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Gerardo Paredes
Personal Data Industrial and Systems Engineer

8737-4292 9617-3344 2556-7121

Unfinished Master on Financial Management (25% of the classes taken) Currently finishing a degree in Mechanical Engineering  Diplomas on Inventory Management including:  Supply Chain Management  Logistics  Inventory Control Name: Gerardo Enrique Paredes Mancía Age: 30 Place of Residence: San Pedro Sula, Cortés, Honduras available for relocation

A Renown Honduran Company
November 2007 – Current Experience Logistics and International Purchase Manager  Member of the top tier management team leading an spare parts retail operation with over 12 Million dollars annual sales with 14 retail points and 17 virtual sales points. Company is part of a leading Honduran Holding Group Studying both cost and commercial feasibility analysis of new product lines and product development for both mass markets and niche markets. Also leading a warehouse group that imports and manage an inventory of over $5 Million Dollars. Shared authority for Logistics and supply management of the whole operation Part of a team who successfully has introduced at least 5 major brands to the Honduran Market.

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Energy International S. de R.L.
February 2007 – June 2007 Private Consultant for Energy International   Working for this company as an outside contractor due to my acquired knowledge. Most of the work was doing consulting for production variable reports and coordinating of ongoing operations with some of the time given to the ISO 9000 certification process. Creator of a warehousing scheduling system designed to comply with company regulations regarding maximum inventory size per year of under


April 2005 – January 2007. Operations Manager  Bought from the lower operational group of the company and trained worldwide in maintenance, operation and supply of power plants with a requirement of over 97% availability. Management of production parameter for the plant production plant, reporting directly to the general management. In charge of a group made of 4 Engineers and 4 mechanical technicians whose duty was to operate a 21 Mega Watts Power plant. Highly trained on problem solving for the engine-generators and to be capable of solving the problems of our SCADA Software System. In charge of the spare parts and fuel oil supply of the plant, also responsible to supply both upper management and client – side reporting of the plant production factors, job involved heavy spreadsheet and database use from multiple sources including generator set data taken automatically. Part of a team of Rotating Pro-tempore Plant Managers (Mentored Mid tier management team) who oversaw company operations in several Latin American countries, during the month of May / 2006, Plant Manager at the company operations in Guapiles, Limón, Costa Rica, with a capacity of 14.5 MW and 2 Engines 16CM32C Series Energy International S. De R.L.

May 2004 – March 2005 Control Room Operator  

In charge of running a 21 MW power station which also supplies 10,050 kg/hour of Steam and 1500 TR from three absorption chillers. Advanced knowledge on Aalborg Boilers and York Isoflow Absorption Chillers

Comercial Laeisz
May 2003 – March 2005 Chief Technician for the Hyster and IR Lines   Working in charge of a team of 16 technician with their resources, giving service to the industry on their Hyster and Ingersoll Rand Products Also worked for a few months as a chief of a new division due to only work giving preventive maintenance for clients that have service contracts Claro and Tigo. The cellular cell account gave full preventive and reactive maintenance to 404 generators of different sizes and capacities.


April 2006 

Caterpillar Training Center Kiel, Germany

Diesel Engine Technology Training Course, Marine Engines MaK

March 2006 Wonderware Bogotá Colombia  Intouch Basic Training Course(SCADA)

January 2006 

Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC)

Master on Financial Management (25% of the classes taken)

1998–2003  

Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC)

Industrial And Systems Engineer. Diplomate on Inventory Management  Chain Suplly Management  Logistics  Inventory Control

Diplomate on Simulation and Industrial Design:  Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)  Computerized Numeric Controllers (CNC)  Simulation (Promodel)  Computer Aided Design (SolidWorks) 1993 – 1997 Instituto Juan Lindo

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Science and Letters Bachelors Degree Bilingual (Spanish - English) with a lot of experience for technical writing on both languages I have the ability to do presentations in public. I have the ability to work with interdisciplinary groups and achieve goals. I am capable of solving undetermined problems and to learn new technologies in a matter of weeks. Have a current B1/B2 Visa to the United States with a ten years expiration date due on 2016 Available on Request


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