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Manager Mechanical Engineer

Jeddah, Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
February 20, 2018

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: P.O .Box No., Tahliya Street, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

24 + Years Experienced Mechanical Engineer with APS ( American Purchasing Society ) Certification

Seeking assignments in Procurement / Material Management / Supply Chain Management / Global Sourcing with an organization of repute preferably in EPC / Construction / Manufacturing / Oil & Gas industry

Location Preference: Gulf / India

Profile Summary

A competent professional with over 24+ years of experience in Purchase,

Operations, Supply Chain Management, Inventory Control, Material Management and Team Management Deftness in managing the entire gamut of Materials Management including monitoring inventory levels, stock management and liaising with vendors for timely procurement Of various items

A strategic planner with expertise in implementing cost saving measures (by using various cost reduction techniques) to achieve reduction in terms of procurement cost

Resourceful in driving (inbound and outbound) Logistics Operations which

Encompasses new route identification, fleet management and negotiating with freight forwarders for timely delivery of material required

Exceptional negotiation & relationship management skills with ability to relate to

People at any level of business

Excellent interpersonal, analytical and negotiation skills

Core Competencies

Maintaining a strong communication chain between the different divisions in order to receive inquiries about status of materials, requisition, dispatch information and delivery status.

Managing supply chain for distributing goods to the manufacturing unit / Project job site of Micro Tunnelling, Sewage Plants and other Infrastructure Projects for achievement of targets within specified parameters

Interfacing with cross functional departments for ascertaining procurement plans of raw materials .

Planning the funds for procurement and sourcing of materials ensuring optimum

Utilization of materials, maximum cost savings & meeting anticipatory orders for monthly operations.

Monitoring the stock levels of consumables / spares / stocks at warehouses/

Stores & ensuring timely procurement and replenishment of stocks

Lead Material Value Analysis ( by using Value – Engineering ) / Reengineering Initiatives with the objective of Reducing Cost of Goods Supplied & Hence Improving Gross Profit Levels.

Planning, directing and maintaining efficient Project operations; assigning and evaluating the work performance of personnel assigned to the Project Provided Project based Accurate Forecasts to the Project Manager / MD on cost, Delivery & Performance of Sub-contractors.

Providing innovative warehousing like just in time services to increase inventory visibility and velocity at the same time helping company reduce total cost and cycle time .

Ensure Implementation Of Client Procedure For Bidding, Submit Documentation, Prepare Procurement Strategy (Make Or Buy Analysis ) Reports Based On Project Procurement Plan.

Responsible for Suppliers Profile & Portfolio Management, Suppliers Pre - Qualification and Vendors Performance evaluation on requirement basis for vendor selection - prepare bidding plan, conduct bidding, monitor progress, Collect bidding responses, Prepare Strategy Report, organize contract negotiations and handover.

Responsible for staff development activities comprising of supporting recruitment, team development and complaint resolution, set KPI’s for direct reports and conduct performance appraisal and also drive motivation levels of direct reports.

Employment Details

Currently Working With M/s Petron Saudi Industrial Co. LLC, Jubail As ‘ Procurement In-Charge’.

Hierarchical Reporting to : M.D / Planning & SC Manager

Hierarchical Report in : Five ( 2 - Procurement Engineers, 3 - Procurement Specilaists )

With Proven Track Record, Efficiently Handled Following ( Few ) Procurement With Reputed Global/Local Manufacturers / Stockists / Vendors :

Structural Steel, Welding Consumables, Pumps,Valves, Pipes, Flanges & Fittings, Insulation Materials, MEP, Civil ( Infrastructure,Building Constrcution ) Items, Scaffold Materials Etc.,

From August 2015 to December 2015 - Worked With M/s Green Falcon Ltd ( under M/s Tamlik Management ) Jeddah, Saudi Arabia As ‘ Procurement Manager ‘

Project : Multi-storied Residential Buildings, Client: Ministry of Housing

Hierarchical Reporting to : Projects Director

Hierarchical Report in : Nil

Reason for job change : Redundancy declared by company due to closing down of Procurement Department, while restructuring the company.

