Worldwide Procurement Director

Edward W. Griggs
854 Oliver Street
Dallas, TX 75202
(817) 331-6263


Experienced professional seeks position as International Procurement Director or as International Supply Chain Specialist.

25+ years of successful experience in global leadership and business strategy. Proven ability to manage and direct international supply chains, procurement and quality assurance. Increasingly responsible for business expansion as company grew from 10 national facilities to 36 international facilities.

Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering Technology

Continuing education includes: Stephen Covey Management Seminar and Six Sigma Certification.
Selected Accomplishments

• Responsible for $200MM in capital equipment purchases annually and $240 MM in commodities..
• Supplied 35 global facilities..
• Found $45M in annual savings.
• Organized a global recycling program for the company which resulted in $5.6M savings annually.
• Reduced floor space needs by 30% and inventory by $25 and cut production costs by 35%.
• Formulated and maintained a $400MM contract which cut material costs in 18 global sites by 46%.
Career History

Valerius Inc., Dallas, TX

2001 – Present
Senior Director of Strategic Programs

ICentral Texas Engine Company, Dallas, TX

1979 – 2001
Director of Purchasing and Worldwide Procurement Director
Led worldwide procurement needs. Supervised 10 engineers and entire assembly line. Created technology for new product development. Responsible for $25M procurement budget.


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