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  • Job reference: RMS0216848

Operations Specialist

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Scotland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 18/09/2019
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (30/10/19)
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The Role:
OPERATIONS SPECIALIST
Permanent
Based in Scotland

JOB PURPOSE
Reporting to the Plant Manager, the post holder will provide operational expertise required for delivery of the operating/maintenance plan and longer term asset strategy.
Co-ordinate all functions and provide leadership to ensure safe, reliable and optimized delivery of the agreed plant production plan.
PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES
* Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to the shift operating teams for the plant to ensure its safe and efficient operation within design operating envelopes.
* Develop, maintain and audit use of all technical and operating information and documentation required for the plant area.
* Audit Asset operating standards through leading level 1 assurance reviews to ensure operation within Site and Regulatory requirements
* Set internal priorities/demand for maintenance and technical support to ensure plant integrity and availability to safely deliver the plant production plan.
* Monitor plant operations, diagnose adverse trends, define and implement corrective actions to achieve short and long term operating performance targets.
* Deliver the recovery of the plant from planned and unplanned interventions / outages.
* Ensure that root cause analysis and troubleshooting are carried out and to provide expertise and immediate support for the solving of plant unavailability or production losses
* Develop and manage process documentation to allow safe operation and release/handback/ recommissioning for all maintenance activities including Operating Instructions, Trip Override Risk Assessments, Isolation Plans and Release Procedures.
* Train operating teams and supervisors in revised instructions and procedures to ensure safe and efficient implementation
* Input to activity planning processes to maintain plant integrity and reliability whilst minimising impact on production and cost.
* Identify opportunities to improve plant availability or variable cost performance. Develop and implement solutions where appropriate or work with discipline engineers as required.
* Specify turnaround work scope requirements for plant area.
* Act as Turnaround Operations Lead when assigned, leading operations elements of event through planning, work scope implementation, pre-commissioning and re-commissioning phases
* Act as Asset Representative for Project activities - setting technical/operational requirements for project and managing interface with asset activities for planning, construction and commissioning.

QUALIFICATIONS AND TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE
* Graduate qualified with >5 years' experience or >10 years' experience in Oil and Gas Operations.
* Proven technical/operational troubleshooting skills.
* Strong knowledge of all relevant Manufacturing disciplines - Mech, I/E, Control, DCS, Maintenance.
* Detailed knowledge of site standards and legislative requirements relevant to Manufacturing activities.
* Ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams (without line management accountability).
* Proven ability to coach and develop supervisor/technician personnel.
* High level of communication skills, dealing with all levels in the organization.

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