Basic Info

Karim Ahmed Diaa

10 years

Cairo, Egypt

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Supply Chain Consultant at Kohler Egypt (Jacob Delfon)

Experience Details

Supply Chain Consultant

Manufacturing/Production

Manager

Working as a Supply chain and Material Management Consultant providing advice and consulting services to the company with respect to matters related to scheduling of manufactured (MAKE) and purchased (SOURCE) components and finish goods


Company Details

Kohler Egypt (Jacob Delfon) (multinational)

10th of ramadan city, Egypt

101-500 employees

Engineering Services

N/A

Sep 2014 to Jun 2015 (9 months)
Procurement Section Head at Magrabi Retail

Experience Details

Procurement Section Head

Business Development

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Support the development and improvement of comprehensive policy and processes for the procurement team.
• Ensure policy and processes implemented across the organisation comply with procurement regulations.
• Establish excellent working relationships within functions across three regions (KSA, GCC, NAL & Turkey) to ensure that specialist provision policies are implemented effectively.
• Support the management of team risks through KPIs, risk register, and quarterly review process – ensuring compliance with best practice and the legislative framework
• Direct and support the work of staff across a range of activities relating to procurement ensuring appropriate support and mentoring is in place to secure employee engagement and maximise talent and resources
• Provide guidance and support to staff on procurement through the implementation of business plans aligned to business outcomes in support of the objectives and priorities of the Skills


Company Details

Magrabi Retail (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More then 1000 employees

Retail

N/A

Dec 2011 to Aug 2014 (2 years 8 months)
Procurement Sector Lead at LINKdotNET

Experience Details

Procurement Sector Lead

IT/Software Development

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Coordinates the work of personnel assigned to the purchased requisitions of HW's, supplies, equipment, and services; reviews purchase requisitions for accurate data and appropriate authorization; provides professional and technical assistance in preparing Requests for Quotations (RFQ’s), contracts ; communicates with vendors, requisitions, and staff; compares bids and evaluates options; maintains central files of purchasing records; supervises equipment, replacement, availability ; selects, trains, supervises; composes letters and prepares reports.
• Research and find productivity annually through supplier cost reduction, resource, or similar means. Resolve chronic part/source delivery or quality problems.
• Working on solving all the issues/problems related to the procurement team in order to make sure that the requestor needs are met in the most efficient way and adhering to the company's rules and procedures.
• Working on solving all the issues/problems related to the procurement team in order to make sure that the requestor needs are met in the most efficient way and adhering to the company's rules and procedures.
• Evaluate performance for retention of professional technical divisional staff and Gathers and summarizes data to provide accurate information for reports, correspondence and proposals
• Edits/revises documents to ensure they are complete, accurate, legally defensible, technically correct, and comply with LDN policies. Analyses and reviews regulations and laws applicable to procurement activities
• Review all the suppliers’ payments procedures done by the executives before the management approvals to make sure that payments are done according to the due dates agreed between LDN and the suppliers.
• Responsible for establishing and maintaining clear and effective purchasing policies and procedures
• Working with the team and the cross functional teams in any related projects (formulating/ analysing forecasted demand…etc.)
• Assumes leadership role in working with key internal company personnel in order to establish sound and effective purchasing strategies.
• Maintain and follow purchasing procedures to conform to LDN standards. This includes thorough analysis of potential suppliers and annual review of existing suppliers reviewing costs, quality, delivery, and other pertinent factors.


Company Details

LINKdotNET

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Information Technology Services

N/A

Jan 2011 to Dec 2011 (11 months)
Materials Supervisor at Kohler Egypt (Jacob Delfon)

Experience Details

Materials Supervisor

Manufacturing/Production

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Rresponsible for the materials management function relating to the planning, storage and distribution of materials and products to meet company objectives and customer requirements. This involves directing and administering production control, inventory control, shipping and receiving, and materials stores. This position includes the following jobs: Manage and improve practices and procedures for materials control, Manage incoming and outgoing movements of materials, Supervise schedulers, load planners and inventory control. This position ensures location’s materials are maintained consistently, accurately and in accordance with the company policies.


Company Details

Kohler Egypt (Jacob Delfon) (multinational)

10th of Ramdan City, Egypt

101-500 employees

Manufacturing

N/A

Apr 2008 to Dec 2010 (2 years 8 months)
Material Planner at General Motors Egypt

Experience Details

Material Planner

Manufacturing/Production

Entry Level

• Material planning and control For Process Material
• Establishes, modifies, and monitors delivery schedules to suppliers and vendors ( overseas & local)
• Analyze supplier’s delivery reliability, and write reports to advise management with supplier performance
• Visit suppliers and vendors locations to resolve problems.
• Daily follow up for material availability and delivery due dates
• Monthly forecast to assigned vendors for the next six months at least.
• Maintains records of order according to forecast and production plans changes and coordinate the change information with suppliers (Overseas & Local)
• Develops, controls and monitors inventory levels.
• Monitor and control the Expiry date for the inventory of imported materials and critical components
• Weekly reorder point report for General store materials. 2 Inventory control and analysis:
• Cycle count regular analysis for Direct and Indirect process materials
• Cycle count independent verifications.


