Procurement,contracts&Logistics Engineer

Last Updated: 26th September 2017 (over 5 years ago)



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Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Other Post Graduate

English, Portuguese, Spanish


Industrial Engineer with more than twenty years (+25) of relevant experience in the Oil and Gas Industry, including experience in the field as purchasing / Contracts and logistics team leader/ Manager for coordinating the execution of procurement and logistic activities : Refinery activities and projects, Plants Shutdowns, Maintenance, production, drilling, transport, pipelines, facilities and compression projects, with demonstrated success in commercial contract management and agreement negotiations for on shore and offshore projects. Sound knowledge of supply chain management, supply strategy development, benchmarking, vendor sourcing, market intelligence, outsourcing, inventory and stock control, warehousing, traffic and logistics services. Project management and management control. Multilingual, recognized for leading diverse teams and adapting to changing environments.
Proven experience working for owners , national companies, local authorities and governments owned facilities in some countries like: Turkey, Nigeria, Angola, Libya, Tanzania, Argentina, Colombia,KSA.(Member of Saudi Council of Engineers).


Ibmec Business School
MBA, International Bussines

   Apr 2009
— Feb 2010

Universidad del Zulia
Universidad del Zulia Degree Name Master of Business Administration (MBA) Business Administration and Management

   Sep 1997
— Oct 1999

Universidad del Zulia
Industrial Engineer

   Sep 1985
— Nov 1991


Petro Rabigh
Project Unit Supervisor , Procurement Department

   Jun 2015
— Jul 2016

Responsible for ensuring that the company select the most appropriate goods on the basis of price, quality and delivery.The role is also responsible for overseeing and supervising the workload of staff. This also includes coaching and mentoring staff in relation to their day-to day duties. Also implementation of the procedure & polices.

Responsibilities include:
. Manage processing of RFQ's, PO's, Bid evaluation & release orders.
. Perform and manage supplier cost estimations as required by end user.
. Monitor overall transactional & spot buying activities against budget, schedule and KPI's and attribute and provide corrective solution assistance where appropriate.
. Monitor supplier quality and efficiency relative to spot bought materials.
. Provide guidance to identify saving opportunities in the transactional activities.
. Manage purchasing all customers need goods at the right time, at the right quality and at the right price.
. Manage the negotiation of the high value and high risk purchasing awards.
. Mantain an up to date awareness of the supply market, new product.

Supply Chain Manager

   Sep 2013
— Jun 2015

Lead, design and execute the strategic supply plan to support the contracting and logistics activities for Construction Projects and Facilities.
Procurement Strategies
Sourcing and Contractual issues
Vendors, Supplier and Contractors evaluation strategy
Overall project materials and services coordination with purchasing, expediting, logistics coordination, warehousing and project material closeout activities
Coordinate the Offshore logistics and freight to Venezuela of equipment and materials purchased from Portugal, Italy, Germany , Brazil,and others Vendors.

Construções e Comércio Camargo Corrêa SA
Supply Chain Manager, DSO, Oil & Gas Projects

   Feb 2012
— Apr 2013

Lead, design and execute the strategic supply plan to support the contracting and logistics activities for Construction , Facilities.
Procurement Strategies
Sourcing and Contractual issues
Vendors, Supplier and Contractors evaluation strategy
Overall project materials and services coordination with purchasing, expediting, logistics coordination, warehousing and project material closeout activities.Project Control, Monthly Status Reports preparation and presentations,scheduling, costing and budgeting. Strong people management experience.

