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Manager Management

Location:
O'Fallon, Missouri, United States
Salary:
150,000
Posted:
November 13, 2017

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GARFIELD SICARD

**** ******** *****, ***********, ** 78114

Mobile: 757-***-**** Home: 830-***-**** email:

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Procurement Director Supply Chain Manager Global Sourcing Director Program Manager Detail-oriented and innovative executive management professional with solid Procurement, Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Materials Management, Program Management, Systems Management, and specialized experience in handling diverse and difficult operational and strategic business situations. Highly skilled at applying Supply Chain Management principles and Quality Improvement methods to achieve best-in-class results in challenging Commercial, Military, and Public Sector environments. Knows the importance of working with suppliers to achieve outstanding results and leveraging spend data to drive business decisions in the supply chain. Expert knowledge in the selection and application of statistical and managerial methods to optimize the planning and directing of work in industrial, Oil and Gas, Government, Health Care and Military environments. Knowledgeable in the application of systems and tools to achieve desired results. Can navigate matrix organizational structures to optimize productivity and enhance competitive position. Skilled in managing and working with personnel from diverse disciplines, cultures and backgrounds. Effective oral and written communicator and confident leader.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

BCFS 2015-Present

Vice President Logistics, Procurement and Resource Management Directs the formulation of strategies and procedures to establish the logistics, procurement and resource management functions within the agency. Directs the procurement of capital goods, real property, equipment and services across the Agency. Selected to lead the efforts to establish spend analytics to determine the right sourcing strategy and establish relationships with top tier suppliers. Created procurement procedures to address total spend and particularly establish oversight and processes for purchases over $100k. Directed the logistics efforts for the Emergency Management Division to flawlessly execute support for the Department of Homeland Security mission support winter 2015 and 2016.

• Established procurement procedures for goods, services and real property acquisition and management

• Use continuous improvement methods to implement strategies to improve quality and performance resulting in savings in excess of $1M

• Skilled in developing and defending financial positions, negotiating, writing and interpreting contracts and analyzing spend to detect opportunities for cost savings and strategic decision making

• Developed zero baseline budgets for three departments with focus on optimizing spend to realize cost savings

• Established solid relationships based on trust and common interest across the Agency and with suppliers to foster corporation and improve competitive position Chicago Bridge & Iron Company – Houston, TX 2013-2015 Director of Procurement, Houston – Oil and Gas Business Unit Directed the procurement operation of over 132 procurement professionals in the execution of project procurement functions for several multi-billion dollar projects in the Oil & Gas Business Unit. Daily input and guidance to project procurement managers and the Regional Director on the ongoing operations of the department. Performed detailed man-hour estimating, budget creation and justification, personnel hiring, training, evaluation, and de-staffing to meet project and departmental workload needs. Revised and implemented KPI to monitor performance of procurement department and serve to drive data-based decisions. Used various sources to create the lead time and escalation tables to give the business unit personnel a tool for planning project costs and schedule based on worldwide market forces and geo- political events.

• Procured all major equipment greater than $1,000,000 for over 12 oil & gas engineering, procurement and construction projects. Directly issued RFQ, evaluated bids, prepared bid tabulations and awarded purchase order

• Directed the functions of the Company’s largest Procurement operation including purchasing, expediting, inspection, logistics, and materials management. Supervised over 130 procurement professionals

• Created Lead Time and Escalation tables used globally in the Oil and Gas business unit to plan and forecast cost and schedule

• Created and Revised global purchasing agreements to leverage the Company’s spend and reduce cost

• Improved and implemented KPIs to measure several aspects of the procurement chain to enable procurement managers to drive performance on their projects

• Created and directed the performance of a core Sourcing Group to drive supplier relationships and address performance issues

• Revised the training provided to buyers and expeditors to ensure applicability to current processes and procedures and directed monthly training to ensure development of core competencies of both disciplines

• Began the process of implementing spend analytics to aggregate spend data to drive purchasing decision for lower cost and better performance. Estimated to save 5% of total annual spend

• Coordinated the effort to streamline electrical supply at site by using framework agreement and innovative management and distribution systems of our suppliers

• Started the process of being able to purchase mill-direct pipe to realized savings and reduce waste and excess

• Revised multiple internal procedures to ensure that work processes are aligned with standard business practices and are documented and implemented in daily operations

