Basic Info

Kareem Abu El Soud

11 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Process Excellence Manager at Ceramica Royal

Experience Details

Process Excellence Manager

Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical

Manager

• Identify & drive continuous process improvement throughout the company by identifying process issues (delays, overlaps and then draw up and implement new solutions that can be implemented, in coordination with the functional process owners
• Identify and drive potential cost savings and efficiency through process improvement in all departments
• Defined manufacturing performance standards and reviewed the outcome of performance goals to set future targets
• Create visually appealing and appropriate metric/data displays for various functions
• Design and create dashboard views to be used for leadership
• Responsible for the monthly factory audit
• Responsible for performance community to solve weekly issues
• Implementation of failure mode and effects analysis techniques (FMEA)
• Verified that all process control parameters were being documented and followed at all times
• Investigated and implement ideas for quality improvement, increased productivity and cost reduction


Company Details

Ceramica Royal

Obour city, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Manufacturing

N/A

Aug 2015 to present (1 year 11 months)
Production Manager at JOTUN Paint

Experience Details

Production Manager

Manufacturing/Production

Manager

Production:
• Successfully managed production activities so all orders were dispatched on time
• Planned, directed, coordinated and assigned manpower to meet aggressive production schedules
• Managed documentation of and training on production procedures and work instructions
• Drove daily production activities with effective communication and leadership
• Determined suitable crewing requirements, scheduled employees and worked with Human Resources to meet changing production schedules
• Met aggressive production and safety goals while minimizing equipment downtime
• Implemented performance, quality and efficiency measures to achieve aggressive production goals
• Participate in Jotun innovation program with Symbios consultant to create Jotun SOP manual & work instructions for production & raw material preparation
• Liaising with marketing departments for new products launch
• Conducted safety inspections and followed safety rules and procedures

HSE:
• Develop & lead site full business continuity plan in coordination with supply chain & security departments as per regional guidelines & requirements
• Demonstrated awareness of occupational hazards and effective implementation of safety precautions
• Coordinating with HSE by updating & reviewing risk assessment to ensure inherent safety & environmental compliance in accordance to management system requirements

Supply chain:
• Maintained accurate stock records and schedules
• Led cross-department initiatives to develop and pursue cost reduction programs
• Handling end of year stock count activities (2014)
• Reduced product delivery time from 4 days to 3 days

Trainer
I was also selected by Jotun’s HR department to become a trainer in coordination with the training department. I was involved in:
• Coordinated ongoing technical training and personal development classes for staff members.
• Conducted orientation sessions and organized on-the-job training for new hires.
• Reviewed and edited all training materials for accuracy and policy compliance




Major Accomplishments:
• Develop training programs and maintenance schedules which propelled production capacity from 28 million liters (2013) to 34 million liters (2015)
• Successfully passed Jotun deficit system to be within the top 3 factories in Jotun Middle east, India and Africa from 5.8% (2013) to 0.7% (2015)
• Monitoring & improving production process which helped to eliminate rejected produced volume from 87,000 liters (2013) to 0 liters in (2015)
• Reducing the production cycle time by2% while maintaining optimum quality level
• Eliminated customer complaints on products discrepancies by applying quality control plans (1 complaint (2015)
• Increase OEE from 55% to 85%


Company Details

JOTUN Paint (multinational)

Ismailia, Egypt

101-500 employees

Chemicals, FMCG, FMCG

N/A

Jun 2013 to Jun 2015 (2 years)
Assembly line manager at Universal Group

Experience Details

Assembly line manager

Manufacturing/Production

Manager

Production:
• Coordinated and supervised assembly work for cookers assembly crews
• Supervised C.K.D (Complete Knock Down) Department
• Designed & validated production facilities lay-outs to optimize production flow
• Created new production processes (pre-Assembly)
• Coordinate production startups, shutdowns, and changeovers

Major Accomplishments:
• Coached & trained the assembly team on one piece flow techniques increase productivity from 105 cookers (2012) daily to 117 cookers (2013) daily
• Deployed the in-process quality control on the assembly lines (new on floor Quality inspector)


Company Details

Universal Group

6th of October City, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Manufacturing

N/A

Apr 2012 to May 2013 (1 year 1 month)
Projects Section Head at LEONI

Experience Details

Projects Section Head

Manufacturing/Production

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Production:
• Executed the entire assembly process by accurately interpreting set-up sheets, work orders, drawings or blueprints
• Supported the introduction of new model year vehicles at Aston Martin (UK) for more than 3 consecutive years
• Consistent efficiency in the development of quality control systems for newly launched projects of Aston Martin
• Completed the transfer of a number of projects from sister site in UK
• Generating the project time plan & allocating needed resources as per the time plan
• Following up on the ongoing projects & ensuring that all quality targets are met
• Providing direct technical support during the production process.

Quality:
• Design of suitable process controls
• Eliminated the root causes of many customer complaints of which many were regarded as chronic


Company Details

LEONI (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Automotive

N/A

Jun 2008 to Jul 2012 (4 years 1 month)
Process Engineer at ARINC Engineering

Experience Details

Process Engineer

Manufacturing/Production

Entry Level

Responsible for design & manufacture fixtures for F-16 parts for repair and maintenance. Administered and coached a team of four technicians. Reporting to the program manager.

•Design Fixtures for Jig Grinder & Jig Boring for the F-16 Fighter landing gear.
•Design the components for overhaul according to the required process with the specific tolerance.
•Maintenance and trouble shooting for CNC operation machines (EDM, Honing & Grinding).
•Organizing & supervising day to day activities & allocating required resources work. •Tracking and reporting progress.
•Preparing debriefing reports for both ARINC managers & EAF generals about the progress of the project.


Company Details

ARINC Engineering (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Aerospace and Defense

N/A

Feb 2006 to Jun 2008 (2 years 4 months)

Achievements


1st rank at first Arab robot competition

Education

MBA in Strategic Management

Education Details

MBA

Strategic Management

Victoria University Switzerland, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

N/A

Victoria University Switzerland
2015 - 2016
BSc in Mechanical

Education Details

BSc

Mechanical

Higher Technological Institute 10th of ramadan city, Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

Higher Technological Institute 10th of ramadan city
2000 - 2005
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Horus Language School

Egypt

2000

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

Horus Language School
2000

Certifications

Certificate details

First Arab Robot Competition

Mar 2006

1 out of 19

N/A

N/A

UNESCO

1st rank in design free style robot

Certificate details

Positive Leadership

Dec 2010

N/A

N/A

N/A

STEPS

N/A

First Aid Skills
Apr 2011

Certificate details

First Aid Skills

Apr 2011

N/A

N/A

N/A

Career Development & consultaion Academy

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

PMP

Oct 2010

American Chamber of commerce

N/A

Training/Course Details

Proactive Cooperation Skills

Sep 2014

AB Consultant

N/A

Training/Course Details

Supervisory Skills

Nov 2014

AB Consultant

N/A

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Visio

Microsoft Visio

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

irqm

irqm

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

MRP (IFS)

MRP (IFS)

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

Production

Production

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Quality

Quality

: Advanced

: Medium

:

3-5 years

six segma

six segma

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

5-7 years

Trainer

Trainer

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

3-5 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Leader, Initiative, Problem Solver, Team Player

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