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Professional Sourcing Specialist

Katy, TX
March 31, 2019

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Houston, TX *****-3094

C – 713-***-****


Summary of Qualifications

Accomplished professional with years of experience in management, procurement and customer service. Natural leader with the ability to analyze situations, research options, make a firm decision and follow through as necessary. Applies an active rather than reactive management style which focuses on business growth and retention.

Areas of Expertise

Contract Negotiation Implementation International Business

Inventory Control Office Administration Project Management

Purchasing Team Facilitation Communication Skills

Employment History

Strategic Sourcing Specialist, Cameron Drilling Systems 8/2011 – 12/03/2015

Responsible for buying and maintaining stock inventories for major drilling components. Includes price negotiations with multiple vendors

Procurement responsibilities include: Procurement of parts for all Cameron product lines; Forgings, Castings, Raw Materials (Onshore & Offshore Products)

Responsible for opening new accounts associated with Cameron

Extensive training and experience using SAP, SAP Optimus, Citrix XA, Microsoft Dynamics

Senior Buyer, Precision Drilling (Grey Wolf Supply, Inc.) 2009 – 8/2011

Responsible for buying and maintaining $1.4 million of MRO products to supply 161 domestic, land based drilling rigs for Precision Drilling. Includes price negotiations with multiple vendors

Supervision of inventory personnel

Responsible for opening new accounts associated with Grey Wolf Supply, Inc.

Place all purchase orders using SAP

Purchasing Manager, Repair & Field Services, Forum Oilfield Tech., Inc. 2005-2009

(Formerly Tri-Point Energy Svcs)

Purchasing Manager for entire facility including overseeing all purchasing of major refurbishments including pumps, drawworks, rotary tables, transmissions, swivels, etc. per customer requests. Responsible for purchasing all capital equipment for the Houston location. Assist the parts sales group in sourcing vendors for sales to customers worldwide.

Forum is closing the Houston location 4-14-09 due to downturn in industry

Purchasing Director, TR International, Inc., Sugar Land, TX

Manager of entire purchasing group for company domestic/international 2000-2005


Purchasing Supervisor, International Tool and Supply, Houston, TX 1998-1999

Negotiated and maintained purchasing contracts for major clients, including Exxon that required product procurement for domestic and international locations

Supervised the activities of three buyers, three expeditors and data entry personnel

Purchasing Manager, Foratex Inc., Houston, TX 1979-1998

(U.S. Purchasing Arm for Forasol/Foramer, Paris France)

Procured capital drilling equipment to service 55 land/ocean drilling rigs worldwide including two North Sea platforms

Sourced and delivered equipment and processed billings

Established and maintained relations with vendors

Negotiated terms of contract for best pricing and delivery rates

Played a major role in the company growing from a $6 million to $15 million annually

Hired office staff, hired and trained buyers and expeditors.

1985-1998 responsible for management for all areas of the Houston office

Equipment Purchased: Drill pipe, casing, floor drilling equipment, BOPS, MRO products and rig spares

Buyer, Skytop Brewster, Houston, TX 1977-1979

Buyer, Atwood Oceanics, Houston, TX 1975-1977

Academic Credentials

University of Houston

Blinn Junior College

Willing to Travel/Relocate References Furnished upon Request

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