- Lead the team of engineers who create work packs and task-lists for Upstream Assets.
- Lead technical discussions with regards to work packs of rotating & static equipment and associated tools, services and materials as a subject matter expert with global experts, site maintenance leads/technical authorities & OEMs/Vendors etc.
- Work preparation is one of the main cost levers to reduce the end to end cost for maintenance and the associated procurement and logistical processes. High quality work packs and task list of Rotating & Static Equipment can make a significant difference in the operational costs for assets.
The role covers relationship management with several Upstream and Integrated Gas OUs of Shell.
- Inspire and develop the team members.
- Coordinate, monitor and improve the quality and timeliness of the delivery of workpacks and task list as a hands-on foreman. The creation of work pack and tasklist can include RBI, comparison with PML, local maintenance and turn around strategies. It may also come with the requirement to load the prepared information and Data in SAP and related Document management systems. It normally includes identification of required manpower, services, tools, approvals and materials.
- Ensure the team has a good understanding of the expectations of the stakeholders/ representatives of various operating units and is actively managing those through effective communication and identifying & resolving challenges and issues.
- Provide support to assets to customize the equipment make and model specific workpacks into site specific workpack by adding site conditions and parameters.
- Interact and communicate with the site focals/maintenance leads for Preventive Maintenance Libraries and maintenance strategies, understanding the intricacies about how the actual maintenance activities for heavy duty rotating equipments and other machines/equipment have been planned and performed in various Upstream Operating Units of Shell.
- Make timely decisions under ambiguity. Ensure that work instructions, training materials and back up plans are kept evergreen.
- This role exposes the individual to stakeholders from different cultural backgrounds located across different timezones.
- The work comes in peaks and the person needs to be very good in prioritization and managing stakeholder expectations, resilient under pressure.
- Sound understanding of business/process workflow and having mature mindset to deal and behave under tough/challenging situations.
- Should be able to guide the team and steer them through the tough/demanding situations and contribute in terms of technical clarifications.
Education & Experience:
- University Degree in Mechanical/Industrial/Production/Power Engineering and a minimum of 8 years’ experience in jobs relevant to maintenance execution & maintenance work preparation.
- Experience in preparing maintenance work instructions, work packs for rotating equipment viz. Engines, Centrifugal Compressor, Turbines, Centrifugal Pumps and Static Equipment viz. Columns, Vessels, Heat Exchangers, etc., work and manpower estimation for major maintenance.
- Experience with leading others prefrably in a virtual enviroment where team members are not always in the same location as the manager.
- Experience in communication with stakeholders at various seniority levels in a virtual enviroment.
- Experience with delivering multiple projects at the same time, whilst meeting customer expectations and taking good care of staff and budget control.
Competences and behavioral traits:
- The team manager needs to be a self-starter,taking initiatives and work without close supervision;
- The team manager needs to be able to prioritize the overall work load of the team and balance pro-actively demand and capacity of the team.
- Being able to deal with diifult stakehodler conversations in a virtual environment.
- The team manager needs to be a people manager.
- The team manager needs to be able to be able to bring into practice Continous improvement. (we have a preference for LEAN).
- The team manager needs to be able to explain to others the complexities and intricacies of the preventive and corrective maintenance activities in Operating Units.
- The team manager needs to have the technical in depth knowledge to be able to review the work prepared by the individual team members.