About Osama Akeel

  • Academic Level Degree Bachelor
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Production & Manufacturing
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About me

A professional Production Manager with 11+ years of experience. Specialties include Project Management,Operations Management and Quality Control of Process Equipment Manufacturing. Recognized for cost reduction and optimization of processes resulting in increased effectiveness of deliverables with superior competency in resource allocation, production scheduling and workflow management. Holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.



  • 2016 - 2020
    Titanium & Steel Manufacturing Company (TSM Arabia)

    Production Manager

    Managing of Production department for a deep-rooted process equipment manufacturing Company with annual sales revenue more than 40 Million Dollar, presenting the best quality and delivery of manufacturing of pressure vessels, heat exchangers, cladding, and spooling.
    – Accountable for all shop floor activities resulting in meeting targeted production within 5% saving on man-hours.
    – Liaised with Top Management on formulating production strategy in alignment with the business strategy
    – Managed and finalized the annual budget for the production department Preparations.
    – Reported the completion percentage of projects against plans to calculate month-to-month revenue
    – Lead, developed and implemented new manufacturing methods and procedures to ensure best practice and high efficiency results which included complete time and motion study that leads to minimized
    waiting times and maximized utilization of shop area.
    – Collaborated with the HR to evaluate performance of engineers and 400+ workers on a bi-annual basis and build recruitment plan for all staff levels in alliance with factory workload development.
    – Increased savings in consumables by 3%, monitored and analyzed the possible reduction of waste
    – Trained team members on planning of projects, cost control and optimization of processes
    – Sustained relationships with 150+ suppliers and collaborated with the procurement on sourcing.
    – Ensured following guidelines of HSE standards, Quality Management System and Control Methods
    – Developed Key performance indicators (KPI’s) to measure and enhance the overall factory productivity with high management approach.
    – Support the estimation activities of 200+ Bids with sales department for projects evaluation studies.
    – Benchmarking and collect intelligence related to the sector and work with the executive team in developing and implementing sector-related plans.
    – Review, verify, direct, monitor and approve (sub-contractors, suppliers, Sub-manufacturer) construction sequence, work plans, and method statement, safety and quality plans to ensure activities are completed in accordance to TSM Arabia procedures, regulations, specifications.
    – Coordination with all department (Sales, design, accounts, warehouse, human resource) and external parties for all project related activities to assure smooth flow of production to avoid schedule slippage.
    – Risk assessment and monitoring of risk and introduce the appropriate mitigation plans and actions.
    – Assisting in material storage and apply safe and best practices in alliance with warehouse manager.
    – Involved in material outsourcing with procurement department for local/international supplier evaluation /qualification studies.
    – Adopting of most efficient and effective production processes and methods to provide best quality within budget.
    – Overseeing the maintenance, repair, and replacement of production equipment to ensure smooth work operations
    – Organizing the preventive and routine maintenance of production equipment.

  • 2014 - 2015
    Titanium & Steel Manufacturing Company (TSM Arabia)

    Senior Production & Projects Engineer

    Established a planning unit and steered 50+ technical interviews of engineers for the production department
    – Spearheaded the estimation & man-hour breakdown of projects, advised the sales on projects feasibility
    – Reviewed 100s of Purchase Orders, attended weekly meetings with the department heads regarding the manpower planning, workload charts and scheduling of projects
    – Prepared fabrication schedules, testing plans, jig fixture plans, testing plans and delivery arrangements.
    – Ran the management of 10+ subcontractors, prioritized project requirements and allocation of manpower
    – Liaised with 10+ Fabrication Engineers and Team Leaders, tracked progress & consumption of man-hours
    – Conducted test runs on 100+ machines, studied & compared brands, reported to the procurement team
    – Tracked expenses and confirmed following of budgets, analyzed profitability of projects
    – Develop and deploy policies, process and work instructions covering all factory operations.
    – Developed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the production & procurement departments
    – Directed the capacity development of staff members and rotation of jobs

  • 2012 - 2013
    Titanium & Steel Manufacturing Company (TSM Arabia)

    Mechanical Engineer

    Attended intensive training courses in technology & special material manufacturing for 6 months in South Korea.
    – Led the process of purchasing 500+ CNC machines, overhead Cranes, Bending Machine ,Pumps ,H.T Furnace, welding machines and other equipment from the RFQ initiation phase, according to the General Plan
    – Formulated contracts with manufacturers, supervised the commissioning & testing of machines
    – Supervised the installation of electrical works, HVAC, civil and steel structure of the building
    and maintained relationships with 10+ contractors
    – Followed-up with governmental entities on approvals and reported to the GM accordingly
    – Conducted 1500+ interviews, spearheaded the selection, trade tests & recruitment of 400+ candidates.

  • 2009 - 2012
    Negemco for Engineering & Contracting

    Mechanical Engineer

    Delivered pre-engineered buildings, steel structure, tanks, job fabrication, and site erection projects
    – Planned and scheduled shop floor activities, monitored progress and efficiency of projects
    – Adhered to execution of jobs in accordance with the inspection, test plans, and budgeted man-hours
    – Wrote daily production reports of jobs, and planned resources as per priority and project schedules
    – Reviewed fabrication drawings, drafted material take-off lists and followed-up with the procurement regarding ordered materials and the required technical specifications
    – Prepared contingency plans for delays in ongoing projects, maintained data to avoid future job mistakes


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