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Supply Chain Power Plant

Tavistock, Ontario, Canada
February 04, 2016

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AMISH PATEL, B.Eng (Production),CSCMP E-mail:

** ********** ****, ********, **, L6S 6K3 Tel: 647-***-****, 905-***-**** To

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Dear Sir/Madam,

I have 20 years of solid experience in Supply Chain Management & Procurement, Buyer/Planner, Production & Inventory, Logistics & Warehousing. Additionally, I have 4 years Bachelors Degree in Production Engineering

(APICS professional member – Peel Chapter) & PG Diploma in International Business Management, also having a professional designation of CSCMP (Certified Supply Chain Management Professional) at PMAC. I was working at SPP Aircraft Canada Inc, Mississauga, ON as a Strategic Sourcing Buyer My responsibilities include as production buyer on UTAS CRJ 700/900/1000 program daily procurement and administration of Purchase Order, for Dornier Seastar CD2 and Honda Jet program issue RFP, review and analyze proposal, recommendation along with contract preparation and negotiation on program. Previously, I was working at AMEC Foster Wheeler Ltd, Oakville, ON as a Senior Supply Chain Specialist

/Procurement Lead on Suncor Wind Power Projects EPCM. My responsibilities include leading the RFP/RFQ, Evaluation, Contracts, Contract Administration, Invoicing, Work validation and Change Management for Civil, Substation, Turbine Erection, 115kV Transmission Line and Transportation, Engineering Consultants along with balance of plant capital equipment for the entire Suncor wind power projects in Adelaide and Cedar Point II projects. Leading the team of Buyers, Expeditors, Project Controls, Site Construction team coordination for successful execution of project and management reporting including owners, with a combined spend budget of over 150M+ and cost savings of 3-5%. Previously, I was working at ABB Power Generation, Burlington, ON as a Supply Chain Specialist for the Canadian Solar Power projects for New Liskeard and Odessa Project. My responsibilities include utilizing procurement and supply chain techniques including tendering, negotiating and contracting for the balance of equipments and subcontracts along with contractor management. I have worked at Man Diesel Canada Ltd, Oakville, ON as a Project Buyer / Senior Strategic Procurement Specialist for Power plant and Marine projects.

My responsibilities include RFQ/RFP for subcontracts of Civil, Mechanical & Electrical contracts, Building & Crane contracts, Bulk & Field erected tank farm, Water Treatment modules, Engineering contracts, Generators, Alternators, SCR systems, MCC’s, Switchgears and Plant controls. As a Project buyer, I am responsible for analyzing the cradle to grave requirement of the project and planning/implementing procurement for St. Vincent, Maldives, San Andreas, Mexico project and Canadian Navy AOPS marine project with a combine spend of more than $50 million. Also I have led the training and implementation for the EDP system reference design project along with the Global Purchasing team and successfully trained the Procurement team members. I was instrumental as a lead focus team for many new processes and policy within and cross-functional department. I also worked with Core Pharmsanoat, Uzbekistan (CIS) as a Project – Supply Chain Executive. Here I coordinated the entire supply chain for project equipment, raw material, packing material onsite for timely completion of pharmaceutical and healthcare project at the same time reporting to VP-Projects I am confident that my qualification and experience is a perfect match with the job requirements and I am willing to relocate, if the need arises. Please feel free to call me at 647-***-**** (cell) to discuss current opportunity at your esteemed organization.

With warm regards,

Amish Patel

AMISH PATEL, B.Eng(Production), CSCMP

19 Bellflower Lane, Brampton, ON, L6S 6K3 E-mail: Tel: 647-***-****, 905-***-****


A Certified Supply Chain Management Professional with over 20 years of experience in the EPC, Power, Solar, Wind, Nuclear & Marine power plant, Construction & Mining equipment, Aerospace, Pharmaceutical and Engineering sector. A seasoned strategist and contract negotiator specializing in subcontract management in Civil, Mechanical, Substation, Collection system, Turbine Erection, Transmission line, Electrical, Building & Capital equipments, Aerospace Landing gear system and balance of plant equipments. FUNCTIONAL SKILLS

Executed Projects & Strategic Supply Chain for Power plant and Marine project with a spend of more than 150 M+ for construction contracts, procurement of capital equipment and balance of plants contracts for EPC and EPCM projects

Project Strategic Buyer for entire supply chain management for Maldives, San Andreas, Mexico, St. Vincent, & Canadian Navy AOPS marine project

Initiated and Leaded the New Product Introduction (NPI) project analysis of Large & Small Wheel Loader for 5 models by implementing and executing using SAP/SAS reporting tools

Executed the entire supply chain & purchasing of 3 International pharmaceutical project equipment & materials at Uzbekistan, Myanmar, Malaysia

