Principal Maintenance Excellence Specialist (Priority is Mechanical/Rotating discipline)

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Mr. Ijaz Ul Karim Rao
Ijaz Ul Karim Rao
MD, Velosi Asset Integrity Limited

Velosi is always looking for talented people to become its team members. We realize that productive people are always a good addition to our organization. So if you have the financial acumen and the passion to work with some of the biggest companies in the world, join in!

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Project Location(s): Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Job Description

Principal Maintenance Excellence Specialist with category management exposure (Priority is Mechanical/Rotating discipline)

  • Analyze the maintenance processes, historical maintenance data, including maintenance cost/effort and failure data (for key equipment), for all sites and create business mapping/ benchmarking with industry references.
  • Provide Technical Maintenance Excellence expertise and consultancy at different fields such as Mechanical/Rotating Equipment.
  • Identify opportunities for BOM standardization across sites for key equipment.
  • Explore the opportunities for improvement with respect to the work order planning and scheduling across sites.
  • Explore the opportunities for standardization or utilization of PM Library  across sites.
  • Explore the opportunities in digital transformation with respect to maintenance processes and strategies.
  • Develop maintenance management KPI using SAC (or any available tool) for AGP studies/analysis.
  • Review and streamline the operation task list to improve the end user experience and efficiency (e.g.: – attach the task list / link the detailed task list etc.)
  • Lead the development of plan, schedule, cost estimate and budget for the project.
  • Provide monitoring and technical expertise to ensure effective Management of all the projects phases and prepare highlights and progress report.
  • Facilitate and manage the coordination between the end users, other divisions, Vendor/Contractor, and other agencies involved in the project.
  • Monitor expenditure against approved budget on a regular basis; investigate, highlight, and reconcile any significant variances to ensure effective performance and cost control.

Competency/qualification requirement:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering.
  • Strong experience (minimum 10 years) and knowledge of maintenance management process of mechanical, rotating equipment and ONE ERP EAM modules in oil and gas industry.
  • Experience in maintenance optimization process using Lean Management Process
  • Extensive experience in mechanical/rotating equipment design, engineering, construction and maintenance and operation in the oil and gas industry
  • Familiarity of international design codes and standards, related to design, procurement, construction, (pre) commissioning and hand-over specification packages for rotating equipment
  • Familiarity of the capabilities and shortcomings of major rotating equipment manufacturers, and a proven track record of conducting technical and commercial negotiations with them
  • Good knowledge about monitoring and predictive maintenance programs associated with mechanical/rotating equipment
  • Knowledge of HSE procedures & practices
  • Planning and Organizing, Scheduling and Coordinating, Checking, Examining and Recording
  • Advanced knowledge/practice of Category management, Scoping, Production, Maintenance processes, Systems analysis & Change management systems/methodologies in Oil & Gas. 
  • Familiar with Budget, schedule, risk analysis studies and ERP Systems (Preferable SAP).
  • Strong technical and commercial analytics skills.