Project Manager (Construction) / Plant Manager

Last Updated: 2nd April 2019 (over 3 years ago)



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Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level

English, Portuguese


Senior-Level Project & Plant Operations Management Professional
Project Leadership| Financial Controllership | Results-Driven

A highly-motivated leader with expertise in myriad industries, including oil and gas, chemical, food and beverage and mining. Efficient multitasking capability evinced by performing a multitude of responsibilities and meeting company-wide expectations. Seamless collaboration with all members of the organization to achieve safety and quality objectives. Instrumental in developing and implementing effective operational processes, enhancing quality of production and performance, and pursuing solutions to contingencies. Proven aptitude in critical analysis and budgetary compliance. Maintains technical proficiency in AutoCAD and MS Project.
 Industrial Management
 Operations Oversight
 Strategic Planning & Analysis
 Economic & Technical Feasibility
 Managing Fast-Paced Projects
 Quality Internal Auditor
 Building Strong Teams/Relationships
 P&L Strategic Programs
 Lean Manufacturing Processes
 Identifying Risk & Issue Resolution
 Tactful Communications
 Client Relations Management


Air Academy
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

   Feb 2008
— Dec 2008

Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos - Unisinos
Mechanical Engineering

   Feb 1979
— Aug 1984


GDK Angola SA - Engineering and Construction Company - Oil & Gas
Project Manager

   Jul 2011
— Feb 2018

 Imul Project: Finished a $35M (US) project under budget with a $5M savings that availed another lucrative project opportunity in the amount of $22M, which was subsequently pursued and developed.
 Temar Project: Demonstrated consummate negotiation and client management adeptness by securing and overseeing the final phase of a 12-contract, $164M (US) oil terminal project, through the execution of pending jobs.
 Paenal Top Sides Project: Exhibited high-caliber leadership and managerial proficiency by undertaking final contract negotiations with client, meticulous contract review, and efficient budget and project planning for a $28M marine oil terminal.
 Mitigated corporate and client costs by undertaking several responsibilities throughout tenure , including organizing developing and directing activities of both medium and substantial EPC projects within high-pressure environments with fast-paced deadlines.

Xerox Company - Chemical and Techlogy
Industrial Manager

   Jun 1997
— Mar 2011

Position: Industrial Manager

Highlights of Projects Implementation:
• Second Toner Grinding and Classification Unit: US$ 4 M project. Savings of US$ 500 K, delivered 3 months before deadline.
• New OPC Photoreceptor Plant: US$ 36 M Project. Time and new technologies were constraints. Delivered on time with US$ 3 M savings.
• OPC Plant Upgrade: 60% capacity improvement, with investment of less than 10% of the plant value.
• Cylinder Machining Plant: US$ 3 M Strategic Project. Successfully implemented with substantial savings due to vertical integration.