Miguel Eduardo Lourido
Results-driven and seasoned IT professional and leader with experience in project management and implementation of ERPs and system information applications, focused on supply chain, sales and manufacturing processes. Highly effective leader with proven abilities to manage diverse and multicultural teams. High integrity and team worker, as self motivated and enthusiastic in any duties assigned. I have a B.S. in Computer Systems Engineering, and M.S in engineering Systems Management certified Comptia
Project+, and am Bilingual Spanish-English.
AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE
Oracle EBS-Order to Cash
MS Axapta, Cristal Reports
SQL, Access, Excel
POS, Mobility, RFID, WLAN
M.S. Systems Engineering Management, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali, Colombia - 05/1999
B.S. in Computer Systems Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali, Colombia - 11/1989
Latin America Sales & Marketing Consultant, Global Technology Systems Inc, 2018/05-2018/08
Global Technology Systems Inc, is a leader in the manufacturing and sales of energy solutions for mobile devices.
Promoted the brand and solutions across Latin America market.
Developed business and oversight full order cycle since end user, to re-seller, to distributor, to vendor.
Presented webinars teaching customers, re-sellers and distributors sales representatives and technical personnel GTS energy solutions.
Make cold calls and create easy rapport with prospects.
Manage pipeline of opportunities, following up periodically potential customers
Account Manager, Scansource Inc, Doral, FL 2011/06 – 2017/12
Scansource Inc is the POS, AIDC technology wholesale distributor company leader. With 20 offices attending US, Europe and Latin America markets, they distribute more than 100 different brands of technology covering areas as Point of Sale, AIDC, RFID, Communications and Security. They have 2000 employees
Gathered mobility, point of sales, video surveillance, and network requirements, for more than 100 projects.
Prepared hardware proposals to achieve customers RFP, RFQ.
Supported more than 60 customer requisitions.
Participated as team member (key user) in SAP SD implementation project, gathering requirements, supporting consultants, defining reports and KPI, and manage schedule deliverables.
Communicated with stakeholders and sponsor to obtain approvals and guarantee projects success.
Project Manager/Transportation Manager – SoleFarms LLC-QueensFlowers, Doral, FL 2006 - 2010
QueensFlowers is the largest flowers importer and grower, with more than 50 owned farms in Colombia, and 20 vendors in countries as Ecuador, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Dominican Republic. They have 200 employees in the US.
Managed a project to redefine and integrate Logistics and Transportation process, joining operations from 4 separate companies to a 1 unique operation reducing time of response on more then 30% and increase process flexibility.
Prepared project charter, project plan, and deliverables.
Created strategic and long term operations plan.
Constructed RFPs, budget, design and deploy transportation management information system.
Negotiated with stakeholders, project cost and schedule.
Planned, get approval and control a $6 million dollar operation expenses budget.
Prepared project charter and RFP for a new Purchasing Software Information System.
Managed a fleet maintenance expenses of 40 trailers and 20 trucks.
Managed a staff of of 20 truck drivers, hiring, training, mentoring, scheduling, discipline and holding them.
Operations Manager – Polymer Group Inc, Palmira, Colombia (South America) 2002-2005
Polymer Group Inc, is one to the largest non-woven fabric manufacturer in the world. They have factories around the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Sales over 20MM/year.
Managed as Project manager the full life-cycle Oracle business suite v.11 Order-to-Cash project achieving a success implementation in 6 months.
Prepared, organized, directed and controlled all operational activities for Customer orders cycle.
Increased inventory accurate to an average of 98%+ en the three years.
Reduced Sea and in-land transportation freight rates on more than 15%
Improved transportation efficiency in 10% using IT tools.
Worked closely with Production planning area to guarantee orders shipments on time.
Led a 5 professionals team managing full-cycle orders, production planning, A/R, and shipping.
Managed a third party clerk team of 5 member to guarantee import/export paperwork and opportunity.
Negotiated with land and sea freight company to obtain best rates and improved service.
Planned and oversaw a $10 million sales operation expense budget.
Designed SQL queries to create sales and AR statistical reports, and KPI.
Operations Manager – Lloreda S.A., Cali, Colombia (South America) 1999-2002
Lloreda S.A is the largest food-oil manufacturer in Colombia (South America), have 2000 employees and sales of $144 million in Sales per year.
Led change from Logistic own operation to 3PL, reducing Logistic operation expenses on 15%.
Developed monthly inventory counting system increasing inventory information accurate from 92% to 98%.
Managed a 4 professional supervisor team, controlling transportation, production planning, warehousing and sales information (SQL statiscal reports) processes.
Defined and controlled a 10 million expenses budget.
Acted as project manager in the ISO9001 definition and deployment for outbound logistic processes.
Information Manager – Lloreda S.A, Cali, Colombia (South America) 1995/06-1999/01
Led 4 IT engineers team, supporting sales and logistics processes by designing, proposing and deploying statistical, forecast control, market covering (GIS) and Key performance indicators to support managerial team tabulated information in order to improve sales and marketing strategies and reduce operational costs.
Gathered requirements and prepare RFPs, propose alternatives and lead whole project life cycle, including costs and schedule.
Projects managed to highlight:
oSales&Logistic Project Manager for ERP full-cycle Implementations using BPCS
oGeographic Information System.
oIntranet sales and marketing statics display system.
Field Sales Information Systems.
Account Manager – Sistemas de Tecnologia Avanzada STA 1994/08-1995/06
Sistemas de Tecnologia Avanzada was the Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) distributor in Colombia.
Promoted Digital Equipment Corporation computers in South Colombia territory
Prepare and present technology RFP.
Sold 1MM selling Alpha servers LAN, WWAN DEC switches and bridges.
Managed government and manufacturing verticals, supporting and growing assigned accounts.
IT Project manager and developer AS/400 – Gillette de Colombia S.A 1989/04-1994/08
Gillette is the world leader in the blade razors and writing instruments (PaperMate) in the world. Gillette de Colombia was a factory located in Cali, Colombia where they manufactured blades and pens.
Managed the life cycle for a production costs control system information project using RPG/400
Managed the life cycle for a human resources system information project
Managed the RFP and evaluate options for a MRP system.
OTHER TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS
Project Management Proffesional, PMP, The Academy, Miami, FL, - 05/2018- Certification in progress
Project+ Comptia, 04/2018, The Academy, Miami, FL, 04/2018 #
Transportation Manager, University of Miami, Miami, FL - 11/2008
City of Miami
Cypress Bay High Scholl – Broward County