SUMMARY

I am a Supply chain professional , MBA in Industrial Management and 10 years’ experience in Global Supply chain management, Sourcing, Procurement, Operation management, change management and contract management @ Construction / EPC Contracting, Trade and Manufacturing Industry.

Strenghts

        • Knowledge, experience and strong believe on continuous improvement / Total cost of ownership through TQM / Kaizen for successive process improvements and sustainability.
        • Development and implementation of extendable supply chain network through SCOR modelling.
        • Lean and six-sigma practices for process optimization.
        • Thrice in a career was part of EPR development and implementation team as “Subject Expert” to read and comment on blue prints to finalize the business process model and functions.
        • Optimization of financial holding cost through balancing between Inventory levels and demand by identification of product service level using forecasting tolls, sales history, current trends & CRM/SRM.
        • Local & international purchasing / sub- Contracting, Suppliers & subcontractor management, Evaluation, Supply chain mapping, Material / Inventory management & Procurement Expediting.

Skills

Skills

Sourcing & Negotiations

Vendor Evaluation

Contract Management

Managing Cross-functional Teams

Supply Chain Integeration

SCOR Modeling

Lead time Optimization

S & OP Lead

Forecasting, Demand management

MRP II & MPS / APS

Pricing Rationalization

Cost control

Inventory Planning & warehouse Management

Product Assortment/SKU Analysis

Logistic planning

Work History

Work History
Feb 2013 - Present

Lead Procurement & Supply Chain Operations

Al-Muhaidib Contracting Company, Saudi Arabia

       Current / Past Projects:

  1. KASC, King Abdullah Sport’s city, Construction of 60,000 seats Foot Ball stadium, JED KSA. (2013- 2014 as a Joint Venture with BESIX under the name of MSIX) , LEAD FOR FINISHES & complete EXTERNAL WORKS
        • Complete Finishes / Fit-Outs packages (General, premium and Royal).
        • Football Pitches (Natural & Artificial), Tennis courts, Athletic track.
        • External work - Landscaping / Surface finishing / Roads & Parking.
        • Stadium Spectators Seating.
        • Players Seating.
        • Spectators Way-finding.
        • Royal, Premium and General Furniture.
  2. KAUST Research Park - Construction of support facilities (LEED / Green Project), KAUST KSA.
      • Administration building with complete communication data rooms.
      • Warehouses
      • Mosque
      • Infra & External work - Landscaping / Surface finishing / Roads & Parking.
  3. Thuwal Town development phase I - Construction of Seven Schools, Medical Clinic complex and Grand Mosque. JED, KSA.
  4. Thuwal Town development phase II - Construction of Local Mosques, Cultural Parks, Heritage Market, Roads and Non-Electrical Utility. JED, KSA.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Develops and implement the Supply chain & procurement execution strategy / procedures in accordance with the corporate guidelines. 
  • Assist in planning and development of project material scheduling (MRP-2 / MSR) with reference to issue dates of requisitions according to BOQs and purchase order placement.
  • Lead complete Procure to pay cycle.
  • Evaluation of suppliers through Facilities inspections & bid analysis.
  • Manage all subcontractors for local and international procurement / supplies and shipments.
  • Master scheduling and follow-up for all local and international logistics / shipments with subcontractors.
  • Negotiating Incoterms, Mode of Shipment and lead time.
  • Contracts management / Develops and maintains necessary vendor correspondence. 
  • Hold regular procurement review meeting with subcontractors / suppliers. Maintaining meeting minutes / weekly dash board and project progress presentation report.
  • Participate in Purchase Order Kick-off meetings for critical packages.
  • Lead demand and supply weekly meeting with respective project site / client.
  • Monitor the issue of material requisitions within required dates. Review requisitions for completeness and expediting all data and/or documents (MSU/ MR / ITP / NMR) and establish early required delivery dates for equipment and materials in accordance with Master Project Schedule.Monitor and coordinate purchasing, expediting, inspection and logistics activities at all stages of the project. 
  • Warehouse / store management, stock analysis, Replenishment planning.
  • Review and issue purchasing reports such as Inquiry status summary, Purchase request status, purchase order status, spend analysis, and subcontractor’s/ suppliers KPI performance report as per project requirements. 
  • Contract deviation reporting to handle claims and expediting.
  • Coordination with internal department to satisfy client through reports.
  • Suggest the Recovery plan and maintaining Deviation report and Preventive Log with KPIs.
  • Maintains functional relationship with Project managers, Project Engineers, Project Controls, Engineering, QA/QC and Field Personnel.
Jan 2012 - Jan 2013

