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Nicolas Cardaci

Industrial Engineer

Profile

Young Industrial Engineer with +2 year of Experience in OIl&Gas Industry in Process Improvement Industrial and Supply Chain Areas. 

Proactive attitude, hard-working and commited to improvement. 

Work experience

Jun 2014Present

Process Improver & Supply Chain Analyst

Tenaris

First assignment in Process Improvement Area where main tasks done were:

- Analyze and understand the whole production process by applying systematic tools to improve Operational main KPI's (Cycle Time, Utilization, Rejection Rate)

- Lead a Cost Reduction Process by avoiding a non-added value operations together with a team of 5 people. 

- Equipment Investment Analysis 

- Personnel Training 

Second assignment in Supply Chain Area, which involves:

- Participation in S&OP process: Invoicing and future orders forecast, Forecast Accuracy, Plant Load Management

- KPI creation and follow-up: Responsible for the tracking of Order's Compliance and both Work in Process and RFD management control

Main Achievements:

- Reduce up to 50 kUSD/year in pipe rejections for TXP products

- Deploy a tool to keep track of commercial quotations using VBA coding in excel

- Implementation of Automatic Set-up for cutting machines which involved a reduction in Set-up time from 5 min to 3.5 min. (+30% Utilization)


Jan 2014Mar 2014

Operations Trainee

Weisz Instrumentos S.A

3 month internship working mainly in Operations & Supply Chain Management. 

Process Improvement activities related to Cost Reduction, Cycle times Optimization and Inventory Management

Main Achievements:

- Deploy different Inventory strategies currently being used by the company.

- Production line cycle time improvement (+ 10%) by analyzing bottlenecks and applying different technical solutions together with Engineering department.

 

Education

Mar 2009Mar 2014

Industrial Engineer

Universidad Nacional de La Plata

GPA 8.95

Main recognizitions: 

- Best Industrial Engineer Student: Year 2014

- Joaquin V. Gonzalez Award given by La Plata City Hall

- CPII (Industrial Engineering Professional Association) award - Best 2014 UNLP Student

Certifications

Dec 2006Present

First Certificate of English

Cambridge University ESOL
Dec 2008Present

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)

Cambridge University ESOL
Dec 2012Present

Introduction to Operations Management

Wharton - Unniversity of Pennsylvania

Skills

10
Languages

English Proficiency and Mandarin Chinese Beginner

10
Personal Effectiveness

Project Management and Team Leading

10
IT Tools

Microsoft Excel & Access