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Expert in Procurement, Supply Chain, Sourcing, EPC, Commodity/ Supplier Management

Expert ID: 733559 Pennsylvania, USA

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30 years experience in various procurement and supply chain roles for complex energy, infrastructure, oil & gas, mining and government EPC programs, projects and new business persuits.

Subject matter expert insights in the procurement space.
Assisting clients in strategic planning, problem solving, transformations and short term project support.

SOURCING AND PROCUREMENT
Poor internal controls and supplier spend leverage led to missed savings opportunities. Analyzed historical spend data, identified areas for improvement, developed value proposition, communicated roadmap to stakeholders, launched program and tracked performance. Achieved $27M annual cost savings on $1.2B spend over 18 months.

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT
Inconsistent procurement and subcontract processes led to subpar operational performance. Performed gap analysis, identified bottlenecks, outlined plan, assembled team, tailored, scaled and classified processes according to risk, eliminated redundancies, revamped and trained. Decreased labor hours 10% over a 6-month period.

COACHING AND MENTORING
Inadequate talent development program prohibited staff development. Conducted talent assessments, identified competency gaps, developed on boarding program, established performance standards, trained mentors and expanded initiative. Reskilled 25% of division workforce; facilitated 15 staff promotions over a 3-year period.

SUBCONTRACT MANAGEMENT
Poorly formulated contracts led to cost and schedule attrition. Identified root cause, developed and communicated risk mitigation plan, championed re-scoping of work for each trade, converted subcontracts to time and materials, conducted negotiations, established progress reviews; Reduced project cost overruns by $17M over 12 months.

LEADERSHIP AND TEAM BUILDING
Inefficient materials management resulted in excessive capital overruns and delays. Solicited feedback from engineering and construction, researched existing tools, defined gaps, acquired integrated life-cycle technology solution and oversaw project implementation; Reduced project overruns by 5% over a 3 year period.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1972 Degree: BA Subject: Business Institution: Penn State

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2014 to 2016 Employer: Aecom Title: Sr. Director Department: Procurement Responsibilities: Oversaw a global supply chain with $6B annual spend. Responsible for strategic planning, procurement, subcontracts, materials management, logistics, organizational development, change management, process improvement, staffing and talent development and operational performance. Managed 400+ reports.
Years: 1999 to 2014 Employer: URS Title: Director Department: Procurement Responsibilities: Oversaw a global supply chain with $4B in annual spend. Responsible for strategic planning, procurement, subcontracts, materials management, logistics, organizational development, change management, process improvement, contract negotiations, supplier relations, staffing and talent development and operational performance. Oversaw complex projects in EMEA, APAC, and North America. Managed 500+ reports.
Years: 1983 to 1999 Employer: Foster Wheeler Title: Director Department: Sourcing & Procurement Responsibilities: Oversaw a global supply chain with $1.5B annual spend. Responsible for supporting sourcing, procurement, subcontracts, logistics, and manufacturing facilities in U.S., Europe and Asia geographies. Managed 200+ reports.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1999 to 2014 Agency: DOD, DOE, Army Corps of Engineers Role: Procurement Description: Mission critical projects

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1983 to 2014 Country / Region: EMEA, APAC, Canada Summary: Sourcing & Procurement

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CERTIFICATIONS
 Lean (Bronze, expired)
 Six Sigma (White belt)
 Career Coaching (AIM)
 STS Board certified Safety Trained Supervisor (BCSP)
Awards / Recognition
Peer nominated for annual corporate Lions award, company’s highest recognized achievement.

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