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Manager Management

Spring, Texas, 77373, United States
August 31, 2017

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Ernest G. Greenwood

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Spring, Texas 77373



Dedicated and driven Supply Chain professional with over 20 years of experience in material management, warehouse management, competitive bidding, equipment, procurement, and vendor negotiations. Energetic team player with a proven track record in reducing costs, improving supply logistics, and the completing projects on time and within budget.


PMEC Feb 2014- Present

Materials Manager

Developed, implemented and managed the cross-functional fully integrated planning processes that incorporated make versus buying, capacity planning, scheduling, inventory material, and associated cost elements.

Performed analysis of customer’s demand, sales forecasts and historical material usage to develop and execute to order and forecast plans.

Prepared customer’s delivery reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and treads and uses information to proactively communicate improved delivery procedures.

Established and supervises production scheduling activities by monitoring material inventories, tracking progresses of production and reviewing factors that affect schedules.

Coordinated and worked with Quality, Engineering, Machining, and Assembly Operations to ensure 100% on-time delivery by establishing and monitoring schedules to proactively identify and address any issues.

Responsible for accuracy of inventory counts by implementing and managing, in conjunction with Finance, with an inventory control system capable of identifying discrepancies in inventory counts and taking corrective action to guard against inconsistencies in the future.

Collaborate with Engineering, Manufacturing, Process Engineering and Quality to achieve cost reduction targets.

Williams Oct 2012- Feb 2014

Procurement Lead

Act as the primary liaison between Project Managers, Engineering Houses, Suppliers, Contacts, and all Procurement Organizations.

Managed all company’s external suppliers with particular emphasis on procuring materials and finished goods for productions.

Responsible for ensuring materials was brought at the most competitive cost and delivered on time.

Solicited for proposal based on specifications and requisition of non-engineered items provided by the project manager for long lead items.

Also expedited critical path items when necessary for engineered and non engineered items.

Developed an in-depth knowledge of suppliers, industries, technologies and manufacturing processes and purchasing strategies for assigned commodities.

Investigated and reviewed material quality complaints and problems, both internal and external, and forward correspondence to appropriate personnel.

Dow Chemical June 2009 – Oct 2012

Sourcing Specialist (Sr. Buyer)

As a part of the Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) Capital sourcing team, I managed the needs for Dow businesses and functions via category teams or on a project basis.

Providing appropriate input into the development and implementation of sourcing strategies and commercial agreement.

Responsible for various sourcing activities pertaining to running the business and contract management, as well as providing support for the Supply Manager in implementing and executing strategy and agreements.

Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers, and effectively manage quality services/product performance issues with suppliers.

Communicate where applicable to the Supplier Management Action Teams (SMATs).

Execute contractual obligations within the delegated scope of responsibility and legal authority.

FMC Technologies July 2007- June 2009


Developed and managed supplier relationships on an on-going basis by tracking and evaluating supplier performance and quality as it relates to procurement.

Responsible for obtaining goods, services and logistics as assigned for different projects.

Ensured quality and cost effective products were delivered in a timely manner.

Prepares and conduct negotiations, further checking if detailed technical specifications are guaranteed, also checking whether detailed economical specifications given in the bidding phase are consistent with those reported in the final contract.

Sourced components or serviced and evaluated request for quote (RFQ), request for offers (RFO), negotiated price, quality and delivery, select suppliers and produce purchase orders.

Expedited deliveries by contacting vendors and shippers to ensure merchandise, supplies and equipment were shipped in a timely manner as stated on purchase order.

Exxon Mobil June 2000- July 2007

Procurement Supervisor

Led a team of accountable Buyers to ensure request to procure new material/goods, services and/or supplies for specific projects within the Procurement department.

Cross-functionally training to provide support for plant finished goods scheduling, third party manufacturing intermediate goods demand planning and intermediate/transitional goods.

Directed and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying and/or estimating materials, equipment, subcontract and professional services.

Negotiated commercial terms and conditions with equipment vendors, material vendors, professional service providers and subcontractors, while consulting with corporate attorneys and senior management to minimize project and corporate risk while maintaining commercial competitiveness.

Managed the qualification and evaluation process for vendors of materials and equipment, subcontractors and professional service providers.

Interface with engineering for the development of specifications for equipment, or materials.

Senior Buyer June 2000 – January 2002

Procured assigned materials to ensure suppliers met the MRP requirements to support productions and onetime delivery of domestic and global demand requirements.

Ensured international, subsidiary, and miscellaneous parts demand are accurately incorporated into monthly purchases.

Identified and ensured disconnects such as anticipated product shortages, non-conforming material, excess or obsolete materials are continuously monitored and resolved.

Provided accountability for the strategic direction and daily management of specific purchased commodities.

Defined and negotiated appropriate terms and conditions of purchase orders and supply.

Implemented material cost reduction strategies by identifying and achieving total cost improvements and managing strategic projects for a group of commodities.

Issued and reviewed quotes, contact vendors, and award component bids with an annually spend of over 3 million per year.


University of Phoenix

MBA Business Management 2011

University of Houston

Major: Business Management

Degree: Bachelor of Science 2005


Advanced Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel (V-Lookup, formulas, pivot tables, basic VBA), SharePoint, Microsoft Project Primavera 3.1, SAP, Oracle, MRP/ERP, SRM, Maximo, KanBan

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