A proactive Purchasing Professional with experience using exceptional communication skills with strong analytical negotiation, planning & decision making skills, ability to delegate tasks, cool under pressure, problem solving and leadership skills to coach, manage and motivate diverse professionals in challenging environments. I am seeking a position in a traditional purchasing arena with a focus on total cost ownership and process management that ensures optimization of cost and services. Managing high-volume purchases from Regional and Overseas suppliers for meeting various Infrastructure & EPC project needs.
Strategic Planning & Support
Supply Chain Management
Logistic / Custom Management
Cost Optimization / Negotation
Material Expediting Management
MRO / Services
Angola West Africa
Senior Buyer (Oil & Gas)
Nov’15 – Jan’2020
BP – PSVM PROJECT (ENGINEERING SERVICES), ANGOLA BLOCK 31BP
GREATER PLUTONIO PROJECT (ENGINEERING SERVICES), ANGOLA BLOCK 18
Total E&P -KAOMBO -BLOCK 32.
Received and reviewed purchase requisitions to ensure specifications and relevant information are complete (quantities, delivery requirements etc.) before submission for floating RFQ's/RFI.
Obtained sufficient number of quotations, for all purchases involving capital items, local purchases of supplies, tools and equipment for the best negotiate prices, terms of payment delivery deliveries and guarantees
Awarded of Purchase Orders & Subcontracts and served as central focal point of contact for national / global suppliers.
Proactively Expedite with suppliers for timely and advance delivery of materials
Coordinate with the projects team continuously to check on materials required and to provide inputs on material delivery to site on time to enable project execution.
Monitored and reviewed market conditions and price & delivery trends for Project materials and equipment.
Prepared and submitted weekly reports to Project Management Team and Client.
Electronically certify the Invoices given by accounts for payment and ensured it is paid out to the vendors on time.
Ensured best practices in the department as per quality process
Developed and maintained a commercially sound Vendor base, survey the market for new supply sources including non-traditional ones and maintain Project "Approved Vendor List"
Close out subcontracts & purchase orders following confirmation of the successful completion of all contractual and procedural requirements.
SAUDI WITHCON COMPANY LIMITED
Al-Jubail Saudi Arabia
Senior Buyer ( Civil Construction)
Oct’09 – Jul’15
Royal Commission for Jubail & Yanbu (560-S27 & 560-S28 & 560-C33)
Jubail Polysilicon Project (JPP),
Sahara Maaden Project (SAMAPCO).
Scheduled procurement pre-award activities such that suitable vendors and appointed to the works in a timely manner to ensure that the overall project schedule requirements are met.
Developed, Implemented and interpreted appropriate organization procedures and policies in relation to purchase of materials and Services.
Facilitating material Requisitions to concern Buyers to procure goods or services in compliance with the procurement procedures.
Identified and appointed potential Suppliers with relevant experience as per the requirements.
Invited Suppliers for prequalification process and coordinated with HSE, QA/QC, and Legal department for approval.
Reviewed and negotiated the contracts with suppliers to achieve appropriate savings and service levels.
Ensured all required QA/QC traceability and other final documentation are received from vendor and complied into the final manufactures Data Report.
Participated in project review meetings with Client.
Supervised and coordinated in areas such as buying, negotiating, expediting, commissioning and logistics to ensure the smooth execution of the project.
Resolved problems related to material development and / or placement of orders; assisted in the resolution of material claims.
Continuously monitored and managed supplier’s delivery and quality rating and took appropriate corrective action when necessary.
Arranged Weekly cross project material meeting with Purchasers / Buyers & Expeditors.
Maintained all material progress schedule date report at all times and ensure supervised personnel maintain input updated.
Coordinated with all relevant departments in the office as well as externally with suppliers.
Al-Ahmadi – Al Kuwait
Buyer / Expediter (Oil & Gas)
Jun’08 – July’09
Project OL2K Ethylene Plant – TKOC
Responsible for project procurement activities reporting directly to Project Manager.
Established and maintained list of qualified suppliers, by commodity, approved by the client.
Processed Material Requisitions (FMR’s), Float enquires (RFQ), invite quotations.
Analyzed bid quotations for responsiveness to (RFQ), evaluating factors such as commercial terms and conditions, clauses price, delivery, technical capability, quality control, and geographical location of shipping point.
Negotiated with suppliers for best price, delivery, terms of payment and purchase conditions. Coordinated with appropriate department for Technical Approval.
Awarded Purchase Orders to Local / International Suppliers. In accordance with company Policies and procedures.
Proactively Expedite with suppliers for timely and advance delivery of materials. Liaised with Shipping Coordinator / freight forwarders to expedite delivery of orders in a timely manner ensuring relevant documentation is prepared.
Coordinated with QA/QC inspector for inspection of materials received at stores (like MSDS, MTC, etc.,) and with internal departments (Commissioning Team, Garage, Finance etc.) for PO related issues.
Sound knowledge of INCOTERMS. And in depth knowledge of ASME, ASTM, MSS and other standards for materials used in petrochemical industries.
M. S. AL SUWAIDI INDUSTRIAL SERVICES CO. LTD.,
Yanbu, Saudi Arabia
Purchaser (Oil & Gas)
Oct’06 – Apr’08
SAUDI ARAMCO – Replacement of Fire & Gas Detection System at YANBU REFINERY, LSTK Project
SABIC – High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) and Butane BTX Co. (YANSAB), EPC Project.
Responsible for procurement of specific grade of materials according to schedules of material requisitions.
Processed Material Requisitions (MR’s), Floated inquiries (RFQ), invite quotations.
Negotiated with suppliers for the best price, delivery, terms of payment and purchase conditions.
Awarded purchase order to Local supplier, monitored the purchase orders deliveries.
SAUDI SERVICES OPERATING COMPANY, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Buyer ( Civil Construction)
Sept’ 99 - May’ 04
Royal Saudi Air force –King Abdul Aziz Airbase.
Responsible for procuring of MEP Materials & equipment’s.
Consistently maintain significant cost savings through research and negotiations.
Prepared Purchase Orders in compliance with best business practices in system standardization initiatives.
EDUCATION & TRAINING CERTIFICATION
1997, Bachelor of Science, Al Ameen College – Bangalore
1995, Diploma in Sales & Marketing Management, UK
1997, Diploma in Computer Applications (Windows OS, MS-Office, ERP, SAP, Accounting & Finance Modules)
Windows Operating System :
Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows 2007, Windows Me/NT4, Windows XP/SP2
Microsoft Office, Operating System :
MS-Office 98, MS-Office 2000, MS-Office 2002, MS-Office 2003.
Microsoft Office Programs :
MS - Excel, MS – Word, MS – PowerPoint, MS – Outlook.
Software, Operating Systems :
SAGE/eAFP, JD Edwards XP, Tally 7.2 (Procurement / Inventory Management)
Born on 18th Sept’ 1975, Married (3 Dependents), speaking ENGLISH, ARABIC,HINDI, KANNADA,AND TAMIL
Residing @ Kaval Byrasandra Bangalore-560032,