Basic Info

Karim Zaki

6 years

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Senior demand planner at Gandour KSA

Experience Details

Senior demand planner

Logistics/Supply Chain

Experienced (Non-Manager)

 Review historical sales trends, explore demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.
 Effectively manage the seasonal profiling process, ensuring accurate representation of items and demand patterns.
 Develop unconstrained forecast at multiple levels of aggregation with sales and marketing teams along with a promotion calendar for a 12 months rolling forecast in the pre S&OP meetings.
 Communicate this forecast with supply planning team to build both short term plan (MPS) and long term (RCCP) to check the applicability of carrying out the RCCP with available resources/manpower then to be communicated with material planner for material study for the MPS.
 Communicate the constrained forecast to finance team to study it.
 Lead the final S&OP meeting with the constrained forecast and present the numbers for a final and fine tuning in attendance of all marketing, sales, supply chain, and finance teams.
 Communicate the final figures to supply chain team (supply planning, materials planning, warehouse team, and fleet team) to plan their activities/operations based on the numbers.
 Measure the forecast accuracy vs last year data to determine both quick wins and weak points.
 Coordinate cross-functional communication between marketing, sales, supply planning, and raw material planning to make sure the right data is communicated to all parties in the right time.
 Measure promotions performance in order to see the effectiveness of repeating these promotions later.
 Continuous follow up on stocks to work on any slow moving items to take the needed actions before expiry.
 Monitor available stocks in regions daily as well as main warehouse and check both the open orders and sales team plans in order not to go out of stock by communicating early enough with supply planning to proactively take the needed action.
 Co-ordinate stock and logistics for marketing activities to ensure execute the campaigns as planned.
 Manage the distribution plan to local regions among KSA to ensure availability without shortages or excess stocks in regions.
 Manage stock levels in other countries the weekly/monthly communication with the distributors.
 Participating in annual budgeting process with all stockholders.

Achievement:
 Reduced the forecast error to be 18% (weighted average) in 2016 vs. 37% in 2015 that affected positively the cash flow figures and customer service level.
 Decreasing the out of stock percentage in regions from 16% in 2015 to 7% in 2016 and targeting 4% in 2017.
 Decreased the near expiry and value by 65% in 2016 vs 2015.


Company Details

Gandour KSA (multinational)

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

More than 1000 employees

FMCG

N/A

Dec 2015 to present (1 year 10 months)
O Material and capacity planning Supervisor at Kobusch Packaging Egypt

Experience Details

O Material and capacity planning Supervisor

Logistics/Supply Chain

Manager

 Manage the department to achieve the departmental goals cascaded from the organizational goals.
 Motivates and coach planning team in order to achieve their goals and to make sure it is aligned with the overall objectives of the department.
 Ensure rotation inside the department between department employees.
 Monitor daily output of the department and report it to the management board.
 Analysis the monthly reports of overall production, waste, OTIF and other required reports to evaluate both the department and factory and reports of overall material consumption and forecast accuracy in order to define the weak points and improvement chances.
 Prepare annual plans scenarios using forecasts submitted by sales and customer service departments in order to define the weak points in the forecasted orders mix.
 Participate in the weekly and monthly meeting with the board of directors to discuss the past week/month results from planning point of view t and propose solutions for any faced problems.
Achievement:
 Succeeded to execute rotation inside the department so every employee would have an efficient and ready backup colleague.
 Increased the daily output of the department by 56% by analyzing the internal cycle and working on it.


Company Details

Kobusch Packaging Egypt (multinational)

Alexandria, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Packaging and Containers , Plastics , Publishing and Printing

http://www.kobusch.com/en/home

Jan 2015 to Dec 2015 (11 months)
Raw material and capacity planning Engineer at Kobusch Packaging Egypt

Experience Details

Raw material and capacity planning Engineer

Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical, Logistics/Supply Chain

Experienced (Non-Manager)

