Manager Product Management


Last Updated: 12th October 2017 (over 5 years ago)

Address
Mexico

E-mail
Locked

Gender
Male

Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
English, Spanish

Summary

• Direction and control management of product specifications at Regional/Cluster Level
• Guidance to ensure that product specifications are maintained to achieve optimal quality/cost ratio
• To lead harmonization plans to achieve minimal operation complexity and high optimization of raw materials and manufacturing resources
• Manage of product specifications to ensure consistency of subjective profile and manufacturing execution
• Administration of product specifications related to productivity projects in order to achieve yearly budgeted savings
• Manage product assumptions that includes source changes, new product introductions and changes, raw materials harmonization, cost optimization and quality enhancement
• Provide guidance for projects related to product and materials technology improvements and its effective implementation
• Manage Product Management employees goals setting, expectations and performance

Education

Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
Chemical Engineer

   Feb 1997
— Mar 2003

Experience

Philip Morris Mexico Productos y Servicios
Product Management Manager

   Jul 2016
— Current

• Direction and control management of blends and cigarettes for Latin America Region affiliates and third party Manufacturers: Mexico, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia
• Guidance to ensure that cigarette specifications are maintained to achieve optimal quality/cost ratio
• To lead harmonization plans to achieve minimal operation complexity and high optimization of available tobacco, materials and manufacturing resources
• Manage of product specifications to ensure consistency of subjective profile and manufacturing execution
• Administration of product specifications related to productivity projects in order to achieve yearly budgeted savings
• Manage Blending and cigarette assumptions that includes source changes, new blend/cigarette introductions and changes, blend and materials harmonization, cost optimization and quality enhancement
• Provide guidance for projects related to tobacco and materials technology improvements and its effective implementation
• Manage Product Management employees goals setting, expectations and performance

Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing Inc.
Product Management Manager

   Apr 2014
— Jun 2016

• Direction and control management of blends and cigarettes in Asia Pacific Central Cluster affiliates and third party Manufacturers: Philippines, Korea, Pakistan, Taiwan, Vietnam, Bangladesh and India
• Guidance to ensure that cigarette specifications are maintained to achieve optimal quality/cost ratio
• To lead harmonization plans to achieve minimal operation complexity and high optimization of available tobacco, materials and manufacturing resources
• Manage of product specifications to ensure consistency of subjective profile and manufacturing execution
• Administration of product specifications related to productivity projects in order to achieve yearly budgeted savings
• Manage Blending and cigarette assumptions that includes source changes, new blend/cigarette introductions and changes, blend and materials harmonization, cost optimization and quality enhancement
• Provide guidance for projects related to tobacco and materials technology improvements and its effective implementation
• Manage Product Management employees goals setting, expectations and performance

Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing Inc.
Product Management Senior Blender

   Sep 2012
— Mar 2014

• Preparation of Leaf strategies and Leaf purchase plan (LPP) via WLS system budgets for Asia Pacific Central Cluster affiliates: Philippines, Korea and Pakistan
• Administration, maintenance and evaluation of the blends portfolio
• Change implementation and alternatives development of blends according PMI operations strategy and consumer demands
• Implementation and follow up of cost saving and productivity initiatives
• Product Sensory evaluation: active participation in Expert Panel, Brand Mapping, Product development, maintenance and monitoring
• Blends and Cut Fillers Projects coordination

Philip Morris International Management
New Product Development Senior Blender

   Oct 2009
— Aug 2012

• Develop, commercialize and maintain blend formulations according to strategies of new and existing products
• Contribute to the establishment of PMI product strategies regarding the area of specialization
• Communicate with clusters, affiliates and related parties regarding cigarette blend changes to maintain product consistency, taste, sustainability and cost effectiveness
• Evaluate and interpret analytical results of new products or existing portfolio during subjective panels and provide proposals and guidance for new developments if necessary
• Ensure adherence of product specifications to compliance, quality standards and laws
• Develop expertise by supporting projects to deliver blends that achieve the desired product performance
• Coach and develop a motivated, skilled, and optimally resourced team in area of specialization

Coltabaco S.A. - Affiliate of Philip Morris International
Andean Cluster Leaf Blending Supervisor

   Oct 2008
— Sep 2009

• Preparation of Leaf strategies and Leaf purchase plan (LPP) via WLS system budgets for Ecuador and Colombia
• Implementation and follow up of cost saving initiatives
• Product Sensory evaluation: active participation in Expert Panel, Brand Mapping, Quantitative Descriptive Panel, Product development, maintenance and monitoring
• Blends Projects coordination
• New blends development full responsibility

Coltabaco S.A. - Affiliate of Philip Morris International
Andean Cluster Leaf Blender

   Oct 2006
— Sep 2008

• Administration, maintenance and evaluation of the blends portfolio
• Change implementation and alternatives development of blends according PMI Leaf operations strategy and consumer demands
• Blending Area procedures implementation
• Product Sensory evaluation: active participation in Expert Panel, Brand Mapping, Quantitative Descriptive Panel, Product development, maintenance and monitoring
• Leaf purchases execution via SAP

Coltabaco S.A. - Affiliate of Philip Morris International
Casing kitchen & Process Engineering Supervisor

   Jul 2005
— Sep 2006

• Casing kitchen procedures implementation
• Secondary process adhesives management
• Coordination of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) implementation
• Casings & Flavors preparation supervision

Coltabaco S.A.
Process Engineering R&D

   Feb 2003
— Jun 2005

• Direct Materials – Primary and secondary process trials coordination
• Direct Materials Quality system implementation
• Active participation in product sensory evaluation: Expert Panel – QDP
• Primary and secondary Product Quality assessment

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