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Manager Management

February 03, 2018

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● Strategy Planning ● Procurement & Sourcing ● Materials Management ● Vendor Management ● Techno-Commercial Operations ● Resource Planning

-Recognized as efficient manager who generates significant growth in revenue and motivates personnel effectively to provide superior customer services

-Overcoming complex business challenges and making high-stake decisions using experience-backed judgment, strong work ethics and irreproachable integrity

Soft Skills Skills Set


Procurement & Sourcing

Inventory Management

Global Buying Operations



Overseas Vendor Management

Cost Savings / Reduction

Supply Chain Management

New Market Development

Customer Servicing

Strategic Planning

Order Processing

Reporting & Documentation

QMS & EMS Audit Assistance

Liaison & Coordination


Dynamic career of over 3 Decades (international experience in UAE {Sharjah, Abu Dhabi & Dubai}, KSA (Riyadh) and India {Chennai}) that year-on-year success in achieving organizational objectives across ISO Certified (9001 & 14001) industries

Leveraged entrepreneurial ability and skills in translating corporate vision to overcome complex marketing challenges and deliver on high-impact decisions: o Managing purchase functions including obtaining competitive quotations, preparing purchase orders, negotiating with suppliers, processing bills, maintaining records and finalizing contracts on best terms

o Establishing long-term partnerships with local suppliers; acquiring techno-commercial offers and monitoring the quality of procured material through regular meetings / interactions with vendors

o Investigating, analysing & correcting problems and implementing effective measures to manage minimum & maximum stock level without hampering operations / production o Developing a global sourcing framework to analyse demand patterns, identifying short & long term requirements for price sensitive articles in each category and managing the implementation for the same

Enterprising leader with a solid record of contributions in cost saving & economic global buying measures for a broad variety of products that invigorated businesses, heightened productivity & enhanced internal controls

Proven track record of establishing processes & SOPs, streamlining workflow and creating work environment to enhance productivity

Established consistent & appropriate business practices and built staff morale at the time of distress; instituted controls, teamwork and accountability throughout the entity

A forward thinking person with communication, analytical & organizational skills; exceptionally well organized with a track record that demonstrates self-motivation, creativity and initiative to achieve both corporate and personal goals SHAGUL HAMEED RAHIMAN

602, Al Wathba Building, Khalifa Street, Ajman / UAE

00971 55 680 8353 / 00971 52 644 8284


Since Aug’11 Specialized Metal Systems (AIG Group), HF Zone, Sharjah as Procurement Manager Role:

Spearheading the gamut of procurement operations: o Development & implementation of key purchase / procurement strategies of spares & consumables for Project Sites & Factory Production and ensuring that plans are aligned with requirements right from receipt of purchase request till the receipt of material. o Handling the maintenance of records for end-to-end purchasing cycle including timely delivery of ordered material. o Leading the inventory functions to curtail inventory holding expenses; ensuring adherence to maximum and minimum stocking system for various spares.

o Coordinating with projects, foreign trade, stores, accounts and other departments for requisite transactions / procedures till successful completion of the order.

o Liaising for procurement with vendors, subordinates & other people down-the-line & guiding them as per requirements. o Negotiating on commercial agreements for assigned products within the related categories; fulfilling contract and procurement compliance accordingly.

Looking after entire vendor development activities: o Developing long-term partnerships with local & foreign suppliers; managing daily supplier performance to ensure meeting of service, cost, delivery & quality norms.

o Assessing the vendor performance as per predefined specifications and handling the supply of quality material for execution of job works.

o Handling negotiations and developing low cost suppliers. o Applying innovative forecasting and planning techniques for convincing suppliers to shift to monthly shipments & stores and maintain optimal inventory on hand.

o Appointing alternate / new vendors (as part of import substitution and cost reduction efforts). Noteworthy Accomplishments:

Successfully developed additional 100 vendors and performed pre-qualification & review of nearly 200 approved vendors.

Achieved major savings in procurement of Stainless Steel & Mild Steel Raw Material. PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Oct’08-Jul’11 Star Steel International LLC (ETA Ascon Star Group), HF Zone, Sharjah, UAE as Purchasing Manager

The Company is a major manufacturer of Rebar and Medium Sections in GCC - total production of 600,000Mt per annum (second in GCC for Sections). I was reporting to the General Manager and managing a Team of 4 Staff in Material Management. Main Responsibilities:

o Procurement of Project material for Rebar Mill and Section Mill Projects and Spares & Consumables for Rebar Mill and Cut & Bend Operation.

o Vendor Pre-qualification and Review (60 approved Vendors). o Vendor Development (350 Vendors).

o Implementation and monitoring QMS & EMS Norms within the areas of responsibility (Purchase & Warehouse departments). Noteworthy Accomplishments:

Contributed in establishment of a new Material Procurement & Inventory Management involving procedures, policies and systems for Purchase Department as well as Warehouse

Successfully developed 350 vendors and performed pre-qualification & review of 116 vendors