Civil Engineering - Construction Building Materials - Tunnel Form – work, Water Proofing Membrane, Ready Mix Concrete, Rebar Steel, Structural Steel, Batching Plant Bulk Materials,Concrete Admixtures, Tiles, Finishing Materials etc., Elevators, MEP Equipment & Materials.

From 25th February, 2014 to July 2015– Worked With M/s Vision Etimaad Contracting Co.Ltd (MEP Sub-Contractor For SBG - Saudi Binladin Group ) Jeddah, Saudi A rabia As ‘ Projects Procurement Manager ‘

Hierarchical Reporting to : Deputy General Manager

Hierarchical Report in : 6 ( Lead Procurement, Procurement Engineers, Procurement officer, Local Purchaser, Procurement Assistant )

Reason for job change : For Better Prospects

Project : High Rise Building (Mixed use), Infrastructure & MEP Contracting

Projects Value: SAR.465 Million (USD.124 Million) – Multiple concurrent Projects

Handling Procurement Activities for HVAC, Plumbing, and Fire Fighting & Electrical in MEP Domain as per SBG Procurement Policy.

Projects handled: Security Buildings – Plot -2 (B1, B2 + 26 Floors - High Rise Building), Makkah First Ring Road Project.

Jul’08 – 20 th February, 2014: Krimmley Contracting Co. Ltd. (Main Contractor), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia as ‘ Senior Mechanical Engineer ‘ (Deputy Procurement Manager)

Client : Ministry of Water & Electricity, NWC, STC & RC - Yanbu

Hierarchical Reporting to : M.D / Procurement Manager

Hierarchical Report in : 5 ( 2 - Procurement Engineers, 1 - Procurement officer, 1- Local Purchaser, 1 - Procurement Assistant )

Reason for job change : For Better Prospects

Project : Infrastructure (Viz..Bridges, Sludge Treatment Plant, Pump stations, Water Reservoirs, waste water re-use, Saudi Telecom Projects ), Industrial Manufacturing & MEP Contracting

Projects Value: USD 200 Million - Multiple concurrent Projects

Products Purchased : Chillers, Pumps, Valves, Firefighting System, Plumbing, All Machinery & Equipment ( Micro tunneling- HDD / TBM, Manufacturing, Earth Moving, Piling Rigs, Road Works, HVAC etc.) Electrical (Transformers, Mv/Lv Switch Gears, RMUs, MCCs, Busbar System), EOT Cranes, Mobile Cranes, MV/LV Generators Up to 2 Mw, MV/LV Cables, Material Handling Equipment, Static & Rotary Equipment, Batching Plant (Auxilaries + Equipment), Pre-Engineered Buildings, All Types of Pipes (RC, DI, GRP, HDPE, RTR, SS, CARBON STEEL) & Pipe Line Materials . Civil Engineering - Construction Building Materials (Water Proofing Membrane, Ready Mix Concrete, Rebar Steel, Structural Steel, Batching Plant Bulk Materials,Concrete Admixtures, Tiles, Finishing Materials etc.)

Key Result Areas

Effectively handling a team of 5 people and managing RFP activities at bidding stage of the project and the projects at execution by streamlining various RFP activities and appraisal of the capital equipment, material & spare parts suppliers

Conducting techno-commercial evaluation of the vendor’s proposals and recommending the competent source to top mgmt.

Leading procurement process by identifying reliable vendors as per approved company procedures & policies

Accountable for technical submittals to the client / consultant and consequent follow-up for approval from the relevant


Involved in maintaining and updating approved vendor’s list and potential manufacturers /suppliers,to review / extract technical specifications, BOQ and drawings

Tracking & ensuring quotation received are complying with the specific project requirements

Assisting team in preparing and issuing purchase orders as per company’s policy

Performing strategic procurement planning for long – lead items and reporting activities related to procurement.

