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Supply Chain Continuous Improvement

Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
April 15, 2018

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Nawaf Ayed Al Harbi

Supply Chain Expert

Mobile: 054*******


Nationality: Saudi

Professional Summary:

Creative person with specific Supply Chain experience from concept to development and commitment. Talents include analytical skills, eye in details, negotiation, communication, leadership.

Main Qualifications:

Critical decisions maker.

Responsible team work leader.

Effective contributor in work environment.

Relationship creator.

Confident and trustworthy in any work.

Intelligent negotiator

Expert in purchasing high and low value materials.

Experienced in purchasing the raw materials and consumable items.

+10 years in experience in Supply Chain and manufacturing operations.

ORACLE professional user.

Skilled in inventory control strategies (UL, RO, LL and SS).

Excellent in English and Arabic for all purposes

Skilled in communication

Experienced in dealing with local and international vendors.

Experienced in procedures of customs clearance.


BC’s in Business Administration 2017

Diploma-Technical college 2006


Middle East Specialized Cables MESC

International Procurement Sr. Section Head 2015 – Now

Duties and Responsibilities:

1-Effectively purchasing high quality materials on the excellent time with the best price.

2-Precisely forecasting levels of demand for services and raw materials to meet the business needs.

3-Professionally conducting research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality.

4-Rapidly coordinating between suppliers, manufacturers, all relevant internal departments.

5-Leader of SRM (Suppliers Relations Management) with applying the HSE standers.

6-Pragmatically negotiating and agreeing contracts and monitoring their progress and checking the quality of the provided service.

7-Principally manger of contracts and agreements, including services, goods, lease and insurances.

8-Widely building the contracts taking care of legal, commercial and technical parts of the contracts.

9-Cautiously study the agreements considering the mitigating any potential risk. (Risk Management)

10-Strongly leading all claims legally and commercially for the invoices along with Finance Department and other parties.

11-Restrictively validating the vendors and follow the vendor approval procedures.

12-Systematically evaluation performance for all vendors.

13-Frequently tracing the metal market prices (LME) and studying the impact on future activities.

14-Analytically studying the markets approaches and business news to build the strategic plans.

15-Continuously developing organization’s purchasing strategies.

Middle East Specialized Cables MESC

Procurement and Customs Executive 2012 – 2015

Duties and Responsibilities:

1-Ensure procurement costs for raw materials, chemicals and capital goods used in the production process exclude import duties by obtaining and renewing import duty exemption licenses for each category of raw materials (on a 5-yearly basis), and chemicals (on an annual basis) through timely application to and follow-up action with the Ministry of Commerce.

2-Ensure procurement costs for capital goods (mainly large machinery) used in the production process exclude import duties by obtaining and renewing import duty exemption licenses on an ‘ad hoc’ basis through timely application to and follow-up action with the Ministry of Commerce.

3-Minimize shipment delays and potential related costs, by keeping a log of progress for each shipment keep from the point of issuing the Purchase Order to the customer to delivery to the plant, liaising as necessary with the SPSH.

4-Avoid possible delays in the production process and ultimate delivery to the customer by prompt follow-up via the SPSH with the Supplier (for sending shipping documents to the Bank) and with Finance for sending documents through to Procurement and providing Letter of Credit as soon as practicable following receipt by them of the shipping documents and the ship’s arrival.

5-Avoid rejection of shipping documents by Customs due to errors and omissions to carry out thorough check prior to sending to customs clearance brokers.

6-Avoid demurrage costs at the port of arrival by ensuring prompt onward forwarding of the shipping documents (following checking) to the customs clearance brokers, dealing with any additional documents required (e.g. attestations) and following up with and monitoring the customs clearance brokers to secure customs clearance and release of imported goods and materials within 10 days of arrival of the shipment in port.

7-Ensure that reasons for delays that do occur are identified and entered on the shipment progress log by carrying out a root cause analysis thereby enabling remedial action to prevent or minimize recurrence where possible.

Middle East Specialized Cables MESC

Material Planning Executive 2010 – 2012

Duties and Responsibilities:

1-Plan, develop, implement and evaluate processes for material delivery from supplier to point of fit

2-Implement all processes to agreed standards and targets and support continuous improvement initiatives and identify areas of improvement

3-Monitor the integrity of Bill of Materials (BOM) and manage inventory accuracy

4-Create the inventory levels against agreed target levels (UL, RO, LL and SS) through consumption rates and forecasting.

5-Contribute effectively in the operational budget by assessing the economical inventory value.

6-Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to forecast, plan and facilitate on-time materials to the production line as and when required, avoiding disruption to production.

7-Generate and communicate supplier material delivery schedules and forecasts to ensure they reflect requirements and meet demands

8-Develop and implement processes and work with suppliers on continuous improvement initiatives

9-Resolve suppliers’ concerns and evaluate supplier performance in conjunction with members of the purchasing team.

Middle East Specialized Cables MESC

Material Planning Officer 2006 – 2010

Duties and Responsibilities:

1-Schedule the supply of materials/components to meet production requirements and minimum safety stock levels

2-Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions

3-Day-to-day order management and management of deliveries

4-Understand and manage risks to minimize impact on production schedule

5-Take follow up actions in relation to material shortages that affect production

6-Utilize any Material Requirements Planning system (MRP) via Oracle and ensure that data is accurate and up to date and resolve any issues as required

7-Monitor inventory levels against agreed target levels (UL, RO, LL and SS)

8-Support inventory checks to validate inventory accuracy

9-Minimize obsolete stock and ensure business is left with minimum liability

10-Create regular statistical reports and analysis and update others in the organization


English course (Saudi British Center)

TUV Certification (Risk Assessment)

Chemical safety & Security officials

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