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Supply Chain / procurement Manager

Location:
Dammam, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Posted:
November 15, 2017

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Jihad Hatim Eid

Tel: + *** *********

Bechamoun, Lebanon; Email: ac3byh@r.postjobfree.com; Nationality: Lebanese

Supply Chain Management Professional

A highly effective Supply Chain Management Professional with a wealth of experience in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, contracting and Business Development, a comprehensive knowledge of warehousing, supplies, inbound and outbound logistics and clearance procedures, and a solid background in Manufacturing, and Operations. I have strong communication skills and natural authority. I am blessed with excellent negotiating abilities, and effectively working as part of a team and leading it to success. I have a Creative approach to problem solving, this reliable to ensuring goals and deadlines.

Skills

Supply Chain responsible for the oversight of materials, information, and finances as they move in a process from supplier to manufacturer to wholesaler to retailer to consumer

Procurement – a very good knowledge of the Sierra Leone local market and international market. Worked with PAE Government service in Sierra Leone as their procurement / logistic / warehouse Supervisor. Procuring all Raw materials and products locally and internationally Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies. Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships. Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms. Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services. Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries. Examine and test existing contracts. Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness. Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company. Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients. Expect unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies. Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements. Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.

Warehouse Management - Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures. Controls inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system. Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.

Operations Management Develops & deploys robust processes to eliminate operational inefficiencies

People Management Strong and decisive leadership of multi-cultural and multi-disciplined teams

Distribution Management Handel all of the distribution local in KSA and overseas.

Production Planning Efficient planning and coordination of production with supply schedules

Strategic Planning Defines and directs implementation of innovative and successful strategies

Change Management Manages and leads change to ensure minimum disruption to core activities

Process Improvement Designs smart work processes to achieve business process optimisation

Operational Excellence Consistently delivers optimum efficiency and cost-effective operations

Logistics Management Ensures highly effective purchasing and timely delivery to minimize costs

Customer Services Excellent ability to build strategic, lucrative relationships to secure business

Supplier Evaluation Evaluation of Manufacturers & Suppliers ability Profiles for quality and cost

Purchasing Utilises strong professional negotiation skills in effective MRO procurement

Languages English and Arabic (Fluent Reading and writing); French (Speak only)

Education & Training

Lockheed-Martin Business Skills Training Course 2009

Bachelor of Arts, Economics Sonoma State University, California 1987

Bachelor of Arts, Computer Programming Coleman College, San Diego, California 1989

Career History

May 2014 – Nov.30.2017 United Plastic Card Co.

Supply Chain Manager Saudi Arabia Dammam

Review or update supply chain practices in accordance with new or changing environmental policies. Select transportation routes to maximize economy by combining shipments or consolidating warehousing and distribution. Develop material costs forecasts or standard cost lists. Negotiate prices and terms locally and internationally with suppliers, vendors, or freight forwarders. Monitor supplier performance to assess ability to meet quality and delivery requirements. Collaborate with other departments, such as procurement, production, and quality assurance, to identify or qualify new suppliers. Design or implement plant warehousing strategies for production materials or finished products. Analyze inventories to determine how to increase inventory turns, reduce waste, or optimize customer service. Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, inventory control, warehousing, or receiving. Develop procedures for coordination of supply chain management with other functional areas, such as sales, marketing, finance, production, or quality assurance.

Dec 2013 – May 2014 PAE Government Services

Procurement / Facility Manager Freetown, Sierra Leone

I was Responsible for managing the annual budget for purchasing, Construction and maintenance of vehicles, communications equipment, generators and collateral equipment.

Responsible for maintenance projects which required procurement of construction materials.

Sourcing and purchasing goods locally and internationally with a three bid process

Strategic network and price optimization

Inbound and outbound logistics and clearance procedures

Aug 2011 – Sep 2013 United Plastic Card Co.

Supply Chain Manager Saudi Arabia Dammam

Review or update supply chain practices in accordance with new or changing environmental policies. Select transportation routes to maximize economy by combining shipments or consolidating warehousing and distribution. Develop material costs forecasts or standard cost lists. Negotiate prices and terms locally and internationally with suppliers, vendors, or freight forwarders. Monitor supplier performance to assess ability to meet quality and delivery requirements. Collaborate with other departments, such as procurement, production, and quality assurance, to identify or qualify new suppliers. Design or implement plant warehousing strategies for production materials or finished products. Analyze inventories to determine how to increase inventory turns, reduce waste, or optimize customer service. Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, inventory control, warehousing, or receiving. Develop procedures for coordination of supply chain management with other functional areas, such as sales, marketing, finance, production, or quality assurance.

