Anna Tamez

Anna Tamez

Works at:

UTC Aerospace Systems

Location in:

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Anna Tamez

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Currently

Works at:
UTC Aerospace Systems
Location in:
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bio

Impact-driven professional, with international exposure and experience in project management, improvement strategies, and making things happen in diverse environments.
Uses her analytical thinking to transform data into effective course of action, blending attention to details and to the big picture. A people person, self-starter with a can-do approach to turn planning into consistent measurable results.
Looking for roles that leverage strategy, marketing and operational skills into the challenges of sustainable growth and performance.

Anna has worked/studied in

  • Canada
  • Colombia
  • Mexico
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
  • Venezuela

Anna speaks

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Anna has experience in

  • Consumer goods
  • Government / Public sector / Non-profit
  • Pharmaceuticals / Biotech

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Work

2014 – present

Program Manager Life Sciences EMEA

UTC Aerospace Systems , Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Swaziland, United Kingdom
  • I engage with customers to continuously improve the visibility and performance of their cold chain.
  • • Successfully implemented cold chain monitoring programs with key pharmaceutical and healthcare firms. Coordinated the subsequent long-term project relationship with these customers, with individual spend of ca. € 2M x yr.
  • • Engaged potential customers on service offering collaborating with Commercial team.
  • • Developed metrics and KPIs to drive continuous improvement and project opportunities. New scorecards are presented at business review meetings with management level.
  • • Promoted from an Analyst Role, after efficiently managed short term projects of € 2 - 20K per project.
  • • Improved the processes and documentation for the Professional Services team, with a resulting 50% increase in efficiency and decreased the response lead time to sales leads.
2013 – 2014
(Aug – Feb)

Collaborator

Various Clinical Settings- Home Health & Hospice
  • I collaborate with different organisations on a project basis.
  • CICLA (Mex) is a research team working with different pharma companies and independently. At this part time role, I support early stages of current and future projects and coordinate communication and interaction with international partners. I enjoy bringing the business and process thinking into this team of qualified healthcare professionals.
  • ImpactHUB (NL) is an organization that brings together social entrepreneurs into spaces and communities that "catalyze" impact. I host and connect these entrepreneurs and support on local events. It is an inspired community to learn on the new movement towards sustainability and the new era.
2012
(Aug – Dec)

Selected Consultant intern

Top FMCG / IE Consulting Project
  • Designed a global sustainability strategy to reduce environmental footprint in approx. 70%. This strategy was presented to the top management with excellent feedback, along with a model to engage employees and start producing the expected results. Worked with three other colleagues.
  • • Devised a methodology to relate environmental footprint and business results, and presented the action plan to the senior manager with excellent feedback.
  • • Developed a strategy to reduce environmental footprint in approximately 70% while achieving significant monetary savings and CO2 reduction.
  • • Analysed and benchmarked 250+sites using databases and user interviews. Reported the best practices and quick-win suggestions for troubled sites according to the new designed metrics.
  • • Delivered a ready-to-deploy gamification model as a method to engage employees worldwide into the strategy presented.
2008 – 2011

Planning. Management Control Responsible

Exiros (Techint group)
  • Exiros is the procurement department for Techint, Ternium and Tenaris (steel competitors of ArcelorMittal, NipponSteel, etc) It provides a wide range of industrial services, negotiating more than 7.5 billion USD annually in raw materials, industrial goods and services for its customers.
  • --- --- --- ---
  • As senior management control responsible for one of the main regions, I was responsible for the development and control of key performance indicators at the offices in Mexico, Colombia and Guatemala.
  • I collaborated with the management delivering analyses on a range of subjects and supporting the decision taking process. I was able to implement performance improvement strategies, coordinate various projects, improve processes, and mentor a junior planning analyst who became senior analyst in the position.
  • * Evaluated contribution and processes for recent and prospective acquisitions of assets on various categories. Some of them I further developed them into integration and due diligence plans.
  • * Presented proposals to the senior management and key stakeholders.
  • * Designed and led implementation of improvement plans. The latest of them contributed to a 7% improvement in the main performance indicator to achieve record levels in 3 months.
  • * Led tracking and implementation of initiatives with savings estimated in 60M USD as part of a Crisis Contingency Plan. Identified opportunities for cost reduction and renegotiations based on consumption and market trends.
  • * Developed a tool to provide transparency and spending control for maintenance contracts at Ternium, while improving relationship with strategic internal client.
  • * Coordinated the monthly meeting with the Executive Committee of Tenaris and Ternium and the annual budget process.
  • * Developed the participation of the team in new areas and projects (selling value proposition).
  • * Supported the integration of newly acquired plants into the group's methodology and processes.
2006 – 2008

