General Electric Outage Manager in Rugby, United Kingdom
Job Description Summary
The Outage Manager is responsible for preparation, planning, leading execution, and close out of complex planned/emergent Outage events for steam turbine and generator agreements while supporting the development of the business strategy for field fulfilment excellence. The Outage Manager is a focal role, with accountability for driving consistent outage planning and execution, and adoption of best practices and lessons learned. Will lead complex outages for their assigned Country/Countries or location(s) wherever possible, given the need to achieve target utilization levels.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: • Manage complex outage event preparation (Planned/Emergent/Upgrade) from start to finish, including outage schedule development, TFA/craft labor/tooling/cost planning, customer management - pre/post outage meetings, mobilization planning, JCE execution, and event close out • Own onsite execution (site lead) with large teams during assigned outages, ensuring Fulfilment-5 goals and requirements are met. • Manage on job cost tracking, productivity, while managing execution risk/FMEA and any NU/Service warranty • Drive improvement of on-time delivery, outage cost and productivity, implementation, effectively update and maintain accurate tracking files, control man hour cost and pacing • Lead project quotation development including work scope, site condition check, preliminary safety and risk analysis to identify potential issues or obstacles and to minimize cost impact for site execution • Support customer operations team during shut-down, start-up, running and performance testing of turbine, generator and auxiliary systems • Ensure proper execution documentation is prepared, used, reviewed, stored and delivered including, Field Procedures, Quality Procedures, EHS, and Customer Outage Reports • Work with web systems applications for proper allocation, preparation, planning and forecasting of labor, tooling, vendor management • Respond to forced outages/emergency promptly, be on site when needed, investigate/escalate site issues to restore the units to operating conditions in a timely manner • Support Customer Service Leader on technical communication to customer staff during outage execution • Actively work to improve and optimize existing processes and look for simplification opportunities • Extensive traveling required • May be assigned other duties to help proactively drive our vision and align with our organization’s core values.
Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in Science/engineering or equivalent 4 years of experience in power generation industry. • 8+ years applicable experience and demonstrated success/knowledge on steam turbine or generator maintenance (depending on needs) • 3+ years of specialized/industry experience of steam turbine generator & auxiliary system outage planning and execution. • English proficiency required
Desired Characteristics: • Strong Project Management and planning skills (Primavera scheduling tool preferred) • PC proficiency, web applications including advanced Excel skills • Able to interface effectively with all levels of the organization and external customers • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills and influencing skill • Strong technical and maintenance knowledge of steam turbines and generators • Strong team leader in dynamic, energetic and complex customer site environments • Ability to work under high pressure and constraint time, committed and process oriented • Ability to work multiple project simultaneously and effectively in a cross-functional team • Ability to influence stakeholders to deliver customer and business needs