Ruben Ahumada

Ruben Ahumada

Studies at:

HEC Paris

Location in:

Paris, France

Ruben Ahumada

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Studies at:
HEC Paris
Location in:
Paris, France

Bio

Accomplished engineer with six years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Highly skilled in heading teams and achieving
results. Boosted personnel efficiency and machine productivity by leading lean manufacturing projects. Successfully directed
automation and energy optimization initiatives. Solid background overseeing pharmaceutical quality and good manufacturing
practices (GMPs) and Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) activities. Strong experienced in project and lean management.

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Ruben has worked/studied in

  • France
  • Mexico

Ruben speaks

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Ruben has experience in

  • Consulting
  • Pharmaceuticals / Biotech
  • Utilities

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Work

2012
(May – Jun)

Strategy Consultant

ALSTOM , France
  • Identified areas of improvement in Alstom’s group wide HR strategy.
  • Created surveys and interviewed the Alstom’s HR Ex-coms and managers.
  • Proposed new global structure and strategic services for ex-pats and BRIC’s managers.
2009 – 2011

Head of department

Roche Farma , Mexico
  • Negotiated and managed a CAPEX budget for strategic upgrading and improvement in plant’s operations.
  • Implemented the production cycle during swine flu pandemic in record time (2 weeks).
  • Instrumental represented the Engineering department in obtaining the quality certifications from FDA & EMEA.
  • Selected to represent Mexico at the International Roche Managers’ Congress, Mannheim 2010.
  • Developed and updated standard operational procedures and established new KPI’s
  • Managed continuous improvement, operational excellence and process efficiency projects.
2007 – 2009

Engineering Supervisor

Roche Farma , Mexico
  • Increased machine productivity by 5% over target without quality defects by training workers with the 5S philosophy and providing them with the necessary tools.
  • Led the procurement of engineering services, tools and equipment and optimized the spare-parts warehouse.
  • Reduced energy consumption by 50% through developing critical systems automation.
2005 – 2007

Maintenance Engineer

Roche Farma , Mexico
  • Established lean manufacturing projects – i.e. total productive maintenance (TPM) and Kaizen - coordinating cross-functional teams and more than 50 participants, including 100% of the production lines.
  • Trimmed 25% of the time spend for workers to re-do the tasks by implementing training programs and communication sessions.
  • Decreased breakdowns from 5% to 3% of the total production time by introducing new preventive and predictive maintenance techniques and tasks.

Work

2012
(May – Jun)

Strategy Consultant

ALSTOM , France
  • Identified areas of improvement in Alstom’s group wide HR strategy.
  • Created surveys and interviewed the Alstom’s HR Ex-coms and managers.
  • Proposed new global structure and strategic services for ex-pats and BRIC’s managers.
2009 – 2011

Head of department

Roche Farma , Mexico
  • Negotiated and managed a CAPEX budget for strategic upgrading and improvement in plant’s operations.
  • Implemented the production cycle during swine flu pandemic in record time (2 weeks).
  • Instrumental represented the Engineering department in obtaining the quality certifications from FDA & EMEA.
  • Selected to represent Mexico at the International Roche Managers’ Congress, Mannheim 2010.
  • Developed and updated standard operational procedures and established new KPI’s
  • Managed continuous improvement, operational excellence and process efficiency projects.
2007 – 2009

Engineering Supervisor

Roche Farma , Mexico
  • Increased machine productivity by 5% over target without quality defects by training workers with the 5S philosophy and providing them with the necessary tools.
  • Led the procurement of engineering services, tools and equipment and optimized the spare-parts warehouse.
  • Reduced energy consumption by 50% through developing critical systems automation.
2005 – 2007

Maintenance Engineer

Roche Farma , Mexico
  • Established lean manufacturing projects – i.e. total productive maintenance (TPM) and Kaizen - coordinating cross-functional teams and more than 50 participants, including 100% of the production lines.
  • Trimmed 25% of the time spend for workers to re-do the tasks by implementing training programs and communication sessions.
  • Decreased breakdowns from 5% to 3% of the total production time by introducing new preventive and predictive maintenance techniques and tasks.

Education

2011 – 2013

HEC Paris

Finance (MBA)
2000 – 2004

Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM)

Mechatronics Engineering (Bachelors)

Clubs

Not a member of any clubs

Additional Info

Nationality:
  • Mexican