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Supply Chain and Quality Manager

Neuchatel, Switzerland
September 30, 2020

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Bruno Gomes

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As a results-driven, dedicated, and accomplished senior manager, I have a proven track record of success in strategic planning, purchasing, inventory management, and supply chain analysis for a top-tier manufacturing and distribution company. I am highly skilled at ensuring optimization of supply chain and inventory. I also demonstrated the ability to forecast inventory requirements, assess risks, excellent knowledge of (ISO 9001-2012, and developed worldwide Supply Chain network. In addition, I am adept at managing and controlling materials flow to meet production and customer needs. As a leader, I have successfully trained, developed, and motivated team members to exceed all organizational and individual goals. A key to my professional success has been applying my interpersonal skills to effectively interact and build strategic partnerships with senior leaders, associates, vendors, clients, and third-party vendors.

Specialties: Planning, Purchasing, Category Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Relationship Management, Manufacturing, Production planning, Logistics, Distribution worldwide, Transportation,(temperature and environment, cold Chain) Warehousing, Inventory Management, project management, Incoterm, Custom a formalities, Change Management, Bill of lading, letter of credits, Supplier Quality Assurance SAP MM-module, JD Edward, P2P, ERP, Lean Six Sigma project in Improving the Quality & reducing the Costs of Poor Quality

SRM Project Manager for MDR implementation

May 2019 – August 2019

Key Responsibilities

• Establish and Manage supplier relationship with the supplier to implement MDR

• Manage the new Process and Procedure for CE marking on the parts with Notified Body No

• Interaction with the Manufacturing, Quality Engineers, and Purchasing to implement MDR

• Set meetings with the suppliers to resolve any issues

Supply Chain & Quality Manager/

Clestra SA

May 2018 – Nov 2018

Key Responsibilities

• Control and Check Incoming goods from the manufacturing site and Storage

• Support company department with general quality and processes development and advice

• Inspection and reporting of Clean Rooms for Biogen constructed by Jacobs

Supply Chain and Quality Specialist

Medicareplus International –U.K

May 2017 – Dec 2017

Key Responsibilities

• Responsible for Import Procurement and distribution of medical devices class I and IIb from China

• Drive continuous improvement, best value and quality improvements in challenging existing practices (5S) and actively seek ways to achieve better outcomes

• Developed Supplier Quality Agreement and sent to suppliers approvals

• Responsibility of inventory management and warehousing


Import and Distribution of Medical Devices

June 2014- Dec 2016

• Responsible for the import and Distribution, customs clearances to and from Switzerland including the

Consultant Supply Chain Management Quality Assurance (global remediation project)

Depuy Synthes (J&J)-Solothurn

March 2013 to June 2014

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

• Supplier Legacy Review (350 cases)

• Supplier Audit, (desk top, site Audit) as per ISO 13485, and FDA 21CFR part 820

Project Manager

Semtech Corporation - Neuchatel

December 2012 to April 2013

• Lead and Manage Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Project on three sites, USA, Canada, Neuchatel

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

• Ensured the problem solving improvements and follow-up via a concerns board (PDCA tracking)

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

Sr. Manager

Pesca and Mar-Jura

January 2011 to December 2012

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

• Lead Transport validation / qualification activities. Owner of temperature monitoring process and relationship with the technology vendor

• Import & distribution of sea food products

• Responsibility of Warehousing and Distribution

RUAG Space

Purchasing Manager

RUAG Space – Nyon

April 2008 - December 2011

Key Responsibilities

• Overall responsibility of supply chain activities and performance

• Production Planning and implement via ERP

• Lead contract negotiations and development of long-term partnerships with major suppliers.

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

• Lead supplier selection evaluation and qualification

Senior Buyer

Petroplus Refinery Cressier SA – Cressier

September 2007 - December 2007

Contract Buyer

DePuy Synthes – Le Locle

August 2006 to August 2007

Strategic Buyer

PORTESCAP-Danher Motion – La Chaux-de-Fonds

July 2004 -August 2005

IT EMEA Category Senior Buyer

AUTODESK – Neuchatel

April 1999 - September 2003

Inventory Administrator


May 1997 - September 1998


ATLAS COPCO – Penthaz - Manufacturer of industrials equipment

November 1995 - April 1996

Warehouse Manager


January 1995 - September 1995

Operator-Supervisor-Inventory Clerk


March 1985 - January 1995

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


2018 Tutor for the knowledge Academy

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Quality Improvement)

2017 Lead Auditor course (BSI) (ISO 13485-2016)

2016 Global Distribution Practice (GDP certification / Inspired Pharma)

Guideline (2013/C 343/01) in the EU

2015 Investigation and CAPA / Pathwise / Copenague

2014 21 CFR part 820…FDA Quality System Requirements and Industry Practice / ROME/certificate

2012-2013 Project Lean Six Sigma Black Belt) / Ariaq/ Switzerland

2004 ZD Goethe Institute (German language certificate) – Germany

1998 Federal Diploma of Professional Education and Training (Swiss certified Supply Chain Manager Swiss Association for procurement and supply chain)

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 / Internal Auditor ISO 9001/2000

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


Major Warehousing project for EM Microelectronic

Major IT project ( Data center for Europe ) Autodesk

Distribution of Harware and software in subsidiaries in EU (Autodesk)

Delocalisation project in India and Malaysia (Danaher Motion)

Sub-contracting project for DepuySynthes

Subcontracting project for development of new products (Ruag Space)

Start-Up project for Pesca and Mar

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Quality Improvement) for Semtech Corporation

Start-up Import and Distribution of Medical Devices

Global Remediation project for DepuySynthes

Supply Chain improvement project for Medicareplus UK

SRM Project Manager for MDR implementation

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