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Procurement Supply Chain Management

Baytown, Texas, United States
October 23, 2016

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Josh G. Mayes

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Baytown, Texas 77521

Cell: 281-***-****


Procurement and Supply Chain Management professional with broad experience including project and operations (MRO) procurement, contract management support, negotiations, construction material control, inventory control, investment recovery, expediting, logistics, quality control and vendor documentation, ensuring business success. Career experience in offshore, upstream, midstream, downstream and renewable energy industries.

Negotiating and Managing Material Scope

Excellent Vendor Supplier Relations

Strong Leadership and Product Knowledge

Problem Solver and Incredible Work Ethic

Multi-Task Driven and Results Oriented

Strong Work Collaboration with Others

Team Leader and Superb People Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office Software

Domestic and International Experience

Proven Cost Savings

Able to Adapt to Changing Priorities

ERP Experience with Oracle and SAP

Focused on Safety and Quality

Total Cost of Ownership Awareness


UNIVERSALPEGASUS INTERNATIONAL, Houston, Texas 2014 – Sept. 2016

Project Procurement Manager / Purchasing Agent

Procurement manager and purchasing agent for the midstream portion of a gas pipeline and underground storage facility expansion project and three pump station expansion projects. Responsible for overseeing the daily procurement activities and project status reports to the client. Management of two buyers, one expeditor, and a procurement coordinator assigned to the project(s). Materials related to this project include but are not limited too; Pumps, Exchangers, Motor Control Centers, Substations, Gas Compressors, Pressure Vessels, Filtration Systems, Structural Steel, Instrumentation, Electrical, Distributor Pipe, Valves, Actuation, Weld Fittings, and Fasteners.

Responsible for weekly status reports.

Preparation and or approval of RFQ packages.

Management of the quotations and commercial analysis to the client.

Responsible for the approved bidders list for all projects.

Procurement representative for all project meetings.

Clients included Phillips 66, Piedmont Natural Gas, Crestwood Midstream, SeaOne, Dominion, Kinder Morgan, and Florida Power & Light.

JACOBS ENGINEERING, Houston, Texas 2013 – 2014

Project Procurement Manager / Purchasing Agent

Procurement lead for the downstream portion of a large domestic crude oil refinery expansion project estimated at $1billion USD. Responsible for the procurement of major equipment including but not limited to; Pumps, Heaters, Exchangers, Motor Control Centers, Reciprocating Gas Compressors, Reactors, Oil Mist Systems, Towers, Desalters, Pressure Vessels, Cranes, Filtration Systems, Structural Steel, Instrumentation, Electrical, Distributor Pipe, Valves, Actuation, Weld Fittings, and Fasteners.

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Responsible for supplier qualification surveys, both domestic and international.

Preparation of RFQ packages and commercial evaluations.

Responsible for the approved bidders list for all projects.

Management of the quotations and bid tab analysis to the client.

Procurement representative for formal client presentations.

Clients included Shell, Flint Hills, and LyondellBasell.

ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS, Houston, Texas 2011 – 2013

SOUTHERN UNION GAS, Houston, Texas (Assets acquired by Energy Transfer) 2004 – 2011

Senior Purchasing Agent / Procurement Manager 2008 – 2013

Managed project buyers, expediters, and logistics personnel for major expansion projects, procurement lead for outside engineering and construction contract personnel. Accountable for all material purchasing, maintaining budget and on-time deliveries. Managed commercial review of all bids, commercial recommendations, and procurement. Maintained material budget and material delivery schedule(s).

Evaluated suppliers for performance and quality, recommended new sources of supply, eliminated substandard suppliers, and assured lowest total cost alternatives.

Completed the Florida Gas Transmission Phase VIII expansion project $2.5B, on time and under budget.

Led team responsible for over 3,000+ purchase orders placed over a 2-year period through leadership and project experience.

Communicated with site construction team and site materials manager on a daily basis prioritizing material deliveries and meeting site requirements.

Developed and planned strategies including utilization of the bid process, bid evaluation, and implementation of various types of contracts for procurement of materials saving costs by continuously evaluated the market.

Negotiated with key suppliers and coordinated with legal counsel and client groups establishing improved pricing structures and agreements.

