Procurement Director for Latin America
Procurement General Manager for Latin America May/01 - May/05
Procurement Manager (Washers / Dishwashers)Aug/98 - May/01
Managed an annual budget of R$ 2.5 billion in direct/indirect materials and services, heading a team of 10 Managers and 100 employees.
Implemented the Component Value Team (CVT) work model, having obtained greater autonomy in validating alternative specifications, potentializing and leveraging cost reductions of parts purchased. Introduced and consolidated the dual sourcing policy, potentialized by the component and raw material importing strategy. Expanded global contracts with suppliers in various regions. Developed and negotiated with vendors of outsourced activities.
Established contracts with suppliers for reimbursing the cost for non-quality of components and raw materials.
Created and implemented an e-procurement negotiation and communication channel (ISM - Integrated Suppliers Management / e-sourcing) with suppliers, allowing to check orders, quality indicator s and accounts payable status, as well as the e-contract, e-RFI, e-RFP and e-Auction channels.
Obtained a 10-day increase in payment terms each year through agreements with banks and suppliers for purposes of managing receivables.