Maintenance Manager

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Job title

Maintenance Manager


Vadu, Romania

Type of activity

Temporary, 1 year

Post date

24 January 2023

Job description

We are looking for an experienced Maintenance Manager to lead the MGD Project onshore and offshore maintenance function from the Gas Treatment Plant in Vadu in providing both reactive and pro-active, multiskilled maintenance service on all operational equipment and facilities infrastructure, in line with applicable internal manuals, procedures and national/ international codes and standards.



  • Maintain and, where possible, improve the Reliability, Availability and Maintainability of the MGD Project onshore and offshore facilities;
  • Increase the site operational effectiveness by mean time between failure and downtime reduction;
  • Lead the Maintenance Department (onshore and offshore) so as to ensure the safe and efficient functioning of all plant, machinery and emergency equipment;
  • Implement and manage continuous improvement by highlighting deficiencies and recommending changes in training, working practices and processes;
  • Ensure the Permit to Work (PTW) system is adhered to and that all isolations are in compliance with the company Isolation Philosophy.


  • Manage, coach and develop a high performing Maintenance team that meets agreed objectives, and which delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements;
  • Monitor the completion of tasks and ensure good performance and record on appropriate systems;
  • Review, implement and update company records e.g. training matrices, performance reviews, risk assessments;
  • Effectively delegate any maintenance issues to be resolved on each shift and small projects to the right skills in the team, planning and managing effective works;
  • Develop a Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) schedule, ensure full preventative maintenance is carried out, plan in missed maintenance activities, and lead the team to deliver effectively;
  • Lead the asset planning process for short/mid/ long term planning of maintenance and intervention activities;
  • Ensure implementation as per maintenance plan of all activities and manage all contractor and subcontractors to ensure timely execution and in the limits of approved budget;
  • Optimize equipment according to standard procedure, enhancing performance and product quality, ensuring the achievement of all Key Performance Indicators (KPIs);
  • Develop clear accountability for maintenance material spend combined with a strategy to manage expenditure;
  • Manage systems and equipment data storage and maintain high levels of standards and accuracy;
  • Prepare, monitor and control budgets for the Maintenance Department;
  • Manage and control the Facility’s Computerized Maintenance Management System (MAXIMO);
  • Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems;
  • Identify business improvement opportunities within the organization;
  • Lead Continuous Improvement by developing, standardizing, and/or supporting Continuous Improvement initiatives;
  • Lead the maintenance and records of all safety critical elements and ensure performance standards required by the Verification scheme with respect to plant and machinery are met;
  • Develop, implement and manage key performance indicators (KPIs) for each area of responsibility;
  • Ensure KPIs are met by working to the overall plan, including management of, and reporting;
  • Conduct risk assessments of processes and tasks in the department;
  • Manage contractors on site to ensure they meet legal and company requirements;
  • Ensure that the function operates in accordance with any health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff and visitors;
  • Lead spare parts storage and preservation planning and activities, timely ordering and requisitions of all required tools and materials, ensuring full availability at all times;
  • Ensure the facilities and equipment are to the highest appropriate standards and in a state of readiness and that the facilities certificates are up to date;
  • Prepare, implement and update policies and procedures and oversee the plant mechanical integrity program which includes Vibration Analysis, RCFA, Oil Analysis, Infrared Analysis, Maintenance Workflow, and other developing reliability programs;
  • Manage and conduct all bunkering operations in accordance with applicable procedures and rules;
  • Liaise with the OIM and other departments, ensuring awareness of maintenance activities.


  • 10 years working experience in Oil & Gas industry, in a similar role, in managing diverse disciplines and high skilled staff and supporting production operations;
  • Degree or equivalent in Engineering/Science in an Electrical/Mechanical discipline;
  • Experience in developing and managing annual work Program & Budget (WPB) for maintenance activities;
  • The candidate must have proven track record in management of a technical support and/or engineering team with excellent supervisory, inter-personal relations and communication skills;
  • Experience in plant Shutdowns for maintenance activities;
  • Experience in leading and conducting root cause analysis, complex risk assessment, continuous improvement process and internal technical audits;
  • Experience in implementing and managing preventative maintenance software;
  • Trained in Risk Assessment Techniques, COSHH Assessor and Emergency response;
  • Valid BOSIET is an advantage;
  • Fluent in English both written and verbal;
  • Good IT Skills;
  • Ability to understand project procedures and drawings, especially extensive understanding of P&IDs/SLDs/D&IDs/C&Es.


  • Duration: Temporary, 1 year
  • Location: Vadu, Romania

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