Purchaser

Exiros (Techint group)
  • Exiros is the procurement department for Techint, Ternium and Tenaris (steel competitors of ArcelorMittal, NipponSteel, etc) It provides a wide range of industrial services, negotiating more than 7.5 billion USD annually in raw materials, industrial goods and services for its customers.
  • --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
  • As MRO purchaser, I supported the design and carried out the procurement strategy for the industrial supplies under my responsibility, which involved regular operations and new investments for the production facilities of Ternium and Tenaris in Mexico. I also completed the Global Trainee program at Tenaris, aimed at young talent of the company.
  • * Improved service level to the plants by reducing average purchase leadtimes.
  • * Developed strategies for savings of approx. 15%
  • * Improved inventory availability, by sourcing international and local suppliers, developing a close relationship with the final users, introducing new brands to the plant, and integrating available tools into the role.
  • * Delivered trainings to suppliers on the processes and tools of the group, resulting in increased service levels and participation in e-auctions.
  • * Reduced backlog in the first three months at the role, with strategies that improved the users' satisfaction.
  • * Liaised with other areas (such as logistics, accounting, industrial maintenance, etc.) to introduce new suppliers to the plant.
  • * As part of the Global Trainee Program, attended courses related to leadership, negotiation, operations management, etc.
2005
(Apr – Dec)

Project Manager and Internal Consultant

RM LAM
  • At a small computer and office equipment distributor, the opportunities to have meaningful impact while trying new approaches are important and numerous. As internal consultant for Special projects, I had a direct relationship with the top manager for projects ranging from an upgrade in the building maintenance to implementing a new business plan. I developed broad range of interpersonal skills while enjoying the process of learning and adapting to new markets.
  • * Designed a new business plan to support the new market strategy of the CEO.
  • * Led a team of experienced employees to implement it, including the restructure of the firm and coordination of audit with a Big4 accounting firm.
  • * Implemented productivity strategies that led to a 22.5% increase in efficiency.
  • * Supervised the introduction of a new management administration software (ProfitPlus) and the integration of new hires according to the revised business plan.
2004 – 2005
(May – Mar)

Internship. Sourcing co-op

GE Energy
  • At my internship, I was the point of contact for the supplier base in North America related to the new tools that were implemented.
  • * Introduced new payment terms and purchase order tracking system to the supplier base in North America, enrolled 85% of the supplier base.
  • * Achieved a record in the utilization of this tracking system. It was effectively used in 94% cases.
  • * Sourced suppliers in Latin America for a global cost reduction project, aimed to achieve savings of 15%.
  • * Analysed vendors' invoices to release overdue payment and negotiated with accounts payable personnel to minimize penalizations.

Work

2014 – present

Program Manager Life Sciences EMEA

UTC Aerospace Systems , Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Swaziland, United Kingdom
  • I engage with customers to continuously improve the visibility and performance of their cold chain.
  • • Successfully implemented cold chain monitoring programs with key pharmaceutical and healthcare firms. Coordinated the subsequent long-term project relationship with these customers, with individual spend of ca. € 2M x yr.
  • • Engaged potential customers on service offering collaborating with Commercial team.
  • • Developed metrics and KPIs to drive continuous improvement and project opportunities. New scorecards are presented at business review meetings with management level.
  • • Promoted from an Analyst Role, after efficiently managed short term projects of € 2 - 20K per project.
  • • Improved the processes and documentation for the Professional Services team, with a resulting 50% increase in efficiency and decreased the response lead time to sales leads.
2013 – 2014
(Aug – Feb)

Collaborator

Various Clinical Settings- Home Health & Hospice
  • I collaborate with different organisations on a project basis.
  • CICLA (Mex) is a research team working with different pharma companies and independently. At this part time role, I support early stages of current and future projects and coordinate communication and interaction with international partners. I enjoy bringing the business and process thinking into this team of qualified healthcare professionals.
  • ImpactHUB (NL) is an organization that brings together social entrepreneurs into spaces and communities that "catalyze" impact. I host and connect these entrepreneurs and support on local events. It is an inspired community to learn on the new movement towards sustainability and the new era.
2012
(Aug – Dec)

Selected Consultant intern

Top FMCG / IE Consulting Project
  • Designed a global sustainability strategy to reduce environmental footprint in approx. 70%. This strategy was presented to the top management with excellent feedback, along with a model to engage employees and start producing the expected results. Worked with three other colleagues.
  • • Devised a methodology to relate environmental footprint and business results, and presented the action plan to the senior manager with excellent feedback.
  • • Developed a strategy to reduce environmental footprint in approximately 70% while achieving significant monetary savings and CO2 reduction.
  • • Analysed and benchmarked 250+sites using databases and user interviews. Reported the best practices and quick-win suggestions for troubled sites according to the new designed metrics.
  • • Delivered a ready-to-deploy gamification model as a method to engage employees worldwide into the strategy presented.
2008 – 2011

