Alessandro Mendes


Professional with more than 20 years working in large-sized multinational companies in Purchasing and Supplier Development areas
Strong experience in co-ordination of projects for new parts together with involved departments (Sales, Engineering, Logistic, Production and others)
Responsible for defining the suppliers list to be consulted for each type of part/project as well the RFQs, RFIs & RFPs, drafting, negotiating and approving contracts, value and cost evaluation, processes improvement and cost reduction programs
Supplier relationship management, negotiation skills, communication with people and companies from different cultures
Issue and/or revision of procedures/norms from Purchasing department
Strong experience in SAP system
Multifunctional team co-ordination