Regional Manufacturing Manager
Promoted to manage and lead two manufacturing locations in Dubai and Turkey directly and one location in Jeddah indirectly due to JV conditions with a total of 130 employees with 10 direct reports. Reporting to Executive Director for Manufacturing Operations and Strategy within the Global Integrated Supply Chain Group. Leading the manufacturing activities for Modular Chiller Packages, Air Handling Units, Package units and MV products in the region. Preparing and executing mid and long term strategy for regional manufacturing based on goals and KPI’s. Executing and participating in monthly Operations Meetings for monitoring the performance and progress of the manufacturing plants. Leading and coaching the CI activities with direct material and conversion cost saving projects in six sigma principles. Championing the plant safety for employees and environment.
Key Contributions and Accomplishments
·Implemented Kanban system for material management which reduced the days of inventory on hand from 47 to 21 days.
·Improved the 5S green score of the facilities from 53% to 83%
·Direct Material and Conversion Cost saving of $800k in fy13 and $4.2M in the last three years
·Recertification of all the plants with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards
·Improved Air Handling Unit production $15M to $19M in fy13 with an ebit of $1.4M
·Developed and got approved the five year strategic plan for manufacturing.
·27% increase in the Global Employee Survey results in fy13
·Maintain the customer satisfaction level above 90% as a result of the customer satisfaction survey
·Implemented Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen and standard work, Visual management in all the plants with 100% participation in training modules.
·Had 9 direct reports trained for improving their leadership skills in two years
·Reduction in the number of vendors by 14% with renegotiation on prices, quality expectations and delivery terms.
·Created and launched 2 new products in the existing product portfolio bringing additional $7.5M revenue