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Supply Chain Management

Veytaux, VD, Switzerland
February 21, 2018

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Bruno Gomes

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A professional, with a successful track record leading creation of business aligned sourcing strategy driving the implementation of sourcing recommendations and contracting in line with purchasing corporate policy and the company's ethics.

Multi-National Sourcing/Purchasing leader, and change management experience with a strong record of Supply Chain, Global Procurement, Logistics, Quality Management in international medium-size business environment,with an overall productivity between 8% to 12% saving for spending up to 10mkn €

- Developing and driving commodity strategies to leverage company’s global position in the market

- Expertise in manufacturing processes, Strong skills in contract negotiation, risk management, supplier quality agreement

- Expertise to negotiate major contracts with the suppliers

- Maximizing value contributions through an effective strategic sourcing and contracting process

- Design, build and implementation of a global supply risk management process

- Coaching the team to establish new sources of supply in various markets to meet business requirements

- Improving business performance through creating purchasing/procurement value

- Defining and driving changes in purchasing/procurement practice

- Proven leadership talent, coupled with sound technical and commercial and quality instincts

Specialties: Purchasing, Category Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Relationship Management, Manufacturing, Logistics, Distribution worldwide, Transportation, Warehousing, Inventory Management, Supplier Quality Assurance Management, Incoterm, Custom and formalities, Change Management, Bill of lading, letter of credits, SAP, JD.Edward, P2P, ERP


Supply Chain Management

Sourcing and Supplier Selection on a local and global basis


Negotiation cost, service level and added value

Contract negotiation & subcontracting

Inventory management



Bill of lading, letter of credit

Import Export and world wide

Custom & formalities

Logistics & Distribution network worldwide/ GDP

Manage Supplier KPI

Cost Saving initiative

Building relationships with all external suppliers.

Manage and improve supplier relationships and develop pragmatic service levels and KPI’

Manufacturing and shipping

Change management

Risk Analyses

Supplier Quality Management

Continuous Supply Improvement

Lean six Sigma

Black Belt Project Management

Relationship Management

Root cause analysis


SAP, JD. Edwards


Supply Chain and Quality Assurance Specialist

Medicareplus International –U.K

2017 –

Inspection and control of sterile medical devices manufactured and imported from China and UK

Batch release to the warehouse

Supplier quality assurance

Drive continuous improvement, best value and quality improvements in challenging existing practices and actively seek ways to achieve better outcomes

Supplier Quality Agreement

Risk management, Compliance, Audits

Start-up - Import and Distribution of Medical Devices

June 2014- Dec 2016

Purchasing Manager

• Category Management, Distribution Planning, logistics

• Drive a Strategic Sourcing approach

• Design and implement category strategies that deliver key benefits to the business including financial, service, quality, supply chain optimization and risk management.

• Knowledge of EU Regulatory requirement (GDP)

• Provide guidance/support to the sales team on material availability, expected delivery dates and lead times.

• Set and manage the budget and analyse spend across the business and report to management

• Responsible for key supplier relationships, negotiations, monitoring performance and leveraging innovation.

• Monitor and implement procurement strategies, quality assuring policies, working practices and procedures.

• Lead the development and implementation of procurement policies and system strategies to support tendering, contracts management, spend analytics and supplier performance management.

• Implement supplier management plans and manage supplier reviews

• Supplier selection, management and contract negotiation

• Manage and improve supplier relationships and develop pragmatic service levels and KPI’

• Develop excellent and effective collaborative relationships with suppliers and internal key stakeholders.

• Responsible for order processing, creation/collection of required documents for legal and/or customs purposes (e.g. invoices, letter of credits, import licenses, certificate of origin), bank submissions, processing of return shipments, debits and credits. •

Consultant Quality Assurance Supply Chain Management

Depuy Synthes (J&J)- Solothurn

March 2013 to June 2014

• Provided consultancy and guidance related to supplier quality assurance in Medical Devices.

Project Manager

Semtech Corporation - Neuchatel

December 2012 to April 2013

• Managed Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Project on three sites, USA, Canada, Neuchatel

• Developed, improved processes and implanted in three sites

• Establish and streamline processes and tools used to drive a robust sourcing process.

• Conducts troubleshooting and root cause analysis for complex issues using company-specific knowledge of products, processes and contacts and develops recommendations for resolution

• Analyze supplier quality performance (KPI) and measures to bring the respective suppliers to the required quality level

• Define KPIs to monitor the performance improvement of the supply chain in all aspects

• Optimize processes to reduce waste and increase the productivity within the organization

• Leading the implementation of LEAN process in the global supply chain organization

• Change Management


Pesca and Mar - Jura

A start up “Import and Distribution of Seafood”

January 2011 to December 2012

• Start up company, built up global supply cold - chain in sea food industry, including all required approvals

• Lead global category sourcing & management and contract Negotiations

• Define and implement sourcing strategies

• Conducted competitive/market analysis to drive market share and to strengthen competitive position

• Creation and reporting of category and supplier metrics and measurements

• Develop high quality execution of long term strategy plans

• Responsible for order processing, creation/collection of required documents for legal and/or customs purposes (e.g. invoices, letter of credits, import licenses, certificate of origin), bank submissions, processing of return shipments, debits and credits.

RUAG Space

Purchasing Manager

RUAG Space – Nyon

April 2008 - December 2011

• Lead category procurement activities for manufacturing

• Overall responsibility of supply chain activities and performance

• Request for Information/Quotation/Proposal (RFI/RFQ/RFP) creation, issuance and evaluation

• Coordinate the production at contractors and other third-party activities

• Excellent knowledge and Experience or demonstrated knowledge of foreign trade (import, export, incoterms, customs);

• Review, negotiate & update/create suppliers/sub-contractor contracts

• Lead supplier selection and qualification

• Responsible for order processing, creation/collection of required documents for legal and/or customs purposes (e.g. invoices, letter of credits, import licenses, certificate of origin), bank submissions, processing of return shipments, debits and credits.

