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Abdulwahab Abukwaik

Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering
Dean of CBA

College of Engineering

Major of Industrial Engineering - College of Engineering -D
a.abukwaik@ubt.edu.sa

A top management professional with over 17 years of engineering experience in project management, project engineering, manufacturing ( PET prefoming, blowing, Tin can, filling) , plastic technology, contract management, budgeting, estimating, scheduling, operations management, lecturing, administration, value engineering, claims & settlement, and health & safety practices. Holds credentials in managing over 100 projects across construction, industrial, utilities and the product development sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Strong exposure to Agile and SCRUM methodology throughout a project’s lifecycle. Exhibits strong project management skills including project scheduling and monitoring coupled with structured inputs for optimal resource utilization, materials management, site management, and cost rationalization. Professional competencies in mobilizing and judiciously managing resources and materials including contractor management, inspection of materials, preforms/ bottles designs, weight reductions and reconciliation of materials.

Proficient in swiftly ramping up projects with competent cross-functional skills and ensuring on time deliverables within pre-set cost/time parameters and quality compliances. Core strengths in providing contracting support, from pre-award through contract administration and close-out. Deft in designing and implementing procedures to minimize rejections and achieve highest quality standards. Possesses understanding of engineering drawings and technical manuals. Adept at identifying, sourcing and evaluating potential vendors, coupled with excellent skills in consensus building, price negotiation, and estimating long term, profitable contract management. Result driven: works judiciously and methodically to achieve and exceed company-mandated goals. Very strong analytical ability, critical thinking, and proactive problem-solving skills. Wide economical and financial background. Practiced an international innovation process sponsored



- Successfully developed and monitored one of the most modern manufacturing plants in Jeddah City. (International Food Industry Plant & AFIA Packaging Plant)

- Holds distinction of generating & achieving annual savings of +SR 60 Million (packaging & material reduction) within Savola Group



Project Management

Quality systems

Engineering Economy

Supply chain management

Visibility study

budgeting and scheduling

Introduction to Engineering

Manufacturing technology

Occupational health & safety

Packaging and material handling

6-Sigma, TPM and Food safety.




Key Skills & Experience:

Project Management

Manufacturing

Plastic Technology

Quality/Safety Systems (Lean & 6-Sigma, TPM, ISO, OHSAS and Food Safety)

Personnel Development

Research & Development

Lecturing & Training

Reporting/Stakeholder Management

Team Building/Management

Resource Management

Time Management/Scheduling

Budget Management

Product Developments

Conflict Management


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