Procurement Officer
VIC - Greater Melbourne (Outer)
Procurement Officer
Purchasing & Inventory

Procurement Specialist with experiences in offshore oil and gas, electronics, manufacturing, FMCG and customer service.


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Farstad Shipping (IP) Pty Ltd - Procurement Officer
Mining, Resources & Commodities - Store, Procurement & Supply Chain
VIC, Australia
Procurement Officer
Purchasing & Inventory
  • Direct and indirect purchasing, communicating with suppliers and clients in the most expedient and cost effective manner taking into consideration the priority and urgency of orders. ;
  • Assisting in Tenders-Contracts for Provisions and Services suppliers with annual audits. ;
  • Negotiating for best discounts from main and potential suppliers. ;
  • Maintaining and building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the provision of a high quality and high priority service. ;
  • Maintaining and updating the E-catalogues of safety products and provision stock sheets. ;
  • Processing of invoices within Finance Dept. to ensure timely payments to suppliers and agents. ;
  • Sourcing products and services locally and overseas for the best pricing and efficient lead times. ;
  • Coordinating international and local logistics ;
  • Monitoring of stocks and expenditure levels and purchase order reconciliation. ;
  • Handling the fleet rotating inventory for the internal stakeholders. ;
  • Updating Preferred Vendor Lists, identifying best range of products and services. ;
  • Annual audits on main suppliers to ensure they are in line with their certification and requirements from the company's clients.
  • Developing Supplier Review Management and Standard Operating Procedure for Procurement department ;
  • Cost cutting in freight optimisation, streamlining to one key freight forwarder. ;
  • Developed Preferred Vendor List under various Category business units. ;
  • Developed the Health Newsletter and Personal Protective Equipment catalogue for fleet. ;
  • Integrated preferred suppliers into SIS E-Commerce list for paperless transmission.
Pty Ltd - Quotations Officer
  • Preparing all quotes and pricing for each item in the Bill of Materials (BOM) ;
  • Assisting the team of buyers in the group in analysing the best quotes to the customer ;
  • Building good relationships with contract vendors and suppliers ;
  • Negotiating with suppliers for better pricing for huge purchases for big projects ;
  • Monitoring lead-times and delivery issues with suppliers and customers.
  • Reduced the long lead-time with suppliers
  • Cost reduction in negotiation from contracts
Bunzl - Inventory Controller
Inventory Controller
Inventory Control
  • Analysing sales history, store history build programs, market seasonality to provide a fortnightly 52 week rolling forecast to overseas suppliers ;
  • Setting up brand new stores - placing orders for furniture, coffee machines, consumables, products to prepare for new set up stores in Australia. ;
  • Generate weekly Stock On Hand Report, Aged Stock report, expired stock reports and pipeline reports. ;
  • Determine quarterly pricing based on landed costs and margin analysis. ;
  • Provide monthly reporting on slow moving stock, fill rates according to product category and sales versus forecast. ;
  • Monitor performance of new and existing products and report in demand meeting, provide recommendations for action.
  • Sourced new product lines. ;
  • Maintain data integrity on obsolete and alternative SKUs. ;
  • Attain KPI objectives; stock availability and inventory stock turns. ;
  • Set up product items; determine ABC classification and ordering controls. ;
  • Project management for approved products, met tight deadlines ahead from schedule.
Soanar Pty Ltd - Purchasing Officer
  • Handling the daily purchasing of responsible lines of electronics assigned to- Fairchild Semiconductor, Vishay Electronics, ...etc. ;
  • Forecasting for the A/B/C stock lines for main franchise lines ;
  • Updating reports and lead-times in the systems for specific products ;
  • Running daily reports to ensure no backorders, shortages and placing orders required by customers. ;
  • Running the Bills of Materials (BOM) and accuracy of lower level inventories. ;
  • Expediting on shipments and arranging freight consolidation.
  • International air freight consolidation for cost reduction ;
  • Inventory management for product lines
Agilent Technologies - Procurement Executive
  • Running reports for long lead-times items, high pricing and long Bill of Materials (BOM)s for Quality engineers ;
  • Coordinating with Finance dept. to extract monthly usage and pricing of the BOMs for each division ;
  • Presenting graphs and reports for each division's final product costs, usage, lead-times and ways to prevent delays in the production floor. ;
  • Running the FSC (Flexible Supply Chain) model to present monthly reports to various divisions products. ;
  • Handling the SMI-DTL agreements and contracts with suppliers and clients.
  • People leadership from teambuilding to lead the SMI-DTL Team ;
  • Reduction of costs and lead-times to build a specific product
Dell Asia Pacific Sdn - -
  • Assisting the Top Sales Marketing Analysts to achieve their target monthly sales ;
  • Analysing database on the sales, profit according to each division ;
  • Handling the customer inquiries and sales calls from ANZ division

Education and Qualifications

Year Qualifications Level Institution
2013 Supplier Market Analysis CIPS Australia Pty Ltd No
2013 Negotiation Essentials CIPS Australia Pty Ltd No
2013 Supplier Performance Management CIPS Australia Pty Ltd No
2001 Bachelor of Commerce - Management Information Systems Other DEAKIN UNIVERSITY No
1998 Matriculation Other DISTED-STAMFORD COLLEGE No
1996 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) - Equivalent Other ST GEORGE'S GIRLS SCHOOL No

Achievements Summary

1. Developed the Preferred Vendor List according to locations, expenditure and item category. 2. Developed the in-house health newsletter across the fleet and internal stakeholders. 3. Consolidated to one key freight forwarder for local and international freight for cost cutting. 4. Integrated more suppliers into E-Commerce applications for RFQ, RFI process 5. Developed the Personal Protective Catalogue for internal stakeholders for easy ordering process.

IT Skills

Software Skills

  • Word (Intermediate)
  • Excel (Intermediate)
  • Power Point (Intermediate)
  • Access (Intermediate)
  • Visio (Basic)
  • Project (Basic)
  • Adobe (Basic)

System Skills

  • SAP (Basic)
  • ORACLE (Basic)

Coding Skills

  • HTML (Basic)