Company Details

General Motors Egypt (multinational)

6th of October City, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Automotive

N/A

Apr 2007 to Oct 2007 (6 months)
Central planner / procurement specialist and freight coordinator at LEONI wiring systems Egypt

Experience Details

Central planner / procurement specialist and freight coordinator

Manufacturing/Production

Entry Level

Working in the supply chain department as a procurement Specialist and freight coordinator responsible for:

• Responsible for ordering the raw material from the international suppliers on a weekly basis according to the MRP (Material Requirement planning) and sending schedule delivery orders to suppliers overseas in Europe, Fare East and the States making sure of delivery dates.
• Responsible for keeping the inventory within the target and make sure of NO shortages stop the production.
• Contact suppliers to procure the most urgent material {fitments-cables-grommets-blocks-seals and other electronic material to name a few}
• React against the fluctuations in requirements by chasing and negotiating the suppliers for improved promises if orders not within the lead time.
• Decide the proper way of dispatching the raw material according the need date either from the suppliers or from the consolidation points in Europe to Egypt by sea or air freight based on demand, stock available and production requirement.

And as a freight coordinator responsible for:

• Streamline shipments, analyze freight costs, arrange foreign to foreign shipments, direct air freight shipments to CAI.
• Organizing the process flow for imports and exports between the departments and the dispatching company in regards to payments and invoices.
• Coordinate between the consolidation points, forwarders and the procurement team in regards to pick up's and special methods of pre-carriage and freights like sprinters, air freight and hand carries.


March 2003-July 2005: working as a central planner in LEONI wiring systems Egypt.

Working in the operation Department as a Production central planner responsible for:

• Formulate and co-ordinate a manufacturing plan based on customer’s firm and tentative requirements.
• Regular communication with customer’s, to ensure knowledge of potential changes, to maximize time to react to change.
• Analysis of customer schedules, to plan and forecast the future and the expected production plan.
• Controlling and maintaining the target stocks within the finished goods warehouse, to maximize the effectiveness to react to customer change.
• Responsible for dispatching and delivering the customer {Land rover- Auto lighting-Denso-TRW and many other customers to name a few} requirements on time by Sea or Air freight through co-ordination with the concerned parties and the UK interface planner.
• Agree with the business unite manager the stocking policy for the product planned.
• Monitor and maintain key performance measure e.g. monitors the supply output to confirm schedule adherence / delivery performance


Company Details

LEONI wiring systems Egypt (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More then 1000 employees

Automotive

N/A

Mar 2003 to Apr 2007 (4 years 1 month)

Education

Management of International Trade Logistics in Supply Chain

Education Details

Management of International Trade Logistics

Supply Chain

Arab Academy for Science & Technology & Marine Transport, Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

International Logistics Economic Theory Transportation Management Supply Chain Management International Trade Export & Import Finance of International Trade

E- commerce Decision Supporting systems (OR) Supply Chain Management

Arab Academy for Science & Technology & Marine Transport
2006 - 2010
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

As-salam Collage Language School

Egypt

1993

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

As-salam Collage Language School
1993

Certifications

Certificate details

Certified Expert in Supply Chain – Differentiated Management

Jun 2014

N/A

N/A

N/A

International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute

N/A

Certificate details

Certified International Supply Chain Manager

Jul 2013

N/A

N/A

N/A

International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute

N/A

Certificate details

Certified International Purchasing Manager

Dec 2012

N/A

N/A

N/A

International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Six Sigma green belt

Oct 2006

Leoni Wiring Systems Egypt

N/A

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Profile Skills and Keywords

AnalyticalAutomotiveBusinessCentral Planner / Procurement Specialist And Freight CoordinatorCertified Expert In Supply Chain Differentiated ManagementCertified International Purchasing ManagerCertified International Supply Chain ManagerCustomer-orientedEngineering ServicesEnglishFrenchGeneral Motors EgyptHard WorkerITInformation Technology ServicesKohler Egypt (Jacob Delfon)LEONI Wiring Systems EgyptLeaderMagrabi RetailManufacturingMaterial PlannerMaterial PlanningMaterials SupervisorMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeOperationsPlannerProcurementProcurement Section HeadProcurement Sector LeadProductionProduction PlanningRetailSAPSix Sigma Green BeltSoftware DevelopmentSupply ChainSupply Chain ConsultantWarehousing

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

French

French

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

SAP

SAP

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

Production Planning

Production Planning

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Material Planning

Material Planning

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Procurement

Procurement

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Supply Chain

Supply Chain

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

: Expert

: High

:

More than 7 years

Warehousing

Warehousing

: Advanced

: Medium

:

3-5 years

Retail

Retail

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

Automotive

Automotive

: Advanced

: High

:

5-7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Leader, Planner, Hard worker, Customer-oriented

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