With aWith an extensive experience of 13 years in one the most leading companies in the market it is very obvious of the strong relationship I have with the most leading suppliers. A hardworking, pro-active purchasing officer with an upbeat and positive attitude, who is looking for an opportunity to make a big difference in a business that, is moving forward. Possessing a track record of achievements and a proven ability to manage the vendor / supplier base to reduce lead time and cost where ever possible. Result driven and able to use initiative to develop effective solutions to supply chain problems, whilst having an active and dynamic approach to work and getting things done efficiently.
Aug 2004 –
Commodore Contracting Co. L.L.C ( June 2004 – 2017 Aug )
• Resourcing of materials and meeting deadlines
• Ability to identify and implement new procedures and processes.
• Having strong oral and written communication skills.
• Vast experience of working with a range of external suppliers.
• Excellent judgment and decision making.
• Compute the purchase and supply of all procured items & services.
• Negotiating price and terms of products with suppliers.
• Managing, developing & improving the purchase team.
• Benchmarking performance of the supply chain.
• Establish terms, pricing, quality requirements, delivery and contracts.
• Adhere to all company policies with particular regard to accounting procedures.
• Arranging transportation .
• Reviewing all contracts/agreements to achieve ‘best price/best quality’ purchasing.
• Making recommendations & advising senior management on all purchasing issues.
• Maintaining records of Supplier contracts, agreements, goods ordered received
• Managing vendor relationships and building effective supply chain partnerships.
• Assist in training of personnel.
AREA OF EXPERTISE
• Supply Chain
• Material Supply Solutions
• Tender / Estimating
• Vendor Identification
• Supplier Relationship
•Manage multiple departments such as Plant and Machinery, Multiple site stores, Labor Camps, on daily basis.
•Handled and successfully completed many iconic projects.
•Implemented new procedures to reduce purchase order process and to help delivery material faster.
•Successfully worked in a challenging environment for a fast track project to be completed within six month duration.
•Keeping of inventory levels current, foresees future needs and makes a timely request of materials needed by the site.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce ( B.Come ) from University of Kerala
•Attention to detail
I do hereby declare that the above-mentioned facts are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.
James Thomas Abu Dhabi