Sourcing and Buying Manager

Ellery Homestyles LLC
  • Manages supplier relationships as it relates to administrative and operational activities and issues, and optimizes the value in the vendor/business unit relationship.
  • Manage supply planning, monitoring and control current & future orders with suppliers through MPS and MRP.
  • Evaluate stock levels (at store and DC levels), sales trends, order fill rate and make replenishment plans through MRPs /ERP generated reports.
  • Evaluate supplier performance through review of reports and customer feedback and management of reverse supply chain.
  • Manages all aspects of the development, negotiation, and execution of contracts with suppliers.
  • Identifies and negotiates contract opportunities to leverage the buying power of the organization in order to lower the cost of procurement of goods and services.
  • Manage and activate CRM and SRM activities.
  • Ensures that contracts meet all legal regulations and customer needs.
  • Liaised between organization and subcontractors to implement fulfillment of contracts.
  • Negotiates contracts with suppliers, evaluates bids and proposals, maintaining RFQs / comparisons and makes award decisions.
  • Seasonal inventory bookings for raw material to control the prices over the time period.
  • Manages contracts with suppliers to ensure supplier compliance.
  • Analyzes supplier change requests to existing contracts and approves changes or revisions.
  • Facilitate the resolution of disputes with suppliers to ensure optimal customer satisfaction.
  • Coordinate the integration of new suppliers into the procurement system.
  • Create and reviewed reports showing status of contract activity.
Jan 2012 - Jan 2013

Lecturer - Operations Management

Iqra University
  • Worked as a visiting faculty for undergraduate and graduate classes.
  • Delivered lectures on Operations management, Supply chain management.
Nov 2009 - Dec 2011

Assistant Manager Sales and Export Marketing - EU

Al-Karam Textile Mills
  • Development of supply chain strategies across the Europe market.
  • SO&P process for EU market.
  • Forecasting / Sales trend / Demand planning.
  • Production Planning (MPS) / Operation Management to ensure timely delivery.
  • Inventory management / Replenishment planning for continuous orders.
  • Shipment Planning, negotiating Incoterms and Mode of Shipment
  • Marketing Management and Development of Marketing strategy.
  • Development of Business plan and Sales strategy.
  • CRM activates for EU market
  • Targeting new customers and Branding.
  • Product development & Product management.
  • Review of invoices for procurement of raw material.
  • Costing / Pricing / Budgeting.
  • Research and Report on external opportunities.
  • Conducting weekly demand planning meeting.
  • Customer Services / KPI Calculation.
Jul 2007 - Sep 2009

Senior Supply Planner - IKEA

Al-Abid Silk Mills
  • Demand forecasting / Supply planning & Production planning.
  • Generation of order sheets/ raw material invoices and Maintaining records.
  • Logistic / Replenishment planning through direct sales forecast from retailers/stores.
  • Analyze and Manage inventory levels to maximize order fill rates and inventory turns.
  • Shipments loading plan / Inventory management as per IKEA requirement. Maintaining safety stocks and buffer stocks as per the sales history, forecast and product / SKU service levels.
  • Raw Material suppliers’ base management according to the forecast.
  • Business development / Product development.
  • Costing / Pricing / Budgeting.
  • Documentation control.
  • Reverse supply chain management.
  • Merchandising.
  • Troubleshooting/Customer service Management/CQR (Customer Quality Requests)
Mar 2005 - Apr 2007

Purchaser , Raw Material

Crown Engineering Co.
  • Collate purchase orders and purchase requisitions in order to order materials, goods and supplies.
  • Send them to the suppliers.
  • Review inventories and order as required.
  • Interact with the suppliers on a day to day basis.
  • Review deliveries against the orders.
  • Track the status of any orders.
  • Deal with non-supplied, under orders, over orders and damaged goods.
  • Ensure that any invoices are sent to accounts for payment.
  • Produce and maintain all reports.
  • Manage any procurement activities including RFP’s (Request for Proposals).

Education

Education
Jul 2007 - Aug 2010

M.B.A Industrial Management

IoBM Institute of Business Management
Advance courses and projects

Supply chain management

Supply chain mapping, Value engineering, SCOR modeling, Aggregate planning, Shipment planning, Supply chain designing, Supplier development, Negotiations, New product development, Engineering change management, Total cost of ownership, Six sigma, TQM, Virtual supply chain management and Extended supply chain management.

Forecasting and inventory control

Demand management through forecasting by using Moving average, weighted moving average, Exponential smoothing, Exponential smoothing with Trend adjustments, Seasonal index, Regression analysis and Tracking signals.

Inventory control through Inventory costs, EOQ in Instantaneous and Non instantaneous receipts, ABC analysis, Paretto analysis and POQ.

Transportation techniques

Linear programming modeling for Blending, Project scheduling, Transportation and flow capacity problems, Project scheduling through PERT/CPM, Critical path and Slack times calculations.

ERP SYSTEMS

Traditional information systems, Expert systems and Enterprise systems, Business applications of ERP, ERP input and output capabilities, Deciding and choosing ERP systems, ERP system designing, implementation, training and the fusion of ERP, E-commerce and supply chain management.

Leadership Honors / Awards Received

        • 2013-2014 – Certificate of Appreciation from SAUDI ARAMCO for Project’s Supply Chain Coordination – KASC – Jeddah Project.
        • 2006-07 – PRESIDENT Textile Institute Students Forum (TISF-TIP)
        • 2005-06 – GENERAL SECRETARY Textile Institute Students Forum (TISF-TIP)