CURRICULUM VITAE Andrew Wade 76a Stoke Newington High Street London Eng. N16 7PA Mobile: 07725897879 Email:[email protected] Date of birth: 30th June 1973 PERSONAL DESCRIPTION EMPLOYMENT 2007 - Thales Rail Signalling Solutions, London. Project Expeditor/Buyer Reporting to Purchasing Manager and Project Procurement Manager, Responsible for: Progressing and managing requisitions through to order placement. Expediting orders to guarantee best delivery and prices are met Helping to implement new SAP system into Thales, becoming SAP master expert for Procurement department. 2005 - 2006 Flakt Woods Ltd., Colchester. (air movement. T/O £10m, 300 Employees) Operational Buyer Reporting to the Site Purchasing Manager, responsible for: Placing orders with selected vendors to give best cost and quality. On time delivery through expediting and monitoring Suppliers. To negotiate best possible terms for delivery, price and quality. Supplier Management. Main Achievements: Increased on time delivery from 50% to 95% within 6 months. Achieved Supplier performance of 95%-100% on top key suppliers. Outsourcing of in house parts whilst factory move in progress. 2004 - 2005 Temporary agency work 2003 – 2004 Call Centre/Customer service for insurance company Data Entry/Customer service for postal company Travelling World-Various Temporary work (Australia) 2003 – 2003 Reducing Supply base which resulted in internal cost savings. Organisation and set up for shows/events at exhibition centre. Farm Work, hostel Refurbishment and Retail assistant. Implementing new Waste Management/Recycling project. Suffolk Housing Assoc. Data Entry clerk, Temporary work only 1996 - 2003 Ransomes Jacobsen Ltd., Ipswich (Turf care equipment, T/O £66m, 350 employees) Purchasing Professional Reporting to the Supplier Manager, responsible for: The procurement of a range of ‘products’, value £4M+ Identifying new suppliers and negotiating supply contracts Operating within ISO9001 disciplines Supply Chain Management of the KanBan system provider Main achievements: Achieved target savings of £330K over previous years spend. Introduced ‘kits’ for individual product consumables, saving on lost/damaged items Early involvement in design project of new product to ensure suitability of procurement processes and suppliers capability. Reduction of Supply base which resulted in internal cost savings Analysed make v buy strategy which resulted in saving of £100k 1991 - 96 Hughes TV & Audio Ltd. Woodbridge 200 employees Sales Assistant Reporting to the Regional / Branch Manager, responsible for: Deputising for Branch Manager Customer interface Demonstrating products and providing all appropriate information Banking of money, stock ordering, store displays Achievements: Managed branches when regular manager unavailable Achieved Sales targets Satisfied customers by meeting their requirements. EDUCATION / TRAINING 1999 1998 1996- 2006 1984 -1989 Associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply Professional courses: CIPS Business Statistics and Economics, Time management and Understanding Purchasing Course In-house & external training programmes Farlingaye School, Woodbridge – Six GCSE passes OTHER INFORMATION IT skills include SAP, MS, Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, Oracle, Outlook & Explorer skills Full clean driving licence. Interests include collecting music, movies, travelling and various sports.