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General Electric Plant Manager in Baghdad, Iraq

Role Summary:This position is based in Iraq, for Besmaya Power Plant.

The Plant Manager will operate & maintain the plant through O&M Management Team & Facility Workforce to ensure safe, reliable and efficient plant operations. You will have key accountability with regards to customer relations and O&M P&L management. You will work in close coordination with Deputy Plant Manager, Maintenance Manager, Operations Manager and Contract Performance Manager while leading the plant operation and maintenance.

Essential Responsibilities:• Recruits, trains and maintains O&M Management Team and Facility Work Force to deliver plant operations and maintenance services as outlined in the O&M contract;

• Provides overall management required to operate and maintain all site equipment and system utilizing Contractor’s O&M Management Team and Facility Workforce.

• Manages relationships with the Customer and other organizations involved with the site with regards to plant operations and maintenance,

• Manages the O&M P&L and ensures delivery of services to the customer in an efficient and cost effective manner;

• Develops and implements maintenance strategy based on a Reliability Based Maintenance program consistent with achieving maximum plant efficiency to meet customer requirements in the most safe, reliable, economical and environmentally safe manner,

• Ensures implementation of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) at the Facility.

• Establishes Inventory Management for critical spare parts utilizing Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) and makes recommendations to the Customer to maintain optimum stock of spares and consumables.

• Manages Routine and Planned Maintenance utilizing the Facility Work Force where such activities are manageable using the Facility Work Force,

• Manages budgeting, planning and execution of specialised maintenance services which are not manageable utilizing Facility Work Force;

• Ensures compliance with requirements for environmental, health and safety requirements in plant operation and maintenance activities.

• Drives implementation of Log-Out/Tag Out (LOTO) System in accordance with the Contractor’s policies and procedures with the assistance of the Customer.

• Oversees development and implementation of operation and maintenance procedures for major systems using Facility designer’s operation manuals/procedures and equipment Vendors' instructions,

• Recommends Facility modifications and upgrades to the Customer to enhance plant reliability and performance.

• Co-ordinates with GE O&M Centre of Excellence (CoE) team, GE Engineering and other O&M support team for the resolution of complex issues relevant to maintenance,

• Drives optimization of plant operation and maintenance strategies with the aim of achieving lower cost operation and/or increased efficiency and output.

• Ensures the performance and recording of periodic operational checks and tests of the plant equipment in accordance with Customer’s requirements, equipment manufacturers’ recommendations, applicable laws and Contractor’s recommendations.

• Ensures preparation and submission of plant operation and maintenance activities reports as per requirements of the contract.

• Drives assistance to the Customer in set-up of the Facility Maintenance shop, Tool Room and laboratories;

• Ensures timely completion of plant root cause analysis for the technical events.

• Coordinates and facilitate Owner’s arrangement of planned maintenance and, when possible, unplanned maintenance.

• Assists the training and qualification of Customer’s operations and maintenance team as per guidelines of the contract.

• Provides coverage for Deputy Plant Manager, Maintenance Manager or Operations Manager as applicable

Qualifications/Requirements:• Graduate Engineer in Mechanical, Electrical or Controls from an accredited College or University.

• Minimum 15 years of combined cycle power plant O&M experience with minimum 8 years in the O&M management position.

• Minimum 5 years of O&M management experience at GE F Class Gas Turbines is a must

Desired Characteristics:• Strong project management, problem solving and organizational skills

• Strong business and financial skills

• P&L management experience with regards to long term services contracts

• Prior experience with GE O&M in same capacity is preferred

• Knowledge of GE products, services, and processes (GE employees only)

• Six Sigma training or equivalent quality training

• Prior customer interface experience with capability to build effective customer relationship

• Strong oral and written communication skills

• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

• Proficiency with computer tools

• Ability and willingness to travel as required for business needs

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