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Supply Chain Professional

Location:
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Posted:
October 10, 2016

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Senior Purchasing Professional – Optimistic and responsible negotiator and planner with proven skills to improve my work environment and influence people. Eleven years of experience in all Supply Chain areas. Developed my role within distribution companies and continue to work on improving the Supply Chain from my positions in purchasing and logistics. Able to provide strategic planning, project management, teamwork, leadership and a clear focus on producing results.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

OPERATIONS MANAGER RODENSTOCK SPAIN (MAY 14 – SEPT 16)

Implemented and adapted all work processes and IT systems (SAP SD & MM, Motrade CRM & QlikView BI) in the newly created subsidiary and train the staff for the areas of: customer and after sales service, distribution marketing and sales.

Search, negotiate and contracting of local suppliers.

Created and deliver product training for the sales-force and conduct sales training to the opticians.

PURCHASING & PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST CIONE Group (APR 12 – MAY 14)

For private label products. Reduced total costs: buying prices, inventories, lead-times, shipping costs and non-quality issues; by using a comprehensive supply chain concept.

Exclusivity agreements. Searched and negotiated agreements with international suppliers for the distribution in Spain and Portugal for brands such as Converse, Reebok, Karl Lagerfeld and other renowned europeand brands;

For the buying group. Negotiated local services and supplies agreements on behalf of a group of 1,200 optical shops (13% of the spanish market) with a 18M budget.

Managed business development, competitive benchmarking and outsourcing options analysis, costs analysis, materials standardization analysis and reductions of time and stocks.

DEPUTY PURCHASING DIRECTOR CIONE Group (APR 08 – APR 12)

Developed department procedures, procurement and information systems.

Managed the acquisition of eyewear, sunglasses, ophthalmic lenses, medical devices, workshop equipment and furniture.

Negotiated the international distribution and supplies agreements for the headquarters.

Led international logistics management. Conducted long term projects management (+ 1 year).

SUPPLY CHAIN OFFICER A+P GRUPO (SEPT 06 – OCT 07)

Organized the distribution of equipment for the maintenance and control of the cold chain in the pharmaceutical and food industries.

Maintained stock control and inventory of finished and semi-finished products in Madrid, Porto and Buenos Aires.

Carried out production orders to maintain adequate stock levels based on the planning and forecasting from the marketing department.

Controlled international logistics of finished and semi-finished products from the factory to the distributors in Latin America, Caribbean, Africa and Europe.

Directed the procurement and sourcing in Asia and Europe.

LOGISTICS OFFICER EDIBON S.A. (JUN 05 – SEPT 06)

Coordinated national and international sourcing and supplies; responsible for the documentation of purchasing and selling processes. Solved inquiries from international customers, dealt with the collection of credit management; managed stock control for semi-finished product.

INTERNSHIP CORPORATE SOLUTIONS (JAN 05 – JUN 05)

Updated and organized preparation of project management programs and preparation of project proposals and tenders for international organizations.

EDUCATION

University of Granada • Granada, Spain • Bachelor of Science in Law (2004)

CFE Business School • Madrid, Spain • MBA in Foreign Trade & International Relationships (2005)

Native Spanish Speaker / Advanced English Speaker

ADDITIONAL TRAINING: Business Management Advanced Program, Integrated Logistics Course, Purchasing Manager Expertise Program, LEAN Logistics Methodology, Project Management, Management Skills



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