Pablo A. Vilches Santini

7608 Scott Ave

Sellersburg, IN 47172
Mobile: (787) 409-2840


Purchasing Manager with strong work history in budgeting, contractsand vendor management. Thorough knowledge in lean six sigmaand supply chain concept. Ability to effectively reduce costs, solveproblems and achieve objectives.



Lehigh Hanson Cement Co. - Purchasing Manager

Devise and implement a clear sourcing strategy for the purchase of: fuel, rawmaterials, packaging, Utilities, Facility Management services etc.*Constantly search, identify and evaluate in the local markets for newprocurement opportunities to assure the best suppliers are being utilized. *Perform the Sourcing and Procurement of Inbound Transportation *Take complete responsibility the customs clearance for whole imports acrossall areas and services (Raw Materials, Services & Spares)*Negotiate all supplier agreements to obtain the best offer and extended creditterms, as well as a reduction in delivery time.*Manage competitive bidding for services and materials.*Provide financial performance support to track spend against the previousyear and the current budget.*Identify cost saving opportunities and initiate projects/initiatives to drive thismentality whilst ensuring quality of materials and services are unaffected.*$7M Spare part inventories management.*Achievements In 2018: Stock parts reduction by $400k, Negotiation savingsby $800K, Implementation of amazon Business purchases for small cost items..


Essroc San Juan (Italcementi Group) - Supply Manager

Provide a strategic and collaborative approach to sourcing and procurement process in support of plant operations. Manage procurement processes locally, maintain/create relationships with all functions in the plant to ensure proper support structure is in place.

2008- 2012

Carlos Mesa Truck Supplies - Operation Manager

Manages the day-to-day activities in the company. Assists in evaluating current and proposed systems and procedures. Recommends changes when necessary and assists in implementation of new processes.


CEMEX Puerto Rico - Account Payable Manager

Oversees processing of all accounts payable, thru processing systems environment and takes all steps necessary to ensure their completeness and accuracy.


CEMEX Puerto Rico - Procurement Chief Planner

Guaranteeing the provision of goods and services for the continuity of the processes of production of the cement and concrete. Effective teamwork as member of the Productive Table. Work together with the Maintenance Planner of each business unit, providing information (price, delivery time, warranty, special conditions, alternative material, location in CEMEX warehouses, expense analysis, etc.) regarding the projected spare parts, materials and services.


CEMEX Puerto Rico - Negotiator Raw Mat. / Project / Contract

Administration of purchases raw material, project and contract. Responsible for $16.8M in raw material purchases (coal, gypsum, aggregate, fuels), Responsible for $8M in project and contract purchases (new equipment & facilities).


Ready Mix Concrete - Purchasing Agent

Administration of purchases (Raw Material / Parts) and warehouse offices. Provide leadership to raw materials / purchases parts buying team (2 people). Provide liaison & internal customer service for operation issues between all 12 manufacturing facilities.


Spanish (Proficient) and English (Toeic 540).
MS Office Professional (Highly proficient).
JDE One World & World (Highly proficient).
Html and webpage design (proficient).
PC and Network Inst. & repair (proficient)



Ivy Tech Community College, Sellersburg, Indiana
Certificate in Supply Chain & Logistic
GPA: 4.00 (Out of 4.00).


University Of Phoenix, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Master in Global Management
GPA: 3.82 (Out of 4.00).


Universidad Del Este, Carolina, Puerto Rico
Bachelor in Accounting.

GPA: 3.92 (Out of 4.00).   Major GPA: 4.00 (Out of 4.00).

Honors & Activities

Masonic Lodge - Discipulos de Hiram 104 - 21 year - Past Master.
Institute for Supply Management - 15
year - Member.
Bowling League - Monday Night Fever - 10 year - President.