General Electric Plant Support Manager in Pembroke Power Station, United Kingdom

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Role Summary:

Accountable for operational support, planned & unplanned maintenance, and associated administration activities at the Power Station in Pembroke.

Responsible for implementation of quality systems that meet GE & contractual requirements and for achieving targets derived from contractual, technical & commercial obligations. Be the primary contact for the Customer’s, pro-actively support the Customer in the operation, maintenance & repair of the Power Station according to the Contract.

Essential Responsibilities:

Within the scope of the relevant contract and the limits imposed therein:

  • Support relations between the Customer and GE Power, and communication between Power Station management and GE Power Contract management

  • Ensure GE Power is kept informed of any particular problems or suggestions for improvement, supporting GE Power as a whole in finding solutions or making changes

  • Provide direct technical guidance and support to the Customer’s staff on relevant operational and maintenance

  • Support the customer to prepare and implement relevant operations procedures

  • Analyze incident reports and suggest necessary actions

  • Analyze and report monthly operational data relating to any contractual guarantees and obligations and, if necessary, recommend corrective actions

  • Advise and assist the Customer in planning and executing relevant maintenance activities and co-ordinate with the Owner/Operator and GE Power O&M for the preparation and planning of planned and unplanned inspection activities

  • Control initial spare parts and control GE’s buffer stock and maintain the required stock availability, ensuring the timely availability of identified spare parts, consumables and tools for planned

  • Help the customer in selecting tools and equipment required for maintenance

  • During planned or unplanned inspections, co-ordinate between the Customer, GE and suppliers, and ensure that the Customer is aware of all modifications and related technical matters

  • Ensure that suppliers of services comply with all applicable Environmental, Health & Safety requirements

  • Assist in determining relevant training for Customer's staff and its subsequent implementation. Train and guide any GE Power employees, and periodically assess their ability and potential

  • Ensure financial control of the on-shore portion of the Contract budget, proposing then reporting against an annual budget

  • Implement relevant generic GE Power Management System and adapt guidance documents to reflect the requirements of the Contract and ensure that all procedures are followed. Consider and actively develop improvement potentials for all processes

  • Comply with all relevant customer as well as GE Power legislative EHS requirements relevant to assigned duties and responsibilities

  • Manage support to and from other GE Power Stations

  • Participate in GE experience exchange events Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Electrical or Mechanical Engineering MSc/ BSc degree or equivalent work experience or knowledge

  • Strong experience in commissioning, operation or maintenance of Power Stations or equivalent facilities, two of which in GT/combined cycle plants associated with either plant control or thermal block

  • International experience Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams.

  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact.

  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.

  • Effective problem identification and solution skills.

  • Proven analytical and organizational ability. Locations: United Kingdom; Pembroke Power Station