• Directed the implantation of a training and onboarding procedure to ensure personnel are trained and productive in minimal time

• Implemented the supplier onboarding and evaluation process by creating and guiding a sourcing division to ensure suppliers are given proper diligence and access to our Inquiries

• Used historical data, past performance, and third party solutions to evaluate and qualify suppliers broadening our supplier base to reduce risk

Chicago Bridge & Iron Company – Houston, TX 2012-2013 Regional Manager – Materials Management, Systems and Tools, Sourcing – Oil and Gas Business Unit

Directed the Materials Management function for several multi-billion dollar projects ensuring that standard procedures and processes effectively provided the management of all permanent plant materials purchased through the home office or site buyers. Designed and created a training module and presented materials management training to Materials Management to personnel in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Europe, and Middle East regions. Weaved materials management system and internal procedures into a total cradle-to-grave Materials Management System that gave project management and home office personnel total visibility of the supply chain material status of managed projects in real-time.

• Implemented the supplier onboarding and evaluation process by creating and guiding a sourcing division to ensure suppliers are given proper diligence and access to our Inquiries

• Used historical data, past performance, and third party solutions to evaluate and qualify suppliers broadening our supplier base to reduce risk

• Focal point for materials management system solutions and training

• Provided technical support to systems users globally and formed a Global Application Leadership Team (GALT) for the Material Supply Chain Management solution.

• Provided guidance and assistance with the JD Edwards Enterprise Resource Planning system to procurement personnel

• Managed the Procurement and Materials Management pages on CB&I Intranet to provide useful information and data to procurement personnel in an easily navigable intranet interface

• Completed a comprehensive Materials Management questionnaire for a top tier Energy company. This completed survey was of such detail and quality that is it used as a standard

• Refined the Material Status Reporting KPI to accurately reflect post-order data by obtaining missing data from involved personnel to complete the order-to-receipt process chart Naval Medical Research Unit – San Antonio, FT Sam Houston, TX 2009- 2012 Resource Manager / Finance Manager

Directed the formulation of budgets, allocation of funds and all fiscal reporting for over $17 million in reimbursable and direct funds. Ensured adequate funding is available for the conduct of military relevant research in dental, biomedical, and directed energy sciences. Lead military and civilian employees in the proper execution of funds to support logistics, travel, payroll, and procurement of all relevant equipment and material.

- Flawlessly managed the resource and financial department of the Navy Medical Research Unit San Antonio and passed the Bureau of Medicine Inspector General’s inspection with zero discrepancies.

• Through Lean Six Sigma and Total Quality Management, implemented process improvement which resulted in 70% increase in procurement efficiency

• Performed detailed analysis of major capital equipment expenditure to leverage future purchase orders, repair and maintenance contracts for best prices

• Created internal financial reporting procedures to inform process managers of funds status which enabled better decision making

• Effectively budgeted and defended spending plans securing needed funds were available for research and overhead operations

• Wrote and managed Inter Governmental Personnel Act Agreements, Inter Service Support Agreements, Cooperative Research and Development Agreements, and service contracts for over 50 contract personnel

• Purchased or supervised the purchase of all material and specialized scientific equipment required to perform the function of the Command

MILITARY EXPERIENCE

Served honorably for 26 years in multiple operational theatres world-wide. Represented the Department of Defense at high level meetings with Middle Eastern Royalties, Government Officials, and Business for strategic agreements, material and services contract. Rose through the military ranks from the most junior enlisted to be selected for the senior Officer rank of Commander. Other experiences and background information available during our discussion. EDUCATION/TRAINING

Certified Texas Procurement Manager

Master of Business Administration – Ashford University, Clinton, IA Lean Six Sigma Champion – FT Sam Houston, TX

Institute for Supply Management – Previous Marketing Chairman Golden Key International – Honor Society member

Bachelor of Science - Business Administration – California Coast University, Santa Anna, CA Supply Corps Officer, Navy Supply Corps School – Athens, GA Contracting Officer’s Representative – Management Concepts Leesburg, VA Certified Defense Privatization Manager Level I, II, and III - MHLI, Leesburg, VA Certified Defense Unaccompanied Housing Manager – MHLI, Leesburg, VA Total Quality Management Instructor – Navy Personnel Research/Development Center, San Diego



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