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Manager Engineering

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Kemah, Texas, 77565, United States
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August 30, 2018

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MANUEL FERNANDEZ

Houston, TX

https://www.linkedin.com/in/manuel-fernandez-3a26b624

ac6vik@r.postjobfree.com 832-***-****

SEASONED PROCUREMENT PROFESSIONAL

Drive down costs Ensure minimal delays and accountability Process Improvement Build strong relationships Over twenty (20) years of global leadership experience in oil and gas industry, with multi-millions dollar supply chain expertise across procurement, strategic sourcing, contracting, category and supplier management and logistics. Experience includes Upstream

(Exploration and Production) Onshore and Offshore, Midstream (Tanks Farms, Gathering Systems, Pipe Lines) and Downstream Capital Projects and Modifications (from feasibility through detail engineering, construction, commissioning, and start up. Production and Chemical Plants in Norway, US East Coast at Marcellus and LNG Plant, Facilities in Texas Eagle Ford, and North Dakota Bakken. Also, but not limited to: OCTG (Drill pipe, Casing, Line Pipe, Tubing, etc.); Rotary Equipment, HVAC, Valves, Electrical, Civil, Modular Process Equipment, Tanks, Pipe Lines, Automation, Instrumentation, Marine Ports, Topside, Hull, Mooring Systems, Exploration Ancillary Services Offshore and Onshore, Subsea Production Systems, Subsea Pipe Line, Exploration and Production Risers, Installation, Intervention, Decommissioning, Etc.); Logistic, Maintenance and Repair and Operations (MRO). Supply Chain Process Improvement. Fluent in Spanish and English. Strong leadership, creative and interpersonal skills. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Repsol USA, Houston, TX March 2018 – June 2018

Sr. Contract Specialist, Drilling Exploration

Creating and implemening Strategic Sourcing Strategies for US and Aruba Offshore business unit. Negotiating and awarding new MSA’s and Work Orders to cover the Ancillaries to support the Aruba Exploration Drilling Campaign 2018. Ex: Supply Vessels, Shore Base, Fuel, Drilling Tools, Chemicals, Mud tools, Cementing, Wire Line, ROV Services, etc. STATOIL GULF SERVICES LLC, Houston, TX August 2008 – October 2015 Principal Consultant, Category and Contract Manager Created and implemented Overall Procurement Strategies and Strategic Sourcing Strategies for US and Mexico Offshore business unit. Reviewed and modified contract templates for assigned categories, including Engineering and Construction; Operations, Maintenance and Modifications; Marine installation and Construction; Topside; Hull; Steel; Subsea Production Equipment; Surface Technology and Operations; HSE, Chemicals and Commodities; Ancillary Services; Research and Development and Wind Energy. Negotiated, evaluated and awarded master service agreements (MSAs) and contracts for capital and modification projects. Negotiated over 147 MSA’s to support my categories. Offshore

Category Management – Engineering, Engineering and Construction (EPC), Marine Installation and Construction, Subsea and Surface Technology, Operation Maintenance and Modifications, Wind Energy, Research and Development, and HSE (Oil Spill Recovery – Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC)).

Contract Management Portfolio – Engineering, Engineering and Construction (EPC), Marine Installation and Construction, Subsea and Surface Technology, Operation Maintenance and Modifications, Wind Energy, Research and Development, and HSE (Oil Spill Recovery – Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC)). Onshore

Contract Management – Engineering, Engineering and Construction (EPC) Modular Equipment, Rotary Equipment, Automation, Instrumentation, Tanks, Pipe Lines, Spheres, Civil and Electrical.

• Established contractor’s portfolio for capital projects and modifications main categories utilizing MSA. More than 80 agreements were established and maintained since 2009. Total portfolio value over $700MM. MANUEL FERNANDEZ ac6vik@r.postjobfree.com PAGE TWO

• Achieved 15 – 25% cost reduction by creating and establishing new strategy for implementation of MSA vs Frame Agreements

(FA) to cover Engineering Services and Construction in 2009 for US and Mexico. Subsequently strategy was implemented globally by category manager for Engineering and Construction in Norway during 2012.

• Created procurement guidelines for Project Execution Guideline for US and Mexico document to be used on any capital project.

• Simplified sourcing process for Category Engineering and Construction. Project was approved and rolled-out globally, reducing request for proposal to award 35%.

• Modified contract templates, creating balance of contractors’ accountability and liability for capital projects, modifications, research and development and equipment.

• Saved between 7 – 15% on projects through direct negotiations, competitive negotiations and tenders. Maintained or improved safety, operational performance and supplier relationships throughout process.

• Monitored supplier performance through quarterly or semi-annual Service Quality Management (SQM) meetings and establishing KPIs for critical categories; data was used to benchmark and compare supplier performance.

Project Procurement Manager for Statoil Midstream facility South Riding Point, Grand Bahamas. Modifications of Tanks, Automation, Instrumentation, Pipe Line, and Marine Berth (platform). EPC Contract Manager and Subcontractors, from FEED through detail engineering, construction, commissioning, and start up.

