Bilingual executive with an interesting mix of formal education and ample practical experience with an ascending career in the supply chain area. Proven leader from the business perspective with a lot of hands on experience in ERP implementations in a SAP environment (MRP & ATP in the PP module, WMS, MM & some SD experience). Purchasing, Inventory
Bilingual executive with an interesting mix of formal education and ample practical experience with an ascending career in the supply chain area. Proven leader from the business perspective with a lot of hands on experience in ERP implementations in a SAP environment (MRP & ATP in the PP module, WMS, MM & some SD experience). Purchasing, Inventory & Production management abilities. Experience in Plant & Supply Chain Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) design & implementation plus a strong focus in reaching and exceeding financial goals. An effective leader, teamwork oriented and with a focus on bottom line results. Strong analytic skills used to model the business, define available options, selecting & implementing the best one for the company.
More than 15 years of experience in the manufacturing and construction industry within a multinational company with sales above USD $1 Billion and with retail customers like The Home Depot & Lowe’s.
An strategic thinker with a tactical focus and a total commitment style when involved in a professional challenge. High management skills applied to plan strategies that will result in a supply chain improvement, which in turn would benefit the overall supply network operations and the cash flow position of the business.
Vice President Sales, Operations and Inventory Planning @ From October 2014 to Present (1 year 1 month) Piscataway, New JerseyDirector Sales, Operations and Inventory Planning @ This position has been charged with the Responsibility for both the demand and supply planning process of the company across all three divisions and for over one billion dollars in sales and reports directly to the Senior VP of Integrated Supply Chain.
Overall responsibilities include coordinating the forecasting process with the sales and marketing teams across the Americas, generating a valid supply plan for four plants in Mexico and two in the USA and managing and defining the inventory strategy for the company for over $ 90 M USD including the detailed analysis of how much to hold for each of the three distribution centers in the USA and one in Canada. From July 2012 to October 2014 (2 years 4 months) United StatesSupply Chain Sr. Manager @ Manage the Supply Chain department, including the the plant Planning and Scheduling process, Shipping Area, Import / Export process, Laredo x-dock operation & transportation process to the RDC & end customer. From February 2012 to July 2012 (6 months) Monterrey Area, MexicoFaucets Sr. Manager Sales, Operations and Inventory Planning (S & OP) @ American Standard B&K S. de R. L. has over 1300 employees at the Monterrey Faucets plant and is a subsidiary company of American Standard Inc. located in Piscataway N.J. As “Sr. Manager Sales, Operations and Inventory Planning (S & OP)” have the responsibility of planning the demand for over USD $240 Million dollars in sales in North America and releasing the supply plan to support the correct level of sales. Also in charge of designing and managing the operations Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) plus all communication related to the supply chain between the corporate headquarters and the plant. From August 2008 to February 2012 (3 years 7 months) Faucets Supply Manager @ As a “Supply Manager” had the responsibility of managing over USD $ 10 Million of finish goods inventory and planning the supply of over USD $ 6 Million of raw material purchases per month. Additionally was in charge of designing the right stocking strategy to provide the required service level. Also managed the supply chain metrics and the plant warehouse. From November 2005 to August 2008 (2 years 10 months) Material Management Supervisor @ was responsible for planning the raw material supply of USD $ 6 Million of raw material purchases per month and of managing the plant warehouse. From July 2002 to November 2005 (3 years 5 months) Product Engineer @ In charge of new product implementation, engineering changes & technical support to the assembly area. From March 1999 to July 2002 (3 years 5 months) Monterrey
Executive Certificate in Technology, Operations, and Value Chain Management, Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management @ Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management From 2014 to 2015 MBA, Management @ Tecnológico de Monterrey From 1999 to 2003 BS, Mechanical Engineering @ Tecnológico de Monterrey From 1993 to 1998 High School Diploma, Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General @ CBTIS 20 From 1990 to 1993 Jorge Vargas is skilled in: Strategic Planning, Planning, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain, Purchasing Management, MRP, Production Planning, Inventory Management, APICS, CPIM, Six Sigma, Green Belt, Warehouse Management, Project Implementation, Lean Manufacturing, Warehousing, SAP, ERP, Demand Planning, Purchasing, Materials Management, Logistics, SAP R/3, Supply Chain..., Product Development, Cross-functional Team..., Continuous Improvement, Sales Operations, Business Process, Manufacturing, Leadership, Management, Strategy
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