Francisco Assis SILVA JUNIOR


En résumé

I have worked as engineer and executive specializing in industries, such as BASF and RHODIA. I have master degree in Safety engineering at INSA Toulouse (France) and master degree in Chemical Engineering at UFPE (Brazil). I’m advanced level in English and French and I have basic knowledge in German and Spanish. Nowadays at BASF, I'm responsible for both polymers and paint plant. My work has strengthened my knowledge in production management, as well as my understanding of other areas such as safety, environment, quality and maintenance.

Mes compétences :
Resposible Care Audit
Quality Control
ISO 9000 / 14000 Standard
Risk assessment
Quality management
People management
Cost and budget management
Team management
Sustainability management
Supply Chain
Six Sigma
PET Polymer
Feasibility projects


  • BASF - Sênior Plant Manager

    Levallois-Perret 2016 - maintenant Responsible for the Superabsorbent polymer plant in the BASF Petrochemical complex in South America.
  • BASF SA - The Chemical Company - Production Manager

    2008 - maintenant * Responsible for two plants: polymers and decorative paints;
    * Managed production processes, process safety, budget, projects and investments;
    * Ensured compliance with safety, environment and legal requirements;
    * Developed scenarios of production capacity strategy;
    * Coordinated the Site and Plant Audit (Responsible Care assessment);
    * Trained the engineer staff on RAH&S, PRA, SIL and SEPRO;
    * Managed the polymer plant project (feasibility study and concept design).
  • Rhodia - Chemical Engineer

    Courbevoie 2006 - 2008 * Responsible for the process of PET film;
    * Managed the highly performance staff of engineers;
    * Participated in the risk assessment, HAZOP, SIL, PRA;
    * Optimized the polymers process by many projects in machines and formula.
  • C. FONTE - Textile company - Plant Manager

    2002 - 2005 * Responsible for the entire site (production, safety, engineering and supply chain);
    * Managed the expansion project of the textile plant;
    * Developed and managed the new budget concept;
    * Implemented semi-autonomous teams and self-managed cells.
  • COTEMINAS - Textile company - Quality Management Coordinator

    1998 - 2002 * Implemented the quality management program (5S, ISO 9000, ISO 14000);
    * Trained the entire staff of the company in safety and quality concepts;
    * Implemented and Improved the standardization of the textile process;
    * Performed the safety, quality and process audits.
  • Usina Estivas - Quality Control Lab Supervisor

    1997 - 1999 * Supervised the quality control lab (analysis of raw material and finished product);
    * Created and organized the safety and quality week;
    * Implemented and participated the quality program as coordinator;
    * Trained the entire employees (food safety and HACCP).
  • Constructions - Technician

    1990 - 1992 Technician in Escola Técnica Federal de Pernambuco - ETFPE, Recife (Brazil)