Basic Info

Ahmed Kamar

More than 15 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Senior Management

Work Experience

Operations General Manager at Universal Group

Experience Details

Operations General Manager

Manufacturing/Production

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Roles and Responsibilities
Productivity – P&L
- Establishing Data analysis – Problem Identification – ActionPlan - Plan Execution – Results Evaluation cycles
- Manage optimization of raw materials and time resources usage
- Ensure maintaining operations under effective cost analysis (Full Operational Costs, BEP)
- Ensure Preventive Maintenance implementation, OEE implementation and integration with SAP
- Constructed Task Force teams targeting chronic productivity problems
- Formulated a Score Card system for monitoring and optimizing key plant KPIs
ERP System
- Leading, controlling and optimizing SAP implementation (implementation started Jan 2016) throughout all operations departments
- Optimizing and supporting Planning Department functions of utilization, control and output with SAP
- Optimizing Supply Chain functions and Integration with SAP
- Focus on Master Data control and precision
- Quality Control & Assurance
- Bias to Quality: Ensuring implementation of QMS procedures throughout process
- Inserting a KPIs system with a customer's satisfaction index
- Integrating Quality Control procedures into SAP ERP system transactions
Supply Chain
- Inventory Reduction - Utilizing SAP ERP system implementation to control and reduce internal (WIP) inventory
- Utilizing SAP ERP system to identify and eliminate slow moving stock items
- Optimization of Purchasing Function: Lead time integration with ERP and proper integration with Planning and Warehouse Departments


Company Details

Universal Group

6th of October City, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Manufacturing

N/A

Jan 2016 to present (11 months)
General Manager at Agrimatco Egypt

Experience Details

General Manager

Operations/Management

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Reporting to: VP, Fertilizers Operations Director
Heading: Five Department Managers



Roles and Responsibilities
- Ensure optimal safe working environment and full adherence to safety instructions.
- Optimally manage human resurces
- Ensure the establishment of an optimised Quality Management System
- Develop strategic Business Plan outlook
- Develop annual Business Plan
- Develop Marketing Startegies and Promotional Plan
- Ensure customer’s full satisfaction and effective deployment of Sales and Marketing strategies
- Optimize Production Department performance and material yield
- Ensure efficient raw materials procurement, optimised inventory management
- Optimize departments’ cross functional communications and foster teamwork
- Ensure Maintenace systems are working optimally on Preventive Maintenance basis
- Managed and planned pilot production and transition to commercial production
- Manage and sponsor contionous development of performance
- Liason between Marketing and R&D to construct final products portfolios and BOMs
- Develop, obtain approval and implement plant oranizational structure
- Manage recruitment process

Commisioning Phase:
- Ensure all parties strong adherence to safety on site
- Construct, integrate, manage, report and update a full project plan associating all team members
- Assist in selection of production equipment manufacturers
- Coordinate and manage all contacts with the Ministry of Agriculture, the Industrial Development Authority and The General Investment Authority
- Coordinate and manage all contacts and contracts with municipal authorities targeting the acquisition of Manufacturing Permits
- Ensure and report contractor’s progress against plan as third party


Company Details

Agrimatco Egypt (multinational)

Borg El Arab, Egypt

101-500 employees

Engineering Services

www.agrimatco.com

Nov 2010 to Dec 2015 (5 years 1 month)
Facility Manager - Operations Managing Director at H.B. Fuller

Experience Details

Facility Manager - Operations Managing Director

Operations/Management

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Reporting to: CEO Vice President, Europe – Operations Director
Heading: Six Department Managers


Roles and Responsibilities
- Ensure full implementation H.B.Fuller’s global safety policies on site
- Ensure optimum product quality and optimization of Quality Management System
- Optimize usage of raw materials and time resources .Ensure preventive maintenance implementation
- Set monthly and annual budgets and ensure optimization of Financial Control function.
- Foster endorse and reward team building , team work culture and high employee engagement
- Monitor and ensure Continuous Development of all key plant KPIs
- Ensure optimization of Planning and Inventory Control, high Stock Take precision and smooth ERP system application
- Organize and liaison between global and local cross functional teams
- Ensure ease and precision of information flow (Daily Morning Meetings, Weekly Sales and Operations Meetings
- Prepare the site for Lean Six Sigma implementation
- Adjusting Production Shifts System (Production increase of more than 50%)
- Recruiting 60 % of labor while maintenance of a gradual productivity increase
- ISO 9001/2008 awarding (July 2010)
- Expanding storage capacity and locating new warehouses while maintaining 100% operational functionality
- Maintain close coordination with Sales Function. And Monitor top client’s feed-back and portfolios ( P&G, Hayat, Fine)
- Ensure compliance with ISO 9001/2008
- Report performance to top management, Europe and North America


Company Details

H.B. Fuller (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

51-100 employees

Engineering Services

www.hbf.com

Jul 2009 to Oct 2010 (1 year 3 months)
Projects Planning Department Manager at Electrolux Egypt

Experience Details

Projects Planning Department Manager

Operations/Management

Manager

Reporting to R&D Director
Supervising 4 Product Development Managers

Roles and Responsibilities
- Planning New Product Development (NPD), Product Modification and Product Cost Reduction Projects WBS.
- Managing creation of New Product’s Manufacturing Process Map and Task-force
- Constructing, loading and monitoring corporate cross-functional teams.
- Managing Day to day projects’ activities and ssuing resource’s tasks on weekly basis
- Change Control management., risk analysis and contingencies planning.
- Analyzing Tracking and charting resources’ progress,time, budget and scope compliance.
- Managing projects closure.
- Formulation of : Annual products development plan,Projects Earned Value Analysis,Projects DOR, Project Dependency Structure Matrix, Development Managers’ annual work plans,monthly scorecards, gab analysis


