Nirceu ANDRE Castro

Nirceu ANDRE Castro



Dynamic, competitive and results driven executive with 17 years experience in multinational companies at the Oil and gas and automotive segment. MBA Graduated and fluent in French, English, German, Spanish and Portuguese. Currently working at the Acergy Group as Corporate Global Purchasing Manager C-Level communication Strategy Supply Chain Purchasing / Procurement - Hedging of a 2.5-3.0 Busd purchasing mass in on going projects and tenders. Global Frame Agreements negotiations - Legal and Commercial aspects, Research & Development Cost Reduction Programs - Risk/Reward... Project Management Facilities Start-up Engineering Technology Transfer ERPs Team Mng. in cross functional high performance teams - Covering 5 continents. Capex / Opex - Negotiations.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2007 - Dec 2013

Supply Chain Executive - Corporate Business

Highly results driven professional with large experience in: Supply Chain Management, strategy , sourcing, contracts, Lump Sum / Turn Key projects, tendering, bidding, negotiation, sales, engineering, cost reduction programs, technology transfer, development of worldwide sources of supply, project management, star up of industrial plants and full management of teams up to 100 individuals in high performance multi-skill matrix.
2006 - 2007

Sourcing Manager

Purchase/ Strategic Sourcing Manager (Aug 2006 – Apr 2007) • Categorization and evaluation of the purchase mass and commodities. Definition of the purchasing methodology (RFI/RFP/RFQs – reverse auctions, e-procurement, long on short term contracts. Import /Export process. Taxation – REPRETO. Commodities negotiation with Tier 1 and 2 suppliers. Mass negotiation. Portfolio of 150 MU$$/year. • Implementation of purchasing strategies for all commodities intrinsic to the production of subsea equipments.


Jan 2000 - Aug 2001

MBA - General Management

Fundaçao Getulio Vargas / École NAtionale d' Administration 
1988 - 1994

Mechanical Engineering

Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro / Fachhochschule Karlsruhe