CAREER SUMMARY -Executive with more than 23 years of managerial experience in the area of agricultural-commodities purchases. -Management and control operations of grain facilities (harvest, loading and unloading grain, ensures safety operations and safety food, leading operators and employees to achieve high performance with high safety standards). - High professional development within 3 different regions of Gruma Corporation being promoted from Central America to Venezuela and 12 yrs ago to USA. -Comprehensive vision of business' objectives. Effective management of quality programs (ISO 9000:2000, SQF, standards of food safety and Good Manufacturing Practices. HACCP, Lean manufacturing) and business administration (risk management, hedging, Sarbanes-Oxley) -Expert in planning, administration and execution of budget, strategic plans and Specific projects. -Effective negotiator and planner. Achievements above the expectations of the proposed objectives. It leads to high savings and costs avoidance in the department under responsibility. -Ability to develop in changing environment. -Management and control of $70 Million material and ingredients purchasing budget. Responsible Headcount supervision 50+ employees. -Every $0,01/Bu saved to the company for the inventory management represents a benefit of $130,000 due to the high volume. SAP R/3 System. •High knowledge about purchasing and conservation of stored grains. •High Knowledge of Pest control and sanitation processes. •High knowledge of AIB, SQF, ISO 9000, HACCP, 5S principles, FSMA requirements. •Lean manufacturing •Highly oriented to the safe performance of employees. STRENGTHS •High potential to work under pressure. •Excellent time management •High professional ethics to assume positions of responsibility. •Sense of commitment and mystical work. •Multiple improvement courses and professional management of interpersonal relationships. Operations Manager with over 23 years of successful experience in Purchasing and Quality systems management . Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in Food industry. Strengths in time management, operations and budget control backed by training in Lean manufacturing, Six sigma, 5S principles.
MBA Strategic Direction and Business Development (Ibero online), Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico D.F.)
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