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Kate Lingard

Procurement Category Manager e-Solutions at
Melbourne, Australia, Australia
Function: Procurement
Industry: Education & Training
Category: IT - Software
Level of responsibility: Intermediate
Procurement system: SAP

Work experience section iconWork Experience

Procurement Category Manager e-Solutions

Monash University

May 2012 - Present (10 years, 10 months)
Category Manager Strategic Procurement

Monash University

January 2011 - May 2012 (1 year, 4 months)
Raw Materials Procurement - Temp Assignment

MacDonald Johnston

August 2010 - December 2010 (4 months)
Strategic Procurement - Category Purchasing Manager


August 2004 - July 2009 (4 years, 11 months)
Indirect Category Management including; Travel, Marketing & Communications, Fleet Management portfolios for Australia & NZ (Strategically & Operationally) Additional: - Facilitated & Managed significant supplier related changes affecting organisation - Created, managed & conducted various training programs - Created/responsibe for the maintenance of two service related websites - Facilitated Communications and Marketing Strategy
Purchasing Officer

Onga Pumps

May 2004 - August 2004 (3 months)
Sourced BOM components/materials local & overseas, implemented processes and project management, Quality control management Additional: SAP Change Management Facilitated Communications strategy
Strategic Business Plan & Special Projects

Holden Special Vehicles Pty Ltd (HSV)

July 2003 - March 2004 (8 months)
Coordination of Business Plan Implementation, business process mapping, Change Management, Communications and Marketing strategy, development and introduction of company wide KPI's, market/competitor analysis & market research, represented Senior Management for 'new vehicle' production developments/sign off

Holden Special Vehicles Pty Ltd (HSV)

November 2002 - June 2003 (7 months)
Sourced & Managed company wide consumable requirements (incl. tender preparation), purchase BOM components/materials (local & overseas)
Despatch Manager

Radio Frequency Systems Pty Ltd

August 2001 - October 2002 (1 year, 2 months)
Managed Despatch & Packing Departments, International & National shipping/warehouse operations, inventory management, departmental preparation for SAP implementation (process mapping & personnel training requirements/readiness)
Purchasing & Planning Coordinator

Radio Frequency Systems

August 1999 - August 2001 (2 years)
Identified scheduling issues, managed production schedules, analysed production methods, sourced and managed BOM components/materials local & overseas, offloaded raw materials (inventory reduction), identified outsourcing opportunities. Additional: - SAP Change Management & Communications strategy - Firecrew vic captain
Purchasing Clerk

Australian Automotive Air

March 1998 - July 1999 (1 year, 4 months)
Sourced and managed consumable requirements company wide, purchased components & raw materials (local & overseas), amended production schedules, coordinated Supplier Quality Reports, quality control document controller, managed supplier assessments/performance, EBA liaison officer
Steel Buyer

Hall & Pickles Steel Stockholders (England), Purchasing

January 1991 - January 1994 (3 years)
Replenished raw material inventory, supplier selection and sourcing. Represented buyers at company Quality meetings

Education section iconEducation

Chartered Institute for IT

ITIL Foundation

2012 - 2012
Swinburne University of Technology


2001 - 2002
Poynton High School


1984 - 1989
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