Engineering Production & Maintenance Manager in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Cammach Bryant
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted August 14, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Our client, a waste management specialist, are looking for an Engineering Production & Maintenance Manager on a permanent basis for their processing facility based in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire.
Job Purpose:
Manage the Engineering P & M resources to ensure high levels of safe productivity are achieved and maintained in the fabrication, assembly, commissioning and maintenance of TWMA equipment.

Manage all resources (staff, facilities, equipment) effectively to maximise productivity.
Liaise with the Engineering Manager to ensure productivity and costs are satisfactorily balanced.
Identify and implement methods, techniques, equipment, processes etc. to ensure high levels of productivity are achieved in a safe, controlled and sustainable manner.
Identify and implement processes to establish and record productivity levels and enable improvements to be demonstrated
Engage with the appropriate Technical experts to support P&M; when required.
Liaise with and provide the Engineering Services Manager with resources for Maintenance activities.
Liaise with the Engineering Manager to provide structured reporting of all activities associated with Production.
Liaise with the Engineering Management Team to develop, schedule, communicate and implement Production schedules/activities.
Supply information on current and future workloads with estimated costs and timescales for completion.
Assess and allocate Service Action Requests (SAR) and Engineering Change Requests (ECRs) for implementation and completion.

Production and Maintenance Planning

Responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining a P&M; plan that delivers against a P&M; strategy.
Evaluate effectiveness of P&M; plan on a continuous basis and amend as required to maintain high levels of productivity.
Report overall department performance monthly.

Management of personnel:

Responsible for the management and control of the Engineering P&M; team
Actively engage with P&M; personnel to ensure good relationships are built and maintained throughout the team
Evaluate and maintain staffing levels required to deliver against demand.
Liaise with Engineering Manager and HR Dept for recruitment, discipline and grievance issues and appraisals.
Ensure Production staff are adequately trained and assessed for competency, to ensure the required skills are in place to deliver against the department's objectives.
Manage, record and maintain high levels of utilisation of staff within the Engineering P&M; team.

Experience (Essential)

Proven track record in a production and maintenance management role (productivity, planning, financial and people management)
Proven track record of improving production efficiency in a workshop manufacturing and maintaining equipment involving multiple trade disciplines.
Proven track record of effectively managing staff at all levels
Significant experience of working in an environment where equipment production, reliability/availability/uptime is critical.
Managing maintenance, fabrication, assembly, refurbishment, testing and commissioning programmes for complex equipment packages
Managing multi-disciplinary teams in an engineering workshop environment
Managing engineering activities both on and offsite. i.e. local and remote
Working with equipment where compliance with ATEX/CE and other industry, national and international standards is required.
Working within a fast moving "Service" environment with changing priorities
Proficient with Microsoft Office

Experience (Desirable)

Involvement in mechanical engineering design activities, from component through to system level
Working within drilling, drill cuttings waste management, solids control, or drilling fluids disciplines
Working within the oil and gas or energy industries
Working within a Process Control environment

Qualifications / Training (Essential)

Degree/HND or equivalent in a relevant Engineering or Technical discipline
Evidence of continued development within a Management role
Lean or Six Sigma Management qualification.

Qualifications / Training (Desirable)

Further training/qualification in a relevant discipline
Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (BOSIET)

Knowledge / Skills / Aptitudes / Qualities

Highly organised
Drive and dedication
Ability to instil and maintain new working practices into the workforce
Ability to maintain efficient running of several projects/tasks simultaneously
Ability to work independently
Dedicated to promoting a positive image of the company
Effective and inspirational leader and team player
Takes ownership, responsibility and accountability for: the role, for personal performance, and for the engineering teams' performance
Calm, tenacious and resilient during challenging situations
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to deal with staff at all levels
Ability to travel domestically and overseas
Driving licence


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