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Current Address: Calle Norte BN Cali, Colombia / Email:
Industrial Engineer with a Master of Management and a Master in Business Administration. Experience in team leadership, project management, product redesign, cost reduction, financials, process improvement, process design, innovation, key performance indicator improvement, international relations, negotiation, people management, strategic sourcing and manufacturing. Ability to learn and adapt quickly, deliver significant business results, develop strategies, tactics and organize effective teams.
Master of Management Tulane University, New Orleans, USA Master in Business Administration ICESI University, Cali, Colombia Bachelor of Industrial Engineering Javeriana University, Cali, Colombia High School Graduate ICFES, Cali, Colombia International Exchange Student Rifle High School, Rifle, USA Student Colombo Britanico High School, Cali, Colombia February February September February June June
Languages English, Spanish, Portuguese. Computer Microsoft: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Project and Internet. Competencies Results Orientation, Sense of Urgency, Teamwork, Strategic Thinking, Global Vision with Attention to Detail. Other Advocacy, Emotional Intelligence, Giving and Receiving Feedback, Financial Analysis, Supply Chain Concepts.
inQbation LLC Washington D.C., USA / Cali, Colombia, Latin America Project Manager March On Going
Responsibilities Lead global web design and web development projects, a group of designers and developers in the process of project planning, coordination and execution in order to deliver products aligned with customer expectations, on time and on budget. Interact directly with customers providing them with continuous feedback about project status. Identify roadblocks in the process, propose solutions and guarantee flawless execution.
Johnson&Johnson de Colombia S.A. Cali, Colombia, Latin America Manufacturing Engineer
Responsibilities Lead the Liquids Plant manufacturing process and team of over people in Colombia, in order to manufacture cost competitive, high quality and compliant baby products such as shampoo, oil, lotion and cologne. Guarantee efficient process conditions, low waste levels and continuous improvement through TPM and Lean philosophy. Actively participate in all initiatives which impact the plant and lead key projects. Plus develop people and continue to lead the Materials Team. Achievements Successfully managed key projects for the Liquids Plant: new products, equipment and processes. Delivered U$.MM in cost savings in for Cali Plant. Supported the design, construction and manufacturing startup of the new Liquids Plant U$MM project for mouthwashes and lotions new material flow, design, processes, equipment, people, etc.. Plant efficiency over %. Implemented the manufacturing of Lubriderm Hands in Cali Plant, generating better equipment utilization, ergonomic and efficiency improvements. Restarted the manufacturing of Desitin Original in Cali Plant, delivering lower costs, a robust process and better lead time for the customers. Cycle time and microbiological risk reduction in weighing area with the implementation of a preweighed raw materials supermarket. Performed improvements to manufacturing work instructions in order to strengthen the production process and prevent nonconformances. Implemented TPM in Compounding strategy aligned with GMP focus. Upgraded control system in the Liquids Plant to Intouch process, consumption, yield, statistics. Implemented new capper in the filling area in order to guarantee compliance with child resistant cap in baby oil without impact in the operation. Launched new product: liquid lotion in tubes. Developed Governance Model and Process for Global Supply Chain Project Management through Project Jules.
Johnson&Johnson de Colombia S.A. Cali, Colombia, Latin America Sr. Process Engineer
Responsibilities Lead the cost reduction process War On Cost for Toiletries Plants in Colombia, identify business opportunities, develop innovation workshops, lead benchmarking exercises, process improvements and high impact projects. Consolidate key performance indicators, support management and lead the Toiletries Materials Team raw, pack and finished product flow in the plant of seven people. Achievements Delivered U$.MM in cost savings in for Toiletries Plants. Implemented the manufacturing of Desitin Creamy in Cali Plant, generating U$M in savings, ergonomic improvements, flexibility, new technology and equipment for the plant. Implemented dynamic locations in the Toiletries Kanban for packaging materials in order to guarantee FEFO, traceability, reduce cycle time and optimize the enlistment process. Lead the facetoface meeting of the Americas Liquids Network in Colombia and generated opportunities and ideas/potential projects for the region U.S. and LA. Delivered cost savings of U$. MM in and U$ MM in for Toiletries Plants. Lead regional product redesign project for Baby and Adult bar soaps which delivered and innovative and unique ergonomic shape to the market place in Latin America while consolidating put ups and reducing complexity for the business Lipo Project. This enabled product differentiation, volume and market share growth, plus gross profit increase +%.
Johnson&Johnson de Mexico S.A. de C.V. Mexico City, Mexico, Latin America rd Strategic Sourcing Professional GOLD Rotation
Responsibilities Identify competitive Mexican suppliers as potential worldwide suppliers for Johnson&Johnson in Caps, Labels and Cartons. Analyze proposals, consolidate information, generate reports and support Procurement Management in Mexico. Achievements Lead the Mexico Low Cost Country initiative in order to develop Mexico as a worldwide sourcing alternative for Caps, Labels and Cartons. Graduated from Johnson&Johnson&;s GOLD Global Operations Leadership Development program&;s Inaugural Class. Johnson&Johnson de Colombia S.A. Cali, Colombia, Latin America nd External Manufacturing Negotiator GOLD Rotation
Responsibilities Define the regional sourcing strategy for the Bar Soap business in Latin America through quantitative and qualitative analysis of the optimal Johnson&Johnson plant network in Latin America, in order to provide a high quality / cost competitive product with an excellent service level.
Achievements Designed and developed the regional sourcing strategy for the Bar Soap business in Latin America. Delivered U$.MM in savings for the region and consolidated the plant network from to manufacturers after implementation.
Johnson&Johnson de Colombia S.A. Cali, Colombia, Latin America st Manufacturing Engineer GOLD Rotation
Responsibilities Plant and resource management, process improvement, personnel scheduling and support to management. Achievements Performed a deep diagnostic of the Bar Soap Plant and all of its indicators and developed action plans to enhance the plant&;s overall performance. Generated savings of U$ M based on OEE improvement as a result of % availability increase. Designed and implemented an integrated project management software SIP for the site with automated reports for tactic and strategic decisionmaking. Developed a Project Management Governance Model for the site. Through this, a structured process was implemented with specific roles and responsibilities, committees and meeting agendas. Generated hour reduction per project management meeting and enabled savings for U$ MM. Johnson&Johnson de Colombia S.A. Cali, Colombia, Latin America Intern
Responsibilities Project assignment and participation in Johnson&Johnson&;s GOLD Global Operations Leadership Development program selection process. Achievements Elected as the GOLD Associate for Colombia in Johnson&Johnson&;s GOLD Global Operations Leadership Development program. Designed and developed SKRIM SKU Rationalization Impact Model to evaluate the financial impact in operations of rationalizing SKUs Stock Keeping Units. Smart Training Society Cali, Colombia, Latin America Academic Advisor March June
Responsibilities Advice and support students in the language learning process, specifically in English. In addition, develop academic programs and strategies for the class. Achievements Developed learning strategies and customer service program. Exposed the differences and flaws in the procedures of language assessment. Recommended a company standard procedure for academic programs.
ACCOMPLISHMENTS & HONORS
Recognition for extraordinary contributions to the new Liquids Plant project in . Achieved recognition J&J Award for High Performance and Global Leadership Profile in . st Place Most Innovative Project in Sales & Marketing for the Q of Lipo Project Bar Soaps: La suavidad cambió de forma Nueva forma ergonómica Jabones Johnson&;s. Graduated from Johnson&Johnson&;s Inaugural GOLD Global Operations Leadership Development program Class in . Member, Rotary International .