ü Professional career built on large companies, both local and multinational, such as Johnson & Johnson and Embraer – Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A., holding key positions as Supply Chain Director (most recent), Supply Chain Senior Manager (planning, procurement, importation & exportation, customer service and logistics), Material Planning Supervisor and Engineer. ü International Executive MBA (2007) at FIA – University of São Paulo; BS in Mechanical Engineering (1991) and Mathematics (1985) at Universidade Taubaté, along with participation in courses and conferences in Brazil and abroad. ü Executive experience on building long term partnerships with clients and suppliers; development and implementation of business strategies for Latin America; selection of logistics partners under compliance criteria (FCPA and SOX); redefinition and simplification of procedures for the implementation of ERP/JDE – consignment module, inventory control, billing, etc. ü Expertise in the implementation of Third-Party Materials Purchasing Policies, contributing to the increase of the availability of products and decrease in the inventory levels; building of multifunctional and remote teams - Finance, IT, Regulatory, Sales and Marketing areas. ü International exposure – trips to Europe (Cambridge and Lion), China (Shanghai and Beijing), United States and Latin America countries (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Venezuela, Panama and Mexico), in order to participate in training sessions and business meetings. ü A professional with a global business view; an analytical mind and experience in dealing with complex problems and negotiations; a background of achievements in the management of his work field – productivity, cost reduction and profitability; leadership skills; easy interpersonal relationship and excellent communication skills. ü Willing to move to another state or country. ü Fluent in both English and Spanish.
Executive Position in the Supply Chain / Operations Area
Dec 1998 - Nov 2008
Supply Chain Operations Director
Johnson & Johnson Medical Brasil Ltda
üSupply Chain Operations Director
From October 2005 to November 2008
In this position, was a member of the Executive Board, reporting to the Supply Chain Executive Director for Latin America, leading a team comprised of 3 managers and 20 indirect employees, with the following main responsibilities:
§Definition of Supply Chain strategies, objectives, goals and KPIs, control mechanisms to guarantee the achievement of financial and service targets; people management including recruitment, retention, motivation and development of talents; development of interdependent partnerships with other areas in the company; negotiation and hiring of logistics operators (3PL and 4PL); continuous benchmarking focusing on marketing trends and customer needs to make sure the quality, legal and regulatory requisites will be followed.
§Leadership role in the Supply Chain team for execution of the Business Continuity Plan after fire in our Logistical Operator resulted in total loss of inventory (USD 50MM), a situation when he managed the reestablishment of the operation in a period of heavy pressure, being able to ship products only 4 days after the incident.
§Management of selection procedures for logistical partners, following compliance criteria (FCPA and SOX), cost reduction and improvement in the service level.
§Integration of the Customer Service Area into the Supply Chain organization – Change Management.
§Development of feasibility study for the implementation of FUNDAP, selection of the “fundapeana” company, adjusting in the ERP/JDE for the viabilization of this operational model and monitoring of pilot test shipments. This Project will generate estimated annual savings of USD 2,0MM starting in 2009.
§Identification of break down risks in the supply chain (Risk Management).
üSupply Chain Senior Manager
From December 1998 to September 2005
In this position was responsible for the following activities:
§Search of opportunities for improvement of all Supply Chain processes.
§Transfer of activities to third-party qualified logistics operators, managing costs and service standards.
§Implementation of the Consignment Policy working close with other areas.
§Mapping of all processes for implementing the Compliance Management System.
§Implementation of project to decrease product loss by shelf life expiration, through the simplification of procedures and the design of a new service with the logistics operator, bringing about annual gains of USD 600k for J&J Brazil.
§Implementation of the customs routine “Linha Azul”, which reduced the bureaucratic checking lead-time with Federal Authorities from 5 days to just 1.
§Redefinition of processes for implementing the ERP/JDE in 2002.