July 2010 – July 2011 HR Pharmacy.

Procurement & Admin Manager Beirut Lebanon

Procurement and coordinates all activities relating to procurement of medicines in a pharmacy including storage, inventory and quality management of supplies.

Good communication, interpersonal and organization skills.

Keeps accurate records of all medicines in our possession and the funds applied in acquiring new medication.

Determine whether there are any shortages in their stock of medicine and make request for funds to acquire the drugs. Manage emergency stock to be made available during stock-outs.

Review all documentation received to ensure the procedures for procurement of drugs followed the proper pharmacy policies.

Customer service and sales were part of the extra work done when needed.

May 2007 – June 2010 PAE Government Services, (A Lockheed

Martin Company)

Procurement Operations Manager Freetown, Sierra Leone

Responsible for the purchasing and maintenance of vehicles, communications equipment, generators and collateral equipment, and ensuring adherence to the annual budget

Responsible for maintenance projects which required procurement of construction materials

Supervised the procurement, receipt and distribution of bulk fuel products, monitored daily fuel distribution and consumption for approximately 325 vehicles and generators, reconciled and calculated consumption rate with actual usage, and reconciled any discrepancies.

Negotiated contracts and supervised competitive bidding processes with international accounts to sustain the ECOWAS Logistics Depot in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Ensured the smooth running of logistic Operations with the appropriate goods or services being delivered in the right quantity, at the right quality, to the right place at the right time

Created and instigated an enhanced inventory process that slashed shrink to its lowest.

Developed and implemented integrated logistics solutions by close collaboration with senior leadership; analyzing current systems and devising innovative and appropriate solutions.

March 2003 – April 2007 Eid Brothers Manufacturing and Trading (EBMT)

Managing Director Freetown, Sierra Leone

Processed all daily correspondence and paperwork to all international suppliers to follow up on pending orders and future orders, stressing expiry dates, shelf life of products, delivery dates etc.

Retail and wholesale of FMCG and because of the low profit margin on the FMCG I was responsible to make sure that sales are in large quantities.

Managing logistic operations to ensure timely and quality provision of goods and services on site.

Handled all distribution in the city of Freetown Sierra Leone.

Warehouse Management including palletizing, kitting, tagging, and identifying products, as well as storing them in the most time- and space-efficient manner possible.

Assigning tasks to all staff including sales, warehousing and delivery truck personnel.

Monitoring and tracking shipments from order placement until arrival at the warehouse.

January 2001 – February 2003 Trans-Gazelle Transportation Company

Manager Kinshasa, Republic of the Congo

I was the Manager of a transportation Company with more than 50 trucks as their fleet. I Managed distribution in the city of Kinshasa Congo of bakery products for non-governmental organizations and major industries.

January 1990 – December 2000 Eid Brothers Inc.

General Manager Monrovia Liberia

Hand on distribution with the objective to make sure that our entire customer is happy by receiving the goods on time.

Arrange and direct procedure for all our delivery trucks

Divide all of the country into zones and use the distribution procedure.

Day to day operation on all aspect of the import and export company.

Making sure all employees (100 personal) adhere to company policies and business ethics codes and ensure that they are communicated and implemented with the team.

Assigning tasks to all staff including sales, warehousing and delivery trucks personnel.

Monitoring and tracking shipments from the moment the order is made till moment of arrival to our warehouse (responsible for initiating contacts with suppliers, maintaining relationship with old and new suppliers, and contacts with the related shipping line).

Make sure that the warehouse is properly organized and divided into sections according to the procedures :

1) All essential products are packed together

2) All hazardous materials are packed in a separate

Warehouse taking into consideration their safety data sheet

Requirements to maintain and contribute to a safe work

Environment by adhering to policies and procedures as outlined in company

Safety program.

References

Akram Hemeidan Mrs. Roula Richani Eid

Job Title: Project Manager Job Title: Pharmacist Owner

Company Name: PAE Government Service Company Name: HR Pharmacy

Phone Number: +233.76610206 Phone Number: +96

Email Address: ac3byh@r.postjobfree.com

Mr. Sami Nassar Mr. Walid Bijjani

Job Title: Plant Manager Job Title: HR and Admin Manager

Company Name: United Plastic Cards Co. Company Name: United Plastic Cards Co.

Phone Number: +966503363389 Phone Number: +966582929515



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