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Resume for Lindsay A. for Purchasing / Procurement / Professional & Consulting Services in Toronto, Canada

Occupation: Purchasing / Procurement Industry: Professional & Consulting Services
Country: Canada City: Toronto
State: Ontario ZIP: M1B 2J2

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Rotary Drive, Toronto, ON MB J


SUMMARY A highend Corporate Purchaser with multiple years experience in the Broadcast Electronics, Biotechnology/Medical, Contract Electronics Manufacturing, Retail, Design/Build Engineering Consulting enterprises and Turnkey Engineering Mining companies. 

Consultant – Brasc Packaging Products parttime – current – advising on the current market value of Packaging products with pricing and shipping and handling 

Harris Corp Broadcast Communications Division – Acquired Leitch Technologies Nov – Feb – Jun

A Broadcast Communications Manufacturer – type of Applications they manufacture is Broadcasting & Communications equipment for large broadcasting stations

Environmental Compliance Manager/EH&S

An Original Equipment Manufacturer OEM of Broadcast Communications Systems;

Commodity Manager

Significant purchases include Power Supplies AC/AC power supplies, AC/DC converters, adaptors, PCBs, components resistors, capacitors, integrated circuits, connectors, fibre optics, hardware, cable assemblies, bezels, lexans, fans, metal chassis/frames fabrication, tooling costs for chassis, bezels, lexans, chemicals solder, flux, alcohol. 

Manager – Environmental Compliance/Environmental Health & Safety 

Managing the RoHS Compliance dB for all vendors.  Compiling and verifying authenticity of all IPCJIG Compliant forms to ensure that vendors are compliant and CperC understand the relevance and importance of RoHS/WEEE Compliancy.  Update of database with anew part s.  Ensures timely upload of all files, part s, and vendors with minute details.  Coordinates closely with all vendors/suppliers; continuous monitoring, studying and updating of IPC Forms to specific details and conformances.  Job description also includes EMS/EHS – joint H&S Committee incharge and implements safety norms and practices on site.  Continuously assists buyers/planners with innovations and purchasing ideas.  Close coordination with Managers/Sr. VP SCM to help and assist in continuous improvement and innovative ideas. 

Zellers Inc. Merchandise supplies Jun – Mar

Merchandise Associate – Purchasing Boys, Girls, Menswear

Preparation of SKUs/Parts, Followup with vendors for on time deliveries – helps coordinate with various departments for preparation of flyers – approves and signoffs on weekly flyers.  

Alfa Laval Biokinetics Inc. Mar – Dec

OEMs of Medical Equipment for pharmaceuticals – customers include ElyLilly, Bayer, Nova Pharm, Abbott Laboratories, Astra Zeneca, Merck, Wyeth,

Senior Buyer

Power Supplies adaptors, centrifugal pumps, heat exchangers, fluid handling equipment pumps, valves, filters and strainers, custommade lighting, condensers, dryers, metal frames, blowers, cable assemblies, spare parts and components.

Buyer – Electrical

Knowledge of all electrical parts and components as specified above

Negotiation of new projects

Yearly contracts with multiple suppliers/vendors

Receiving quotes, placing POs, based on time and delivery constraints

Settingup new vendors on system

Hiring fresh recruits from university

Clearing invoices and updating dBases responsible for avoiding credit hold situations 


Celestica International Inc. Jun Nov

An OEM for high tech companies – major customers include Sun MicroSystems, Harris Corp. Nortel, Intel, IBM, Dell, Microsoft, etc.

Senior Buyer –

Chemicals including nitrogen, software, hardware computers, printers, laptops, capital equipment includes leasing, tooling, ESD equipment smocks, safety shoes, safety glasses, mats, facilities maintenance contracts include landscaping, internal cleaning, cafeteria, building, employment agency services, direct student hiring, etc.

. Senior Buyer CSM Production Mechanicals

Knowledge of “prototypes purchasing”

Production buying to cover costs

Savings $ .M overall negotiating saving

. Buyer NonProduction Chemicals, Facilities & ESD Equipment ½ years

Commodities Chemicals, Facilities and ESD equipment

BPCS/EDI/NonEDI order processing

Negotiating with prospective vendors

Setting up new vendors on system

Renegotiating/settingup new contracts/agreements

Training/hiring new recruits/undergraduates/students

Costs savings $ .M

Leasing – Capital equipment/nitrogen plant Praxair

Capital equipment machinery

Spare parts/components/tooling – components used for breakage of equipment

Facilities buying/services/maintenance of equipment

Contract disposal of waste

Maintenance of database JIT deliveries, vendor commit/supply dates

Certified member of the Joint Health & Safety Committee

Due to cost savings of over K in one contract chemical and avoiding a major credit hold situation, merited with an achievement award.  Auditor for the JH&SC member responsible for checking safety standards and monitoring metrics on a monthly and spotcheck basis. 

Compsave A contract service provider for the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board and its associated affiliates; strategic recoveries for organizations and the WSIB.

Senior Administrator – Dec – Jul

Followup with claims adjudicators/clients/suppliers

Interacted vigorously with WSIB/WSIAT

Maintain/update records on TeleMagic/Claims Tracker databases

Accounting statements

PowerPoint presentations

Sales proposals 

McNally Bharat Engg. Co. Ltd. – years – a turnkey project engineering company specializing in the mining industries private, public and government

A engineering company specializing in turnkey projects for government and private sector – Erection, Installation and Handling of mining equipment OEMs, coal, bauxite, platinum, gold, uranium

Assistant Manager Project Purchase ½ years

Administrator ½ years

Preparation of confidential comparison statements, documentation, purchase orders, memos and external correspondence; Negotiate/followup with vendors/clients Project Purchases; Coordinate transportation/logistics to and from site Quality Control and MRO followup; Maintenance of confidential pricerelated files; Administrative responsibilities maintenance of weekly appointments/ logs of departments, etc.; Control of statements of accounts reimbursed

Member of team actively involved between interdepartments finance, accounting, sales, engineering, technical, Quality and administration



Academic PMAC Principle Courses + seminars

Certified member of IAPA JH&S Programs levels

B. A. st Division

St. James’ High School High School Certificate equiv. Gr.  

Computer Skills/Courses MS office, MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Scanner/Paper Port, Lotus Notes.

Networks Visual Manufacturing System, Oracle, SAP, Raiser’s Edge, BPCS, VAX, Tigre, TeleMagic, Complete endtoend Supply Chain Solutions 

Temporary Assignments with pride I can proudly say that I loved to have worked in the hospitals and for the community –

CAMH, Bell Conferia Conferencing Solutions, Benefits Plan Administration Ltd., Princess Hospital Margaret Foundation, Kings Health Centre, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, ByronHill International, Toyota Canada Inc., Carswell Thomson Publishing Co., Bloorview MacMillan Hospital, Rogers Cable Systems, Natrel Foods Inc., Victorian Order of Nurses VON 


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