Petroleo Brasileiro,Petrobras,S.A
Procurement and Logistics Manager

   Jan 2007
— Feb 2012

Ex-pat Senior Engineer working at Petrobras`s headquarter in Rio de Janeiro / , Brazil, and Luanda , Angola. One year assignment in Petrobras Nigeria/ Turkey.
Coordinating and execution of procurement and contract management tasks within the scope of ultra and shallow deepwater offshore drilling project operated by Petrobras, in International Business. Involving in work teams for preparing and negotiating of Production Sharing Agreements (PSA's), Joint Operating Agreements (JOA's) and Joint Venture Agreements (JV's). Cost-Benefit analysis for project evaluations. Project Control Monthly Status Reports preparation and presentation to corporate level, scheduling, costing and budgeting. Strong people management experience.Lead, design and execute the strategic supply plan to support the contracting activities for developing the overseas exploratory Campaigns in different countries of Africa, South America, Middle East ,KSA and Euroasia. Leading of Technical Committees along with local authority officers, for approving and executing the tendering processes and evaluating companies for supplying of logistics and drilling services.
Evaluating and monitoring contractors and manufacturers performance to determinate necessity for contractual amendments, in order to comply with contractual obligations and customer demands.
Member of multidisciplinary work groups responsible for carrying out logistics scouting missions.
Elaborating of logistics Plan for drilling projects including Infrastructure, support base, market survey of service companies, vessels, helicopters, custom brokers, ports and airport facilities.
Negotiated, drafted and resolve all business, finance and legal terms with contractors and legal representatives involving a wide variety of contracts such as Services Agreements, materials supply, recruitment of personnel, joint operations agreements, Assignments, etc.

Petroleo Brasileiro,Petrobras,S.A
Sr Contract / Purchasing Coordinator

   Jul 2003
— Dec 2007

Coordinating of the contracting processes of materials and services for Maintenance Programs, Infrastructure facilities, Drilling services and 3D Seismic Survey and Bathymetry services.
Execution of the purchasing and payment processes using SAP System.
Supervising of a work team composed of five (5) engineers in charge of executing the contracting processes and budget control for the drilling operations in the Gulf of Venezuela area.
Evaluation of existing and new manufacturers, drilling support services and logistic companies.
Elaborating of the bid process specification for the contracting processes, including preparation of technical documentation and carrying out the Technical and commercial evaluation of bids.

PDVSA Petroleos de Venezuela S.A.
Sr Mantenaince Facilities Buyer

   Feb 1998
— Jan 2003

In charge of processing the purchase requirements of materials and equipment requested by Maintenance, through analysis and process through the purchase Committee regulated by the Law of Tenders and the use of SAP, Material module, roll of the purchaser.
In charge of local purchasing Committee which is responsible for validating purchasing process and assure it meets all law regulations.
Coordinating of the activities for supplying of the materials required for shutdown gas plants and mayor & routine maintenance programs.
Coordination of following up with suppliers concerning to manufacturing leads and delivery times.
Leading the implementation of ISO – 9000 Quality System.

PDVSA Petroleos de Venezuela S.A.
Sr Drilling and Production Materials Coordinator

   Jan 1994
— Jan 1998

In charge of processing the purchase requirements for material and equipments requested by Production Drilling and Operation Managements.
In charge of local and international purchasing material and equipments valued in 10 MMUSD., through public tender processes which resulted in savings of 500K USD by using existent substitute material in PDVSA’s warehouses.
I promoted the creation of global agreements with vendors to ensure prices along one year and also ensure supply by the time they are required. Pipes, valves, welding connections, screws, electrical supplies, among others. Carried out functions as specialist User instructor. in the SAP R-3 system Materials Module.
Evaluating and negociating of strategics for the provision of materials based on agreements, alliances and outsourcing activities.

PDVSA Petroleos de Venezuela S.A.
Sr.Inventory Planner

   Dec 1993
— Dec 1996

Warehouse control and administration of materials and equipment in stock.
Development of strategies for short and long term purchases.
Establishing forecast methods on the stock levels in order to reduce operational cost.
Estimation of the cost related to the materials in stock and their impact in the inventory budget. Implementing of solutions for inventory optimization levels.
Review MRP on a regular basis and place purchase orders accordingly to ensure orders / supplies are in line with the purchasing plan and customer requirements.
Analyze slow moving and obsolete inventory for suggesting an action plan to mitigate the cost that may rise as result of keeping those materials in stock.
Forecasting inventory levels and managing budgets.

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