Seeking a Purchasing/Buyer position with a progressive firm.
Professional with SAP skills, oil and gas industry experience, outstanding
customer service capability,sales experience. Seeking position where I can
utilize my skills to company’s advantage and provide opportunity for growth
commensurate with performance.
Sales experience, inventory control, computer, oil and gas industry equipment
knowledge, with college education.
NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO (Houston, TX)
Purchasing Specialist, 2002 to 2008
Provide all services and material required to efficiently manage the specification,
procurement, and delivery of fabricated assemblies. Successful performance of
these duties has increased shipments 35% over the last two years.
INTERNATIONAL TOOL & SUPPLY COMPANY (Houston, TX)
Purchasing Agent, 1990 to 2002
Responsible for purchasing all materials and equipment for the Exxon and Arco overseas refineries. Managed an annual purchasing budget of approximately $3 million. Specific responsibilities included:
o Handling export procurement service for overseas refineries and petrochemical operations
o Reviewing purchase requests and preparing bids in compliance with established purchasing department procedures
o Obtaining quotes and negotiating purchases in accordance with standard guidelines
o Analyzing bids to determine the qualified bidder and recommending bid awards
o Maintaining and documenting purchases utilizing a prescribed format insuring that all contractual obligations are recorded accurately and in a timely manner
o Analyzing and selecting inland transportation modes consistent with customer requirements for delivery time frames, situations and costs
o Monitoring the status of critical materials to ensure timely shipment, receipt, processing and dispersal
o Analyzing financial discrepancies relating to purchases
o Providing appropriate solutions to supplier and accounting department inquiries
o Coordinating activities concerning invoice adjustments, material retrieval, rejection and return of unsuitable material to the appropriate suppliers. Composing correspondence to vendors regarding purchases and assigned commodities
D & T CONSTRUCTION COMPANY (Abbeville, LA)
Material Buyer/Expediter, 1989 to 1990
Responsible for a $15 million inventory for three production platforms for Forest Oil Company, along with D & T Construction’s entire inventory. Promoted to Purchasing Agent and gained responsibility for coordination of all materials to their respective platforms. Maintained frequent contact with accounts payable, accounts receivable, file clerks and payroll personnel.
OPERATORS, INC. (Lafayette, LA)
Base Operator/Dispatcher, 1981 to 1989
Coordinated the movement of drilling and production equipment by way of boats and helicopters. In full charge of boat captains and their crews and the helicopter pilots. Expedited movement of equipment from shore base to the offshore platforms and return of equipment back to vendors when appropriate. Worked with drilling engineers in very crucial areas such as blowouts on drilling platforms. Responsible for saving large amounts of money by effectively coordinating transportation of chemicals, fuel, equipment and personnel.
3 years college
SAP, Excel, Word