Maintenance Manager


About this role

About this role

Strategy & Plans Develop the Maintenance-departmental strategy in line with the Plant’s strategy to ensure vertical alignment and horizontal integration with other interfacing departmental strategies across;
 Regularly report to the Plant General Manager on the operational activities of department, challenges and issues faced, mitigations taken, etc. as required, to keep them informed and updated on the division’s activities.People Management;
 Manage the effective achievement of the team’s objectives through setting individual objectives, managing performance, developing the team and providing formal and informal feedback to maximise overall performance, engagement and motivation.

Budget Management Contribute to the preparation of the Maintenance department’s budget and manage and monitor the financial performance against the budget so that areas of unsatisfactory performance are identified, rectified promptly and potential performance improvement opportunities are capitalised upon.

Maintenance Planning  Lead and manage the planning of preventive, corrective and condition based maintenance plans / work schedules (including annual and long-term maintenance plans) for all types of maintenance (Electrical, Mechanical and I&C) across the facilities in the plant ensuring that maintenance jobs are carried out timely, efficiently and cost effective with adherence to HSE standards;
 Lead the effective cascading of the maintenance strategy into work instructions and SOPs for each equipment and process in all areas of mechanical, electrical, instrumental, controls and systems and ensure their implementation by employees and contract staff, to ensure safe and timely maintenance of equipment.

Maintenance Management Lead the effective implementation of approved plans in liaison with the discipline engineers and operations team across all the assets and equipment within set timelines and budget to facilitate uninterrupted operations;
 Oversee the equipment risk assessment process in order to facilitate proactive identification of anomalies and ensure optimum risk mitigation in accordance with best practices; Manage the timely response to all emergency breakdowns and provide prompt corrective action to ensure plant availability, thereby minimizing downtime and possibility of liquidity damages;
 Oversee the maintenance documentation process in SAP ensuring it is completed correctly including filling in the log, outlining the fault, method of repair and the time, labour and materials used to support timely availability of information; Review the daily maintenance / condition monitoring reports and submit periodic reports to the management, keeping them informed of all technical problems, if any, as well as recent changes or modifications on existing work plant or schedule;
 Lead the Maintenance management meetings so that the entire team is clear on the standards required and the maintenance programs that are underway; In the Project Phase: Coordinate with the EPC representatives on site to understand the critical equipment installation etc., and undertake the Commissioning Monitoring, Acceptance Test Campaign and “As-build” documentation activities, to ensure required transfer of knowledge.



Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor degree holder in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering.
Minimum Experience: 12-15 years of experience in a similar environment with few years in a managerial position preferably within the Power / Water generation sector;
 Experience developing / implementing preventive and predictive maintenance processes is highly desirable.

Skills: In-depth knowledge of downtime analysis and knowledge of problem solving tools;
 In-depth Knowledge of maintenance management methods, of predictive inspection tools and of CMMS (Computer Maintenance Management System, good knowledge of SAP Template desirable).

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Brunel Energy UAE Dubai

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