Coordinating various technical reviews with project teams and end users

Responsible for preparing ITP for mechanical stream items and reviewing TPI reports, compliance of specifications &Standards

Inspecting, witnessing Equipment Testing at manufacturer’s facility to ensure quality & specifications are strictly complied with the project specifications.

Monitor Resources Availability Throughout the life-cycle of Project Procurement, Responsible for Procurement Support for Project Progress .

Micro Tunnel Boring Machine ( MTBM ) Scope Of Responsibilities :

Procurement, Supply & Distribution Management - New Equipment, Spare & Wear Parts, Consumables, Tools & Accessories

Responsible For SCM Of Spare Parts, Wear Parts, Excavation Tools And Related Services For 9 Micro Tunnelling Boring Machines ( Concurrently On-Going Projects ) For MOWE Projects . ( MTBM’s On Madinah & Yanbu Micro Tunneling Projects ) With Following Scope Of Responsibilities :

Responsible For SCM Of Spare/ Wear Parts, Consumables For Preventive And Breakdown Maintenance as per Project Plan.

Herrenknecht M -1065, MTS Perforator1000, MTS Perforator 2000, MTS Perforator 2200.

Bentonite Pumps And Lubrication Systems, Separation Plants ( SCHAUENBERG-MAB ), Tunnelling Lubrication Fluids ( SW-TGL, TGL ) To Minimize Jacking Forces, Feed, Slurry & De-Watering Pumps, Intermediate Jacking Station For Longer Drives, Jacking Hydraulic Cylinder, Modification Of Cutter Head, Muck Cart,Material Handling Equipment And Its Auxiliaries Supply, Hydraulic Motors, Maintenance, Witness Test At Vendor’s Workshop For Acceptance Prior To Delivery At Site, Launching, Reception Seals, Internal Lining Materials And Welding Consumables, Tools And Accessories To Ensure Leak-Tight Pipe Joint, Man Hole, Shaft Construction ( Secant Piling, Sinking Shaft Construction ) Materials, Tools, Consumables & Accessories, Shotcrete Machines, Up-Skin Construction Materials, Tools & Consumables.

Make Periodical Follow-Up With Project / Site /Construction /Ware House Management For Updated Inventory Of Spare/Wear Parts, Consumables And Supplies.

Dealt with Subcontractors for Manhole, line finishing,launching, reception shaft construction - supply, Installation, Testing, Commissioning & Acceptance.

Dec’07 - Jul'08: MADA Commercial & Industrial Investment Group (Al-Rajhi Holding Co.), Riyadh as ‘ Electro- Mechanical Procurement (Utility) Manager

Hierarchical Reporting to : Projects Director

Hierarchical Report in : Nil

Reason for job change : For Better Prospects

Project : Industrial Manufacturing, Infrastructure & MEP Contracting

Project Value : USD 110 Million + - Multiple Concurrent Projects

Products Purchased : Chillers, Pumps, Valves, Firefighting, Plumbing, Production Line Machinery & Equipment, Electrical (Transformers, Switch Gear, RMU, MCC, Busbar System), EOT Cranes, MV/LV Generators up to 2 Mw, Mv / Lv Cables, Material Handling Equipment, Pre-Engineered Buildings, Evaluation Of MEP Sub- Contractors, Negotiation & Contract Award, Scrutiny Of Variation Order Claims.

Key Result Areas

Worked towards approval and appraisal of the industrial capital equipment suppliers (viz. Package Units, AHU, FCU, Cooling Towers, Heat Exchangers, MV Switch Gears, MCC’s Transformers, O/H Cranes )

Evaluated supplier’s performance based on lead times and non-conformance reports

Involved in identifying and proposing ‘long lead time’ items to the management and formulate long term procurement


Jul'01 - Nov'07: Saudi Signs Supply Co. Ltd., Jeddah as ‘ Materials Planning & Procurement Engineer (Procurement Manager) ‘

Hierarchical Reporting to : General Manager

Hierarchical Report in : 3 ( Procurement officer, Local Purchaser, Procurement Assistant )

