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Purchasing Manager Warehouse

El Sahel, Cairo, 11, Egypt
October 14, 2021

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Ossama Mohamed Sharaby

Supply Chain Professional

Personal & Contact Information :

Date & Place Of Birth : 17 Feb. 1980, Egypt .

Address : 10th District – Building No. 2028 – Nasr City – Egypt Mobile : +201*********

E-Mail :

Nationality : Egyptian .

Career History :

Lomé Container Terminal - TIL Group (Lomé, Togo)

Nov 2019 – May 2020 Inventory, Warehouse & Purchasing Manager (Project Based).

- Qualify and develop an Inventory planning team as well as Techniques and tools.

- Adjust stocks MRPs (planning data) linked with the purchasing process.

- Evaluate and develop current purchasing processes.

- Critical spare parts on a place in coordination with the technical team.

- Hire, train & qualify a new warehouse manager (Local).

- Creates warehouse and inventory planning team organization structure alongside with each role job description and objectives.

- Warehouses layout, shelving & storing system development.

- 5’S Method implementation & training.

- Develop SLA Between technical & purchasing departments.

- Perform terminal annual stock take (Inventory counting) as a model for the coming years.

- Terminal CMMS (APIPRO) Date quality enhancement (database clean up, remove duplicates, and adjust articles classes according to ecl@ss Standards, parts status management, .etc.)

- Waste (scrap) management.

Marine Services Company (Port Said, Egypt)

1st Of Nov. 2016 – Oct. 2019 – Supply Chain Manager . Managing company supply chain functions starts from planning ends with the reverse supply chain as below:

- Inventory & warehousing.

a) Create a new organization structure responsible for inventory and warehouse management. b) Develop a new vision to determine required resources (Equipment, Tools, labors, etc.). c) Design the layout of the warehouses and implementing 5S. d) Train & qualify staff.

- Local and foreign procurement management (Processes and team).

- Logistics (Shipping and transportation, fleet, courier, and customs clearance).

- Marine operations.

A.P Moller Maersk – APM Terminals (Port Said, Egypt)

1st Of Nov. 2014 – 31st Of Oct 2016 - Purchasing Manager.

- Purchasing Manager putting into effect (Local and foreign) Purchasing and sourcing strategy, managing execution flow including contract management.

- Managing spends of 80,000,000 USD /Year On average.

- SRM Starts from selection ending with evaluation.

- Improving both traditional and modern purchasing methods (i.e. E-Auction, E- Contracts Tools).

- Department ERP (IFS) Superuser for Inventory, Warehouse, and procurement modules.

- Member of the IFS Upgrade project committee.

- Managing department KPIs and objectives which includes, but not limited to:

* Procurement cost-saving (Hard cost-saving).

* P&L Saving.

* Consignment orders value.

* Sourcing management including E-Sourcing events.

* Orders consolidations and supply intervals.

1st Of Feb 2011 – 31st Of Oct.2014 – Inventory & Warehouses Manager .

- Responsible for maintaining company inventory and warehousing activities in order to ensure that customers have access to the necessary supplies and needs by managing and supervising related processes and staff.

- Member of APM Terminals CMMS and procurement committee workshop.

- Member of APM Terminals (Warehouse Centralization) Project.

- Maintain an accurate and updated IFS Data.

- Assisting in maintaining cash controls, purchasing processes.

- Developing Supply Chain Strategy with both purchasing and Logistics teams.

- Waste management control.


* Inventory cleanup project achieving below targets:

- Optimize the company’s inventories.

- Increasing the inventory turnover rate.

- Maximize warehouse utilization.

* Foreign supplies consolidation project achieving below targets:

- Spare parts availability (As per SLA With technical team).

- Ordering and logistics costs reduction (Shipping, Clearance, Etc.).

- Smooth Cash flow through excellent payment term and consignment agreement extension. 1st of June 2009 – 31st of Jan 2011 (Supply Chain Materials Planner).

- Adding new parts codes to IFS According to SCCT code tree.

- Maintaining parts MRP (Oder point, order points quaintly, safety stocks, Etc.)

- Monitoring stocks and reordering process.

- Updating delivery schedules deadlines to meet company demands.

- Prepare and maintain ERP (IFS) Records of materials and spare parts accurately.

- Investigate discrepancies in inventory records to determine the corrections needed.

- Carry out quality assurance procedures for spare parts inspections.

- Following up on the pending MPR and POs with procurement team.

- Preparing a list of scrap materials corresponding with logistics.

- Putting into effect the 5S methodology.


- Delivered 230K+ USD cost savings via applying lean six sigma & inventory control methodologies.

- ERP Data quality enhancement.

- Create and Issue the E-Sourcing lists database.

- MRP (Planning and ordering data) Adjustment.

1st of August 2006 – 31st of May 2009 (Warehouse Shift Leader) Purpose:

- Supervisors all shift tasks ( Receiving, Issuance, RMFs, Exit forms, Customs inspection, etc.).

- Investigate received complains form customers & report with required action (Voice of Customer).

- Following up all 5S & warehouse Tasks.

- Scrap stuff reports and area management.

- Assist in cycle & annual counting activities.


- Efficient Handover standers.

- Taking the lead of the first 5S Implementation task.

- Mind tools Implementation (SWOT analysis, Swim lane tool) . EDUCATION:

2000: Suez Canal University.

Bachelor in “Athletic Training Science“.

2005: Suez Canal University.

High Diploma (Pre Master) In “Athletic Training Science”. Courses & Certificates :

- APICS CPIM AmCham “American Chamber Of Commerce” Cairo Office.

- Logistics Management Arab Academy For Science, Technology & Maritime Transport .

- International Transportation & Freight World Trade Organization Institute (Cairo Representing Office).

- Supply Chain Management Arab Academy For Science, Technology & Maritime Transport .

- Situational leadership Maersk Training Center .

- APICS CSCP AmCham “American Chamber Of Commerce” Cairo Office.

- leading Others Maersk Training Center .

- Communication Skills (LOGIC Management Consulting)

- Effective business Writing (LOGIC Management Consulting)

- Business correspondence workshop (AMIDEAST Training Center)

- Six Sigma Yellow belt course (SCCT Training Center)

- Customs Familiarization Training (SCCT Training Center) Member Of :

- APMT Global procurement activities.

- APMT ERP “IFS” Super users group.

- SCCT Annual Counting committee.

- SCCT Supply Chain Management team.

Languages & Computer Skills :

- MS Office.

- ERP.


- Arabic Native language .

- English excellent Speaking, Reading & Writing

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