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Serial No: 34285
(24/05/1990, male)
List top 5 skills: analyst, Data, data analyst, data architect, database
Short Bio:

An experienced and results-focused and IT literate professional, fluent in three languages. Has a broad range of experience ranging from Purchasing and Supply Chain, Sales and Customer Service, to his current and most recent position in the pricing department Has a very good understanding of IT systems and various different business methodologies, as well as the ability to apply these skills into other business areas to achieve optimum efficiency.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

Irish

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

General Management, IT and Technology

Spoken languages: 

english, portuguese, spanish

Locations I am interested in working:

spain



Profile

A results-focused and IT literate professional, fluent in three languages, and with work experience in five major companies. Has a broad range of experience ranging from Purchasing and Supply Chain, Sales and Customer Service, to his current and most recent position in the Pricing department as a division of Finance – offering excellent references for each position. Has a very good understanding of IT systems and various different business methodologies, as well as the ability to apply these skills into other business areas to achieve optimum efficiency. Gets a true and genuine enjoyment from improving process efficiency, and simplifying logical procedures through the creation of automated tools and reports. A true logical thinker, with the ability to cast emotions aside when necessary in making decisive actions, as well the social skills to get the best results from co-workers.

 

Career Summary

Jul 2014 – Present
Pricing Analyst
Brammer UK

As part of the Finance department, the role held in Pricing is to maintain and analyse price guidance for contract and non-contract business, and to make recommendations that would facilitate optimal pricing decisions in higher management. This position required high level of logical and rational ability, as well as a certain level of confidence in one’s technical abilities to ensure the correct results are being produced. During this time he had to opportunity to get involved in several interesting and in depth projects, to which he thoroughly enjoyed contributing towards.

Key Responsibilities / Achievements:

• Provide regular and ad hoc pricing analysis and reporting for management.

• Process automation, data modelling, and improving job process efficiency through creation of tools and dashboards in various Microsoft programs, as well as Tableau and Qlikview.

• Proactively monitor product, customer, and pricing data integrity and ensure corrections occur where required.

• Validate price model updates prior to loading to ensure pricing recommendations are in line with expectations and spot issues before they are made live.

• Creation of a number of tools and dashboards using Sequel and Visual Basic, with the objective of extracting and sorting large amounts of data to be presented in a simple and accessible format, as well as with greatly reduced down time.

• Investigate and respond to pricing escalations, monitor trends in problems arisen to identify issues in pricing model, and ensure these problems do not occur again in future.

• Support the sales and product teams in identification of opportunities to optimise sales and profitability and implement solutions.

• General investigation to find for improvements in regular business processes, as well as report automation to streamline business processes.

• Led a project regarding re-pricing the entirety of the Brammer catalogue using a series of conditions based around the business pricing logic. This involved setting the prices for several tens of thousands of products with objective of extracting the highest value from the market.

 

Dec 2013 – Jun 2014
Group / Central Purchasing Analyst
APPE Packaging (Now Plastipak), Wrexham

This position consisted of managing APPEs Purchasing Category Turnover, with the aim of delivering competitive advantage through interpreting BU Objectives, and developing/implementing robust sourcing strategies. Due to the extremely lean structure of the central purchasing team, there was the opportunity to lead and assist in a number of exciting projects, which I both enjoyed and excelled at.

Key Responsibilities / Achievements:

• Created and presented a proposal for the group packaging strategy to the director by gathering information from each site regarding the yearly spend on all packaging items .This included highlighting areas for potential saving such as potential group discounts as well as ungrouped company-wide purchases split across many suppliers, un-contracted high amounts of spend, and other forms of analysis overall highlighting significant potential savings.

• Active participation in a project aiming to change the way spare parts were purchased across the group, involving investigating the purchasing strategy used to acquire spares across multiple sites, and creating a centralised strategy grouping the spend and reducing the supplier base.

• Created SharePoint forms to gather savings data of company purchases, to be implemented as a standard monthly procedure across all nine sites. In addition, produced of a QlikView report with assistance from IT which analysed the data submitted, and categorized savings giving an overall visual detail, allowing managers and directors to identify opportunities for savings, or areas of low efficiency.

• Responsible for re-design and launch of the group’s supplier rating system, including being the point of contact to both internal and external stakeholders across various sites and suppliers.

• Redesigned and largely automated APPE’s supplier approval system, and vendor rating process.

 

Jun 2013 – Sept 2013
Interim Buyer
Transport for Greater Manchester – Manchester

An interim position, working as a buyer and providing administrative and analytical support consistent with that of a Procurement Analyst.

Key Responsibilities / Achievements:

• Creation of reports identifying non-conformities in the purchasing process, and identifying improvement opportunities and targets by department.

• Creation of monthly spend reports for company directors detailing source of supply and ABC analysis.

• Continuous update of contracts and frameworks, as well as supplier meetings to review their KPIs, along with other goals.

• Managements of bids relating to tenders, both manually and using proprietary software.

• Calculation of rebates, and the comparison with suppliers’ versions to check for discrepancies.

• Sourcing of suppliers for specialist paper for bus schedules printed by TfGM.

• Identified savings of £50K in postal service through restructuring of their postal system.

 

Feb 2011 – Aug 2011
Assistant Indirect Purchaser
Robert BOSCH España, Madrid

As a continuation of the work placement, the second set of 6 months was spent working in the department of indirect purchasing, assisting the official purchasers of the company in a number of different categories.

Key Responsibilities / Achievements:

• Preparation of contracts and agreements (SAP MM and SRM).

• Translation of contracts, offers/proposals from suppliers, etc. between Portuguese, Spanish, and English.

• Market/Price comparisons – Packaging / transport

 

Aug 2010 – Jan 2011
Customer Services for Automotive Division
Robert BOSCH, España, Madrid

Providing Customer Service and support for Bosch’s corporative automotive clients in Portugal. This was a six month portion of a one year work placement that was part of his university degree.

Key Responsibilities / Achievements:

• Telephonic customer care and consultancy for Portuguese clients.

• Entering and processing customer orders, checking of orders and overdue deliveries as well as processing of special customer requests.

• Handling of customer complaints as well as organizing returns of previously sold products.

• Monthly stock reducers through merchandise returns.

 

Education & Qualifications

Languages:
English – Native tongue, Spanish – Fluent, Portuguese – Fluent (Birth country)

BA (Hons):
International Business Studies with Spanish
Sheffield Hallam University, England (2012)

A-Level:
Spanish (A2), Business Studies (A2), Economics (AS), Portuguese (AS), Maths & Mech (AS)
Lymm High School, England (2008)

SAP:
3 month Materials Management course (MM) – Weekends
Wizcore Consulting ltd. (2013)

Other Qualifications & Skills:

Software: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word & Microsoft PowerPoint – Proficient

Microsoft Access: Good

SAP: Moderate – Good

Qlikview, Tableau, Kerridge: Moderate

Programming Languages: SQL: Moderate – Good

VBA: Moderate understanding, Basic – Moderate programming skills

Other: Big Data sets, Databases, Goal Visualisation, Report Automation, Pressured Deadlines

 

Interests

Bodyboarding/Surfing, Computer games, Travelling, Hiking, Camping, Outdoor activities

 

References

Available on request