Versatile result oriented Materials Management professional with demonstrated expertise in procurement, warehousing, quality assurance, inventory control and ERP with comprehensive experience of 31 years.
Profile at a Glance
Performance driven professional with hands on experience in and expertise of all aspects of Materials Management.
Proven competencies in procurement, warehousing, inventory management and quality assurance.
Outstanding track record of achieving considerable cost savings through standardization, variety reduction and inventory control.
Well versed in ERP packages like Cemelion and PATH and Business Intelligence software ‘Business Objects’, SAP ECC6.0 – MM module
Good grounding in international material specifications, coding systems and standards like ASME, BS and DIN.
Experienced in handling import and export procedures and shipping documentation.
Excellent ability to work harmoniously in a multicultural international ambience.
Good Exposure on data analysis and trouble shoot the process flow
Areas of Expertise
Warehousing and Logistics
Experienced in planning layouts, procurement of material handling equipment, stacking and bar coding for efficient operations.
Proven skills in managing warehouses with large number of stock-keeping units.
Standardization and Variety Reduction
Well versed in executing projects and achieving considerable reduction in the number of line items in stock.
Skilled in organizing effective inventory management systems achieving significant reduction in inventories and eliminating stock-outs of A-class items.
Experienced in make or buy decisions, procurement planning, procurement and imports and exports
Capable of designing and implementing systems leading to major improvements in third-party inspection parameters.
Well versed in various international codes and standards.
Computerization and ERP
Hands on experience on SAP MM and L1 support to resolve issues and provide proper solutions.
Design custom reports and forms in SAP MM and implement without any issues.
Analyse and present massive data into management information report for business decision using various applications like MS Office, SQL, VBA, Business Objects etc.
Develop and implement various periodic reports as dash board using VBA, MS Excel.
Grounding in ERP systems like Cemelion and PATH.
Capable of developing and implementing software for materials management.
Yusuf Ahmed Al Ghanims & Sons WLL, Kuwait
The company with a turnover of over KD 500 million is active in many industrial segments in manufacturing and services.
Senior System Analyst, Aug 2015 to Apr 2017
Support for Process flow of material across different business function and various projects in SAP system.
Feasibility of real time update of materials delivery and implementation.
KPI reports of SAP support team professionals and monitoring.
Monitoring Key Master in SAP system and their key factors.
Provide proper solution and resolve the day-to-day SAP MM issues.
Design Custom Reports and implement to fulfill the user requirement.
Senior Material Engineer, July 2013 to July 2015
Responsible for flawless material availability for various projects.
Inventory proper accounting without delay in update.
Ensure physical Inventory vs System inventory is accurate.
Maintain Material master and their MAP.
Variance in Physical VS System is less than 100 KWD.
Major Reduction in pending list for Account Payable Invoicing by solving the GR issues.
System Analyst, Jun 2000 to Oct 2013.
Responsible for inventory control and warehouse management for an inventory in excess of KD 3900 thousands.
Administer an ERP system running PATH with 100 0nline users and 9 application modules.
Prepare and provide Management Information reports and analysis to aid decision making by general managers and financial controllers of the company.
Achieved significant reduction of inventory in 2003-04 valued at KD 100 thousand.
Implemented a scientific cataloging and codification system bringing down number of items in stock from 10,000 to 8,500 and halving the number of slow moving items to 2000.
Al Sager Steam Boilers & Pressure Vessels, Riyadh, KSA.
Estimation Engineer, Jan 1999 to Jun 2000.
The company is engaged in manufacturing pressure vessels, package boilers and LPG vessels catering to major clients like ARAMCO and SABIC and has a turnover of SR 300 million.
Looked after preparation of tender documents against enquiries from clients.
Was involved in the design of static equipment like pressure vessels, boilers including piping and LPG vessels with systems conforming to international standards like ASME and BS.
Ensured smooth production by incorporating work procedures and making and monitoring production schedules using MS Projects. Coordinated with third party inspectors to maintain schedules.
Developed and implemented a new procedure for production scheduling, coordination and third party inspection leading to elimination of production delays leading to imposition of penalty clauses. The new procedure enabled the company to complete projects ahead of schedule and claim bonuses.
Used make-or-buy analysis leading to manufacture of 120 numbers of eccentric and concentric reducers for boiler header leading to a saving of USD 60 thousand.
Deutsche Babcock Power Systems Ltd, Chennai, India
Manager – Procurement, Apr 1996 to Jan 1999
A German MNC engaged in the design, manufacture and installation of power boilers and accessories, pressure vessels and industrial fans. The Chennai division has annual revenues in excess of USD 200 million.
Was in charge of the Materials Department looking after Purchase, Warehousing, Inventory Control and Vendor Development including import of raw materials and export of finished equipment. Was a member of the team implementing and maintaining ISO-9001 QMS.
Achieved cost savings of USD 100 thousand by careful planning, forecasting and purchase of copper tubes in 1998.
Developed and implemented software for materials management meeting requirements of finance and production departments.
Binny Ltd, Chennai, India
Senior Engineer, Nov 1992 to Apr 1996
A Versatile Engineering Turnkey projects manufacturing company
In Charge for Sub vendor development department. Floating tenders and finalization for equipment / boiler ancillaries / piping and their supports as per company drawing for both supply and site fabrication and erection.
Supply of fabricated structures / equipments to the schedule time. Project monitoring of offloaded work. Monitoring the schedule of sub vendor developments.
Coordinate with other departments – Finance, Quality Control, Production, Planning and Design.
Prepare a work sheet for make or buy decision for various equipments.
Ergodyne Pvt Ltd, Chennai, India
Engineer, Jul 1985 to Nov 1992
A versatile Industrial Boilers, Heat Exchangers and Pressure Vessel Manufacturing company based the project requirement
Procurement of raw materials, bought out materials and equipments.
Fixing of inventory norms based on ABC, VED etc.,
In charge of manufacturing of Stainless steel vessels, special type Heat exchangers.
Preparation of Machine and man power scheduling and monitoring of the same.
Preparation of materials and special tools - indent based on drawing.
Coordinate with third party inspectors. Coordinate for external lab testing and get approval from inspection agency.
Well versed in MS Word, Excel, Access and MS Projects, VBA, SQL.
Good exposure to design software like Compress (Codeware Inc).
Good knowledge of ERP packages like Cemeleon and PATH and business intelligence software like Business Objects.
AMIE, Mechanical Engineering, Institution of Engineers (India), 1986.
Graduate Diploma in Materials Management, Indian Institute of Materials Management, 1993.
Date of Birth: 1, March 1963.
Address: G2, 64/51, Aanaikatti Street, Little Kanchipuram, Kanchipuram - 631501.
Holding Valid Indian Passport.
Reference will be provided on requirement.