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Thomas Marshall

12-A, Leamington, Ontario, Canada

(C) 519-324-2591,


Seeking a Purchasing Specialist position in an expanding healthcare organization, where my leadership, confidence and desire to continously make process improvements can be displayed.

Work Experience

Materiels Management Lead (02/05/2007 – Present)

Responsible for RFI, RFQ, and RFP for capital, med/surg and operations procurement. Attend committee and management meetings for the procurement department.Collaborate with vendors, nursing staff, physicians on a daily basis via email, phone and fax. Ensure that all purchases are properly requisitioned, MIS coded while following internal and external policies and procedures. Providing managers and finance department with the necessary reports through the healthcare materials management software (Ormed), so that budgetary responsibilities can be monitored. Oversee that stores staff is receiving, delivering and issuing stock in a timely manner to ensure inventory accuracy. A product conversion leader responsible for value and cost analysis reports for the PEC committee, while also initiating vendor in-servicing for front line staff while following contract obligations when required.

Last Employer: Leamington District Memorial Hospital

Responsibilities: Daily purchasing activities through Ormed. SAP adjustments based on usages, Inventory control, min/ max adjustments. Set-up of department recurring requisitions, item and vendor files.

Accomplishments: Converted SAP areas to top up system while introducing bar-coding. Coordinated H1N1 Pandemic Inventory list along with Materials Management roll out plan. Worked jointly with Infection Control department to introduce hands- free paper towel dispensers, hand sanitizer and soap throughout the hospital.

Buyer (11/22/2004 – 02/09/2007)

Last Employer: Leamington District Memorial Hospital

Responsibilities: Responsible for daily purchasing activities while verifying inventory accuracy. Setting up of item and vendor files. Also reconciled pricing discrepancies for accounts payable in a timely manner to maintain positive vendor relations.

Accomplishments: Took initiative to implement a training program for all staff with requisitioning rights, so that LDMH could go to an online requisitioning environment.

Purchaser (06/16/2003 – 11/19/2004)

Last Employer: H.J. Jones

Responsibilities: Purchased materials based on MRP report to conduct printing for food and medical industries.Conducted inventory cycle checks along with MRO procurement. Was responsible for negotiating best price/ service with vendors along with freight terms.

Accomplishments: Implemented recycling program to bring in $70,000 worth of added revenue annually.


Establishment: S.C.M.P. Accredidation Program (formerly C.P.P)

Education Period: 11/30/-1 - 11/30/-1

Speciality: S.C.M.P. (formerly C.P.P., June 2011)

Details: Credit Seminars: Healthcare in the Supply Chain, Negotiation Strategies for Purchasing, Value Analysis, Materials Management, Integrating Purchasing, Transportation Principle Courses: Principles of Buying, Principles of Transportation & Logistics, Principles of Inventory & Operations Control

Establishment: Fanshawe College

Degree: Business- Purchasing

Education Period: 01/03/2000 - 04/26/2002

Speciality: Diploma

Details: Management Courses: Economics Marketing Public Administration Leadership in Organization Managerial Accounting Business Communication Accounting 2 Mercantile Law Finance


multi- tasker, strong communicator, ethical professional, leader by example

Computer Skills: Ormed Supply Chain Software Microsoft Office

Additional Information

Will have my S.C.M.P (Supply Chain Management Professional) through PMAC in June, 2011.

Professional Membership: PMAC Member


Hockey, Golf, umpiring baseball, and exercising.  Volunteer every year for a family run golf tournament to raise funds for ChildCan (Childhood cancer foundation).  In 13 years we have raised over $100,000