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  • Job reference: RMS0163150

Maintenance Manager

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/01/2016
  • Time left:
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The Company:
A major Chemical Manufacturing Company of Saudi Arabia

The Role:
Overall responsible person for the safe maintenance, of all plant equipment and systems, to support operational excellence by supporting the policies, initiatives, goals and objectives of Company and its operating affiliates.

Main Responsibilities:

• Responsible for the Safety of maintenance personnel (direct hire, contract employees and services contractors) working within Maintenance.
• Lead safety initiatives / chair safety committees aimed at continuous improvement of the Safety Culture on site.
• Establish the Maintenance Strategy and provides overall strategic direction tailored to support operational excellence for Company Affiliates
• Lead the development of a site wide shutdowns & turnarounds strategy and provide overall direction for the successful implementation / execution of individual shutdowns & turnarounds for Company affiliates
• Provide construction coordination for “in plant” projects within the operating plants
• Creates, develops and staffs the Maintenance organization to support implementation of a maintenance strategy that results in optimum plant reliability at the lowest cost.
• Establishes contracting strategies and develops the required contracts to support maintenance, shutdowns and turnarounds and “In plant” project construction.
• Manages contracts and strategies of service contracts to achieve optimum productivity and efficiency.
• Develops and implements maintenance management systems in compliance to ISO certification to achieve Operational Excellence.
• Establishes and manages the maintenance expense budgets for all Affiliates to achieve best in class performance.
• Manages and provides direction to a multinational maintenance and construction workforce that consists of direct hired employees, contractors and service contractors.
• Directs the implementation of preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance and corrective maintenance programs for all equipment and systems within the operating plants.
• Available for on-call duty when scheduled to cover Maintenance Services / emergency director duties after hours and over week-ends.
• Interfaces with all shared service organizations to provide timely and responsive maintenance services to Operating Affiliates.
• Responsible for employee development. Conducts periodic employee performance reviews and participates in succession planning.
• Defines and reports on key performance indicators implementing corrective actions necessary to achieve continuous improvement
• Implements and manages the plant maintenance program based on best practices with an emphasis on planning/scheduling and preventive/predictive maintenance.
• Custodian of the computerized maintenance management system (SAP PM Module) which is the operating platform for work requests, work orders, spare parts ordering, planning and maintenance history of plant equipment as well as master data records for all plant equipment
• Tracks, analyzes and improves maintenance key performance indicators such as asset utilization, maintenance cost, PM compliance, schedule compliance, etc.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- B.S. Degree in relevant Engineering related discipline

▪ Strong focus on safety and familiarity with company safety management system standards
▪ Ability to set strategic goals and objectives for maintenance department and meet these objectives
▪ Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with others to achieve results
▪ Ability to stay in touch with latest technology in maintenance and implement improvement initiatives
▪ Ability to lead the implementation of change within area of responsibility
▪ Ability to do maintenance expense planning, forecasting and controlling
▪ Ability to develop and implement management systems which act as enabling forces to achieve objectives
▪ Ability to develop performance indicators, implement tracking system and take corrective action to achieve desired results

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
▪ Demonstrated leadership, excellent communication and interpersonal skills
▪ Excellent English language proficiency
▪ Situational leadership skills
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