Coordinated production facilities and freight service providers as well as interaction with customs & brokers to ensure the smooth and efficient movement of products in 15 countries globally

Strong computer skills including Oracle-ERP/MRP, SAP, SAS,MS Office, MS Project, Excel, Word

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, Hindi, Gujarati, Russian PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Global Sourcing – Strategic Procurement – Man Diesel (PMAC)

Leadership & Professional Skills – Seneca College

Negotiation Skills – Seneca College

Supply chain management for Services Capital Goods & Major Project – OIPMAC

Supply chain management for Public Sector - OIPMAC EDUCATION

Certified Supply Chain Management Professional(CSCMP) - PMAC

Caterpillar Production System and Supply chain management – Green Belt

Project Management for Business Professional – Smart Force – PMI Education Partner

Oracle 8i, Developer 2000 and Sun Java 2.0 programming – SSI – Oracle Education Partner

Bachelor of Engineering – Production Major (1989-1993), SVNIT, India

Diploma in Export Management (1998), IIEM, India PROFESSIONAL AWARD

Caterpillar Production System & Supply Chain management – Green Belt

Successful completion and commissioning of International Projects at Uzbekistan, Myanmar, Malaysia for manufacturing Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Products PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

PMAC- Purchasing Management Association of Canada - Ontario

Professional Member at APICS – American Production Inventory Control Society – Peel Chapter AMISH PATEL B.Eng (Production),CSCMP Page 2


SPP Canada Aircraft Inc (Oct 2015-Jan 2016) – Strategic Sourcing Buyer (Aerospace/Landing Gear)

Prepare and Issue RFP's to suppliers after review of technical data, analyze, organize and review proposals, prepare supplier selection and recommendation along with contract negotiation and implementation strategy for Dornier Seastar and Honda Jet program for selected supplier

Prepare and administrate Purchase Orders, identify cost savings opportunities, develop plans and ensure cost reduction/lead time targets are achieved for current UTAS CRJ 700/900/1000 program

Support the development and improvement of supply chain procedures, processes and tools. AMEC Foster Wheeler Ltd (Dec 2013-June 2015) – Senior Supply Chain Specialist/ Procurement lead

(Wind/Solar Plants)

Leading the RFQ/RFP for subcontracts of Civil, Electrical, Substation, Erection, Transmission line contracts, O&M Bldg, P&C bldg, Switchgear bldg, Transformers, Engineering contracts, Generators, Switchgears and Plant controls

Managing the entire project contracts, procurement and supply chain from cradle to grave requirement for the Suncor Wind Project site at Adelaide and Cedar Point II for the balance of plant equipment and managing subcontracts, transportation with a spend of more $150M+ and cost savings of 3-5%.

Managing pre contract award, scope of work review, evaluation, negotiations, terms and conditions, kick off meetings & post contract work validation, daily pods, site visits, invoicing, and change management along with site construction manager and project manager.

Interface with Suppliers, Engineering, Site Operations, and Project Management representatives to facilitate resolution of critical supply chain issues and enable consensus supply chain management practices through collaboration and partnering.

Managing a team of buyer, expeditor, logistics, project control and site construction team for execution of the entire supply chain and contract management. ABB –Power thru (TES Group) (Oct 2013-Nov 2013) – Supply Chain Specialists (Solar Power Plants)

Responsible for RFQ/RFP for subcontracts of Civil, Substation, Erection, Electrical contracts, P&C bldg, Switchgear bldg, Transformers, Engineering contracts, Generators, Switchgears and Plant controls

Managing the entire project supply chain for the Canadian Solar Project site at New Liskeard and Odessa for the balance of plant equipment and managing subcontracts. Man Diesel Canada Ltd (Feb 2009-May 2013) – Project Buyer/ Senior Strategic Procurement Specialist

(Power/Marine Plants)

Responsible for RFQ/RFP for subcontracts of Civil, Mechanical & Electrical contracts, Building & Crane contracts, Bulk & Field erected tank farm, Water Treatment modules, Engineering contracts, Generators, Alternators, SCR systems, MCC’s, Switchgears and Plant controls.

Identify and evaluate potential suppliers, and manage the supplier base to meet company objectives and budgets for all power plants and AOPS, Canadian Navy and other Marine Projects.

Negotiate financial terms of contracts and conditions with suppliers, and supplier selection processes.

Interface between suppliers and engineers to procure to the specification and facilitate economical procurement of parts/equipment and part of global sourcing team for MAN Diesel worldwide.

