Accomplished and multi-faceted Commodity Leader and Senior Buyer with over 9 years of professional expertise in the Supply Management team for the Electic and Electronic Market, Exceeds goals with an effective management style, superior comunication skills and strategic business development planning, Successfully secures savings and revenue by capitalizing on growth opportunities
Supply CHAIN and Logistics
New Product Development
Core Knowledge and Skills:
- Strategic Business Development
- Supplier Development
- Raw Material Cost Analysis
- Inventory management
- Contract Negotiation, (Short, Medium and Long Term)
- New Vendor Procurement
- Trend Anticipation and Forecasting
Jan 2007 - Present
Senior Commodity LEADER
Schneider Electric Noth American Operating Division
Jan 2007 - Present
Assisting in the development of strategies, policies, procedures and objectives for the operation of the purchasing program
Measures and monitors purchasing improvement programs.
Determines and negotiates with proper sources of supply for most economical purchases
Supports project/development by selecting and negotiating with the best approved suppliers
Visits supplier facilities and investigates cost reduction opportunities
Responsible for Conducts legal and ethical business relationships with suppliers
Assist in the development of long-term material acquisition plans, including: supplier development
Represents purchasing to customers (internal and external), marketing and field sales through presentation and training.
Responsible of the Fabricated Components (Thermo set Market) in North America Schneider Electric Facilities.
Aug 2002 - Oct 2006
Advanced Drainage Systems Inc.
Elaborate forecasting for Purchase Orders of raw material, machinery for development of new products
Develop and implement improvements in inter departmental environment.
Ensure that company and division standards for quality, timeliness and professionalism are maintained
Responsible for the elaboration and periodic posting of production program schedules,
Responsible for purchasing national and imported products (Raw Materials, Equipment, Machinery, Spare Parts)
Responsible for maintaining inventory of everything related to raw materials and production fabrication supplies.
Coordination of Shipping and Receiving to supply multiple warehouses.
Jan 1997 - Aug 2002
Industrial Design Engineer
Trained to detect and resolve functional and ergonomic design, production and logistics of objects that society demands