• Represent Purchasing in a cross division team driving savings, synergies and risk management

• Development of long term strategic sourcing, fulfilment and capacity

• Balancing inventory with demand and operating capital requirements

• Interfaces with engineering and production during new product build to insure product compliance with design formation and delivery requirements.

• Procurement & supply process improvements (to reduce cost & increase reliability & flexibility)

• Benchmark price and performance of existing products/services with marketplace

• Lead cost reduction & avoidance programs with supplier (Logistics & Procurement) by 20% over 12 months

• Lead export and import products from USA, Europe, China /customs and transport management

• provide end to end category, sourcing, contract and supplier management capabilities.

• Inventory Management

Projects Management

• Manage project procurement purchase of a major products

• Lead cost reduction & avoidance programs with supplier (Logistics & Procurement) by 20% over 12 months

Senior Buyer

Petroplus Refinery Cressier SA – Cressier

September 2007 - December 2007

• Redesign purchasing department

• Identified, prioritized and managed procurement activities

• Handled all escalated suppliers and operational issues

• Negotiations covering pricing and terms of supply

Contract Buyer

DePuy Synthes – Le Locle

August 2006 to August 2007

• Lead procurement and outsourcings services for manufacturing of medical devices

• Managed the day-to-day operations of procurement and subcontracting operations.

• Developed and implemented action plans and strategies for supplier delivering on time the products

• Negotiated with suppliers valued contracts, served NDA agreements, Quality and Service Level agreement

• Worked with quality to provided focus for quality issues and drove corrective action within manufacturing

• Subcontracted and outsourced the medical devices manufacturing

• Support/manage new product launches

Strategic Buyer

PORTESCAP-Danher Motion – La Chaux-de-Fonds

July 2004 -August 2005

• Strategic buyer with a buying portfolio of €25 million

• Assed the company’s procurement issues, built and presented strategies of subcontracts, streamlined the total subcontracting procurement process

• Market analysis for electronic components

• Cost monitoring leading to cost avoidance of 10%

• Negotiations covering pricing and terms of supply

• Reviews Bills of Materials (BOM) and provides sourcing department with specifications for quoting materials and components required for new fabrications and assemblies.

• Resolves packaging issues

• Inventory management

• Introduced cost saving process and let to annual saving of 8%

IT EMEA Category Senior Buyer

AUTODESK – Neuchatel

April 1999 - September 2003

• Lead Procurement team in EMEA of IT purchase

• Procurement implementation (Direct and Indirect; IT, legal, Security, )

• Management of all Logistic Supply Providers, including contract negotiation and operational management.

• Build Distribution Network in EMEA

• Responsible for developing and implementing a global procurement strategy for the business across all sites across Europe.

• Responsible for liaising with Global Procurement functions to ensure effective synergies and exploitation of any potential global opportunities.

• Review, negotiate & update/create suppliers/sub-contractor contracts

• Supply chain process improvement (to reduce complexity & cost, improve & guaranty supply)

• Development of long term strategic sourcing, fulfilment, capacity and logistics planning

• Manage the Procurement team (Order fulfilment, shipment tracking, invoice payment, trouble shooting)

• Interact with the different subsidiaries to coordinate distribution of hardware’s

Projects Management

• Lead SAP, Ariba, P2P, Leasing of Hardware’s, distribution project

• Lead Distribution of Hardware’s and Software’s to subsidiaries in EMEA

Inventory Administrator


May 1997 - September 1998

In this role, I lead demand planning, worked on project of Kit barcode, import of engines for distribution in EMEA, Inventory management, and follow up of customer orders


November 1995 - April 1996

ATLAS COPCO – Penthaz - Manufacturer of industrials equipment

Warehouse clerk


January 1995 - September 1995

Operator-Supervisor-Inventory Clerk

March 1985 - January 1995


• Lead new warehouse project (Setup of warehouse, receiving and quality control facility)


2017 Lead Auditor course (BSI)

2012-2013 Black Belt (Lean Six Sigma Course)

2004 European center (German language certificate) – Germany

1998 Diploma in procurement (Swiss certified Purchasing Manager – ex. ASAA /

1998 International federation of purchasing and materiel management certificate – IFPM

1981 Analyst Programmer Diploma- Genève

1980 French Course “Ecole Theler Sion / Valais

1979 Bachelor of Commerce /Economic, Accountancy- University of Bombay/ India


2013 Johnson & Johnson (various FDA’s Quality System Requirement (QSM Training)

The Elements of A Quality System

Purchasing Controls Regulatory Requirements Overview

Root cause Analysis guidance Document

Failure Investigation Process and Problem Solving Process

Receipt of Product Complaint and Adverse Event Information

Risk Management Policy – ICDS

2012-2013 Project Management (Black Belt Lean Six Sigma)

2002 Auditing skill workshop / Neuchâtel / Internal Auditor

2002 ISO 9001/2000 / Neuchâtel

2002 Ariba software training / London

2001 Microsoft licencing seminar / Lausanne

1992 Accountancy Course / Neuchâtel


English Mother tongue,

French High level

German Middle level (intensive course /Koln/Germany)

Portuguese Basic


Leadership, Communication, Teamwork, organisational and management skills, Problem Solving, Positive Attitude, Flexible, Decision Maker, People management, Ethical, Influencing others


COMPUTING: Ms Office, Ms Project, PowerPoint, Outlook

ERP: SAP / CAM / Mapix / JD.Edward / Ariba / MRP, Minitab

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