Since over fifteen years into logistics and operations for the industrial sector.
 The complete understanding of the dynamics related to material handling and                                       to supervision of  the production departments, have led to cover roles more and                                        more related to the general plant management.                                                                                                         The results obtained in start-up phases during recent years, are the confirmation                                        of the ability to operate also in international context.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2013 - Present

Operations & Logistics Consulting

International Companies

Supervision of all phases related to the start up for new
subsidiaries of Italian companies in relocation.
Key responsibilities:
 - Research and evaluation of industrial sites
 - Creation of network for connections on the territory
 - Introduction to the procedures for import/export.

Feb 2013 - Jul 2013

Country Manager

Express Transports and Logistics - Belgrade

Responsible of market activities in the Balkans, special attention to                                     the  needs of Italian companies on the territory.                                                                            Key responsibilities:                                                                                                                                        - Interaction with partners (Cosco and Cossutta Group)                                                                  - Development of logistics solutions for new clients (3PL)                                                                - Supervision of outbound logistics (ex: Fiat Auto Serbia).

Oct 2011 - Sep 2012

Deputy Plant Manager

Lames Group - Belgrade

Responsible for implementation of the procedures for start-up
of two new greenfield plants in Serbian territory.
 Key responsibilities:
 - Definition of the various plant layout
 - Adaptation of operational procedures from head quarter
 - Recruitment and training of personnel
 - Supervision of logistics, production, quality
 - Representation of the mother house with local authorities.

May 2011 - Sep 2011

Logistics Champion

Lames Group - Shanghai

Sent to the Chinese branch of Lames Group as a Deputy Plant Manager,
to apply all the procedures and operational standards required.
 Key responsibilities:
 - Adaptation of procedures to local needs
 - Development of customized solutions (Poka Yoke)
 - Recruitment and training of personnel
 - Supervision of warehouse, logistics and timing-methods.

Aug 2010 - Apr 2011

Supply Chain Manager

Lames Group - Chiavari

Responsible for procurement of goods for the group branch
located in Melfi as well as for third parts contractors, involved
in the production of semi-finished products.
 Key responsibilities:
 - Programming and orders to suppliers
 - Transport management.

Aug 2005 - Jul 2010

Warehouse and Logistics Supervisor

Lames Group - Chiavari

Employed at lames Spa in Chiavari (Genova area), initially as responsible for shipping and later as warehouse supervisor. An integral part of the job was a supplementary duty in the period between July and November 2009 when were assigned the control of all the operations for the development of a logistics system in a production reality external to the plant.                                                                                                                                                    Key responsibilities:                                                                                                                                          - Manage flow of goods inbound/outbound                                                                                          - Coordination of forwarders and international shipping                                                                - Documentation and reporting (customer websites and direct contact)                                  - Supervision of warehouse staff.

Education

Education
1995 - 1999

Air Defence Officer

Air Force Academy - Italy
1988 - 1993

Technical Aeronautical Expert

Institute of Aeronautical Technology

Areas of expertise

 Plant Start-up                                                                                                                                                                          Layout for departments and plants                                                                                                                              Material handling, in/outbound                                                                                                                                      Site Operations and Supply Chain                                                                                                                                International dealings

 

 LOGISTICS                                                                                                                                                           Messaging Deljit, Delfor etc…                            FIFO rules and Picking management.                            Material handling JIT, JITD.                                Traceability of articles and Kanban.                                    Tools for warehouse, RF and Barcode.           Inventory and accounting.                                            Packaging and shipping procedures.              Incoterms and transport rules.                            Coordination men-means.                                  Sequencing batch for production lines and for                                                                                                           supply to the customer.

 OPERATIONS                                                                                                                                                     Organizing teams and departments.              Optimization of space and inventory.                Outsourcing and KPI evaluation.                      Budget analysis and resources management.  Orientation to lean procedures.                       Supervision of Logistics, Production, Quality                                                                                                                and Timing-Motion

 PERSONAL

 Social                                                                                                                                                                              Spirit of adaptation and evaluation of situations.                                                                          Communication on different hierarchical levels                                                                                    Leadership, organizing of teams and environments.                                                                                          Able to work in international and multicultural contexts.

 Computer                                                                                                                                                                Creation of plant procedures.                                                                                                                          Applications for Windows and MS Office.                                                                                                                ERP MRP software in ambient such as SAP, AS400, IBM Lotus.

 Languages                                                                                                                                                                  Italian: mothertongue.                                                                                                                                            English: full professional knowledge.                                                                                                              Spanish and French: advanced.                                                                                                                          Serbian: beginner.

 Interests                                                                                                                                                                    Passion for music, especially recovery and re processing old songs recorded on vinyl.              Engaged in the practice of martial arts since when a young boy. Already reached level of  black belt  in TaeKwonDo and Judo, now being followed other disciplines.

Skills

Skills

Team leadership

Start-up

Warehousing

Plant Management

Operations

Greenfield Projects

SAP

AS400 system

Procedure Development

MRP

ERP

Lean Procedures

International Project

New Business Development

Inventory 

Transportation

Automotive

Shipping

Project Management

Logistics

Supply Chain

References

References

Vesna Pavlovic

Area Manager at Glaston Corporation - Serbia

Paolo Andretta

G.M. at RAL Asia - China

Andrea Bertilotti

G.M. at Magna Clousers - Italy