Basic Info

Kareem Abu El Soud

11 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Continues Improvement Manager at Ceramica Royal

Experience Details

Continues Improvement Manager

Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical

Manager

Responsible for business process analysis, design and optimization to enable routine delivery of exceptional
performance Leading the Plants control, Administering and coaching a team of 4 engineers, Reporting to the CEO.

•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.
•Design and create new performance measurement data to support the initiative.
•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).


Company Details

Ceramica Royal

Obour city, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Manufacturing

N/A

Aug 2015 to present (1 year 4 months)
Production Manager at JOTUN Paint

Experience Details

Production Manager

Manufacturing/Production

Manager

Leading two departments; the production (14 lines) & Multi-color industry (4 tinting machines), Administering and coaching a team of six production engineers, production administrator and 190 operators and Reporting to the Operations manager.
Job description:
Production:
•Manage the production activities within budget and set key performance indicators for each function by using the continuous improvement plans.
•Re-Built the factory production department almost from scratch re-structure.
•Arrange the working and vacation schedule to ensure smooth operation in order to provide technical support to all relevant departments effectively.
•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.
•Liaising with concerned Departments to ensure on-time delivery production of right quality products at minimal operating cost.
HSE:
•Develop & lead site full business continuity plan in coordination with supply chain & security departments as per regional guidelines & requirements.
•Coordinating with HSE by updating & reviewing risk assessment to ensure inherent safety & environmental compliance in accordance to management system requirements.
Supply chain:
•Reduced product delivery time from 4 days to 3 days.
•Handling end of year stock take activities (2014).
•Adjust finish goods stock levels by reviewing products behavior with coordinating with demand planning and warehousing.
•Decrease local raw material stock levels by coordinating with purchasing department.

Trainer
I was also selected by Jotun’s HR department to become a trainer in coordination with the training department. I was involved in the:
•Design & review different training courses and programs necessary to meet training needs.
•Organize training venues & logistics as required to achieve efficient training attendance and delivery.
•Plan and deliver training courses.

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 by 2% while maintaining optimum quality levels.
•Eliminated customer complaints on products discrepancies by applying quality control plans (1 complaint (2015)
•Deployed the in-process quality control on the assembly lines (new on floor Quality inspector).


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

Leading the export cooker lines (gas & electric), Administering and coaching a team of a production engineer, three
technicians and 128 operators and Reporting to the production manager.
Job description:
Production:
• Supervise Export production lines operation in accordance with plant policies and procedures.
• Supervise C.K.D (Complete Knock Down) Department.
• Validate & design production facilities lay-outs to optimize production flow.
• Design new production processes (pre-Assembly).
• Coordinate production startups, shutdowns, and changeovers.
Quality:
• Responsible for quality control. Make adjustments as necessary to produce product within specifications.
• Reject product outside of specifications.
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)
Principal APQP Engineer at LEONI

Experience Details

Principal APQP Engineer

Manufacturing/Production

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Managing the assembly sample and pre-production area of the wiring harnesses, then deliver to mass production process. Dealing with Aston Martin and Ford Motor Companies. Administered and coached a team of a two process engineers, six technicians and 55 operators. Reporting to the projects manager.

•Senior APQP Engineer (Jul 10 -Sep 11)
•Process Engineer (June 08 -Jul 10)

Production:
•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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Languages

Arabic

Arabic

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English

English

: Fluent

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Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Microsoft Visio

Microsoft Visio

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

irqm

irqm

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More than 7 years

MRP (IFS)

MRP (IFS)

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

Production

Production

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Quality

Quality

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: Medium

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3-5 years

six segma

six segma

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5-7 years

Trainer

Trainer

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3-5 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Leader, Initiative, Problem Solver, Team Player

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