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Ricardo Lopez

Supply Chain Manager

Executive Summary & Candidate Overview

Ricardo excels in leveraging business data and negotiating with supply chain partners to optimize assortment planning, streamline inventories, and reduce operational costs throughout the supply chain. He has a strong background in problem-solving, building supplier relationships, forecasting, and managing MSA's (Master Services Agreements).

Accomplishments and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Ricardo has managed multi-million-dollar EPC projects, resulting in on-time delivery of materials and equipment, and significant cost savings. He has successfully collaborated with suppliers to provide margin-enhancing products, leading to company-wide market savings growth. Ricardo's expertise in forecasting and MSA analysis has minimized returns, increased operational efficiency, and achieved targeted savings.

Location and Travel
  • Open to: On-site roles.

  • Remote Roles: Willing to consider opportunities based on specific position requirements.

  • Compensation Seeking: Open to discussing compensation details upon scheduling a meeting.

  • Position Seeking: Seeking roles in Supply Chain Management in the Oil and Gas space.

Work Experience
  • Supply Chain Manager

    • MasTec Utility Services - Houston, TX

      • Leveraged category strategies to negotiate MSAs, subcontracts, and contracts with suppliers, resulting in both hard and soft savings.

      • Developed, managed, and executed nationwide Supply Chain strategies across various categories for materials and services.

      • Managed, motivated, and supported the development of department employees, while ensuring consistency through the RFP/RFQ process.

  • Contract Sourcing Specialist - Contractor

    • CenterPoint Energy - Houston, TX

      • Supported Transmission Engineering with various projects and maintained/negotiated several contracts.

  • Senior Capital Projects Buyer - Contractor

    • TX - Deer Park, TX

      • Discovered Supply Chain waste and developed project plans for resolution, resulting in significant cost savings.

      • Managed a multi-million-dollar EPC project and achieved significant time and budget savings.

  • Procurement Manager

    • Ref-Chem - Houston, TX

      • Managed a team of procurement professionals and achieved substantial savings in the first year of spend.

      • Revised corporate contracts and leases, resulting in significant savings.

  • Senior Buyer / Project Manager

    • Plains All American Pipeline - Houston, TX

      • Standardized fleet and heavy equipment, resulting in lower unit costs and higher tier levels.

      • Oversaw a portfolio of projects and contributed to significant cost savings.

  • Buyer II

    • DCP Midstream - Houston, TX

      • Negotiated contracts and achieved significant savings within the first 6 months.

      • Coordinated emergency power generation during disaster relief periods, ensuring production continuity.

  • Bachelors in Operations & Supply Chain Management, University of Houston Downtown - Houston, TX, August 2021

  • Associates in Business Administration, San Jacinto College - Houston, TX, May 2018

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