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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
28/hr or 68000 annually
May 16, 2019

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Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Specialist

To Whom this may concern:

Thank you for taking the time to review and consider this resume towards the current position you have available.

I understand that you are looking for an awesome Purchasing professional with diverse career environment . I offer many of the CORE skills that an Employer would find beneficial, including strong purchasing background in the Manufacturing, and Energy Industries and in Governmental and industries utilizing the Broad Section Procurement Directives. I have organizational and methodical approach to required tasks, and disciplined work ethics.

My career has encompassed the following: Purchasing, Expediting, Strategic Sourcing, Vendor Management, and Logistics, with several years in these fields in various professional capacities, Residential & Industrial Construction, Industrial & Custom Manufacturing, Production, Healthcare, Academics, Government, Banking, Energy, Oil & Gas, Water Resources treatment, HRSG systems, and more.

I am actively looking for a new full-time opportunities, but will entertain contract work.

This position sounds promising and challenging to me, given the opportunity, I am sure that I would return positive results.

Sincerely yours,

Lawrence H. Fitzsimmons

Lawrence Fitzsimmons


First and foremost, I am very adaptable to fit into any position or situation as required

Specialist in Procurement ( all facets MRO, ERP, MRO, Field, Direct,Mechanical,etc) (International & Domestic Procurement)

Strategic Sourcing, ( proficient in supplier qualifications and product ( both new and advanced) development, planning and logistics in support of manufacturing and/or site requirements )

Bid management, preparation, and sourcing. (including financials -DUN & BRAD reports etc.)

Procurement & Materials management of: Piping, fabrications, mechanical/electrical controls, steel, ( both from Mills and Steel Centers), valves, electrical, manufactured components), automotive (OEM, Parts.), extrusions (plastic etc.) fabrication, extrusion, and tooling,

NPI Experienced in Supplier engagement

Expediting, ( Full range capabilities)

Production (Manufacturing, Print, Wire & Pumps)

Contract & Sub-Contract management & Administration

Vendor Management, ( include but not limited to, Q&A Vendor surveillance, scheduling, vendor reporting, compliance)

Meticulous Professional Purchaser, excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure. Broad industry experience includes Healthcare, Finance and Legal. Competent administrative professional supporting the underwriting process with effective document evaluation, report writing and file management skills.

Proficient in issuing quotes, gathering details and reviewing renewal requests. Goal-oriented individual with a pleasant personality and a tenacity that knows no restrictions.

A multitasking Professional considered highly ambitious. History of being an effective team member with full understanding of team needs. Well-versed in using Excel to create and update tracking spreadsheets. Experienced Professional professional with strong leadership and relationship-building skills. Designed an excel spreadsheet (BOM) for tracking purchase items, inventory and document control SAP, ERP, and MRP (with capability as a quick learner on any system)

Worked with QA on Inspection reviews

Strong verbal communication

Extremely organized and Self-motivated, offers Staff development and Team leadership and Liaison

Project management ( Expediting, Vendor management, etc)

Materials preparation reports and follow up expediting

Powerful yet fair negotiator when dealing with Vendors or Complex negotiations

Conflict resolution to delivery, materials, and vendor issues.

Scope of Employment History

Procurement Specialist, Suez Solutions, Expediting & Bid Assessment

[ Contingent Contract position ]

To assist Buyers with procurement activities

Reduced Buyers workloads, by assisting in Procurement, Negotiations, Cost evaluations.

Over-seen all documentation for construction and assembly shop processing

Proposal & Vendor Management Specialist, Meridian Financial Services

[ Contingent Contract position ]

Lead for strategic sourcing, supplier relationships, internal support groups and negotiations.

Re-developed stronger more effective template for Bids and SOW specifications which resulted in achieving goal of capable contractor/ vendor bids only.

Purchasing Manager, Municipal City of Welland

[ Contingent Contract position ]

Purchasing support preparing quotes and direction for materials and services required by various sectors of City Government, and assisted Financial Manager in administrative purchasing functions.

Achieved savings thru diligent review of Vendor incorrect invoices/billing

Procurement/Expediting Specialist, Husky Energy St. John's NL

[ Contingent Contract position ]

Key member of the Procurement team, for execution of a large $1.2 B EPC project.

Supported end-to end SCM process (expediting, vendor management, procurement.

Development and implen=mentation of adata-friendly vendor monthly audit/reporting template, which benefited vendors, procurement,engineers, and project management to indentify and resolve and risks or delays in project.

Purchasing Administrator, New Brunswick Community College St. Johns NB

[ Salaried position ]

Reported to the Director Administration

Procurement and administration for Community College sites in NB.

Materials and Logistics Manager, EXXON, St. John's NL

[ Contingent Contract position ]

Expedited and managed logistics flow for sub-sea components in subsea oil extraction process project and managed the implemented SAP process system with Vendor.

Bid,Proposal & Vendor Management Specialist, Siemen's

[ Contingent Contract position ]

Responsible for Sourcing, Evaluations, Document & Specifications and Award for a $40M PTD project in Alberta.

With due diligence in Dunn& Brad financials, construction history, engineering backgrounds and capabilities, acheived goal of reaching bid quatified vendors capable to complete project requirements.

Construction Over-Sight Procurement / Expediting manager RBC Bank, Toronto, ON

[ Contingent Contract position ]

Over-Sight Const ruction Procurement Manager for several multi-million-dollar construction renovation projects, Served as key point of contact for utilization management and coordination with outside procurement solutions.

Coordinated construction layouts with contractors and evaluated capabilities


Construction Materials Procurement Coordinator, Fluor. Inc NL

[ Contingent Contract position ]

Resolved a 3-month delivery/fabrication process into order and stabilize a possible shut-down at Site.

Liaise with Client, Construction Project Team management and Vendor to review ongoing problems affecting the delivery of key fabricated structural items to site on time.

Purchasing & Production United Carr Fastener/TRW Canada Hamilton, ON

[ Salaried position ]

Worked in production, planning and assembly, producing automotive parts for major Auto Companies, handled stamping, punching, and final assembly of parts.

Assigned to Manage purchsing and production. until Company merger.

Education & Credentials

Graduate (Major) Marketing Major

(Major) Business Administration

Purchasing & Expediting Management

Professional: PMAC-Designation, NAPM, CEPM (Certified Expediting Purchasing Management)

Computer Skills: Designed an excel spreadsheet (BOM) for tracking purchase items, inventory and document control

SAP, ERP, and MRP (with capability as a quick learner on any system)

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