François L.

Senior Consultant | Supply Chain & Purchasing (Manufacturing Industry)

France
FR

A successful professional with extensive experience in Supply Chain and Purchasing functions, mainly in the manufacturing industry, global scale. Task driven and results focused approach with demonstr...see more

  • Logistics & Supply Chain Distribution
  • Mining

400

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Senior Consultant

freelance
19 years
Current position
Dec 2002 - Present
Since 2003: Consultant Expert Supply Chain, Logistics optimization and Purchasing either as free-lance or appointed by consultancy firms. Major missions  Project manager in several are...see more

Vice President Global Logistics & Purchasing

Cabot Corporation
5 years
Dec 1997 - Dec 2002
1991 - 2004: CABOT Corporation $1.6 billion – 4,500 employees – American multinational chemical company, leader in the carbon black and fumed silica markets.  Designed and implemented...see more

Global Logistics & Purchasing Director, Carbon Black Division

Cabot Corporation
1 year
Dec 1996 - Dec 1997
Created regional and local Supply Chain organizations in Asia and South America based on n the European model. In addition, implemented  Standard Process harmonization  Globalization ...see more

European Logistics & Purchasing Director - Carbon Black Division

Cabot Corporation
5 years
Dec 1990 - Dec 1995
 Integrated 7 CABOT European subsidiaries in a unique regional structure by centralizing the Supply Chain Function (named Logistics).  Identified, developed and established a Supply ...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Logistics & Supply Chain Distribution
  • Mining

Expertise

  • Business Strategy
  • Change Management
  • Management
  • Procurement
  • Forecasting
  • SAP
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Six Sigma
  • Purchasing
  • Supply Management
  • Materials Management
  • Logistics
  • Supply Chain Optimization