Experienced executive with international Commercial, Supply Chain and Purchasing expertise gained over six diverse industrial markets. Successful across all businesses. At ease operating in global markets. Outstanding successes at building and leading departments through business start-ups and organisational restructures in all aspects of procurement and supply chain. Strong in building alliances and creating value through innovation and
Experienced executive with international Commercial, Supply Chain and Purchasing expertise gained over six diverse industrial markets. Successful across all businesses. At ease operating in global markets. Outstanding successes at building and leading departments through business start-ups and organisational restructures in all aspects of procurement and supply chain. Strong in building alliances and creating value through innovation and supplier partnerships. Proficient leader and motivator who delivers key-strategic and financial results. Great team player with an ability to remain calm and work well under pressure. Flexible and able to adapt quickly to any situation.
• Fine Chemical
Many “specialisms” gained in different products.
Specialist in negotiation techniques.
International Management experience UK, Germany & US.
Creating new Purchasing & Supply Chain departments.
Managing both commercial and operational teams.
Staff training & development.
Sr Category & Sourcing Mgr CMO & 3rd Party @ From June 2015 to Present (5 months) Staines, Surrey, United KingdomDirector, Purchasing & Supply Chain @ From June 2011 to June 2013 (2 years 1 month) Director of Purchasing & Supply Chain US @ From April 2010 to June 2011 (1 year 3 months) Purchasing Manager @ Recruited to develop the Purchasing function at Wrexham. Establishing new processes and procedures which have since been adopted at group level i.e. Purchasing Guidelines and Risk Management Process. Core team member of the PNC. A total of 6 direct reports with control of £24m opex, £7.5m capex budget 2010. From October 2007 to April 2010 (2 years 7 months) Purchasing Manager @ Joined senior management team spending 15 months in Germany to establish purchasing function for Greenfield project based in Liverpool, developed contractual standards for capex investment of £140m negotiating significant discounts against budget. Created departmental structure to move the team from investment process to live production environment. A total of 23 reports across functions including Purchasing, Sub-contracting, Paper Stores, Maintenance Stores and Material Control. From January 2005 to October 2007 (2 years 10 months) Supply Chain Manager @ Pan European responsibility in delivering business key X’s to support rapid growth within the Aerospace industry. Establish a newly formed Supply Chain function with overall control of a $45m purchasing budget and inventory of $12m. Staff responsible for 14 employees based in Wrexham and Ostringen, Germany. Key X’s include cost down program of €1.5m for 2004, VMI inventory in excess of €3m and active vendor reduction program. From March 2003 to January 2005 (1 year 11 months) Purchasing Manager @ Employed as the Purchasing Manager to establish and maintain a new purchasing and stores function within the fast growing industry of high purity chemicals and speciality gases for use in the compound semi-conductor and pharmaceutical industry. Establish a robust function able to deliver on a +30% year on year compound growth. From January 1997 to March 2003 (6 years 3 months) Purchasing Assistant @ Hired as an assistant to the Purchasing Manager in all the daily functions of a busy department dealing with Blue Chip suppliers and customers in the production of sound proofing and trim for the automotive industry. Daily control of all RM’s to support JIT business requirements. From February 1992 to January 1997 (5 years) Senior Buyer @ From August 1984 to August 1991 (7 years 1 month)
CIPS, Purchasing & Supply Chain @ Riverside College, Liverpool From 1994 to 1999 De La Salle From 1979 to 1984 St. Margaret Marys Tony Carr is skilled in: FMCG, Biotechnology, Purchasing, Management, Outsourcing, Contract Negotiation, Pharmaceutical Industry, Leadership, Start-ups, GMP, Budgets, FDA, Six Sigma, Supply Chain Management, Supply Management, Manufacturing, Risk Management, Cost Management, Pre-approval Inspection, Team Development, Strategic Thinking, Business Process
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