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Manager Management

Houston, TX
June 30, 2016

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Roberto Silva

*** ****** ** **** *** Houston, TX 77057 713-***-****

Data Analyst, VBA, Access & Excel Developer

Very skilled, articulate and deadline-driven professional, having more than 10 years of broad involvement with Data and Quantitative Analysis with Excel, Access and SQL Server, developing VBA applications, tools and reports for stakeholders.

Technical Proficiency and Qualifications

MS Excel & Access Advanced Level

Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP, VBA Reporting, Dashboards, Advanced Formulas

RDBS design, VBA-Excel-Access Integration, SQL, SSMS

Materials and Service Coding, Procurement, Contracts, Inventory, Budget, Authority Purchase Levels

Data Management, Analysis, Formatting, Exporting

Project Management, QAQC

Organized & Detail oriented

Data Security & Confidentiality

Access-SQL Tables and Forms creation, Advanced Queries

MS Project, Visio, PowerPoint


Data Importing and Exporting

Time Management

Creative, critical thinking

Problem solving and troubleshooting abilities

Accountancy & Financial Familiarity

System Documentation and Training

Excel & Access Projects Highlights

Among dozens of small and medium Excel-Access-VBA Projects, these listed below are the biggest I have developed, maintained, trained and documented;

Excel Database Application Development for Documentation and Maintenance of an Offshore Oil & Gas Production Unit for Petrobras America which comprises operational, contractual and maintenance aspects of the Offshore Production Unit;

VBA-Excel App with User Level Access, 450+ Input cells and 1000+ calculated cells, for wells production allocation, chemicals stock control and usage, contractual performance, production potential, losses using simple, moderate and complex formulas sometimes nested in If-Then-Else’s;

Excel Database Management for every day input for the last 5 years, with thousands of columns and rows;

Data migration from Excel to Access Relational Database with 25 Tables and 27 Modules;

Several Dynamic Reports (including Pivot Table Reports) and Queries were created in order to attend the frequent changes and requests from the Management;

ERP Application development using VB6 and Access-SQL Server for Wood Group Brazil with several customized Crystal and Excel Reports to the Controller and Accountancy Department;

Professional Experience

PETROBRAS AMERICA (Houston, TX) (Petrobras America) Feb 2008 – Apr 2016

Job Title: Technical Support Engineer (Data & Quantitative Analysis, VBA-Excel-Access Developer)

Databases in Excel and Access development and customized reports requested by Operations Manager;

Relational Database design, Tables and Forms creation, Advanced Queries, Excel-VBA-Access Integration

Liaison with several users from different departments;

Research and propose technical solutions with costs, benefits, schedule and possible challenges;

Technical Support to analyse costs, creating dashboards for management decision with graphics, summaries and historical data support;

Major Achievements:

oCost reduction in $500k in chemicals contract renewal based on Data Analysis and reports;

oEngineering, Construction, Commissioning and Operations Quantitative Weekly Reports;

oPetrobras America was able to accurately report and plan wells production based on this database to the stakeholders;

oOperational and Safety improvements based on Data Analysis reports;

oMajor Safety improvement through a detailed Quantitative & Qualitative Analysis Audit Report over the Automation System, comprising 500+ screens and 10000+ objects

SEVAN MARINE (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) (Sevan Marine - FPSO Piranema Spirit) Nov 2005–Oct 2007

Job Title: Commissioning Manager

Manage the new Offshore Oil and Gas Production Platform to be ready for start-up;

Prepare Daily and Weekly reports to the Management, Client, Certification and Local Authorities;

Daily Progress Meeting with Team Leaders; Schedule updating;

Major Achievements:

oTRCF = 0 (# of staff injuries requiring medical treatment/time off for every million hours worked)

oCompliance of 100% of Rules and Regulations;

oImplementation of Daily and Weekly Progress Report with MS Project and Excel;

WOOD GROUP BRAZIL (Macae, Rio de Janeiro) (Woodgroup) Nov 2002–Aug 2005

Job Title: ERP Developer/Procurement Manager

Contracted to develop from scratch an ERP Supply Chain Application using VB6, Access and SQL Server;

This was to provide management over fabrication and installation of brown field engineering for 11 offshore production and drilling platforms in Campos Basin, Brazil over different Clients and contracts;

Relational Database design, Tables and Forms creation, Advanced Queries, Excel-VBA-Access Integration

Resulted in 50+ Flowcharts comprising the whole business activities (Engineering, Procurement, Warehouse, Services and Materials Vendors Contracts, Equipment and Tools Rental, Stock Control, Inventory, Quality Control, Budget and Interface data to Accountancy);

Liaison with IT Manager to deploy the application in 50+ PC’s and provide training for the users;

Development of Weekly and Monthly Reports to the Controller.

After a successful implementation, I was invited by the Country Manager to take over the Procurement Manager position for 6 months to prepare the Department according to the Aberdeen Headquarters procedures and for the next corporate Manager;

Major Achievements:

oThe system was developed and implemented in 8 months, under approval of the Wood Group Corporate IT Manager;

oCost reduction of $1M over the 2003-2005;

oProcurement Department adjusted to retain 40% of its previous staff with the new application;

oOrganization of the Storage Areas with proper coding; CCTV System implementation;


Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Systems Analyst & Database Designer, Carioca University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

B.Sc. Marine Engineering, Merchant Marine Academy, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Professional References

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