Production and Maintenance Manager in Givaudan de Mexico
Production and Maintenance Manager
Givaudan de Mexico
January 2005 to June 2008
Achievements: *Implementation of productivity tools: Autonomous Maintenance (TPM), 5 Ss, Total cycle time. * Set up and start up of production lines (Powder blending, natural dairy paste flavors). *Productivity increase in compounding liquid flavors (30%).
Givaudan de Mexico
June 2000 to June 2005
Achievements: * ISO Certification 9001, AIB Certification, HACCP. *Vendors Qualification and developing program. Set up and start up of state of the art analytical technics: GC/MS, Particle size analyzer. Activities / Responsibilities: Manager of Quality Services, including Quality Management, Quality Control, Sensory analysis, Instrumental analysis. Responsible of the Quality System.
Analytical Control Laboratory Head
Syntex, S. A de C.V.
July 1997 to July 2000
Responsible of the analytical resources in the Research division of Syntex, including NMR, GC-MS, IR, Vis-UV, Elemental analysis, and others. Also responsible of the TLC workshop, Maintenance area, and pilot plant.
Givaudan de Mexico, S. A. de C.V.
June 1997 to April 2013
Achievements: *Led the successful implementation of SAP ® plant in Cuernavaca *Integrated the production of two production plants, moving the operation of a plant in Querétaro to Cuernavaca. I rationalized costs and increased production capacity 100% in the active plant. *Kept the Service Level of the plant above 97%. *Reduced the days of inventory (DSI) in 20% (75 to 60 days). *Maintened the obsolete reserves below than 6% of the total value of the inventory. *Implementation of lean manufacturing model (TPM, 5S, Kaizen Events). *ISO9001 certification in eight months. Maintenance of certification system up to date for over 12 years. *Establishment of a program of evaluation and recognition of external business partners (suppliers) *Reduction and maintaining the level of customer complaints below 0.5% Responsibilities / Activities: Responsible of the value chain: From logistics-purchasing to logistics-distribution. Including Production, Maintenance, Quality, Industrialization, EH&S, Engineering (projects), Planning (Raw materials and production), Customer service and warehouse.
Master of Science (M.Sc.)Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (México)
January 1996 to January 1998
Bachelor's degreeUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México (México)
January 1983 to January 1987
Bilingual / Native
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