CV: Procurement Manager


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 Date Submitted:11-09-2012
 Last Modified:06-09-2015 (10:51)
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 Current job:Procurement Manager
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:immediately
 Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, Business Services, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
 KeywordsProcurement, Management, Mechanical Structures, Business, Strategy, Negotations
2013 - Present OHB-SYSTEM  Germany
Procurement Manager
Subcontractor Management
• Identifies and contacts potential suppliers for satellite subsystems and units.
• Prepares RFQ (Request For Quotation) data package for suppliers, working in strong collaboration with cross-functional team (engineering, legal and finance).
• Leads the evaluation of received proposals in terms of cost, quality and schedule.
• Negotiates with pre-selected suppliers before contract signature.
• Supports the financial office in the definition of contract and payment milestone with suppliers.
• Monitors and reports suppliers’ progress status to final customers.
Proposal preparation 
• Prepares deliverables for the proposal related to procurement aspects. 
• Prepares geo-return distributions compliant with budget and customer requirements.
• Leads the Request for Proposal campaign with suppliers to build a consistent final proposal.   
2006 - 2010 AIRBUS Defence and Space (former EADS CASA Espacio)  Spain
Mechanical Engineer Team Leader
Project Management & Leadership
• Prepared 6 months schedules and budgets valued over €100,000 for outsourced engineering services. 
• Prepared and delivered presentations to clients (SES, Eutelsat) on mechanical performance of structures in aerospace projects of €20M budget.
• Supervised outsourced team of 3 people responsible for antennae mechanical analysis (ASTRA1N, ASTRA3B, Atlantic Bird 7).
Mechanical Engineering
• Performed mechanical analyses, working in a cross-functional team (design and manufacturing).
• Collaborated in R&D projects developing a new material used in antennae structures. 
• Executed tests on mechanical structures in line with EADS specifications, 100% success rate achieved.
2004 - 2005 ICEX (Spanish Government Foreign Trade Institute) South Korea
International Trade Agent
• Prepared market researches on South Korean business.
• Provided feedback to commercial enquiries from Spanish and South Korean companies.
• Supported the preparation and follow-up of trade missions. 
• Prepared reports on South Korean trade and financial information. 
2002 - 2004 ITP (Turbojet Engines) Spain
Junior Mechanical Engineer
• Completed R&D tasks on Stealth project to reduce radar detectability on military aircrafts.
• Collaborated with the design department for the nozzle’s performance improvement in military aircrafts. 
• Accomplished structural analyses on aeronautical elements to check mechanical reliability. 
• 2011 - 2012  INSEAD MBA Class of July 2012  France/Singapore 
• 2010 - 2011  BFSU (Beijing Foreign Studies University) Mandarin Chinese Certificate  China
• 2001 - 2002  UPV (University of the Basque Country) Master's Degree in Aeronautical Technologies Spain
• 1997 - 2002  UPV (University of the Basque Country) Bachelor's Degree in Structural Engineering Spain
• English (Fluent)
• French (Native)
• Spanish (Native)
• Mandarin (Business)
• German (Basic)
• Korean (Basic)
• Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Project, Power Point, Outlook
• Eclipse software suite
• Aerospace Analysis Tools (FEM – Nastran and Patran)
• EMITS tool for ITTs (Invitation To Tender) publishing
• Cross-functional team work
• Communication skills at management and technical levels 
• Negotiation 
• Business administration  
• 2015  ESA (5 weeks)  Germany
ESA course on Monitoring Climate from Space using data from Earth Observation satellites.
• 2012  ASTRIUM (1 month)  Singapore
Member of the winning team in the ASTRIUM Space tourism Business Plan Competition in Singapore.
• 2011  CEIBS (China Europe International Business School) (1 week)  China
Attended IESE EMBA China Module   one week intensive course on Chinese business.
• 2004  ICEX (6 months)  Spain
Studied an intensive course on International Trade.
• 2001 - 2002  ESA (European Space Agency) (12 months)  Spain
Participated in Student Space Exploration and Technology Initiatives, project for a collaboration amongst European Engineering Universities to design an aerospace satellite structure.
• Sustainability, Clean Energy, Renewable Energy Technologies
• Chinese culture and language (studied Chinese for 3 years in Madrid before going to China)
• Culture: independent music festivals, movies and cultural exhibitions
• Travelling and experiencing different cultures

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