SNC Business Studies, Business/Commerce, General @
University of the West of Scotland
I am an experienced and well-practised Purchasing Professional with specific expertise in the Defence and Aerospace industry for the last 35 years. I am exceptionally result focused with a desire to provide tactical and strategic solutions for procurement, and to promote the profession by applying best practice. With a strong track record of developing teams and mentoring
I am an experienced and well-practised Purchasing Professional with specific expertise in the Defence and Aerospace industry for the last 35 years. I am exceptionally result focused with a desire to provide tactical and strategic solutions for procurement, and to promote the profession by applying best practice. With a strong track record of developing teams and mentoring for improved performance.
I am offering my services to develop improved procurement processes and systems with “hands on” where appropriate.
My core values include, ethics, integrity and mutual respect, supported by high standards, performance and commitment.
Procurement Consultant: Director @ Established the company upon leaving long service with previous employer. Specialising in all aspects of the procurement profession.
To date this has been highly successful in assisting clients not only directly with procurement activities but of most note, key to develop customer engagement strategies and best practice. From January 2014 to Present (2 years) Procurement Manager @ A career dedicated to promoting the procurement discipline by results and best practice through adoption and innovation.
Operated at a most senior level as Procurement lead on Surface Combat products range with specific commodity ownership in electronics. Responsible for source and negotiation at operational level. Strategic lead at divisional level and Group within UK.
Commodity ownership of electronics has high visibility due to value, logistics and technology.
Facilitated the migration of the business from cost plus environment to competitive tender within a domestic and global arena.Key promoter and influence in raising the profile of the procurement profession and gaining acceptance and respect from other disciplines within the business.The business now views procurement as a key stakeholder particularly since in the last 20 years typically 70% of turnover has been bought out content at this division.
Contract negotiation and structuring within the challenges existing within Aerospace and Defence domestic and global market. From April 1985 to December 2013 (28 years 9 months) Commercial Apprenticeship to Purchasing Manager @ Commercial apprenticeship.
All disciplines within the business, key focus procurement and logistics and systems analyst.On completion of apprenticeship assumed role of Senior buyer, rising to Purchasing manager, prior to leaving to another company. From April 1977 to April 1985 (8 years 1 month)
Advanced Manufacturing Techniques, Euro Engineering points @ University of Paisley From 1999 to 2002 SNC Business Studies, Business/Commerce, General @ University of the West of Scotland From 1977 to 1979 Scottish Certificate of Education "Ordinary examinations", High School/Secondary Diplomas and Certificates @ Earnock High School From 1972 to 1977 Bob Sandilands is skilled in: Supply Chain Management, Supply Management, Strategic Sourcing, Process Improvement, Purchasing, Program Management, Aerospace, Logistics, Contract Management, Six Sigma, Supply Chain, Lean Manufacturing, Materials Management, Government Contracting, Project Management
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