Procurement Lead for Calixto project, Subsea Tieback to the Independence Hub (Anardarko) during FEED.

Procurement Lead for Peregrino Platforms two (2), covering Contract Management for Topside, Hull, and Leaving Quarters fabrication, commissioning and start up.

J. RAY MCDERMOTT, Houston, TX April – August 2008

Project Procurement Manager (PPM), Upstream Projects (Offshore) Led commercial negotiation, risk management and cost analysis. Created and established overall procurement strategies and contract management for raw material, OCTG (drill pipe, casing and line pipe), process and drilling equipment and logistic

(international and domestic).

• Managed project procurement activities for ExxonMobil Barzan Limited, Barzan Project Offshore Gas Facilities FEED, offshore Ras Laffan City and State of Qatar.

o Developed overall project procurement execution plan. o Modified procurement and material management procedures. o Prepared, maintained and implemented purchasing plan for long-lead equipment. EDG CONSULTING ENGINEERS, Houston, TX September 2007 – April 2008 Procurement Coordinator, Upstream Project (Offshore) Served as procurement lead negotiator and performed risk assessment and cost analysis. Created procurement strategies and contract management for raw material, OCTG, process and drilling equipment, and logistic (international and domestic). Worked directly with Chevron as Consulting Engineering Firm and Project Management.

• Minimized delays and achieved 5 – 10% cost saving by managing project procurement activities. VETCO GRAY, INC., Houston, TX March 2005 – May 2007 Senior Buyer, Upstream (Subsea Projects Division)

Developed and established sourcing strategies and new agreements. Performed contract management, procurement of raw material (forged, structural steel, OCTG etc.) and parts. Oversaw logistic, cost reduction analysis and machining (OMC and Turnkey parts) for Surface and Subsea Equipment in Oil and Gas Industry.

• Reduced number of vendors and internal overhead cost, increased vendor performance and achieved 5 – 10% vendor cost reduction by creating and establishing new sourcing procurement strategy for forgings and turnkey machined parts for subsea equipment.

• Created new terms and conditions template for goods and services, driving accountability with suppliers. MANUEL FERNANDEZ ac6vik@r.postjobfree.com PAGE THREE PLUSPETROL INTERNATIONAL, Houston, TX September 2001 – March 2005 Head of Procurement in USA for Peru, Argentina and Bolivia Led team of 4 buyers in US. Developed and implemented Overall Procurement Strategies and Strategic Sourcing Strategies for explration and production for South America business unit. Reviewed and modified contract templates for categories. Negotiated, evaluated and awarded MSAs and contracts for capital and modification projects and for MRO.

• Simplified procurement process between international supply chain offices, reducing time from request for proposal to award by 20%.

• Created and established strategic sourcing strategy, reducing number of vendors for all categories from 500 plus to less than 125. Strategy drove accoutability and estimated 20% cost reduction from vendors.

• Created awareness of unethical behavior due to scenarios during negotiations. Tenderers were disqualified during evaluation.

• Performed development seminars with subordinates on Incoterms, logistic, proposal evaluation and negotiations, increasing knowledge and expertise of subordinates.

• Managed Camisea Project for Upstream Production Cryogenic Facility (Onshore), delivering all long lead items on time. o Coordinated all logistic of equipment between Germany, Italy, Canada and US suppliers with no delays. o Achieved $1.2M cost savings by chartering 3 vessels for transportation of equipment to Peru.

Project Procurement Manager for Camisea Project for Upstream Production Cryogenic Facility (Onshore), from feasibility through detail engineering, construction, commissioning, and start up, delivering all long lead items on time. o Coordinated all logistic of equipment between Germany, Italy, Canada and US suppliers with no delays. o Achieved $1.2M cost savings by chartering 3 vessels for transportation of equipment to Peru. ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

GEOMETRICA, INC., Houston, TX April 1999 – June 2001 Sourcing and Contract Manager

Negotiated and administered contracts for raw material, equipment and services (EP, EPC contractors) for projects in United States, Taiwan, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Canada. Managed logistics related to export and import of raw material for fabrication. TEXAS SYSTEMS AND CONTROLS, INC., Houston, TX April 1997 – February 1999 Procurement Lead

Managed fabrication of capital process equipment. Prepared bidding strategies and procured raw material, equipment and instrumentation. Performed material management and cost reduction analysis during all projects. COMMONWEALTH OIL REFINING COMPANY E&P (CORCO), Puerto Rico March 1994 – December 1996 Purchasing and Inventory Manager, Downstream Refinery (Onshore) Performed contracts management (EPC), procurement and material management for Rehabilitation of Storage Facilities, Pipe Lines and Marine Terminal.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Business Administration, Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Associate of Arts (AA), Civil Engineering, University of Puerto Rico CITIZENSHIP

US Citizen

SKILLS

SAP (Supply Chain, Materials Management and Accounts Payable Modules), Dynamics (MRP), Tech Sys and SPSS (forecasting software) Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Primavera, SYNQUEST, Cisco Systems MRP



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