Luis Buitrago

Curriculum Vitae


Profile

Professional Leader with 11 years of experience in tire industry, excellent knowledge of the business and market. Noted for its commitment, technical ability and commercial ability in the development of business strategies. Technical strengths in OTR tires, management of Mining, Infrastructure and Port clients. Technical training abroad.

Extensive experience in management of work teams, focused on the fulfillment of objectives following the parameters of the company. Extraordinary personal and business relationships. Persevering and constant in the assigned projects. Open thinking, adaptable to changes, good management and affinity with new technological trends and disruptive ideas.


  • Skill in the planning and execution of activities; I am characterized for being a person focused on the objectives.
  • Resilient: with capacity to face new challenges, control and ability to overcome quickly before difficulties or frustrations.
  • Motivator and excellent leader: Ability to lead teams, work with efficiency and productivity.

Skills

Strategic leadership

National operations

Project manager

Power of negotiation

Transition / Change management

Strategic relationships

Management Work Teams

Training

Work Experience

06/2016 - 03/2018

Segment Mining Director at AUTOMUNDIAL S.A. , Valledupar (Nacional)

Design, implement and execute commercial technical strategies for the development of the segment in the company. Responsible for the sales and growth of the segment for Colombia.


  • Creation of Sales Budget.
  • Planning of activities.
  • Implementation and monitoring of management indicators - KPI-.
  • Field work OTR tires, technical visits to Projects.
  • Development of tire technical and management reports.
  • Elaboration of technical works such as weighing, analysis of routes, Scrap´s Analysis,
  • TKPH, Mine audit, technical recommendations.
  • implementation of technologies for mining equipment: TPMS, Vivox, Heat Maps, Geofacing.
  • Tire control software.

12/2015 - 06/2016

Fleets Director at AUTOMUNDIAL S.A. , Nacional

Responsible for the technical service department, responsible for directing and leading post-sale activities offered to our customers, such as tire inspection, development of advanced in-house management models, or CPK proposals.


  • Leader of the fleet department, responsible for 6 regional coordinators, 25 supervisors, 70 fleet technicians and 50 service technicians.
  • Control the budget by cost center and throughout the department.
  • Develop and carry out safe work procedures for each activity,
  • Design, implement and control indicators of service and industrial safety.
  • Design and implement technical training plan to the department.
  • Responsible for the control and administration of tire software designed by the company.
  • Responsible for auditing the plan of maintenance, purchase and acquisition of equipment and tools.

01/2013 - 12/2015

Technical Director OTR at AUTOMUNDIAL S:A. , Nacional

Leader of the OTR technical and service department.


  • Responsible for designing, creating and implementing the OTR service department.
  • Control of expenses and budgets.
  • Develop safe work protocols for each activity, established in HSQ.
  • Design, implement and control indicators of service and industrial safety.
  • Responsible for the OTR tire training program at the company
  • Support the technical service for clients of Ports, Agricultural, Mines and Infrastructure and Industry.

01/2011 - 01/2013

Regional Fleet Coordinator at AUTOMUNDIAL S.A. , Bogota

In charge of the fleet department in 3 regions (States)


  • Keep the operation of fleets productive and in the budget parameters.
  • Plan and coordinate activities of the personnel in charge. 40 (people).
  • Ensure compliance with industrial safety standards.
  • Follow-up control and purchase of tools and equipment for the activity.
  • Responsible for service trucks and their personnel assigned to the regional.
  • Support and guarantee the preparation and presentation of reports to each client.
  • Follow-up to product tests.
  • Prepare and present the monthly payroll of the personnel in charge.

06/2009 - 01/2011

Fleet Supervisor at AUTOMUNDIAL S.A. , Bogota

Supervise and manage assigned in-house operations.


  • Update, control and record customer information in tire software.
  • Guarantee productivity and availability of the operation.
  • Ensure compliance with industrial safety standards.
  • Preparation of payroll and administration of personnel.

01/2008 - 06/2009

Fleet technician at AUTOMUNDIAL S.A. , Bogota

Perform tire inspection activities, analysis and field work.


  • Update, control and feed the information of inspections and movements of the tire software.
  • Make technical inspections in the field
  • Make operation analysis and reports

Education

Dates

Degree Title

06/2014-Present

Electronic Engineering at UNAD

01/2009-06/2012

Electromechanical Engineering at Technological School La Salle - ITC

Languages

  • Language

    Proficiency

  • InglesProfessional Working

Education and Certifications

  • Course

    Institution/ School

  • Advanced Training OTRGoodyear, Miami (USA)

  • Basic Training OTRGoodyear, Topeka (USA)

  • Earthmover Tire ServiceTire Industry Assosiation (TIA)

  • Commercial Tire ServiceTire Industry Assosiation (TIA)

  • Leadership training program - Nivel I (Teamwork)Natura

  • Worshop Strategic leadership- Comportate como un AnimalNicolas Reyes, CEO Dale Carnegie

  • Electronic Automation and Control DiplomaTechnologic School, La Salle

  • Induction Pedagogical ProcessesSena

  • Customer serviceSena

Personal References

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