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Hani Obeid

Hani Obeid

Quality & Continuous Improvement - Supply Chain
Riyadh

Summary

Accomplished and result focused senior management professional, possessing 20+ years of international experience in managing and developing Supply Chain functions, drive value chain modifications, Industrial Control management and QC, quality assurance, business development and continuous improvement, and customer satisfaction delivery in diverse roles across the organizational hierarchy.

ž Managerial Acumen demonstrated ability in enhancing customer satisfaction by implementing continuous improvement and quality assurance parameters in day to day supply chain management operations.

ž Continuous Improvement & TQM Lead the development and maintenance of TQM systems defines and develops Quality and CI strategy to accelerate the rate of operational improvement across the entire value chain. Develop and lead teams focused on execution of customer experienced quality along with product, process, supplier, manufacturing and field quality, Act as focal point for customers' auditors.

ž Strategic Planning: Proven ability in developing strategic / operating plans to maintain resource availability to support forecasted business and project growth. Evaluate economic/market trends, customer, and specific data used to determine optimal production levels for preparing forecasts for the market.

ž Demand & Supply Management Skilled in aligning demand plans to market strategic & business plans for effectively closing gaps between short & long-term demand Vs strategic and business plans; optimizing demand plans in coordination with business partners (Purchasing, Logistics, and Sales).

ž Supply Chain Governance proficient in using supply chain processes, tools and systems (Purchasing, Buying and Supply Chain Support) in enhancing operational efficiency and organizational cost savings; managing Procurement legislation and legal/statutory requirements.

Personal Attributes result oriented team player and team building, performance management skills, analytical & problem solver, pioneering internal and external communications; and ability to train, supervise, support, develop & guide talents.

Overview

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Languages
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Certifications
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years of post-secondary education
22
22
years of professional experience

Work History

Quality & Continuous Improvement Director

Schneider Electric
2017-06 - Current

Run, lead, and manage CSQ/SC function on complex/multi-countries/multi-technology projects within GCP (Global Customer Projects) over 9 hubs, 25 countries across 3 continents, engaging the best technical practices and lessons learned to standardize the function, implement consistent continuous improvement culture supported by effective tools and strategy with high level of engagement with all stakeholders to improve customer satisfaction by managing causes not results, achieve profitability within the desired standards / efficiency in accordance with company strategic goals.

Supply Chain & Quality Assurance Manager

Schneider Electric
2015-12 - 2017-05

Develops QA, Procurement /Sourcing/logistics strategies and processes for entering new markets on a global basis. Set up a process of alignment with plant for internal purchases leading to 80% of total internal purchasing for execution center, improving OTD record and one tool and methodology to calculate OTD. Reduced fixed cost by 33% by reducing headcount, implementing performance improvement tool Minimized logistics cost. A key member of the senior leadership team contributes to the company’s long-term growth by following a rigorous planning process to drive change for operational efficiencies and maximum ROI.

Supply Chain & Quality Assurance Manager

International Timber Company
2012-09 - 2015-11

Led a team of 230 including 12 direct reportees in negotiating, managing tailors’ rental & services contracts related to procurement, fleet and deliveries & warehouses to ensured alignment of function objectives with business strategy.

Played key role in reducing fixed cost of cutting process by 57% and manpower 65% leading to impacted 115K man-hour / year. Successfully unloaded 5600 containers free demurrage / retention comparing to payment of over 600 KSAR during 2012.

Reducing 7.4% of cost and 14,976 manhour / year by switching from owned to outsourced fleet, set SC policies and SOP, implement successfully Dynamics ERP.

