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Strategic Planner, S&OP Facilitator and MRP2 Class A Lead

Jurong West, Singapore
February 21, 2020

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Fernando Menendez Fernandez


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**** ********* *******, *&OP Facilitator and MRP2 Class A Lead (Singapore) Functions: Lead Sales & Operations Planning cross-functional collaboration, pragmatic focus on core risks and opportunities, fast decision-making, and discipline in execution. Managing all S&OP phases: Product and Project Review, Demand Review, Supply Review, Integrated Reconciliation (Finance overview) and present input into Management Business Review into the site. Evaluate finance impact. Responsible for Materials Planning. Warehouse Manager’s deputy. Customer service coordinator for special projects. Responsible for the overall MRP2 Class A Sustainability Plan and ensures its execution. Long-term Demand and Supply analysis.

Achievements: Satisfactory MRP2 Class A recertification in 2017, 2018 & 2019. 2015 Global Supply Network Planner (Headquarters)

Functions: Functionally lead a team of Site Tactical Planners across the supply network and optimizes supply and inventory plans throughout the global sites supply network and country affiliates (distributors).

2014 Internal Consultant (Sao Paulo, Brazil) (6 months) Functions: Improvement Projects in Supply Chain Planning. Achievements: Increasing Customer Service Level and backlog reduction. 2012 Tactical Planner (Barcelona, Spain)

Functions: Do Sales & Operations Planning into the Process Unit: determine resource requirements and establish monthly and yearly goals. Achievements: Successful coordination transfer in products. 2007 Operational Planner (Barcelona, Spain)

Functions: Optimize the sequence of operations; reduce from inventory and efficient use of resources.

Achievements: One million € saved after managing a change in a product. 2006 Packaging Materials Procurement / Planner (Barcelona, Spain) Functions: Order and purchase the appropriate materials at the right time, claims management and negotiate with supplier’s deliveries. Achievements: Increases line productivity by 2%, after reaching a reduction of claims by 15%.

2004 Tableting Specialist (Barcelona, Spain)

Functions: Clean, set up and run tableting machine. Solve issues and quality process control.

Achievements: Reduced by 33% the time set up, increasing the productivity of my machines by 14%.


Supply Chain Management professional with long

experience in pharmaceutical industry. Cross-functional expertise in Planning, GMP, Production Organization, Purchasing, Inventory, Customer Service and Logistics. Strong analytical skills and decision-making capacity. Customer orientation. International experience.

Phone: 006*-****-**** Fernando Menendez Fernandez


2018-2019 TPT Synchronization (Project Lead)

Target: Reduce through Put Time for Drug Product after production to release. 2015-2016 European Unique Batch Numbering (Global Business Lead) Target: Change the batch numbering for a new rule for all Novartis Pharma products. 2015-2016 Implementing SAP APO Cross-Divisional (Global Project - Team Member)

Target: Standardize SAP APO in 3 Novartis Divisions. 2014 Improvement Project in Supply Chain Planning (Work Stream Leader) Target: Improve Planning area in Novartis Sao Paulo site. 2013-2014 NOSSCE Implementation (Work Stream Leader) Target: Achieve Oliver Wight Class A certification in Barcelona site. OPERATIONS & PROJECT MANAGEMENT EDUCATION

2008 Executive Master Operations and Services Management ESADE BUSINESS SCHOOL. Barcelona

2012 Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) APICS The Association for Operations Management. USA 2019 Certified Green Belt Lean Six Sigma

Internal Training NOVARTIS. Singapore


2002 Degree in Chemistry, Major in Organic and Analytical Oviedo University (Asturias - Spain)

2005 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Related IES La Romànica. Barberà del Vallès (Barcelona)


English: Business Proficiency

Spanish: Native

Portuguese: Basic


Proficiency: SAP R/3, APO iDS, SAP Business Intelligence, Windows Office: Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Outlook.


2002 Safety Senior Manager - Servicio Técnico de Prevención (600 h) 2003 Safety Systems Auditor - Official Medical College (80 h) 2003 Automation Production Maintenance Technician - INEM (475 h) 2003 Quality and Production Management - ASATA (175 h) 2003 Certified Secondary School Teacher - Spanish Ministry of Education 2004 Entrepreneurship Development - Escuela de Organización Industrial (500 h) 2006 GMP: Quality in Plant - Instituto Universitario de Ciencia y Tecnología (32 h)

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