Planning. Management Control Responsible

Exiros (Techint group)
  • Exiros is the procurement department for Techint, Ternium and Tenaris (steel competitors of ArcelorMittal, NipponSteel, etc) It provides a wide range of industrial services, negotiating more than 7.5 billion USD annually in raw materials, industrial goods and services for its customers.
  • --- --- --- ---
  • As senior management control responsible for one of the main regions, I was responsible for the development and control of key performance indicators at the offices in Mexico, Colombia and Guatemala.
  • I collaborated with the management delivering analyses on a range of subjects and supporting the decision taking process. I was able to implement performance improvement strategies, coordinate various projects, improve processes, and mentor a junior planning analyst who became senior analyst in the position.
  • * Evaluated contribution and processes for recent and prospective acquisitions of assets on various categories. Some of them I further developed them into integration and due diligence plans.
  • * Presented proposals to the senior management and key stakeholders.
  • * Designed and led implementation of improvement plans. The latest of them contributed to a 7% improvement in the main performance indicator to achieve record levels in 3 months.
  • * Led tracking and implementation of initiatives with savings estimated in 60M USD as part of a Crisis Contingency Plan. Identified opportunities for cost reduction and renegotiations based on consumption and market trends.
  • * Developed a tool to provide transparency and spending control for maintenance contracts at Ternium, while improving relationship with strategic internal client.
  • * Coordinated the monthly meeting with the Executive Committee of Tenaris and Ternium and the annual budget process.
  • * Developed the participation of the team in new areas and projects (selling value proposition).
  • * Supported the integration of newly acquired plants into the group's methodology and processes.
2006 – 2008

Purchaser

Exiros (Techint group)
  • Exiros is the procurement department for Techint, Ternium and Tenaris (steel competitors of ArcelorMittal, NipponSteel, etc) It provides a wide range of industrial services, negotiating more than 7.5 billion USD annually in raw materials, industrial goods and services for its customers.
  • --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
  • As MRO purchaser, I supported the design and carried out the procurement strategy for the industrial supplies under my responsibility, which involved regular operations and new investments for the production facilities of Ternium and Tenaris in Mexico. I also completed the Global Trainee program at Tenaris, aimed at young talent of the company.
  • * Improved service level to the plants by reducing average purchase leadtimes.
  • * Developed strategies for savings of approx. 15%
  • * Improved inventory availability, by sourcing international and local suppliers, developing a close relationship with the final users, introducing new brands to the plant, and integrating available tools into the role.
  • * Delivered trainings to suppliers on the processes and tools of the group, resulting in increased service levels and participation in e-auctions.
  • * Reduced backlog in the first three months at the role, with strategies that improved the users' satisfaction.
  • * Liaised with other areas (such as logistics, accounting, industrial maintenance, etc.) to introduce new suppliers to the plant.
  • * As part of the Global Trainee Program, attended courses related to leadership, negotiation, operations management, etc.
2005
(Apr – Dec)

Project Manager and Internal Consultant

RM LAM
  • At a small computer and office equipment distributor, the opportunities to have meaningful impact while trying new approaches are important and numerous. As internal consultant for Special projects, I had a direct relationship with the top manager for projects ranging from an upgrade in the building maintenance to implementing a new business plan. I developed broad range of interpersonal skills while enjoying the process of learning and adapting to new markets.
  • * Designed a new business plan to support the new market strategy of the CEO.
  • * Led a team of experienced employees to implement it, including the restructure of the firm and coordination of audit with a Big4 accounting firm.
  • * Implemented productivity strategies that led to a 22.5% increase in efficiency.
  • * Supervised the introduction of a new management administration software (ProfitPlus) and the integration of new hires according to the revised business plan.
2004 – 2005
(May – Mar)

Internship. Sourcing co-op

GE Energy
  • At my internship, I was the point of contact for the supplier base in North America related to the new tools that were implemented.
  • * Introduced new payment terms and purchase order tracking system to the supplier base in North America, enrolled 85% of the supplier base.
  • * Achieved a record in the utilization of this tracking system. It was effectively used in 94% cases.
  • * Sourced suppliers in Latin America for a global cost reduction project, aimed to achieve savings of 15%.
  • * Analysed vendors' invoices to release overdue payment and negotiated with accounts payable personnel to minimize penalizations.

Education

2011 – 2012

IE Business School

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
2000 – 2004

Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM)

Industrial Engineering
2002 – 2003

Sauder School of Business - University of British Columbia

Exchange program Supply chain management and logistics

Additional Info

Website
www.linkedin.com/in/anatamez
Nationality:
  • Mexican