Interface with Suppliers, Engineering, Operations, Quality, and Program Management representatives to facilitate resolution of critical supply chain issues and enable consensus supply chain management practices through the coordination meetings with cross functional project groups AMISH PATEL B.Eng (Production),CSCMP Page 3

Caterpillar Inc (Oct 2008-Jan 2009) – NPI Analyst/ Manufacturing Specialist

Responsible for generating the production & procurement schedule analysis for multiple NPI-Projects, inventory control, bill of material, purchase order and material flow for NPI Projects and execution using SAP, EDS and SAS report analysis

6 Sigma Green Belt Project - Analysis of product design data and cost saving measures by studying preliminary specifications, manufacturing limitations, supplier facilities, and product/commodity trends for new or existing products for Tires options extended to the customers on Large & Small Wheel Loaders.

McCloskey International (Jan 2008- Aug 2008) – Buyer/Planner

Entering purchase orders in Business Vision/Oracle ERP system and maintenance for all orders

Coordinate the timely purchases and delivery of goods and ensured that lead times are met

Negotiate with suppliers by sending RFQ’s and ensure product quality is maintained along with the price and delivery in accordance to production planning and maintain the win-win situation

Work with engineers and supervisor to ensure purchase order accuracy is maintained to eliminate delays in shipping, receiving or payment

Videojet Technologies Canada (Oct 2001- Mar 2005) – Logistics Coordinator/Technical Service Engineer

Customer order entry, Scheduling customer deliveries, making sure orders are filled in a timely manner

Managed Multi warehouse and Inventory levels to optimize East and West Coast Customers

Responsible for data integrity for all logistics related Scan Code shipping system to Oracle ERP

Monitored and Train warehouse personnel in shipping, receiving and return function Core Pharmsanoat, Uzbekistan (CIS) (2000-2001) – Project – Supply Chain Executive Core Healthcare Ltd (1998- 2000) - Project - Buyer / Planner

Coordinated the entire supply chain for project equipment, raw material, packing material onsite for timely completion of pharmaceutical and healthcare project reporting to VP-Projects

Worked with the most current logistics technology and responsible for the international distribution of healthcare and pharmaceutical products via air, sea and land in entire CIS & Russia

Developed standards for procurement, establish cost effective and efficient procurement and supply strategy for 3 International Pharmaceutical Projects at Uzbekistan, Myanmar, and Malaysia

Identifying low cost solutions for transport operations among multiple country warehouses Hytasiun Magnetics Ltd (1993-1998) – Production Engineer

Identify new sources of supply to improve cost, quality, and lead time of purchased parts

Responsible for assuring that the company manufacturing operations operate to the full extent of their capabilities and that processes provide competitive deliveries to our customers

Conferred with management, engineering staff and worker representatives to implement plans

Developed the inventory planning, controlling, and warehousing techniques for distribution REFERENCES

Available upon request


SENIOR STRATEGIC SOURCING SPECIALIST / PRE BID LEAD 1. Canadian Navy Ships (National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy) – Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship

(AOPS) – 6 to 8 ships

Project Cost: Estimate 288 Million for 7 tasks

MAN Diesel: Procurement and Supply Chain Management for Mechanical SENIOR PROJECT LEAD/STRATEGIC PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST 1. State Electric Company Ltd (STELCO IV)

Location: Male, Maldives

Project: Diesel Power Plant

Engine: 2 x 18V32/40, DFO

Extension with Consortium Partner SEMCO

2. St. Vincent Electricity Services Ltd

Location: Lowman’s Bay, St. Vincent

Project: Diesel Power Plant

Engine: 2 x 9L32/40 LFO, 2 x 9L32/40 HFO

Full Turnkey


Location: San Andreas, Colombia

Project: Diesel Power Plant

Engine: 2 x 14V48/60FO

Semi Turnkey

4. Minera Y Metalurgica del Boleo SA (Baja Mining) Location: Santa Rosalia, Baja California Sur, Mexico Project: Diesel Power Plant

Engine: 3 x 8L27/38, 3 x 18V32/40, LFO

Semi Turnkey


1. Canadian Solar Solution Inc

Contractor: ABB Inc

Project: 3 x 10MW Ground Mount Solar Power Plant

Location: New Liskeard 1, 2, 3, Ontario

Supply Chain

2. Sun Edison

Contractor: ABB Inc

Project: 2 x 12MW Solar Power Plant

Location: Odessa North, Hwy 2S South, Ontario

Supply Chain

STRATEGIC SOURCING BUYER / AEROSPACE LANDING GEAR PROJECT 1. Dornier Seastar CD2 Program - Strategic Supply chain w/machined parts 2. Honda Jet Program - Strategic Supply Chain w/machined parts 3. Current UTAS CRJ 700/900/1000 - Production Buyer w/machined parts

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