Project Manager effective in leading and directing New Product Development (NDP) projects from inception to launch. More than 5 years of progressive management experience and repeated success in developing project initiatives, directing project plans and achieving revenue performance targets.
Successful launches of all the NPD projects within time and costs budget.
Support to the Quality and Technical Service Department for the development and execution of several projects within the quality area.
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The project were managed by leveraging Operational Excellence techniques
Technical project manager of new products development:
The role requires to
Achievements: Zico coconut water, Pocket Garden, RTD vegetable smoothie; ; Beautific beauty drink in JV with pharmaceutical company; Jian Chi drink based on botanical infusion; RTD Burn/Relentless Energy Shot; RTD Illy Issimo RTD coffee and dairy.
STA in Coca-Cola Guararapes, part of Bottling Investing Group, in Suape COE plant.
use of Operational Excellence techniques to identify area of improvements, manage and implement continuous improvement projects and monitor team progress and enforced deadlines.
Packaging development focusing on aseptic filling technology, PET and teas for the European Coca-Cola bottling system and co-packers, specifically focusing on the interaction of oxygen with sensitive beverages. The role involved the coordination of EU marketing functions, technical community, external suppliers and design agencies.
Atlantic Beverages Ltm was a branch of The Coca-Cola Company acting as virtual Bottler for the supply of aseptic still beverages across Europe, through a partnership with San Benedetto: the project management role aimed the introduction of new products (beverages and primary/secondary packages) minimizing the disruption of existing supply chain; strong relationships were required with Group Technical and Marketing functions, suppliers and Coca-Cola bottling system.
Coordination of operations at co-packers' (San Bendetto, San Pellegrino) facilities; production planning, beverage base order management, first contact for customer complaints and support for business system development. Achievements: Powerade and Nestea pan-European launch and introduction/enlargement of local brands for European markets (Aquarius, Minute Maid, MER, Cappy, Five Alive).
Project management to introduce and improve new and existing primary containers (PET, glass and cans) for the Italian market.
Supply Chain Management
Cross-function team management
Italian: mother tongue
French: basic knowledge
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