Organized QMS & EMS training for the junior staff

Achieved savings worth AED 10m in Section Mill as well as Rebar Mill Projects Feb’07–Aug’08 Ajmal Steel Tubes & Pipes Industries LLC, Abu Dhabi, UAE as Manager – Projects & Procurement Project Management:

Conducted Project Feasibility & prepared Project Report

Arranged to obtain Industrial License & Land in ICAD-1 (Abu Dhabi)

Contract Finalization for the Factory & Machinery Installations

Procurement of all Machinery and Accessories (from Malaysia & India)

Procurement of Raw Material from China (Steel Coils) for initial production of 2,000 MT Noteworthy Accomplishment:

Achieved timely completion of the project including Installation, Commissioning, Trial Production of 2,000 MT and initial sale of 1500 MT (complete cycle in 18 months) prior to Acquisition of Electric Power from ADWEA. Apr’05–Feb’07 Lawry Noble Oilfield Supplies, Jebel Ali, Dubai, UAE as Projects Manager Main Responsibilities:

Procurement, Inspection, Classification of used OCTG (Oil Country Tubular Goods) from Oilfields, arranging for Repair / Recondition and promote for sale with certification by a Certifying Body. Noteworthy Accomplishment:

Contributed in establishment of a new manufacturing facility at AED 75 Million for production of Steel Pipes (36,000 Tons per Annum) Feb’98–Apr’02 Arabian Pipes Company, Riyadh / KSA as Purchase Engineer - Raw Materials Main Responsibilities:

Import of Raw Material (Steel in different Grades) as per the Requests initiated by Sales Department based on the Sales Orders from various Steel Mills around the Globe (Japan, Korea, Germany, India and Saudi Arabia – HADEED).

Import of critical Spares and Equipment from Europe, Korea, USA & India for the Plant & Machinery as per the Requests initiated by the Store, Production, Maintenance & QC Departments. Noteworthy Accomplishments:

Conducted raw material assessment and procured nearly 80,000 Tons of Hot Rolled Steel Coils from international / local sources.

Achieved savings of over 1.0 Million Saudi Riyal per year through annual contract and vendor development without adding inventory.

Contributed in reduction of inventory (spares & consumables) by highlighting the value of slow moving & non-moving items to the senior management.

Initiated the development of 450 vendors and 150 approved vendors.

Redefined procedures to simplify the work load and reduce the lead time to have min inventory.

Successfully developed local vendors for certain consumables (such as Varnish & Hydraulic Seals) at Arabian Pipes Co. and stopped import to achieve a saving of 40% in Varnish (SR 460,000.00 per year) and 50-60% in Hydraulic Seals (SR 250,00.00 per year).

Imported certain branded items (Parker Hydraulic Hoses & Fittings, Allen Bradley Software and Electrical Motors) from German / Europe and stopped local purchase to achieve over 50% saving (SR 350,000.00 per year). Feb’94–Mar’96 Emirates Steel Pipes Ltd., Jebel Ali / UAE as Operations Manager Main Responsibilities:

Procurement of 3,000 Tons / Month of Hot Rolled Steel Coils from various international sources

Production Management and Labor Control.

Noteworthy Accomplishment:

Increased the Production from 1,100 Tons / Month to 2,500 Tons / Month during the span of 2 Years with the same manpower.

Cleared the old stock (accumulated in 3 years prior to my joining) of 10,000 Tons of Finished Pipes and 12,000 Tons of Slit Steel Coils

(Raw Material).

Established better QC Systems and achieved Zero percentage of Material Return from the Customers during my employment (25 Months).

Developed Rolls for 5” Pipes which is non-standard and produced pipes successfully for an export order.

Successfully achieved export orders to Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and Singapore. Oct’80-Jan’94 / Jun’96–Jan’98 / Jun’02–Mar’05 Tube Products of India (TI Group), Chennai, Tamil Nadu Growth Path:

Oct’80–Apr’83: Trainee

Apr’83–Mar’86: Junior Engineer (Projects)

Apr’86–Dec’89: Assistant Superintendent (Cold Rolling Mills) Jan’90–Jan’94: Superintendent (Cold Rolling Mills) Jun’96–Jan’98: Asst. Manager (Tube Mills)

Jun’02–Mar’05: Manager (Tube Mills)

Noteworthy Accomplishments:

Awarded for Outstanding Performance in Jan’84.


2 weeks programme on Strategic Procurement in Dubai in Dec’09 EDUCATION

Jun’77 - Apr’80 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Government Polytechnic College, Thiruchirappalli. IT Skills:

Windows, MS Office (Word, Excel & Spread Sheets), Orbitz, Purchase Order Management as well as MIS Systems PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth: 10th April 1961

Permanent Address: 39, Kaman Street, Block-30, Neyveli, Tamil Nadu-607807 Nationality: Indian

Marital Status: Married

Passport Details: L4948307 (valid till 28/10/2023) No. of Dependents: 4

Languages Known: English, Hindi & Tamil

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