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Procurement Specialist January 2009 to CurrentChevron Corporation, USA － Houston, Texas
Conduct procurement of material, equipment, and services for routine and complex projects using the appropriate procurement methods.
Actively involved in AVL preparation, SQ process and BU Vendor management.
Coordinates the mix of supplier base to include small and disadvantaged businesses in local and group portfolios.
Coordination of MRO (or other materials contracts) supplier relations.
Represent the business unit and operating company on special teams related to Procurement and strategic supplier management.
Directly supports operations and supplier management activities including contracting, performance tracking, accounts payable and material management.
Keeps management apprised of services and commodities market conditions as they affect local and regional operations.
Actively involved in the development of BU strategy and business plans and in developing and tracking appropriate performance metrics Performs onboarding of new suppliers via Supplier Enablement procedures.
Works with customers and suppliers to purchase materials and services in alignment with Procurement processes, procedures, and policies.
Creates, expedites and administers routine and complex purchase and/or service orders (e.g.
project purchases, engineered items, general labor orders) for required materials and services by timely processing of automated transactions in eProcurement (Ariba).
Assures timely reconciliation of service entries and invoices, including performing various tasks such as verifying pricing against contract, suppliers quote, and/or catalogue pricing.
Reviews and ensures all required procurement thru payables documentation and approvals, including delegation of expenditure authority, are in compliance with procurement and BU's policies and procedures.
Purchasing Agent/Buyer January 2005 to January 2008CDI Engineering @ Lyondellbasell Chemicals － Houston, Texas
Ensure the timely procurement of equipment, materials, and services as required by internal customers.
Sourced and negotiated pricing for material with an annual purchased value of $700k including establishing purchase agreements and commodity pricing agreements.
Coordinate the preparation of purchase orders and/or change orders to formalized purchasing agreement.
Insure agreements are complete, suitable, fully documented and in compliance with the companies policies and procedures.
Participated in the development and implementation of AUTO PO in SAP and the execution of EDI purchase orders and invoices from vendors.
Assist with expeditors, receiving, and accounting personnel in resolving invoice issues, material receipt discrepancies, and supplier problems.
Establish and maintain vendor relationships and evaluate supplier performance.
Expedite equipment and material for all US Lyondell/ Equistar Chemical Plants.
Communicate with buyers and vendors regarding discrepancies and other purchase order issues.
Sales and Commercial Operations Assistant January 2004 to January 2005DFB Pharmaceuticals/ DPT Labs － San Antonio, Texas
Provide executive support to Vice President and Director of Sales.
Assist with new business development leads and act as liaison with clients.
Composed routine correspondence with Sales Team in addition to coordinating schedules, making appointments, and arranging complex travel itineraries.
Complied and prepared presentations for meetings and assisted with preparation for tradeshows and exhibits.
General responsibilities consisted of creating and maintaining database for Sales Team; conduct research on the Internet; operating multi-line switchboard; greeting visitors; ordering and maintaining office supplies; organizing meetings and lunches for more than twenty employees.
Purchasing Assistant January 2003 to January 2004CDI Engineering @ Lyondellbasell Chemicals － La Porte, Texas
Responsible for purchasing and expediting (approx $300k to $600k/monthly) equipment and parts for the maintenance and operations of a chemical plant.
Work with vendors regarding discrepancies and other purchasing issues.
Accountable for month end status/numbers; participate in the process of mapping and optimization of the Purchasing Department.
Supply Chain Management CertificationArizona State University － Phoenix, Arizona
Bachelor : Business AdministrationAmridge University － Montgomery, Alabama
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