To continue to achieve, prove, develop my strengths, and mitigate my weaknesess.
As General manager, I was appointed to finish the construction works 0f the plant, to put factory into operation, start production and build the brand. • Check and update the business plan ; • Check the factory building construction works, electrical installations, heating, water wells, a household water and wastewater treatment plant; • Checking the compliance of the flow and completion of those which are missing; • Testing the functionality and capacity of production machinery and equipment in the production hall; • Making the appropriate delegations to obtain all necessary authorizations from local and central authorities; • Creating the organisational structure of the plant by departments ; • Select, build up and lead the team members of the board (departmental managers); • Drive dairy products and raw milk market research, market analysis and market price forecast; • Setup the Supply Chain and Sales force team, selecting, training and establishing the objectives to the employees; • Implement the HACCP regulations, and obtain the Certification on Quality and Food safety Management system implementation, according with ISO 9001, ISO 22000, and IFS regulations; • Implement the Factory Integrated Management software; • Setup Budget and reporting system; • Create and present to the board medium term strategy; • P&L conducting; Since October 2013, I also took the responsibility for carrying out a project of a 300 dairy cows farm, in the neighborhood of the dairy plant, which along with existing dairy farm (150 dairy cows), will provide part of the necessary raw milk of the dairy plant.
Fixed term contract for one year. • Defining the business, designing the process, creating the procedures; • Setup Budget and reporting system; • Market research, market analysis forecast on milk, meet and grains market price; • Purchasing Management for all inputs for farming (12.000 ha for crop and forage, and 6.000 cattle); • Sales Management for 63 to cow milk daily sold, heifers, beef cattle, grains; • P&L conducting; • Medium term strategy development within cooperative board; • Develop and implement the action plan for cooperative development; • 18 mil. € turnover;
• Create the business plan for new investment (9 mil Euro) in Agriculture field • Design and develop the Project in accordance with: the business plan, PNDR requirements for funding, and local terms and conditions. • Submit the application to obtain the necessary funding
• recruit, develop and retain talents; • build up and lead the purchasing and supply team dealing with raw materials and services; • analyse & challenge raw materials needs, evaluate the Romanian market in the European context, and estimate the costs of raw materials, dairy commodities and services; • conceive and implement local purchasing & supply strategies; • integrate DANONE Group strategies and translate them into objectives for the local purchasing team; • Budget creation & control for raw materials; • organize and lead technical & quality audits in supplier’s factories; • lead the strategic contracts negotiations; • organize the purchase process; • Suppliers Relationship Management; • develop supplier’s portfolio and lead supplier’s performance analysis; • animate, challenge and follow up cost optimization projects; • participate in monthly cross-functional meetings within CBU; • co-ordinate the raw materials productivity projects in Balkan zone; • create and update purchasing tracking system and performance reporting system ; • implement the Group reporting rules within CBU; • check and validate the calculation of Purchasing KPI’s. Build action plans to improve them; • analyse the KPI’s and send monthly, quarterly and yearly reports to CEE Purchasing zone; • build and implement action plans to manage Total Cost & Cash Flow; • coordinate import activities / customs operations; • 24 mil € budget handled; • 4 managers directly subordinated;