Company Details

Electrolux Egypt (multinational)

10th of ramadan city, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Engineering Services

www.electrolux.com

Apr 2006 to Jul 2009 (3 years 3 months)
Production Department Manager at Electrolux Egypt

Experience Details

Production Department Manager

Operations/Management

Manager

Reporting to: Production Operations Manager
Supervising: 7 Unit Heads


Roles and Responsibilities
- Leading,planning, controlling and staffing of Production Department
- Optimising resources usage and full execution of production plan
- Performance analysis, reporting and implementation of corrective actions

Implementing, Plotting and leading a Lean Manufacturing oriented operations optimization plan:
- Located flaws in plant Manufacturing Control Function which consequently fluctuates units’ manufacturing cost .
- Implemented remedy in the form of transformation to Cellular Manufacturing manifested in re-configuring the plant into cells or work-centers with a calculated standard performance pattern
- Measured plant performance through standardizing work-centers’ or cells’ KPIs and comparing performance to standard
- Managed production through continuous development loops.
- Managed a task force attempting Production line Balancing and Workstation Remodeling using LG line balancing software.
- Implemented an OEE -based production machines operations monitoring and reporting system.
- Standardized Plant Handling System which was separated from normal production operations and replaced by an inter- cellular costumed handling system.
- Activated ERP System’s Production Module (Oracle).
- WIP inventory calculation control and reduction.

The implementation led to 16% increase in Line Labor Efficiency, 12% increase in Line Balancing Efficiency leading to a total of 15% Productivity increase, manufacturing cost fluctuation reduction to +/- 10%.


Company Details

Electrolux Egypt (multinational)

10th of ramadan city, Egypt

N/A

Engineering Services

www.electrolux.com

Nov 2004 to Mar 2006 (1 year 4 months)
Production Engineer at Pepsi Cola Egypt

Experience Details

Production Engineer

Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical, Manufacturing/Production

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Reporting to: Production Manager
Supervising: Production labor and Technicians



Roles and Responsibilities
- Optimized execution of daily production plan.
- Performance monitoring,shift leading,organizing, staffing and controlling of two (RB) production lines.
- Execution of operations according to Pepsi Beverages International (PBI) quality standards.
- Optimization of time usage,line maneuvering, product changeover time,wastage reduction and Ingredient consumption
All in accordance with Pepsi-Cola’s Manufacturing and Warehousing (M&W) operations optimization management solution
- Constructed a mathematical model simulating the production line targeting optimized operation
- Designed a hygienic easy-application cover for the filler entry area of production line


Company Details

Pepsi Cola Egypt (multinational)

Alexandria, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Food and Beverage Production

N/A

May 2001 to Sep 2004 (3 years 4 months)

Achievements


A- Successfully convinced administration to continue operations in Egypt (2011)
B- Successfully convinced management to manufacture 2 production units and 1 laboratory in Egypt
C- Successful installation and operation of Plant's production equipment
D- Successful acquisition of all plant's operating licensees
E- Achievement of first and second year of operations sales target


Education

Technical Diploma in Reverse Engineering

Education Details

Technical Diploma

Reverse Engineering

American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

N/A

American University in Cairo (AUC)
2006 - 2006
B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering

Education Details

B.Sc.

Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Alexandria University, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

N/A

Alexandria University
1991 - 1996
High School - IGCSE

High School Details

IGCSE

London University via British Council

Egypt

1991

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

London University via British Council
1991

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

- ISO 9001/2008, 14001/2008, 18001/2008 Internal Auditor Course

Mar 2009

Buraux Veritas /Egypt

N/A

Training/Course Details

Performance Assessment and Training Requirements Planning

Nov 2006

Knowledge Academy

N/A

Training/Course Details

Projects Planning

Feb 2007

Knowledge Academy

N/A

Training/Course Details

Projects Monitoring and Control Techniques

Apr 2007

American University in Cairo (AUC)

N/A

Training/Course Details

Organizational Behavior

Jul 2007

Knowledge Academy

N/A

Training/Course Details

Organizational Behavior

Jul 2007

Knowledge Academy

N/A

Training/Course Details

Organizational Behavior

Jul 2007

Knowledge Academy

N/A

Training/Course Details

Project Management

Jan 2007

Knowledge Academy

N/A

Training/Course Details

PCI Quality Management

Mar 2003

Pepsi Cola Egypt

N/A

Training/Course Details

Water Treatment Technology

Mar 2003

Pepsi Cola Egypt

N/A

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English

English

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Arabic

Arabic

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Tools and Technologies

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint

: Expert

: High

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More than 7 years

ERP

ERP

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: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Operations Management

Operations Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Supply Chain Optimization

Supply Chain Optimization

: Advanced

: High

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More than 7 years

Operations Optimization

Operations Optimization

: Advanced

: High

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More than 7 years

Projects Management

Projects Management

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: High

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More than 7 years

Product Development

Product Development

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: High

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More than 7 years

Key Skills

Initiative, Organizer, Problem Solver, Persistent, Handles Stress

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