John Wickham

Confident Supply Chain Supervisor

61 years • Scarborough


I consider myself to be a flexible and motivated supervisor with a wide range of technical and managerial experience. Experienced in managing teams and of working in different countries. Proven success in, project management, delivery of materials, right place, right time, right price, in all environments, EPC, engineering, operations, maintenance and people management.


25+ Years’ Experience In A Supply Chain Role With Exposure To Strategic Sourcing, Negotiation, Tender Management, Category Management, Warehousing, Storage And Logistics. Proven Experience Running The Complete Source To Contract Process. Proven Analysis And Reporting Experience, Ideally Gained In A Direct Procurement Or Purchasing Role.


Materials & Procurement Supervisor

06-2015 - 05-2017 Works / Construction sites• Reporting directly to Project Director • Camp Management, Security and Non HR Duties • Project Facility Management, Procurement, Logistics, Storage and Distribution • OJT Third World Nationals and Local eployed staff • Health & Safety • Liaise with 3PL and Local Customs Officials

Project Facilities, Logistics, Materials & Procurement Supervisor

09-2013 - 05-2015 • Reporting directly to Project Manager (Iraq) • Supply Chain Manage 3 EPC Projects in Country and 48 members of staff • Project Facility Management, Procurement, Storage and Distribution to projects and sites • Liaise with 3PL and Local Customs Officials • Liaison with engineering and construction to ensure the availability of tools & materials. • Build Approved Vendor & Local Supplier database to reduce logistics and purchase costs. • Initiated Best Price and Value for Money policy • Mentor local Iraqi and Third World Nationals

Asset and Material Supervisor

01-2012 - 08-2013 Project / Product management• Reporting directly to Chief Supporting Officer, Managing 40 members of Staff • Supply Chain Manage 52,000 line items with an US$250 million valuation • Suggested and implemented Satellite Stores to improve service and reduce lead times at 5 locations • Introduced JIT and MRP policies to Plant and Maintenance which reduced Inventory • Implemented change to Oracle ERP system, introduced FIFO, Batch Control • Improved, developed and maintained new inventory, asset control procedures which reduced Inventory value to US$100 million • Logistically support 21 Dredgers and 19 Support Vessels working on projects throughout GCC.

Education & training

Singapore International High

1969 - 1974 Singapore, SingaporeAdministration, Logistics

My qualities

Team player

Languages spoken

  • English

    Native language

  • German


  • Arabic