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Work experience

Mar 2009Oct 2009

Purchasing and Production Analyst

Cosmo International

Analyzing, recommending and implementing improvements in the areas of Distribution, Purchasing and 

Production Planning, including the following:

  • Standardizing Sales & Operations (SOP) reporting.
  • Measuring plant capacity.
  • Automating production planning forecasting.
  • Developing Ms Access application in order to measure and track production down times.
  • Standardizing lead time indicator reporting.
  • Designing and implementing Ms Access database in order to report and manage receiving exceptions.
Aug 2001Aug 2008

Replenishment Manager

Productos Familia Sancela S.A.
  • Working closely with Venezuela’s CEO in order to improve logistical processes (i.e. inventory control, loading, shipping, etc.).
  • Establishing and tracking target inventory levels for items on stockin order to reduce transit times, carrying costs, and inventory capital investment.
  • Identifying and communicating process deviations to branches and plants and subsequently training them in new supply chain alternatives.
  • Coordinating with transportation operators to develop and achieve more efficient supply chain practices.
  • Leading a 15 person “finished product” warehouse team in order to improve productivity and inventory accuracy through task delegation, motivational and coaching methods and coordination with IT:
    • Reduced receiving errors by 10%
    • Increased delivery accuracy of overseas and national orders by 10%
    • Improved inventory accuracy by 30%
  • Experience with the following SAP modules: Sales and Distribution (SD), Materials Management (MM) and Production Planning (PP))

Projects: 

  • Joint Venture: Familia Sancela of Venezuela and Industras Corpañal.
  • Replenishment System Implementation (Dominican Republic).
Nov 1999Jan 2001

Logistics Manager

Simex S.A.

Planing, implementing and managing activities in Logistics and Technology departments in order to improve the processes, including: 

  • Design and implement a methodology to generate production plans.
  • Establish procedures to control and organize both raw materials and finished products warehouses.
  • Lead the selection and implementation of an ERP software (Macola)
  • Lead a 3 people team in the Logistics Department.
Aug 1995Nov 1999

Quality Assurance Assistant

Prebel S.A.

Responsible for implementing and auditing various key elements of the Good Manufacturing Practices program,  including:

  • Designing databases in order to control the information.
  • Managing the information related to consumer claims and Standard Operations Procedures.
  • Validating the Operation and performance of the equipment used to produce cosmetics.
  • Assist in the QA audits.

Education

Skills

Photoshop Elements
Indesign
MS Office
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Including MS Access)
SAP
Modules: Sales and Distribution (SD) Materials Management (MM) Production Planning (PP)    

References

David Montoya

Marcela ha hecho una inmejorable gestión en Simex organizando los flujos de trabajo e implementando un sistema ERP para toda la compañía. Resalto su habilidad para encontrar las soluciones mas adecuadas y su trabajo en equipo. La recomiendo ampliamente como profesional y como persona de excelentes cualidade

Certifications

TOEFL

ESL

My Hobby

Active member of

Hispanics Latin Business Professionals Group 

This group has been formed in Boca Raton for the purpose of building personal and business relationships among local Spanish-speaking small businesses owners, entrepreneurs and individuals who offer a product or service. The objective is to provide an environment of trust and openness that can lead to new and rewarding business opportunities and share information of interest to the members. 

Shoot Miami - Photography

A group where photographers can meet each other, exchange ideas, and grow professionally.

Summary

Industrial Engineer with a Master in Supply Chain Management and over 11 years of experience in Cosmetics, Plastic and Paper product industries. 

A dynamic, bilingual, goal oriented professional focused on results.  Strong leadership, planning, and communication skills, combined with significant analytical and quantitative abilities.  Creative, persuasive and extremely effective in fast-paced environments managing multiple projects.  An attentive listener with strong ability to identify issues and develop innovative solutions.

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Interest

Sports & Leisure

Photography, Movies, Rock Climbing

Traveling

Enjoy Discoveing different cultures and different ways of life.

Computer

Photoshop, Indesign