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Hani Obeid

Candidate ID: 1923063

Career Summary

Designated subject matter expert leveraging two decades of quantifiable success in leading all aspects of Quality & Continuous Improvement, strategic planning, manufacturing, process optimization, Global Logistics, procurement, and customer loyalty activities.

Skill Set

Continuous Improvement, Operations Management, Six Sigma, Team building, Problem Solving, Business Development, Customer Loyalty, Emotional Intelligence, Effective Communication.

Professional Information

Total Experience : 25

Nationality : Syria

Qualification Level : MBA / Management Post Graduates

Job Function : Top Management

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Hani Obeid

Riyadh 14254

Designated subject matter expert leveraging two decades of quantifiable success in leading all aspects of Quality & Continuous Improvement, strategic planning, manufacturing, process optimization, Global Logistics, procurement, and customer loyalty activities.
Track record of successfully coordinating cross-functional/interdepartmental resolutions of highly complex problems in collaboration with engineering personnel, research and development, product management, sales, customer service, and applicable stakeholders.

Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Personal Details

Birth Date: 1972-10-09
Eligible to work in {country}: Yes
Industry: Analytics, Business Operations, Customer Service, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Loading and Stocking, Logistic Support, Management, Mining & Oil, Other, Production & Manufacturing, Project Management, Quality Assurance, Technology

Work Experience

Quality and Continuous Improvement Director Schneider Electric - Riyadh
July 2017 to Present

Satisfy full-spectrum project management requirements pertinent to the CSQ/SC functions encompasses MEAS region, Dramatically improved quality, and timely delivery. Promoted 7 high-potential employees to leadership positions.
Exercise oversight of implementation/execution of Lean continuous process improvement (with aspects of Kaizen) methodologies, industry best practices, and recurrent stakeholder engagements to ensure operational alignment with strategic and broader corporate objectives.

December 2015 to May 2017

Achieved historic execution center / plant manufacturing cycle-time reductions / OTD 95% / all projects and Regained key customer trust.
Rebuilt the SC leadership team, Established global sourcing strategy, Filled cultural gaps, Diversified supplier base, Leveraged scale to achieve cost savings, Delivered massive savings through supplier management.
Revenue maximization through market analysis to identify opportunities for greater global penetration.

SUPPLY CHAIN & QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER International Timber Company - Jeddah
September 2012 to November 2015

Directed/fulfilled logistics, procurement, and warehousing/fulfilment center function with the assistance of 12 direct reports and 230 cross-functional personnel; in the accomplishment of contract negotiations, fleet management; inventory control; Quality assurance, and operational compliance with all statutory, health, and safety (H&S), and key stakeholder expectations.
Pivotal to optimizing processes by 57% and manpower 65%; which translated to reductions of 115,000 annual man-hours. Created/enforced all supply chain policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs) —this entailed switching over to an outsourced fleet and adopting the Dynamics enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution—thereby achieving 7.4% reductions in overall costs and a 14,976 reduction in annual manhours.
Successfully unloaded 5,600 containers free of demurrage, consider 2012’s payments of over 600KSAR.

Supply Chain Manager Lafarge Cement - Aleppo
Procurement Manager Henkel - Aleppo
Division Manager Electro Industries - Jeddah
Operations Team leader Aramex


Doctorate in Marketing Columbus University - Mississippi
January 2006 to January 2008

Master's in Business Administration Columbus University - Mississippi
January 2005 to January 2006

Bachelor's in Electrical Engineer Damascus University - Damascus
September 1990 to July 1995


• Strategic Planning
• Total Quality Management • Lean Methodologies
• Layered Process Audits
• Risk Management
• Occupational Health & Safety • Global Logistics Operations
• Customer Satisfaction • Critical Thinking
• Problem Solving


• Arabic - Fluent
• English - Fluent
• French - Beginner



Inventory Management Audit
Excellence Award - Customer Performance Improvement
Excellence Award Lessons Learned Regional Project
Excellence Award projects Non-Quality Cost Improvement
Excellence Award for High performance in FOBO Project
Excellent Stocktaking Result
T-One Excellence Award Certificate
ERP - JDE Excellence Team - Go-Life at Plant
ISO 9001 Certificate Operation Department

Certifications and Licenses

SSGB Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, IQF, USA Present
ISO 9001 QMS Certified Internal Auditor, SGS, Switzerland
ISO 14001 EMS Certified Internal Auditor, SGS, Switzerland
CISCP Certified International Supply Chain Professional, IPSCMI, USA
CISCM Certified International Supply Chain Manager, IPSCMI, USA
Industrial Safety Leader Certified, Civil Defence Force, Syria
Risk Management / PMI, USA
Kaizen Facilitator / PMI, USA
Critical Thinking / NASBA, USA
Executive Leadership / PMI, USA
Change Management / PMI, USA
Strategic Planning / NASBA, USA
Executive Leadership / PMI, USA
Business Process Improvement NASBA, USA
Lean Inventory Management / NASBA, USA
Process Improvement Foundations / PMI, USA
SSBB Certified Six Sigma Black Belt / PMI, USA
Deliver Operational Excellence