Gordon Morrow

Gordon Morrow

Senior Procurement Specialist/Manager

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About Me

Qualified in Business Management with extensive experience in business acumen and have strong leadership and management skills in administration, finance and staff coordination, where I have improved operational effectiveness both in facilities and equipment in managing several sites across Australia.

STRENGTHS

• Contract Administration of sub-contractors and vendors – Prepare scope of work, RFQ and contract documents, – Completion of Risk Assessment, Compliance with OH&S to ensure compliance to project specifications with increased safety awareness
• Contract Management of equipment, assets, parts, services and materials for projects
• Operations Management of facilities, sites, buildings and equipment across several projects
• Strategic Procurement, Business Planning, Performance and Logistics Management for projects
• WHS Management and Team Leadership and Operations coordinator of staff, goods and equipment
• Supply Chain leadership – warehouse, parts and materials coordination and supply, freight across Australia for distribution to sites


JOB TITLE: Senior Procurement Specialist/Manager

INDUSTRY: Manufacturing

CATEGORY: Components & Parts

CURRENT LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY: Senior

PRIMARY PROCUREMENT SYSTEM: Other



Work experience

Procurement & Sourcing Specialist

Bradken

June 2010 - July 2013 ( 3 years, 1 month ) | Newcastle NSW

• Operations management of existing contracts for parts, goods and services across Australia with strong negotiation and process for tendering of new contracts.
• Directed operations and project management of Maintenance contract and Service across Australia with strategic cost management particularly rail wagons and services of rail transport
• Sourcing and negotiation with numerous vendors to ensure quality equipment, parts, services and goods to be supplied to various projects across Australia with cost savings of 25%.
• Operational management of the design, equip and procure Capex proposals of maintenance vehicles, plant and equipment with cost savings of 35%
• Through strategic negotiation and sourcing implemented cost savings across consumable, equipment and supply of goods and materials by 30%
• Implemented Category Management for services & consumables:
• All hire equipment required in various sites across Australia with cost savings of 40%
• Travel, accommodation, labour hire and professional services reducing costs by 10%
• Freight for parts, equipment and supplies across Australia and import from overseas with 20% cost reduction
• Vehicles: trucks, lease vehicles and hire vehicles for several projects across Australia resulting in increased reduction in costs by 20%
• Initiated KPI Management of vendors to improve vendor performance and adherence to contracts
• Operations management with improvements to facility management procedures of building, equipment and inventory management with cost savings of 20%
• Directed operational management of all safety on site including all personnel, mine sites, transport of goods, plant operation, equipment & vehicles across Australia.
• Improved warehouse management and demand planning of all parts and supplies for maintenance work and projects with improvements to stock and spare parts.

Education

Austraining

Diploma of Business Management and Administration

2006 - 2006