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Expert in Supply Chains, Quality Assurance, Operations and Procurement Strategy

Expert ID: 736521 Canada

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Project Management professional with wide range of project life-cycle experience that target quality improvement, financial health and operational efficiency in various industries.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Requirements gathering, Project Management Methods, Certified Project Manager, Process Optimization & Mapping, Risk Analysis, Use Cases, Workflow Analysis, Logistics & Supply Chain, Budgeting & Cost Control, Six Sigma Black Belt Certified, Advanced presentation and communications skills, Reporting, Standard of procedure elaboration, Advanced Excel skills (Vlookup, Pivot, functions, data analysis), KPI Management, Business case development, Risk analysis, KANBAN Certified, PMP trained CBAP trained

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2009 Degree: MBA Subject: Business Administration Institution: Université de Québec à Montréal
Year: 2007 Degree: BS Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: American University of Sharjah, UAE (Accredited by the Quebec Engineering Order (OIQ)

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2019 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Project Manager Department: Supply Chain Operations Responsibilities: Leads projects, acting as a process knowledge leader for the Procurement Operations and Procurement Strategy teams.
Drives initiatives aiming at streamlining processes, eliminating non-value added activities, and generating total cost reductions and buy-side revenues.
Plays a subject matter expert role in the data collection and analysis methodology.
Collects and analyze data to identify and resolve bottleneck points in the value stream analysis.
Recommends potential initiatives that are supported by fact-based business cases.
Provides Management with decision-making information on potential and ongoing projects, as well as conducting post-project reviews for closed projects.
Acts as a cross-functional project manager representing Procurement as a change agent around continuous improvement opportunities by identifying, coordinating and implementing initiatives.
Drives continuous improvement initiatives that are supported by fact-based business cases, leading to efficiency gains.
Conducts process reviews and implements new work methods to streamline procurement processes and increase productivity.
Partners with the Six Sigma team to implement lean programs within Procurement Operations.
Continuously identifies and implements business process improvement (BPI) opportunities where technology could be leveraged to enable process automation and better support revenue generation.
Responsible for improving existing processes and efficiency by working closely with both the Procurement Operations and Procurement Strategy teams.
Leads the dissemination of project management practices (Six Sigma, Lean, Project Management Institute (PMI)) across the department.
Develops and deploys training programs, and provides end-user training and orientation as required to educate staff on the end-to-end supply chain and procurement processes.
Participates in the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Procurement Strategy and Procurement Operations teams.
Years: 2017 to 2019 Employer: Belron Title: Quality Manager Department: Responsibilities: Manage quality and purchasing for auto-parts, and analyze claims related to quality
Manage quality budgeting
Coordinate and liaise with different supply chain stakeholders, warehouse managers and distribution centers to streamline and optimize internal processes
Responsible for internal reporting to upper management
Responsible for purchasing and vendor management for direct automotive products
In charge of internal process mapping and execution
Lead continuous improvements initiatives on a national level, to ensure error reduction and to meet quality standards
Responsible for developing category reviews and analysis to current and potential products, in order to provide recommendations that align with the medium and long-term business strategies
Responsible for drafting RFP's, and keeping a competitive bidding between suppliers throughout the negotiation process
Years: 2015 to 2016 Employer: Morgan Stanley Title: Business Manager (Contract) Department: Responsibilities: Manage Headcount labor staffing to meet budgetary constraints while balancing delivery needs.
Conduct use case scenarios and diagrams
Liaise with mini-COOs, SME’s and project managers to update staffing on an ongoing basis to reflect current realities with regards to named resources and open positions.
Gather business requirements from various users and conduct UAT testing of a new SAP platform, to eventually communicate those needs to developers and help them build the software that answers exactly to the concerns of the stakeholders
Understand tower workforce strategy while assessing the individual resource requests.
Coordinate with mini COOs and central team to ensure resource requests are included in the weekly headcount agenda and provide required information on funding, workforce strategy, location levels etc.
Handle consultant transactions in resource management system.
Address staffing exceptions & requirements.
Participate in Resource management forums to discuss tower specific issues.
Validate headcount reports for accuracy and relevance.
Years: 2013 to 2015 Employer: Fournelle electrique Title: Associate Project Manager Department: Responsibilities: Brought on board with this high-volume custom manufacturing environment to lead the optimization of processes from assembly to shipping by analyzing and evaluating the relevance of each step to identify and capitalize on opportunities for improvement. Played a key part in ensuring all products adhered to quality standards, policies, and custom requirements.
Led the design and performance testing of small electronic circuits for PCBs and created process plans for in-depth inspections to ensure all products adhered to quality control and assurance standards.
Recognized and responded to critical gaps and defects with production and inspection processes by introducing an improved list of inspection criteria and materials requirements. Work as a liaison between directors and team leads.
Communicate clearly with employees to promote an engaging, collaborative workplace environment and supported the timely and satisfactory resolution of issues through continuous and open dialog.
Sourced and highlighted opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of day-to-day workflows, drove conflict mediation to maintain high productivity levels.
Years: 2010 to 2012 Employer: AllState Insurance Title: Business Development Executive Department: Responsibilities: Responsible for developing and maintaining business relations through direct sales. Actively cross sold and up sold current product portfolio, as well as promoting new product solutions.
Established a business plan with clear and specific objectives to drive sales targets.
Generated new business activity through prospecting and from a leads generation program.
Responsible for maintaining relations with centers of influence, participating in business trade fairs and community .

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Project Management Institute (PMI)
MBA Associates of Québec
Québec Order of Engineers
Futurpreneur
Licenses / Certifications
Six-Sigma Trained
IIBA business analysis trained
Completed Management Consulting Professional training
Certified Coach Practitioner (CCP), specializing in business coaching

Fields of Expertise

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