Head of Projects


Last Updated: 16th January 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Address
Spain

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
English, Spanish

Summary

José is a professional with more than 18 years of experience in the automobile and metal industries. For the past 9 years he has worked in the thermo solar power industry, running and constructing thermo solar power plants and serving as a board member of companies in Spain, South Africa and Morocco, lately as a Head of Projects of Artepref for its wind and solar EPC projects.

He has a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and an Executive Master’s degree from ESADE Business School and Georgetown University.

Education

ESADE Business School, Loyola and Georgetown University
MBA PDDA

   Sep 2011
— Jun 2012

University of Seville
Master of Science: Industrial Engineering

   Sep 1989
— Sep 1996

Experience

Artepref Renovables
Head of Projects

   Jul 2018
— Current

Managing international EPC projects in solar and wind Power industry.

ACWA Power
Project Director

   Jan 2016
— Jun 2018

Noor 3 Solar Power Plant, 150 MW. Ouarzazate, Morocco
The value of assets is about $1 billion and more than 9 million working-hour.
Reported to the CEO and BoD.
Successfully constructed the highest solar tower on earth.
Achieved more than 4 million construction-working-hour without accident by implementing a strong safety culture.
Achieved zero environmental accident by implementing a strong culture.
Increased the local content in both workers and subcontractingby 30%.

Abengoa Solar
CEO/Power Plant General Manager

   Jan 2014
— Dec 2015

Kaxu, Xina and Khi Solar Complex, 250 MW. South Africa
The mission was to set up Abengoa’s O&M business.
Reported to the COO and BoD.
The value of asset exceeded €2 billion and the total annual revenue was over €180 million.
Achieved zero accident by implementing a strong Safety culture.
Achieved zero Environmental accident by implementing a strong Environmental culture.
Selected, recruited and trained the local staff in halved the budgeted time.
Reduced operational expenses by 10%

Abengoa Solar
CEO/Power Plant General Manager

   Sep 2011
— Dec 2013

Solabén Solar Complex, 200 MW. Logrosán, Spain
Reported to the COO and BoD.
The value of asset exceeded €1 billion and the annual revenue was €120 million. Increased output by 25% in 2003 and by 20% in 2012.
Increased EBITDA by 15% in 2013 and by 18% in 2012.
Achieved the lowest output electricity cost in 2012 (by 14% less) and 2013 (by 15% less).
Reduced operational expenses by 8% in 2010 and by 15% in 2011.

Abengoa Solar
Deputy Power Plant General Manager

   Apr 2010
— Aug 2011

Sanlúcar Solar Complex, 183 MW. Sanlúcar, Spain
The value of assets exceeds €1 billion and the total annual revenue is over €100 million.
Implemented KPIs by departments.
Reduced operational expenses by 8% in 2010 and by 15% in 2011

Universidad Pablo de Olavide
Associate Professor of Business Strategy

   Sep 2008
— Oct 2010

Abeinsa Power Structures
Plant Manager

   Dec 2003
— Mar 2010

Utrera, Spain
Reported to the CEO.
Increased EBITDA by 12% year by year.
Increased turnover form €3 million to and €8 million in two years.
Increased plant productivity by 18% by implementing Lean Manufacturing.
Implemented KPIs by departments

Albatros Group
Product Manager

   Jun 2002
— Nov 2003

Seville, Spain
Successfully returned discontent customers in 2002.
Halved lead time for new products design.

Valeo Lighting
MethodsEngineering Manager

   Apr 2000
— Jun 2002

Increased plant productivity by 30% in 2001 by implementing Just in Time, 5s and Lean Manufacturing.

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