Supply Chain Manager

Lafarge Cement
2009-09 - 2012-05

Procurement Manager

Henkel Int
2007-01 - 2009-08

Division Manager

Electro Industries
2004-04 - 2006-12

Operations Team Leader

Aramex Int
1997-09 - 2004-03

Education

Bachelor of Engineering - Power Engineering

Damascus University
1989-09 - 1995-07

MBA - Business Administration

Columbus University
2005-02 - 2006-07

Ph.D. - Marketing

Columbus University
2006-10 - 2008-05

Skills

    Lean manufacturing concepts

Business Process Analysis

Operations management

Process improvement solutions

Strategic Planning

Business Development

Change Management

Process improvement

Process integration

Cost controlling

Risk mitigation strategies

Problem resolution

Quality Management Systems

Performance Improvement Programs

Software

JD Edwards ERP

Dynamics GP ERP

Dynamics AX ERP

MS. Office / MS. Project / Visio

SAP

Lotus Notes

ARIS

Languages

Arabic

English

French

Certification

ISO 9001 QMS Internal Auditor

2011-11

ISO 14001 EMS Internal Auditor

2012-02

CISCP Certified International Supply Chain Professional

2014-01

CISCM Certified International Supply Chain Manager

2014-01

Driving Measurable, Sustainable Change

2020-03

Managing Organizational Change for Managers

2020-04

Critical Thinking

2020-09

Process Improvement Foundations

2020-10

Strategic Planning Foundations

2020-08

Executive Leadership

2020-10

Interests

Photography

Reading

History

Snooker

Accomplishments

  • Consistently met company standard times and individual productivity goals.
  • Conflict Resolution - Responsible for handling customer account inquiries, accurately providing information to ensure resolution of product/service complaints and customer satisfaction.
  • Designing and managing Supply Chain,quality systems and methods based on customer specifications and application of certification standards to drive continuous improvement.
  • Setting up and aligning supply chains operations to support business strategies to changing market conditions, new business opportunities, cost reduction strategies .
  • Design and improvement of quality systems as well as using quality methods for accomplishing quality targets based on quality standards (ISO 9001, ISO 9004) and SE quality directives, designing and conducting audit schemes for implementing methods and accomplishing objectives across various phases of customer project process to align with specific business processes.
  • Setting up, designing and managing Supply Chain and quality systems and methods based on customer specifications and application of certification standards to drive continuous improvement.

Work Availability

monday
tuesday
wednesday
thursday
friday
saturday
sunday
morning
afternoon
evening
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Affiliations

  • ESCWA helps Arab States to achieve sustainable socioeconomic development & the UN Global Goals. Team member for the National Agenda for the Future of Syria Project
  • Fellow - The Institute of Managers and Leaders - Australia
  • Continuous Improvement, Six Sigma, & Lean Group
  • Supply Chain Management

Quote

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.
Steve Jobs

Timeline

Process Improvement Foundations

2020-10

Executive Leadership

2020-10

Critical Thinking

2020-09

Strategic Planning Foundations

2020-08

Managing Organizational Change for Managers

2020-04

Driving Measurable, Sustainable Change

2020-03

Quality & Continuous Improvement Director

Schneider Electric
2017-06 - Current

Supply Chain & Quality Assurance Manager

Schneider Electric
2015-12 - 2017-05

CISCP Certified International Supply Chain Professional

2014-01

CISCM Certified International Supply Chain Manager

2014-01

Supply Chain & Quality Assurance Manager

International Timber Company
2012-09 - 2015-11

ISO 14001 EMS Internal Auditor

2012-02

ISO 9001 QMS Internal Auditor

2011-11

Supply Chain Manager

Lafarge Cement
2009-09 - 2012-05

Procurement Manager

Henkel Int
2007-01 - 2009-08

Ph.D. - Marketing

Columbus University
2006-10 - 2008-05

MBA - Business Administration

Columbus University
2005-02 - 2006-07

Division Manager

Electro Industries
2004-04 - 2006-12

Operations Team Leader

Aramex Int
1997-09 - 2004-03

Bachelor of Engineering - Power Engineering

Damascus University
1989-09 - 1995-07
Hani ObeidQuality & Continuous Improvement - Supply Chain