Waleed TamimiAluminium Bahrain, Chief Supply Officer
Waleed Tamimi holds the position of Chief Supply Officer of Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C (Alba) overseeing the departments of Procurement & Warehousing, Strategic Supply & Planning, Engineering, Operational Excellence, Metallurgy and Customer Technical Support. Prior to his present role, Waleed was the Chief Administration Officer and before that was the Director of Administration. Within Alba, he successfully held the position of Senior Manager of Strategic Supply & Planning, charged with controlling the company’s procurement requirement of all major raw material and corresponding logistics. Moreover, Waleed was responsible for the management and development of Alba’s raw material and freight suppliers’ network in addition to managing all trading & selling initiatives for excess procured Alumina and surplus production of Calcined Petroleum Coke. In 2013, Waleed served as Manager - Operational Excellence where he led the operational excellence initiatives alongside the continuous improvement strategy and roadmap. Moreover, Waleed was responsible for the development, establishment and initiation of an Enterprise Continuous Improvement and Cost Cutting Programme (Titan Programme), based on the Lean-Six Sigma methodology. The developed Programme is a company-wide philosophy aimed at improving quality, reducing lead time and bringing in sizable and sustainable cost reduction levels. Prior to his tenure with Alba, he was General Manager of Business Improvement Group at Rezayat Group of Companies in Khobar, Saudi Arabia where he led a strategy building initiative at Rezayat Group.