 Receive rolling forecast from sales team on a monthly basis and validate it vs the last received versions of forecast.
 Prepare MRP sheets of the Poly Ester, Aluminum, Polypropylene and other raw material based on the lead time of in-pipe orders, forecast of the next three months, and current stocks.
 Coordinate those future material requirements (MRP) with the procurement department by placing purchase orders and receiving order confirmation from purchasing department in a timely manner.
 Continuous follow up on open and in/pipe orders with both purchasing and logistics teams.
 Co-ordinate with Customer Service, sales, and design teams in achieving desired service levels regarding needed raw materials availability for new brands.
 Monitoring raw materials inventory quantities and shelf life continuously to managing excess quantities, take necessary actions for the near expiry
material, and flag slow move and non-move stocks to sales department to consume it.
 Updating safety stocks according to market changes that would affect the industry.
 Resolve potential material shortage situations by proactively managing inventory levels.
 Responsible for materials standardization in design stage to increase process and stocks efficiency.
 Planning actual orders raw material through calculating & analyzing requirements based on available stocks, in/pipe shipments, open orders and forecast, which are performed on daily basis.
 Planning and preparing monthly production programs for pending sales orders for Extrusion, Printing, Lamination and Converting departments according to raw material availability and factory resources then providing the estimated ready date of the final production of an order to sales department.
 Production sequence analyzing and modifying the production plan according to new sales order dates and types and grouping the similar orders in each production stage to minimize the setup time and waste of orders to optimize every machine output.
 Follow up orders during different production stages to fulfill final production date and quantity to reach the desired service level and reach the needed customer satisfaction level.

 Co-ordinate with Customer Service department in achieving desired Service levels by daily communication to reschedule orders with unsatisfactory delivery dates to customers.
 Prepare monthly reports of overall production, OTIF and other required reports to evaluate both the department and factory and reports of overall material consumption and forecast accuracy.
 Make recipe, generating and release production orders on Exact Globe software (ERP software).
Achievement:
 Versus a total monthly needs of around 100 tons of non-PE material, inventory decreased from 300 tons average monthly stock in 2012 to 240 tons in 2013 then to 215 in 2014 by decreasing materials diversity for the available orders and new orders.
 Maintained zero material shortage incidents despite the decrease in material stocks in 2013 and 2014.


Company Details

Kobusch Packaging Egypt (multinational)

Alexandria, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Packaging and Containers , Plastics , Publishing and Printing

http://www.kobusch.com/en/home

Jun 2012 to Dec 2014 (2 years 6 months)
Production Engineer at Landmark Auto-parts

Experience Details

Production Engineer

Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical, Manufacturing/Production, Quality

Entry Level

 Monitor production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products.
 Prepare operational schedules and coordinate manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications.
 Review production orders/schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates.
 Review production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs, eliminate waste, and prevent operational delays.
 Analyze Data and prepare different production reports - e.g.OEE – PR&R.
 Observe workers to ensure compliance with standards.
 Compile, store, and retrieve production data.


Company Details

Landmark Auto-parts

Alexandria, Egypt

101-500 employees

Automotive

http://www.landmark-autoparts.com

Aug 2011 to May 2012 (9 months)

Education

Bsc in Production Engineering

Education Details

Bsc

Production Engineering, Industerial Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt

Not specified

1- Industerial Engineering 2- Maintenance 3- Machining processes 4- Welding 5- Materials Science 6- Metrollogy 7- Quality Control 8- Quality Asssurance

N/A

Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University
2005 - 2011
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Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

German

German

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Internet

Internet

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

AutoCAD

AutoCAD

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Planning

Planning

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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1-3 years

Supply Chain

Supply Chain

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

ERP

ERP

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

Raw material planning

Raw material planning

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Production Engineering

Production Engineering

: Expert

: High

:

Less than 1 year

capacity palnning

capacity palnning

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

supply chain

supply chain

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance

: Advanced

: High

:

Less than 1 year

Quality Control

Quality Control

: Advanced

: High

:

1-3 years

CNC

CNC

: Intermediate

: High

:

Less than 1 year

Key Skills

Planner, Hard worker, Innovative, Social, Handles Stress

Online Presence

https://www.linkedin.com/in/karim-salah-eldin-765b2832/

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