Met all milestones on the Florida Gas Transmission Project by completing weekly status reports, expediting updates, project meetings and reviewing construction schedules.

Researched and analyzed historical spend levels for product categories and utilized demand planning, estimating spend for the contract term saving costs.

Maintained and continually improved the Approved Manufacturers List (AML) and the Approved Vendor List (AVL) for both engineered equipment and commodity items.

Consistently able to meet project material demands with accelerated schedules and ever changing priorities.

Able to travel as needed to support company needs, be it domestic or international.

Purchasing Agent / Senior Purchasing Agent 2004 – 2008

Communicated procurement procedure improvement recommendations to management, establishment of measurable performance metrics, ongoing review and evaluation of supplier criteria, and communication of evaluation results to upper management and clients.

Accomplished cost savings averaging $3M per project coordinating gas pipeline regional projects for project management.

Interfaced with clients and third-party engineering and construction companies, working with assigned employees.

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Successfully led purchasing team for multi-million dollar project expansions and new compression projects, negotiating cost savings.

Negotiated major equipment purchases for capital projects, negotiating additional discounts, freight arrangements, documentation requirements, and progress payments.

Eliminated substandard suppliers, and assured lowest total cost alternatives by evaluating suppliers for performance and quality, and recommended new sources of suppliers.

ENRON CORPORATION, Houston, Texas (Assets acquired by Southern Union Gas) 1998 – 2004

Senior Buyer / Purchasing Agent

Lead buyer for various pipeline expansion projects throughout the United States, South America, Europe, and Puerto Rico.

Lead buyer in the midstream pipeline group for all compressor station related equipment and material, including MRO and bulk chemicals.

Responsible for material quotations and commercial evaluations.

Commercial cost analysis and procurement strategy responsibilities.

International negotiation experience.


PARAGON ENGINEEING, Houston, Texas 1993 – 1998

Senior Buyer

Lead buyer on numerous pipeline and offshore expansion projects valued from $20M to $500M. Managed material costs and budgets.

Responsible for all project RFQ packages, commercial bid evaluations, and purchase order placement. Additional duties included material expediting and logistics.

Projects included offshore production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, offshore facilities in Brazil, offshore Ivory Coast, Africa, and pipeline and tank storage facility outside of Cairo, Egypt.

Clients included Conoco, Pemex, Petrobras, Qarun Petroleum, Shell Pecten, and Transco Pipeline.

FLUOR DANIEL ENGINEERING, Sugar Land, Texas 1991 – 1993

Procurement Specialist II

Responsible for assigned material procurement for numerous domestic refinery shutdowns, turnarounds, and expansion projects.

Procurement specialist for all instrumentation and electrical commodities.

Additional duties included material expediting, logistics coordination, and QA/QC coordination.

Clients included Texaco, DuPont (Delta Division), and Exxon.

BAYLINE BOLT / BAYSTAR CORPORATION, Houston, Texas 1982 – 1991

Outside Sales / Inside Sales / Warehouse Material Management

Managed inside sales, outside sales, and warehouse personnel.

Specialized in MRO material management for plant refinery clients.

Responsible for maintaining inventory and raw material stock for manufacturing.

Increased sales from $2M to $5M within one year by extending client base and increasing sales territory.

Specialized in quick deliveries for construction projects and refinery turnarounds.

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Bachelor of Science Degree, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 1982


Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace, Houston, Texas

Ethics and Conflicts of Interest, Houston, Texas

Beyond Zero – Safety, Houston, Texas

Advanced Negotiations, Houston, Texas

Dealing With Difficult People, Houston, Texas

Corporate Management Skills, Houston, Texas

Progress Payments & Money For Nothing, Houston, Texas

Win-Win Strategies, Houston, Texas

Wellhead to Burner Tip, Houston, Texas

It’s Only a Zero (Procurement course for multi-million dollar purchases), Sugar Land, Texas

Aggressive Listening, Sugar Land, Texas

Train the Trainer, The Woodlands, Texas

Basic Negotiation Practices, Sugar Land, Texas

Effective Speaking & Human Relations, Dale Carnegie, Houston, Texas


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