Reason for job change : For Better Prospects

Project: Industrial Manufacturing

Project Value: USD. 35 Million +

Products Purchased: Firefighting, Plumbing, Production Line Machinery & Equipment, Material Handling Equipment, Industrial Materials (Polypropylene Sheets, Vinyls, PVC Fabrics, Screen Chemicals, Digital Printing Inks)

Key Result Areas

Responsible for approval and appraisal of material suppliers performance based on delivery schedules, lead times and non- conformance reports

Involved in negotiating ‘contract terms & conditions’ with the suppliers in coordination with the top management

Identified new vendors and conducted periodical techno-commercial evaluation of the existing & new suppliers

Formulated annual materials budget based on the strategic business plan, sales forecast and ensured procurement process for materials by identifying reliable sources and suppliers .

Monitored airport, seaport & road freight clearance of inbound overseas orders to ensure a timely & effective supply of materials to support production department

Ensured optimum level of stock, reviewed non-moving items and dispose obsolescence

Accountable for material classification, creation of stock material cataloguing, preparation of material codes and generated weekly stock reports

Performed daily inspection of stores and storage areas and ensured the traceability of the stock

Familiar with Warehouse Management System (WMS) documentation and hands on experience with automated operating systems (personal computer usage) for inventory control, purchasing and stock management

Minimized inventory cost on materials by establishing EOQ for store stock items

Rendered logistics support for on time delivery of materials and services to company's branches at optimum cost

Maintained inventory on FIFO basis and costing of each consignment for the landed cost of the material.


Successfully completed / Handled projects on schedule within time / budget constraints (MADA Group)

Instrumental in achieving targeted savings of about 10 -12% to the organization by proposing alternate competitive vendors

with quality standards and within specified period ( KCC )

Played a major role in decreasing inventory cost of materials & spare parts (Saudi Signs Supply Co. Ltd.)

Demonstrated skills in handling multi - million dollar purchases ( KCC )

Exposed to Global Sourcing ;

Functioned as key member in the ISO Implementation in National Glass & Mirrors Co. Prepared Working Instructions & Procedures For Production Planning, Engineering & Maintenance Planning Departments. Developed Various Forms For Three Departments

Major vendors handled:







Existing systems/ processes streamlined / Results obtained:

Identified Long Lead Items And Developed Long Term Procurement Strategy (Streamlined Company’s EPC performance by

using ABC Analysis)

Streamlined The Product Cost for Saudi Signs Supply Co. Ltd.)

New vendor/ supplier identified:

Broke the monopoly of SW-TGL manufacturer in K.S.A and identified new manufacturer in USA (with saving to

the company by 18 - 20%)

Previous Experience

Dec'92 - Jun'01: National Glass & Mirrors Co. Ltd., Jeddah (An ISO 9002 certified company) as ‘‘ Mechanical Engineer ''

Hierarchical Reporting to : Sales Manager

Hierarchical Report in : 4 ( Estimator, Drafts persons, office assistant )

Reason for job change : For Better Prospects

Academic Details

BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING . (Mechanical Engineering ) from Bangalore University, India in December - 1990

Other Course

IELTS [International English Language Testing System] from British Council, Jeddah in 2007

IT Skills: Well versed with AutoCAD R14 and MS-Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

Trainings Attended

ISO 9000 awareness training FAHSS / TUV, DAMMAM in 1998

Certifications received

Certified Internal Quality Auditor from FAHSS / TUV, DAMMAM

Member - Saudi Council of Engineers, Valid till March 2017

CPP & CPPM (Certified Professional Purchasing Manager) from APS (American Purchasing Society), Valid till Sep’17

Training Course in SAP (MM) ECC 6.0

PMP Training ( 35 PDU’s – FEB 2016 ) TRACCERT, CANADA

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 1st August, 1968

Languages Known: English, Arabic, Urdu, Hindi & Telugu

Nationality: Indian;

Residence Permit (Saudi Iqama): Valid and Transferable

Driving License: Valid Saudi Driving License

Credentials & References : Available on Request


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