Objective

Currently considering opportunities to contribute to the success of a business by effectively -and profitably- managing the relationships with its vendors and suppliers, and by ensuring the correct flow of materials through the supply chain..

Summary

  • More than 10 years of increasing responsibilities in world-class companies.
  • Extensive experience in: Purchasing and Procurement, Operations Planning, and Materials Management.
  • Strong negotiation and analytical skills.
  • Well-established leadership qualities.
  • Sharp Business and Financial acumen.
  • Ability to... ...rapidly adapt to changing situations, ...to thrive in high-pressure environments, ...and to collaborate with people of different organizational areas and levels.
  • Fully bilingual English and Spanish. Mexican citizenship.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2007 - Mar 2009

Corporate Procurement Manager

Corporación del Fuerte

Corporate Procurement and Supply Manager for a group of Coca-Cola bottlers in northwest Mexico.

  • Led sourcing and procurement of strategic materials, services, and Fixed Assets
  • Coordination and support of local Purchasing Depts.
  • Responsible for establishing and updating purchasing policies and procedures for the Group.
  • Normalized and accelerated purchasing processes at corporate level.
  • Achieved cost reductions for Point-of-Purchase marketing materials.
May 2005 - Jul 2007

Master Planner

Production, Capacity and Logistics Planning of two wood products assembly Plants.

  • In charge of Planning and Scheduling team.
  • Established an improved process for daily production planning and control, in a high-mix low-volume environment, taking advantage of ERP system.
  • Originally hired as Sr. Buyer.
    • Streamlined and normalized MRO purchasing process.
Sep 2000 - Mar 2005

Senior Buyer - Contract Manufacturing

Hughes Network Systems

Senior Buyer of outsourced electronic circuit board assemblies, from Contra ct Manufacturers (CMs) such as Flextronics and Jabil Circuit.

  • Purchased up to $50 Million in subcontracted assemblies per year.
  • Also developed new low-volume local CMs.
  • Sourced local bulk material vendors.
  • Established a local Purchasing Department for MRO supplies.
Apr 1998 - Sep 2000

Business Planner

Sony

Planning and control of Sony Tijuana Computer Display business, including production, delivery and supply chain inventory.

  • Administration of OEM customers such as Dell, Compaq and IBM as Plant representative, working alongside Sony San Diego Business and Sales divisions.
  • Prepared and presented to Plant's top management: sales forecasts, PC and display market overviews, and display business profitability analysis to assess their potential impact.

Education

Education

LAE

Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey

Skills

Skills

Analytical abilities

GTD ("Getting Things Done") Methodology

Negotiation