Alexandra Laou

Alexandra Laou

Senior Operations Analyst at Quiksilver Asia Sourcing Ltd.

Location
Hong Kong
Industry
Apparel & Fashion

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Alexandra Laou's Overview

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Alexandra Laou's Summary

• Production planning
• Procurement management
• Management planning of finished goods loading
• Staff management
• Integration into a Chinese team (cross-department and Chinese suppliers collaboration)
• Interpersonal skills, proactive, eager to learn and experience

Specialties

• French : native language
• English : fluent (spoken, read, written)
• Mandarin : good listening and speaking skills
• Cantonese : very good listening and speaking skills
• Spanish : good listening and speaking skills

• Good knowledge of MS Office pack, Pro-Concept ERP (SAGE), Lotus Note

Alexandra Laou's Experience

Senior Operations Analyst

Quiksilver

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; ZQK; Apparel & Fashion industry

October 2010Present (4 years) Hong Kong

Quiksilver Asia Sourcing Ltd.
Operations department

• Training of factories and merchandisers to the internal production follow-up tool
• Solving deliveries issues with customers
• Set up of new standard operating procedures

Production and procurement planning manager

PSA Peugeot Citroën

Privately Held; 10,001+ employees; Automotive industry

May 2009July 2010 (1 year 3 months) Jinan (Shandong province), CHINA

Jinan Qingqi Peugeot Motorcycle Co., Ltd. (joint venture)
Operations department

• Building of 3-month, weekly & daily production plans
• Scheduling of 2 assembly lines (350 vehicles/day)
• Management planning of finished goods loading
• Control of parts purchasing plans sent to suppliers (150 suppliers)
• Solving procurement problems
• Project management planning with new vehicles launches
• Improvement of process flows in the ERP (ProConcept)
• Staff management (planning team of 6 Chinese persons)

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; NESN; Food & Beverages industry

September 2008February 2009 (6 months)

Headquarters in France
Supply Chain department
“Inbound Material Management” project

Project of continuous improvement on stock covers optimization involving factories (supply chain managers & procurement planners) and headquarters teams purchaser & ERP support)

• Management planning of last step of project (implementation in 3 last factories amongst 17)
• Follow-up of improvement initiatives
• Lead of the project community (conference calls, newsletters, intranet site)

Supply chain intern

Steiger China Co., Ltd. - Shanghai, CHINA

September 2007February 2008 (6 months)

Swiss knitting machines manufacturer
Implementation of 2 production sites in Shanghai region

• Optimization of logistics flows (components & semi finished goods) between Europe and China
• Sales forecasts studies : seasonality, budget/firm orders disparity

Alexandra Laou's Skills & Expertise

  1. Production Planning
  2. Procurement
  3. Staff Management
  4. Climate Change Adaptation
  5. Proactivity

Alexandra Laou's Education

Université de Technologie de Troyes

2009, Industrial Systems Engineering - Supply Chain Management

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• 5-year engineering degree (equivalent to a Master’s degree)
• Network with Université de Technologie de Compiègne (UTC)
• Major : Industrial Systems Engineering
• Specialization : Supply Chain Management
• Coursework : international trade and logistics, logistics of transportation and distribution, production organization and management

Activities and Societies: • Logistics manager of University’s Gala (budget : EUR 90,000) • Project leader of “Disabled Sport Day” (budget : EUR 3,000) • Student representative in University (grade of 200 students)

Hong Kong Polytechnic

Exchange program semester, Industrial and Systems Engineering

20072007

City University of Hong Kong

Exchange program semester, Manufacturing Engineering and Engineering Management

20062007

Alexandra Laou's Additional Information

Interests:

• Travels (China, India, Southeast Asia, North America, Europe) • Sports (tennis, volleyball, snowboard, hiking)

Honors and Awards:

• TOEFL : score 270/300 in 2006
• FCE : grade B in 2004

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