Experience

  • CONTRACT MANUFACTURING & LICENSEE PROCESS IMPROVEMENT DIRECTOR

    at JT International SA

    Septembre 2009 - Avril 2014

    Genève

     New Product Development coordination and logistics requirements for 3rd party business partners.  New businesses set-up (Supply chain set-up, ERP requirements and change management)  Successful launch of Sri Lankan sourced Micro Cigar; solving constrains and market needs.  Configuration/packaging and process change in manufactured goods for BAT*, without supply disruption.  Led the Outsourcing Project, with plant shutdown for handmade cigar operation in Dominican Republic.  Successful outsourcing of new products/packaging and resourcing back in bucket format products.  Resumed operations, packaging and raw materials S&OP** for Tunisian Monopoly.  Business case preparation, audit and feasibility study and for Central Asia projects. *BAT: British American Tobacco, ** S&OP: Sales and Order processing

  • MANUFACTURING SERVICES LEAD

    at JT International SA

    Juillet 2008 - Août 2009

    Tenerife

     Manufacturing Services’’ start-up (Logistics), coaching on supply chain processes and SAP.  Change management and integration, ensuring compliance to policies & procedures  Qualified manufacturing site for JTI brands and implemented new product development team.  Change management in purchasing and customer service processes and reporting requirements.  Optimized headcount in manufacturing services group and merge of two manufacturing sites staff.  Overhauled raw materials and tobacco warehouses, implementing new stock rotation programs.  Optimized outbound logistics, negotiation and implementation of new container loading.  Successful launch of new Coronas packaging, with JTI standards and qualified suppliers sourcing.

  • SUPPLY NETWORK PLANNING AND GLOBAL DATA ADMINISTRATOR DIRECTOR

    at JT International SA

    Juin 2006 - Juin 2008

    Genève

     Led Supply Network planning team and Global Data Administration function.  Successful change management of Customer Service group from factories to Geneva.  Managed change management of Global Data Administration for factories and relocation to Geneva.  Analysis, design and preparation to improve price maintenance application system.

  • MARKET ANALYSIS AND PROCUREMENT SYSTEMS DIRECTOR

    at JT International SA

    Janvier 2005 - Mai 2006

    Genève

     Led Market Analysis function (Raw material research) and purchasing/logistics’ support to factories.  Design, release and administration of new Global Procurement Portal.  Managed Sustainability project (Green Procurement) project with JT International SA suppliers.  Development and implementation of new procedures for agile packaging suppliers’’’’ price confirmation

  • MARKET ANALYSIS AND ERP MANAGER

    at JT International SA

    Janvier 2004 - Décembre 2005

    Genève

     Global Procurement negotiations, process improvement and training for Global Procurement staff.  Market Analysis and Change Management for ERP (SAP) implementation in Global Procurement.  Change management for material qualification application, design, release and process improvement.  Led procurement database migration project and formalized joint procurement activities with JT.

  • Group Coordinator

    at JT International SA

    Janvier 2003 - Décembre 2003

    Rheinland-Pfalz

    New Product Development projects, change management on CCC* and GPS* Groups for post-ERP business processes. Managed JTI Contract Manufacturing operation in Canary Islands (Spain). *CCC: Change Control Coordination, GPS: Global Product Specifications

  • Operations Director

    at Ascanio Quimica

    Avril 2002 - Septembre 2002

    Tenerife

  • General Manager

    at SOFITESA / World Trade Center Tenerife

    Décembre 1999 - Mars 2002

    Tenerife

  • LOGISTICS MANAGER

    at RJ Reynolds Tobacco

    Mars 1996 - Décembre 1999

    Tenerife

  • PRODUCTION MANAGER ASSISTANT

    at RJ Reynolds Tobacco

    Avril 1992 - Février 1996

    Tenerife

  • University Teacher

    at Universidad de La laguna

    Novembre 1991 - Mars 1992

    Tenerife

Education

  • Executive MBA

    at II BRAVO MURILLO

    2001 - 2001 (1 year) Tenerife

  • MSc Engineering

    at UPCO ICAI ICADE

    1980 - 1991 (11 years) Madrid

Knowledge and keywords

Languages

  • Allemand Conversation

  • Espagnol Native

  • Catalan Elementary

  • Français Negotiation

  • Galicien Elementary

  • Anglais Negotiation

  • Italien Elementary

  • Portugais Elementary

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