Benoit CAHN


En résumé

Mes compétences :


  • Toyota - Senior Buyer

    VAUCRESSON 2000 - 2007 Apr04 – Current ‘Senior Purchasing specialist’, Business Planning section.
    Support Division of Toyota Purchasing. Heavily involved in Annual Cost reduction and Material claim reporting and in the administration of cost planning, editing of purchasing procedure, organisation of supplier events and Toyota European Supplier Association. Project leader of B0 service parts.

    Feb00 – Apr 04 ‘Buyer’ in the Electrical section. Various commodities held.
    The position includes leading sourcing activity and value engineering meetings. Cost analysis, price negotiation, supplier audit, simultaneous engineering studies, global purchasing and technology benchmark are the main driving activities of the position.
    On top of these activities, I am strongly involved in pre-sourcing activities and competitors benchmark.
    I have been awarded “Toyota Global Ve idea of the year 2001”.
  • TOTALFINAELF - Logistic and administrative export

    COURBEVOIE 1999 - 1999 Stock control and management of the Vlissingen refinery aromatic products and European warehouses. Optimisation of the freight according to barge and chemical tankers, pipe-lines and tankrail market rate. Invoicing and insurance claim management. Commercial contacts among traders, shippers, surveyors and clients.
  • Elf Lubrifiants - Logistic Export Manager Assistant

    1998 - 1998 I completed a six month placement as a ‘Logistic Export Manager Assistant’. I was responsible for the control of the plant ordering process, the customs and legal work, the containers shipping and the invoicing processes for the African subsidiaries. Moreover, I undertook the renewal of the ‘Logistic Export’ department AFAQ quality procedures.
  • SecuricorSecurIT - Performance Improvement Administrator

    1997 - 1998 As part of the Quality department, I documented the company’s business processes to achieve the completion of the ISO 9000 and BS 7799 standards. I was strongly involved in the improvement of the company’s corporate image: conception of various surveys (company and customer orientation) and organisation of Forum/Meetings to feed the information collected back to the appropriate departments.


  • University Of Brighton (Lewes Road Brighton)

    Lewes Road Brighton 1995 - 1999 European Business with Technology
  • Lycée Richelieu

    Rueil Malmaison 1995 - 1999 Baccalaureat ES
  • Ecole De Management Léonard De Vinci (Courbevoie La Défense)

    Courbevoie La Défense 1995 - 1999 FEGT