Experience

  • Group Manager, Procurement

    at Sedgman

    July 2013 - August 2018

    Shanghai Shi

    I piloted the overall tactical direction of the global procurement group and China operation by devising and shaping strategies, policies and procedures that capitalized on technology, personnel, resources and assets. As the lead executive in China, I owned the efficient and productive operation, along with P&L, of all business disciplines, which included engineering, sales, quality, safety, IT, HR, ISO and finance. Reporting to C-level executives, I partnered with senior project leads worldwide to identify opportunities, maximize revenue and make critical decisions. Key achievements - Improved procurement team performance - Overhauled team structure & achieved 30% saving - Extensive knowledge of civil, structural, mechanical and electrical materials & products - Using SAP strategies and save cost by 16% - Achieved for company 1st ISO 9001, 14001, 4801 & OHSAS18001 registration - Ability to manage complex changes - Significant contribution to Marketing & Sales

  • Procurement Director

    at Hatch / BHP Engineering

    January 1992 - June 2013

    Shanghai Shi

    Earned progressive responsibility throughout 20 year tenure, serving as, Procurement Director, China - 2011-2013 Global Sourcing Director, Australasia - 2008-2011 Procurement Manager, China - 2006-2008 Project Procurement Supervisor - 2004-2006 Project Procurement and Contract Manager - 2003-2004 Project Procurement Supervisor - 2002-2003 Project Contract Administrator - 1998-2001 Procurement Officer - 1992-1998 Key achievements - Build high performance team (from 4 to 50. - Using IBM Emptoris to manage 804 suppliers in 12 countries. - Recognized with "Global Procurement Initiative" Award - Increased low cost suppliers by 35% - Cut cost for global projects by 22% - International construction site experience for key projects

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts

    at Griffith University

    1989 - at Present (31 years) State of Queensland

Languages

  • English Native

  • Chinese Negotiation

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