Basic Info

Sameh Abdellatif

13 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Procurement & Supply Chain Manager at Gulf Catering Food Factory – Al Munajem Group

Experience Details

Procurement & Supply Chain Manager

Logistics/Supply Chain

Manager

Significant Accomplishments:
∂ Played a pivotal role in implementing the oracle ERP for the whole supply chain.
∂ Reduced the Material cost by $11.8 M USD in the last 6 years.
∂ Reduced days of inventory 30.7% (=$1. 4M USD) over One year by Leveraging the ERP (Oracle) system.
∂ Directed Year End Physical Inventory passing all external Audit requirements for accuracy and reporting by EY.
∂ Conducted warehousing network optimization initiative eliminating 2 warehouses. Initiative resulted in a $0.56M USD savings.
Key Responsibilities:
∂ Contributing to the positive improvement of costs within the supply chain budget, while ensuring the Supply Chain function delivers on established KPIs.
∂ Working collaboratively with managers & key personnel in procurement, logistics & distribution to ensure full execution to enhance business performance and become best in industry.
∂ Efficiently sourcing suppliers based on Cost Competitiveness, Quality, On-time Delivery and Service/Responsiveness; negotiating and managing contracts and build key relationships with both suppliers and the internal teams.
∂ Sourcing a wide range of items–food ingredients, packaging materials, cleaning materials/tools, spare parts, general consumables, and services from reputable vendors from both local & international markets.
∂ Ensuring the day-to-day operations of the business runs smoothly.
∂ Tracking stock levels daily, using exception reports to ensure optimal product supply and establishing dead stock criteria, ensuring optimum inventory levels to achieve maximum cost savings without hampering the operations.
∂ Led and mentored 134 individuals in Supply Chain, and Distribution operations.


Company Details

Gulf Catering Food Factory – Al Munajem Group

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

More than 1000 employees

FMCG

www.gulfcatering.com

Nov 2010 to present (7 years 1 month)
Assistant Procurement Manager at Gulf Catering Company – Al Munajem Group

Experience Details

Assistant Procurement Manager

Purchasing/Procurement

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Significant Accomplishments:
∂ Reduced the Cash Purchases to the minimal by controlling the purchase requests accuracy.
∂ Used my research skills to find and examine best pricing options for the company, resulting cost saving of 0.32M UDS over one year.
Key Responsibilities:
∂ Analyzed related data and performed analysis to assist decision making in suppliers and prices.
∂ Review purchasing agreements with vendors and maintain open lines of communications with those vendors
∂ Issue, review and amend PO's accordingly, to Match Exceptions, and communicate changes to appropriate personnel.
∂ Communicate with vendors to resolve various discrepancies between purchase orders and invoices.
∂ Monitor and follow-up on open/unconfirmed Purchase Orders
Performs other duties as assigned.


Company Details

Gulf Catering Company – Al Munajem Group

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

More than 1000 employees

Food Services/Restaurants/Catering

www.gulfcatering.com

May 2007 to Oct 2010 (3 years 5 months)
Assistant Operation Manager at Gulf Catering Company – Al Munajem Group

Experience Details

Assistant Operation Manager

Operations/Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

∂ Direct report to the Operation Manager
Gulf Catering Company one of the biggest Catering Companies in Saudi Arabia serving diverse government sections (Jails, Hospitals, Universities & Military Forces)


Company Details

Gulf Catering Company – Al Munajem Group

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

More than 1000 employees

Food Services/Restaurants/Catering

www.gulfcatering.com

Dec 2003 to Apr 2007 (3 years 4 months)

Achievements


Significant Accomplishments:
∂ Played a pivotal role in implementing the oracle ERP for the whole supply chain.
∂ Reduced the Material cost by $11.8 M USD in the last 6 years.
∂ Reduced days of inventory 30.7% (=$1. 4M USD) over One year by Leveraging the ERP (Oracle) system.
∂ Directed Year End Physical Inventory passing all external Audit requirements for accuracy and reporting by EY.
Conducted warehousing network optimization initiative eliminating 2 warehouses. Initiative resulted in a $0.56M USD


Significant Accomplishments:
∂ Reduced the Cash Purchases to the minimal by controlling the purchase requests accuracy.
∂ Used my research skills to find and examine best pricing options for the company, resulting cost saving of 0.32M UDS over one year.


Education

BA of Agriculture Sciences in Food Technology

Education Details

BA of Agriculture Sciences

Food Technology

Cairo University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

Food Science include Food Processing, Food Engineering, Food Analysis, Food Chemistry, Food Microbiology, Nutrition, Quality Assurance, and Commodity Processing

N/A

Cairo University
1996 - 2000

Certifications

A+
Aug 2003

Certificate details

A+

Aug 2003

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Super User Program

Aug 2003

IBM Egypt

N/A

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Languages

Arabic

Arabic

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English

English

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Tools and Technologies

Oracle

Oracle

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

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More than 7 years

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

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More than 7 years

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access

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More than 7 years

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint

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More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Stock Planning

Stock Planning

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More than 7 years

Supplier Management

Supplier Management

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More than 7 years

Demand Forecasts

Demand Forecasts

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3-5 years

Procurement Analysis

Procurement Analysis

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More than 7 years

Effective Negotiation

Effective Negotiation

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More than 7 years

Key Skills

Planner, Communicator, Negotiator, Creative, Problem Solver

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