Work History

Work History
Jan 2011 - Present

Deputy to Fleet Manager

Tanker Pacific Management S'pore Pte Ltd

Manages Technical Support activities and Purchasing activities for a fleet of 13 Aframax vesels alongside a team of 5 Executives. Responsible for monitoring fleet operating expenses, Class and statutory survey requirements.

  • Executed Change of Flag administration for two Aframax vessels in 2012.
  • Crafted a comprehensive list that is helpful for Executives / Superintendents involved in change of flag
May 2013 - Present

Deputy to Fleet Manager

Eastern Pacific Shipping Pte. Ltd.

Manages Technical Support activities and Purchasing activities for a fleet of 19 Container and 3 PCTC vesels alongside a team of 4 Executives. Responsible for monitoring fleet operating expenses, Class and statutory survey requirements.

  • Executed Change of Flag and Procurement requirements for transfer of Zodiac Maritime's tonnage to Eastern Pacific Shipping
Aug 2009 - Dec 2010

Senior Specialist, Purchasing

Tanker Pacific Management S'pore Pte Ltd

Returned to Tanker Pacific Management upon completion of offshore projects. Joined Aframax Team as purchasing team leader of 5. Responsible for the management of key KPI for on-time process / delivery of spares within 60 days at team level. Involved with the supplies and Technical Class Surveys of 2 new build vessels at Sasebo, Japan. Was involved with supplies and class survey arrangements for ecological compliance for a vessel's time charter off Kerch, Ukraine.

  • Coordinated and executed on-time delivery of large scale sea-freight of 7 container loads initial stores/equipment for new builds in Japan.
  • Successful sourcing and on-time delivery of equipment and supplies from China to vessel to comply for a charter in a sluggish tanker freight market, within a tight schedule .
Dec 2007 - Aug 2009

Senior Specialist, Purchasing

Tanker Pacific Offshore Terminals

Requested to gain exposure to the Offshore sector and was transfered to Tanker Pacific Offshore Terminals. Was a member of compact, on-site Project Teams, driven to succeed in a fast-paced, grueling environment by meeting customers Murphy Oil Sarawak and Cuulong Joint Operating Company schedules of delivery and budget.

  • Established routines and processes for project-site members adherence to effectively manage procurement activities in our resource constraint teams.
  • Negotiated high value and mitigated high risk contracts with suppliers to the benefit of the projects.
  • Project accurate monthly cash flow of up to USD 1 million for on-time payment of various vendors invoices.
  • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary project team members from multi-cultural backgrounds.
  • Optimize incoming/outgoing high value equipment/supplies movement and storage amongst various Deck/Engine/Electrical departments' project schedules.
May 2001 - Dec 2007

Purchasing Executive to Senior Purchasing Specialist

Tanker Pacific Management S'pore Pte Ltd

Promoted through the ranks of purchasing / technical department and established a network of suppliers / vendors to meet multi-facetted vessel requirements worldwide; at port of calls and at dry docks.

  • Established supply channels for vessels inaugural time charters at Mexico, Argentina and Chile.
  • Involved in the development of in-house procurement system.
  • Monitoring and arrangement of timely Class Surveys and Flag safety inspections.
  • A Team player to peers and juniors.

Education

Education
Jul 1998 - Jan 2001

Bachelor of Business Administration

National University of Singapore

Objective

Looking to assist companies to lead a team to set up a Procurement or Technical Support department.

Interest

Photography