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Experience.

I have over 12 years of academic and industrial experience in production management, supply chain and logistics.

Academic Experience

WORKING AT UNIVERSITY

SENIOR RESEARCHER & GRANT WRITER

2016 - ONGOING

Geneva School of Business Administration (HEG)

University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO)

Tasks include:

  • Writing journal articles and conference papers,

  • Teaching Assistant for Bachelor courses: Supply Chain 1 & 2 in French, and for Masters level Forecasting Course,

  • Supervising Research Interns from visiting Universities,

  • Preparing project proposals,

  • preparation, supervision and marking of oral and written exams,

  • Reviewing conference papers and Journal articles,

  • Writing applications for grants and funding.

GRANT WRITER

2016 - ONGOING

Geneva School of Business Administration (HEG)

University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO)

Main task is to gather documentation, write the proposals and fulfill the necessary requirements of various funding bodies to formally seek funding on behalf of Geneva School of Business.


Co-awarded 7 grants from several agencies, including: two from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), Innosuisse - Swiss Innovation Agency, the Leading House for the Latin American Region at the University of St Gallen and HES-SO RCSO project.

LECTURER

2019

Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC)

University of Lausanne, Switzerland (UNIL)

Preparation and delivery of "Supply Chain and its latest Trends" to Masters students from the Faculty of Business and Economics, Operations Management.

Preparation, supervision and marking of the oral exams.

TEACHING ASSISTANT / COURSE COACH

2008-2012 / 2015-2016

School of Engineering

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)

Development of, and Tutoring for, two Masters of Engineering courses: "Production Management" alongside Prof. Remy Glardon & "Supply Chain Management" alongside Prof. Naoufel Cheikhrouhou in English and in French, as well as assisting professors and assistants with their reports and conference papers.

COURSE COACH

2010

International Institute for the Management of Logistics and Supply Chain (IML) 

Lausanne, Switzerland

Coaching for Professional Masters Production Management Course alongside Professor Remy Glardon.

TEACHING ASSISTANT / COURSE COACH

2008

School of Engineering

University of Western Australia (UWA)

Coach for Engineering Dynamics Bachelor level course alongside Prof. Brian Stone.

Professional Experience

WORKING IN INDUSTRY

NETWORK COORDINATOR WESTERN SWITZERLAND

2018 - ONGOING

Association of Logistics Networks Switzerland

Verein Netzwerk Logistik Schweiz (VNL)

  • Plan and coordinate networking events

  • Attainment of new members

  • Editor of quarterly VNL newsletter

  • Bring together academia with industry to develop research projects

  • Prepare requests for events funding from Innosuisse - awarded

  • Event: Panelist at Table Ronde at EPHJ

DEMAND PLANNER

2017 - 2018

Johnson & Johnson (J&J)

Neuchatel, Switzerland

Global Demand Planner for Medical Devices

  • Execute weekly inventory planning and management functions using the planning model and established system reports.

  • Analyse demand for 3,000+ SKUs and establish demand profile based on demand fluctuations, new product introduction, cannibalisation and obsolescence.

  • Develop and track to performance metrics, including forecast accuracy, demand evolution, and backorder tracking

SUPPLY CHAIN EXECUTIVE

2012 - 2015

Philip Morris International (PMI)

Neuchatel, Switzerland

  • Supply Planning: Perform and deliver in line with process adherence parameters the Mid Term Plan

  • S&OP: Ensure that the S&OP Standard Operating Procedures with Markets & Factories are in place and have clarity on process, roles and responsibility and KPI's targets.

  • Communication & Targets: Align communication and adjust Midterm plan to achieve inventory targets and drive reduction in obsoletes.

  • Reporting & Budget: Support the budget process for inventory targets, obsolescence, and LRP volumes for raw material. Implement standard reporting across Markets and Factories through full integration in S&OP process.

  • Capacity Planning: Ensuring short, mid and long term capacity requirements for two major OTP factories.

TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS MANAGER, 2012

SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYST, 2010 - 2012

Bobst Group SA

Lausanne, Switzerland

  • Lead tendering process to reduce global and local transportation costs.

  • Optimisation of local inbound transportation network using specialised logistics service providers (LSP).

  • Contract Management of all new LSP contracts and review with Operations and Legal compliance.

  • Sales & Operations Planning Process: Development and implementation of the S&OP and RCCP process at the Group and local site levels

  • Manufacturing Performance: Improvement of production efficiency through value stream mapping of current manufacturing process focusing on waste, time and cost reduction.

  • Inventory Reduction Task Force: focusing on improving material procurement methods and the implementation of inventory KPI

MECHANICAL ENGINEER

2010

Nestle Group

Vevey, Switzerland

Summer internship. Included ensuring the application of Nestlé Best Practices, analysing renewable energy sources and alternative technologies and supplying energy related information to international subsidiaries to support strategic decision making.

UNDERGRADUATE MECHANICAL ENGINEER

2006 - 2008

Connell Wagner Ltd Pty

Perth, Australia

I gained an enriched technical understanding through analysis on proposed local, national and international construction developments. Professional networking and interactions by working in teams and liaising with clients.

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