design, process/quality, and timing targets

Achieved 17% material cost reduction and 23% VM increase, by working directly with engineering and purchasing to reduce material costs and identify operational efficiency opportunities

Defined, established and implemented supply chain and logistics process (SAP, MRP, EDI) for new plant, in collaboration with special cross functional project team comprised of IT, engineering, manufacturing, purchasing and logistics

Achieved 7% OI increase, by directly managing business unit P&L associated with launching 3 major and 6 minor programs on-time and on-budget

Serial Life Product Manager - Nissan seating 2014 - 2015

Team leader and single point-of-contact for $600M OEM seating program. Developed and implemented organizational and P&L goals. Led 6 direct reports and extended team members. Conducted Program Reviews for contract adhesion, design/manufacturing, VA/VE cost initiatives, and LRP planning.

Achieved 23% P&L improvement for Program MCIs through VA/VE, without sacrificing program performance or customer satisfaction

Achieved 11% OI and 18% VM increase, by collaborating with purchasing, engineering, and operations to identify cost reduction opportunities

EBERSPACHER, Novi, MI 2008 -2012

Commercial Vehicle Sr. Program Manager

Managed key global program matrix team that executed launch of three technologically advanced exhaust systems for Heavy Duty Class 8 trucks that each contained “Selective Catalytic Reduction” and Diesel Particulate Filter”. This included defining program KPIs and financial goals, creating and implementing program milestones, and managing VAVE/ECNs.

Launched all 3 programs six months prior to SOP, while reducing budget targets 35%, increasing profitability 50%, and attaining quality level of <90 PPM

Received Volvo Global Strategic Supplier Award, and recognized at senior leadership level, for successfully collaborating with customer team to achieve flawless launch

In response to Japan earthquake/tsunami, led team to identify and implement new supplier, supply chain and logistics for critical part that had been produced in Japan

Additional Relevant Experience

ECODUEL, Beaufort, SC Director Program Management & Procurement

Implemented program management and procurement functions for Dual Fuel Natural Gas System for this start-up company.

CHRYSLER LLC, Auburn Hills, MI Model Controller - RAM 1500

Worked cross functionally to analyze P&L results and cost improvement to create new financial targets.

PANGEA AUTO LEATHER (Formerly GST, Seton), Troy, MI

Director of Materials (Americas)

Led 16-member team to negotiate supplier contracts, material deliveries, and customer schedules

Improved on-time delivery 30%

Reduced raw materials 66%

Improved inventory accuracy to 99.5%

Achieved 24% overall inventory reduction

Global Program Manager

Managed global commercial programs valued at $900M in revenue. Established program KPIs, utilized ECM to drive profitability

Instituted 98% successful end-of-life obsolescence process

Commercial Systems Manager (promoted from Customer Service Manager)

Led 15 direct reports to manage all customer day-to-day activities. Performed market research and customer interviews to establish global LRP.

Collaborated with executive management to reduce premium costs by 95% ($4.7MM to $245K)

BORG WARNER AUTOMOTIVE, Sterling Heights, MI Sr. Financial Analyst

Contracted to Borg Warner to define and implement divisional cost estimating model

Improved response time by 30% and first-time-right accuracy by 45%

SIDLER INC, Madison Heights, MI Cost Estimator / Analyst

Created and implemented corporate cost estimating model.

Improved accuracy 80% and reduced customer response time 67%.


Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Accounting and Finance, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

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