Dedicated Operations Manager and effective leader who excels at using proven methods & relevant technology to successfully cut costs, streamline operations and increase effectiveness.
Cost reduction and containment
Process improvement strategies
Turkish - Native
English - Advanced with recent IELTS score of 7,5 Overall ( Karsiyaka Anatolian High School, Izmir )
German - Intermediate ( Sprachdiplom Gr.12 from University of Ankara - TOMER Language School )
French - Basic Conversational Level.
- Streamlined the branch operations, resulting in a 20% reduction in operating budget. Effective Contract Management and Project Management were key to the said achievement.
- Cut inventory value by more than 15% by effective use of ABC Analysis and improved on-time delivery by backhaul and milk-run optimisations.
Place of Birth: Ankara, TURKEY
Date of Birth: 22nd of August, 1979
Present Resident in Izmir, TURKEY
Status: Married with 1 child (age 6)
Hobbies: Astronomy, Playing keyboards in a local band, Travelling to new places.
As Yakit Petrol Ltd.Izmir, TurkeyOperations Manager02/2015 to Current
Developed and implemented best practices across the company, including planning, forecasting, logistics and distribution management of Oil and Lubricant Products of AS Yakit Ltd., acting as the premium dealer of OMV Petrol Ofisi.
Mentored, coached and trained an operations team of 6. Also recruited, hired and trained 2 new employees for the department in order to ensure achieving operational targets within fixed timetables.
Contract Management in accordance with the OMV procedures.
Management of Customer Portfolio for all active & acquired contracts for AS Yakit Ltd.
Identified inefficiencies and made necessary process improvements in Cost Management, Procurement & Sales activities of the Leasing and Fleet Management group company of "Asraba".
Revamped the Netsis ERP program, resulting in a 15 to 17 percentimprovement in Cash Flow Monitoring and Revenue Collection KPI's.
Managed the development and launch of new CRM and Finance Modules in Netsis and currently working on other Capital Assets for future expansion plans of AS Group.
Actuant Corporation (Power-Packer B.v.)Manisa, TurkeyValue Stream Manager09/2013 to 02/2015
Mentored, coached and trained a total of 16 team members.
Developed and shared best practices across the company, including Supply & Sales processes of hydraulic rooftop production to "cabrio" automakers like Audi AG, VW, Opel/GM, Lamborghini, Infiniti, Bentley, Jaguar, Mercedes, BMW.. etc. under the brand name "Power-Packer".
Managed the Contract Management of outbound & local suppliers. Developed and managed annual operating budgets of 1 million USD for the newly established Akhisar Factory.
Identified inefficiencies and made recommendations for process improvements in Facility purchase management ( Expense items, facility contracts, service agreements..etc.) to help reduce facility cost by 11% in the first fiscal year.
Oversaw the development and launch of "Oracle Project" of Purchasing & Sales modules which have been finalised BEFORE the promised deadline.
Ege Fren A.S ( Meritor Inc. JV )Izmir, TurkeyImport and Supplier Management, Team Leader03/2011 to 09/2013
Maintained effective Supply Chain Planning and Logistics Management of inbound and outbound suppliers for "cam brakes" that are produced for Scania, Volvo and MAN.
Optimized the overall customer satisfaction by determining the operational suitability and ensuring the continuity of suppliers that are nominated for the new "disc brake" projects of Tofas and Isuzu.
Reported project developments to the Supply Chain Manager / Assistant GM on regular basis.
Held regular supplier meetings and making factory visits to maintain a reliable supply chain setup.
Optimized the overall customer experience through 3PL Management and general Operational Outsourcing.
HIDROMEK Hidrolik ve Mekanik Makine Imalat San. ve Tic. A.S.Izmir/Ankara, TurkeyChief of Supply Chain and Logistics, Izmir Branch03/2009 to 03/2011
Built and maintained effective Supply Chain & Logistics Planning for Backhoe-Loaders which are produced in Izmir Free Zone Plant of Hidromek, Turkey's leading producer and exporter of construction machineries.
Boosted the overall customer satisfaction by planning of the import production material process with procurement team and have the required materials at the desired date with minimum costs possible.
Helped minimised the overall logistics cost, by pursuing the minimum export freights and help achieve higher overall profit in sales.
Developed and shared best practices across the company, includingKey User role in MM & SD Modules on SAP R/3 Implementation.
Kinay Transport and Logistics S.A.Izmir/Istanbul, TurkeyMarketing and After-Sales Specialist04/2005 to 03/2009
Have primarily involved in the set-up of the Izmir Branch of this large Freight Forwarder Company, which is a subsidiary of the Kinay Group (Mother Company) who's heavily affiliated with "Eti Maden" with an approximate 7.500 TEU's of shipment per year.
Direct responsible of operational services, pricing, planning and after sales activities as well as coordinating and monitoring the operational flow of the process up to door delivery of the goods sent to various countries of Eti Maden.
Increased productivity by effects on economic value added (EVA) about 20-25 % in net revenue and loading volumes, in that first 2 years of the branch.
Import Logistics Planning 3rd party Warehouse Management via Oracle WMS Module.
Responsibility for tracing and assisting both in/outbound shipments and project shipments of Vestel UK, Tesco UK ve WalMart - Asda Stores ex Turkey.
Planning of the logistics services and distribution of all goods that were imported for Vestel (such as climatisators and coolers) and in-house products (such as refrigerators & Lcd TV's ), as well as their spare parts up to their final destinations ( retailers, authorized dealers..etc.)
Coordinated and planned the supply chain process for Vestel UK & Tesco UK's goods ex Turkey.
Content : Management level logistics and strategic thinking methods in Supply Chain
Attended in : September to December 2013
- D.E.U. Career Management Club "Annual University Debate Challenge winner in 2001
- Membership in Association of Paramedical Emergency Medicine. Hobbies include playing the Piano, astronomy, reading/archiving documentary media on Civilization History, Geography and Space Explorations.
- Driver's Licence : B class active driver since 1999.