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  • Multi-industries, international experiences in managing Materials and total supply chain activities related to production, indirect and aftermarket purchasing.
  • Experiences in managing purchasing relationships with global suppliers.
  • Successful experiences with business processes, re-engineering/re-designing and ERP systems.
  • Quality improvements, negotiation and management of design, development and supply agreements, global supply base consolidation.
  • Managed supply chain and purchasing departments with team up to 15 members
  • Solid experience managing Sarbanes Oxley requirements for Supply Chain/Purchasing
  • Solid experience in using SAP as manufacturing ERP system.
  • Supervised logistics, import , export, processes in Brazil
  • Managed $80 Million/Annual Spend with commodities such as resins, chemicals, conductor, capital equipment, tooling, MRO, electronic components, screw machine, molding, stamping, die-casting and other commodities. Analyzed value chains, performed make versus buy analysis and mitigatedcommodity price variances
  • Identified and realized about $5 Million cost savings through contract negotiations, re-sourcing, in-sourcing, outsourcing, E-Auctions and other E-Procurement collaborative tools.
  • Managed strategic suppliers and improved their On Time Delivery Performance by 15-20% using process improvement strategies, Six Sigma methodologies and Lean Manufacturing Principles. 
  • Negotiated and implemented  Consignment Programs with suppliers. (about 100 products)
  • Collaboratively led lean manufacturing initiatives in a team based environment, managed materials impacts of engineering changes, drove costs down, response time and inventory reduction.
  • Coordinated closely with IT department all SAP upgrades and training of purchasing modules. SAP Super user.
  • Outsourced operations in the USA and Mexico.
  • Supervised import, export, customs clearance and transportation operations to ensure processes met contract obligations as well as national government regulations in Brazil

Work experience

Apr 2010Feb 2011

Commodity Manager

Hoerbiger Corporation of America, Inc

Reports directly to VP of Supply Chain. Negotiates and implements Supplier’s contracts, scorecards and cost savings. Defines planning strategies using SAP system for key commodities such as Resins and Chemicals.Works directly with all areas of the Supply Chain including Project Management and Design to utilize purchasing as a strategic function for Customer projects.

Feb 2001Feb 2009

Supply Chain/Purchasing Manager

Tyco Electronics

Aerospace, Defense & Marine -Business Unit – Purchasing Manager

Managed over $80 million Spend. Reports to Global Procurement Director. Manages Purchasing departments for West Coast and Mexico facilities. Maintained department budgets in both direct and indirect purchasing activities. Drafted and negotiated written contracts relating to the purchase of critical raw materials such as chemicals, resins, electrical components, metal components, packaging supplies, equipments and services and negotiate a variety of agreements in response to business requirements including maintenance, services, leasing of equipment and partner alliance agreements.Exerted influence in development of overall objectives and long-range goals of the team, program and organization.Worked extensively with the Program Managers to meet their program schedules and financial commitments on time and within cost.

Feb 1999Dec 2001

Supply Chain Manager

Tyco Electronics

Harnessing Group

Improved on time delivery by 20%.Managed purchasing, planning, shipping and receiving. Coordinated and sustained on-going rapport with internal and external customer, technical and business support teams by managing daily operations activities. Improved data management and logistics in SAP and use of MRP system.

Jan 1994Dec 1998

Logistics/ Materials Planning Supervisor

Raychem Corporation

Supervised staff of five and reported to Operations Manager.

Managed customs clearance, transportation, warehousing and distribution.

Supervised customs brokers to ensure compliance with local customs and international regulations.

Managed projects of significant complexity and impact to the business such as bonded warehouse.


Mar 1993Dec 1995

Post Graduation

FAAP - Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado
Mar 1981Dec 1986


Universidade Mackenzie


Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel
Managed Purchasing area in Mexico for Tyco Electronics.
Native language
Lived in the United States from 1999 to 2009 and has dual citizenship. Brazilian and American
Six-Sigma Champion


Oct 2004Present

C.P.I.M -Certified in Production and Inventory Managment

APICS - Advanced Productivity Innovation and Competitive Success
Sep 2005Present

C.P.M - Certified Purchasing Manager

ISM - Institute of Supply Management


Arnaud Deshais

“Analucia is one of the most goals oriented professional I have worked with. She has great passion for what she does and she is excellent for Systems and Process improvements in Logistics, Procurement, Supply Chain or systems. I enjoyed working with her on a personal and professionale level. I envy the companies that she will dedicate her time to. Give her a problem and she will solve it for you ! She will do wonders organizing a process or a department. A pleasure to work with.” April 13, 2009

Adam Grover

“Analucia worked for me as my Purchasing Manager at Tyco Electronics in California. I was always impressed with her tenacious approach to her role and her drive to optimize the benefit to our organization. She behaved in a very professional manner and used her Global network of contacts to deliver, and share, great results.” April 15, 2009

Jan Roos

“As Business Director for the Raychem line of Tyco Electronics products, and later as VP of Sales and Marketing, our management team relied heavily on Analucia's supply chain management acumen and professional relationships with key suppliers. Analucia was particularly adroit in helping our division navigate and minimize the impact of the dramatic raw material cost increases we experienced in the 2005-2007 period. This allowed us to remain competitive suppliers to our commercial and military customers and moderate the impact on our profitability. On a personal note, Analucia has charming disposition but get's tough when the situation calls for it. No Bias, No Bull! I highly recommend Analucia for any future Purchasing/Supply Chain Manager positions she might be considered for.” April 30, 2009

Tim Mckinley

Strong negotiator. Broad knowledge of purchasing systems and solutions to provide better order and delivery signals to suppliers while providing highly visbile performance metrics and results. Tackled numerous challenges with sole source suppliers and demanding product specifications with routine success. An asset to any purchasing organization.” May 7, 2009

Sofia Shafir

Analucia is an outstanding professional with highest integrity and commitment to company's success. She was driving important cost savings projects, negotiating contracts with vendors and leading strong teams. I strongly recommend Analucia to any company that is seeking highly professional individual contributors or team leaders.” April 17, 2009

Steve Wand

“I worked with Analucia over a six year period to roll out new SAP procurement processes at Tyco Electronics. Over that time, Analucia championed the introduction of supply chain best practices. In particular, we worked with Analucia to roll out SAP to her business unit, enhance SAP to a new release, introduce custom inventory reduction programs, enhancements for supplier confirmation and metals procurement. Analucia has a positive attitude to working with newer technology and new business enhancements. She would be a valuable asset to any organization.” April 16, 2009

Steven Wand , SAP Senior Analyst , Tyco Electronics worked with Analucia at Tyco Electronics

Steve O'Neil

Analucia is a powerful, results-driven supply chain professional. And she is an engaging and energetic person who is a pleasure to work with. I give her my highest recommendation without hesitation!” May 20, 2009