Waqas Shaikh

Waqas Shaikh

Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - May 2009

Project Materials Manager

Fluor Corporation
Jul 2007 - Jun 2008

Senior Buyer

Gulf Interstate Engineering

Senior Buyer - Yemen LNG Project (YLNG)PROJECT CANCELLED

  • Prepared, solicited, and evaluated bids.
  • Reviewed and updated commercial specifications
  • Developed and managed contracts
  • Coordinated logistics and transportation of field materials

Achievements: Negotiated pipe order and saved $ 1.5 million

Process improvement reduced back log of bids by 60%

Oct 2005 - Apr 2007

Senior Buyer

Cameron Drilling Systems

Senior Buyer

  • Managed project procurement
  • Developed strategic sourcing
  • Procured material, fabricated equipment, machined parts, and services for oil and gas drilling systems.
  • Arranged 3rd party inspection. FIT, FAT, Magnetic Particle Test, Hydro Leak Test

Achievements:Strategic alliances saved 900k

Planning reduced lead time by 33%

Eliminated inventory by KANBAN/Lean Manufacturing practices


Jun 2005 - Jun 2005


Sep 1989 - Dec 1990


Eastern Connecticut State Ubiversity
Jan 1988 - Sep 1988


Aug 1976 - Dec 1980


University of Houston-DT


Senior level procurement professional with experience in various industries, including EPC, oil and gas, utilities, construction, and manufacturing.Interact effectively and professionally with diverse groups and individuals.Successfully worked in and managed cross functional teams. Skilled negotiator, detail-oriented, analytical, self-starter with strong communication and leadership skills.