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Professional Summary

  • A competent professional with more than 08 years experience in Operations, Production Planning and Control, Process Improvement, Quality Assurance / Control and Team Management
  • Presently associated with English Biscuit Manufacturers, Karachi, Pakistan as Production Manager
  • Expertise in enhancing productivity by optimizing resource utilization, escalating productivity & operational efficiency, improving quality and achieving cost reduction
  • Excellent knowledge of SAP PP module
  • Rich exposure in implementing international quality standards and ensuring compliance to HACCP Compliance, OHS FWS/OHSAS 18001:2007 and EMS FWS/ISO 14001:2004 Compliance
  • Experienced in working in technically advanced, cost-efficient and state of the art production systems of leading Food & Beverage companies
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance; received Best Performer of the Month in Jan 2015.
  • An effective leader with excellent communication, negotiation and analytical skills

Work History

Oct 2014Present

Production Planning Track Lead for SAP ERP Project

English Biscuit Manufacturers Pvt. Limited

Looking after e2e implementation of SAP PP module, and its cross modular integration. Drafted the Business Process Maps and Business Blue Print Documents, Authorization Matrices and End User Training Program.

Jan 2013Present

Production Manager

English Biscuit Manufacturers Pvt. Limited
  • Leading complete production operations of Biscuit Manufacturing on 7 lines with over 30 packing machines supported by a team of 18 direct reporting permanent employees and over 1000 contractual workers.
  • Formulating Annual Operating Plan (AOP) as per Rolling Sales Forecast (RSF) and Supply Planning Schedule for Pre & Executive S&OP; participating in Annual Capacity Planning at Group Level.
  • Developing & implementing production plans and ensuring timely accomplishment of production targets as per projected sales volume
  • Reviewing performance of the plant functions including maintenance of plant facilities, machinery & infrastructure.
  • Keeping track of compliance of final output as per KPIs and Annual Business Plan.
  • Focusing on optimization of process parameters; initiating process improvements for achieving increase in OEE% of Packing Machines and Loss Tree Analysis based on TPM tools and techniques
  • Maintaining safe working conditions at the plant by complying to the occupational health and safety rules.
  • Initiating Savings Projects for curtailing production cost and achieving annual savings targets.
Jan 2010Dec 2012

Assistant Manager - QSHE

Unilever Pakistan Limited
  • Drove strict adherence of all manufacturing process with
    • HACCP Guidelines
    • Unilever OHS FWS/OHSAS 18001:2007 Compliance
    • OHS FWS/OHSAS 18001:2007 Compliance
    • EMS FWS/ISO 14001:2004 Compliance
  • Provided assistance in consumer grievance handling and initiated subsequent action plans as per the feedback
  • Reported to Senior Management on 3P make performance at Quality Review Meetings
  • Administered quality and SHE related matters at 3 P sites for detergents, cosmetics and beverages and implemented Unilever Global Quality Standard for co-packers across all 3P makes units
  • Led the implementation of CRQS program, Quality Verification Program (QVP) and Enzyme Safety Protocol on Detergent Plants
  • Performed Internal/External audits of Unilever factories/offices on nationwide basis
  • Entrusted with the responsibility of OHS risk assessments, surveys, accident/incident investigation and updated the lines on newly introduced standards and legislation
  • Developed Environmental Management System at 3P make sites involving devising of system procedures, environmental aspect impact assessment and training
Jul 2007Dec 2009

Assistant Production Manager

Engro Foods Limited
  • Independently Lead Shift Operations Production Planning and Operations Management of Liquid Line (Pasteurization and UHT) and Powder Plant
  • Prepared & maintained daily report on schedule adherence and productivity status
  • Minimized performance bottlenecks for achieving high productivity with minimum consumption of material & machine
  • Supported the adherence of HSE and Food Safety Rules Compliance
Feb 2007Jul 2007

Trainee Engineer

Gatron (Industries) Limited - GIL

Skills

Production Planning & Operations

Master Production Scheduling, Capacity Requirements Planning and Material Requirements Planning

Process Optimization

Certified TPM Instructor with expertise in Process Redesigning, Manufacturing Excellence, Cost Truncation.

Safety & Quality Compliance

OHSAS 18001, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22001, Lead Auditor in Two Management Systems

Jishu Hosen (Autonomous Maintenance)

Hands on experience of implementing JH Step 0 to 3, model machine preparation, genba.

Team Building and Leadership

Lead a team of as much as 18 direct reports and over 400 indirect reports.

Education

Jan 2015Present

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi

Managerial Communication, Managerial Economics, Game Theory, Quantitative Methods for Decision Making, Marketing Management, Financial Accounting and Information Systems, Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business.

Jan 2003Dec 2006

Bachelor of Chemical Engg/Tech.

University of Karachi

Heat Trasnfer, Mass Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Plant Design, Engineering Economics, Process Industries, Mass Balance and Energy Balance.



Career Highlights & Achievements

English Biscuit Manufacturers Pvt. Limited

    • Merit of receiving Best Performer of the Month in Jan’15 for delivering outstanding performance consistently.
    • Achieved a reduction in manpower by 175 workers (14%) from on-roll strength and delivered a savings of PKR 40.17 Million against the budget by remodeling of labor deployment on Packing Lines.
    • Reduced thermal printing cost by 40% along with annualized cost saving of over PKR 20 Million without any capital investment by optimizing coding format and manufacturing cost optimization through re-evaluation of traceability code format.

Unilever Pakistan Limited.

    • Managed the erection of 400 TPD Detergent Manufacturing for SHE related matters on Zero Injury Project (No Lost Time Accident Occurred During the Course) at Unilever Pakistan.

Engro Foods Limited

    • Successfully implemented an integrated system for filling machines’ efficiency monitoring in 2008
    • Performed the role of Project Coordinator (Processing) for installation and commissioning of 2nd Milk Pasteurization Plant
    • Acted as Project Team Member and completed Butter and Desi Ghee Section Extension Project in 2007
    • Commissioning of Third Aseptic Tank (ATS) with GEA TDS in 2007
    • HPO Storage and Dosing System as Project Team Member (Processing)

Certifications

Mar 2015

Introduction to Game Theory

coursera.org
Jul 2010

TPM Instructor

JIPM - Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance
Dec 2010

Lead Auditor Course ISO 14001/Unilever Environment Care Standards

Unilever Pakistan/Quality Concerns
Mar 2010

Lead Auditor Course OHSAS 18001/Unilever OHS Framework Standards.

Unilever Pakistan/Quality Concerns

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 18th June 1984
  • Languages Known: English, Urdu and Arabic (Basic)
  • Nationality: Pakistani
  • No. of Dependents: 02
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Driving License: Valid for Driving in Pakistan

Language Proficiency

  • English
    • Full Working Proficiency
    • 8.0 Bands in IELTS Examination. 
  • Urdu
    • Native Language/Full Working Proficiency.
  • Arabic
    • Basic Working Proficiency. 
    • Full ability to read and write. Limited speaking proficiency.

References

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