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Desired Industry: Purchasing/Buyers SpiderID: 70083
Desired Job Location: Calgary, Alberta Date Posted: 9/11/2013
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date: Immediate
Desired Wage:
U.S. Work Authorization: No
Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
Highest Degree Attained: Willing to Relocate: Yes

Procurement Resume Resume David Marshall
Procurement Resume Resume David Marshall

Home (403) 938-0249 Cell (403) -836-8190 or

Career Objective

Intermediate purchasing position within gas/oil, manufacturing, or construction.

Summary of Qualifications

Results-oriented professional with over 15 years of broad- based purchasing experience in numerous administrative positions supporting operations, project expansions, construction, and change. Sound knowledge and creativity in strategies and controls for continuous improvement to bottom lines and efficiencies.

Detailed-oriiented purchasing specialist that possses a passion for order placement, follow-up, inventory control, planning and coordinating of purchases to facilitate schedules.My personal inititive is to work in a team environment and produce a reliable level of service.


Performed materials management functions in manufacturing, government, mining,
petrochemical, aerospace, and construction. Experience in private and public sectors.
Citation in the development of team concept. Proven performance with large dollars and
volumes of work.


Negotiations in international purchases and problematical transactions.
Developed and delivered systems, policy, and procedures for materials management
functions used in operations and project construction.
Recruit, develop, and mentor personnel and determine all resource planning, training and
skill development needs.
Planning goals and objectives in key result areas that focus on long- term business
strategies. Ability to identify change opportunities and lead change initiatives.
Multi-task and coordinate contractors, transactions, and departmental requirements.
Built purchasing departments in young companies.

Education and Training

Graduated from Barrie North Collegiate, Ontario with honours in maths and sciences obtaining Grade 13.

Two (2) year Electronic Technician course Grorgian College, Barrie, Ontario

Leadership Developement for Progressive Management- Motivation and problem resolution for all levels in the
work place. Indalex ltd. Toronto,Ontario

Key Management Skills-Effective writing, communication, time management and planning change.
Syncude Canada Ltd.Fort McMurray, Alberta

Principles of Buying (Purchasing Management Association of Canada) Fort McMurray, Alberta

Principles of Transportation (Purchasing Management Association of Canada) Fort McMurray, Alberta

Kepner Tregoe- Problem analyises and decision making. Syncrude Canada Ltd. Edmonton, Alberta
Procurement Resume 2011 Word
Principles of Production and Inventory Management (Purchasing Management Association of Canada) Fort
McMurray, Alberta

Law- Formation of Contracts and Performance and Discharge of Contracts (Purchasing Management
Association of Canada) Toronto, Ontario

Microsoft Business Applications - Windows, Office, Internet, Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point
Devry, Calgary

Work Experience

Walmart, Okotoks, Alberta 2009 to Present

Service Writer in the Automotive Department. Main duties are writing computerized service orders for their garage, quoting on service work and tires, and replenishing shelves.

Modus Structures Inc., Crossfield, Alberta and Swift Current, Saskatchewan 2007 to 2008

Purchasing Manager

Managing Purchasing and Warehousing/Inventory Control/Material Handling in the construction/manufacturing of portable class rooms and camp accomodations for the Alberta Government and the oil/gas sector respectively.Main duties were managing purchasing, warehousing and inventory contol staff , ordering materials and reporting to management/ownership.Being a young company (three years old) developement of job descriptions , policy and procedures, computer changes, filing, forms and hiring of staff to name a few were quickly required over and above normal day to day operations.

Doculink International, Kanata, Ontario 2001 to 2007

Inventory Control/Inserter Operator

Doculink part of the Gilmore Group of companies is considered a large mail order and printer company. The main duties were fulfillment of computerized sales orders for high tech clients by computerized picking and packing. Other duties were the operation of electronic inserters and smart feeders in their print shop.

Sige Microsystems Inc., Ottawa, Ontario 2000 to 2001

Contract Technician

Short term contract with the main responsibility to work in their lab doing electronic testing on silicon geranium microchips and the tabulation of results on computer

Contractor / Owner/Operator High River, Alberta 1994 to 1999

Performed budgeting, marketing,and supervision in the refinishing of historic homes.

Royal Canadian Legion, High River, Alberta 1992 to 1993

General Manager

Completed renovations of the entire building as well as put in place infrastructure for purchasing, contracts, inventory control,job descriptions and financial statements
for monthly reporting.

EDO Canada Ltd., Calgary, Alberta 1990 - 1991

Contract Purchaser

Personal contract to purchase supplies and commodities for main manufacturing plant. Purchased engineered requirements for aerospace and transportation projects.

Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Toronto, Ontario 1986 1989

Senior Buyer

Responsible for a staff of 8 in purchasing of fleet requirements for all ministries and agencies throughout the province. The fleet consisted of 18,000. Redesigned methods of tendering, RFQ's, terms and conditions of procurement, and procedures. Installation of blanket orders for fleet.

Syncrude Canada Ltd., Fort McMurray, Alberta 1977 1986

Senior Contract Administrator

Evaluated and selected EPC contractors to perform materials management for multiple plant expansions. Audited EPC ransactions and activities with a 4-year budget of 1 billion. Authored EPC policy and procedures for their activities and supervised monitoring staff. Reviewed, rationalized, and approved contractor's decision making. Implemented computer reporting for management to audit facility expansions by contractors. Reported to management on a solid and dotted line matrix.

Section Supervisor

Supervised procurement staff of 60 in purchasing, traffic, expediting, and disposal. Accountable for hiring, work delegation, performance evaluation, procedures
in procurement to accommodate over 60 plants and their cost centers for operations, project management, plant maintenance, and maintenance shutdowns. Yearly procurement transactions were approximately 36,000 with a budget of 500 million.

Fleetwood Homes, Red Deer, Alberta 1976

Quality Control Administrator

Manufacturer of homes for dealerships located in BC, Alberta,and Sask. Performed factory inspections, testing and quality approvals on end product and componets.Worked with CSA on building code changes and inspections. Handled warranty issues with dealerships and informed them on building code changes.

Indalex Ltd., Toronto, Ontario 1972 to 1976

Production Scheduler

Main duties were scheduling production in their extrusion,chemical and fabriction shops in 1972. From 1973 to 1976 promoted to head office Purchasing Agent with main duties establishing blanket orders for Indalex's branches and supervision of head office purchasing, warehousing and inventory control..

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