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Darryn Gaddess

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Saskatoon

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Senior

Procurement Lead

Overview:

Supply Chain Professional with 18 Years in potash mining and industrial projects

Personality:

Hero

Introvert

Extravert

Sensing

Intuitive

Feeling

Thinking

Judging

Perceiving

Dynamic

Assertive

Qualifications:

    18 Years Experience
    Bachelor of Commerce
    Supply Chain Management Professional candidate

Key Skills:

    Supply Chain Management
    Inventory Control, Warehousing
    Leadership
    Conflict Resolution

We stand behind our people.

Manager, Inventory Optimization

2020

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2021

Nutrien

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Lead creation of virtual inventory dashboard for 16 production facilities within Canada, USA, and Trinidad. Target of 25% goods and asset inventory reduction of the $440M in on hand inventory.

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Developed freight strategy for 6 Potash mines with a focus on consolidation to minimize truck traffic and increase efficiencies. Targeted 15% cost reduction for $400,000.

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Developed 3–5-year Inventory program with focus on Foundation, Rationalization, and Optimization.

Manager, Procurement

2015

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2020

Nutrien (Agrium)

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Managed up to 8 supply chain professionals and an additional 9 indirect unionized employees.

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Improved warehousing and inventory management operations, including optimal scheduling and organization of more than $45M worth of inventory.

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Managed department budget in excess of $3M. Successful reduction of 54% of budget through optimization and cost cutting measures.

Senior Buyer, Warehouse Supervisor

2012

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2015

Agrium Potash Operations

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Coordinated physical and transactional acceptance of site expansion materials and assets equal to $13M.

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Worked directly with production, planning, and maintenance staff to ensure timely arrival of goods and services to avoid any production delays or safety concerns.

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Planned and purchased high-value mining and milling equipment.

Buyer, Material Specialist, Warehouse Associate

2002

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2012

Hitachi, Norac, Doepker, Hyflex

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Managed maintenance inventory and stocks.

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Maximized order efficiency through pricing agreements for stock replenishment.

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Worked directly with production, sales, and engineering staff to ensure timely arrival of products. Maintained supplier and costing files, including updating standard costing and vendor information.

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Saskatoon, SK S7K 0B8

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