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VAC4143 - Global Asset Management Specialist

Division Engineering
Location Dubai, U.A.E.
Closing Date 26-Apr-2018
About the Business

DP World is a leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain. We operate multiple yet related businesses – from marine and inland terminals, maritime services, logistics and ancillary services to technology-driven trade solutions.

We have a portfolio of 78 operating marine and inland terminals supported by over 50 related businesses in over 40 countries across six continents with a significant presence in both high-growth and mature markets. We aim to be essential to the bright future of global trade, ensuring everything we do has a long-lasting positive impact on economies and society.

Our dedicated team of over 36,000 employees from 103 countries cultivates long-standing relationships with governments, shipping lines, importers and exporters, communities, and many other important constituents of the global supply chain, to add value and provide quality services today and tomorrow.

Container handling is the company’s core business and generates more than three quarters of its revenue. In 2017, DP World handled 70 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across our portfolio. With its committed pipeline of developments and expansions, the current gross capacity of 88 million TEU is expected to rise to more than 100 million TEU by 2020, in line with market demand.

By thinking ahead, foreseeing change and innovating we aim to create the most productive, efficient and safe trade solutions globally.

About the Role

Manage and support regional and terminal organisations with respect to DP World’s Asset Management program with specific subject matter expertise and focus around reliability engineering of our Port Equipment:

- Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM),

- Predictive Maintenance Techniques (PdM)

- Failure Mode Cause & Effect Analysis (FMEA)

- Risk based maintenance  

- Life Cycle Costing and Management Principles

- Engineering Asset Management Systems (EAMS)

- Training related to the above

This applies to all physical assets as defined in latest release of DP World’s Asset Management Strategy.  

Additional responsibility will include continual development of equipment technical specifications and reliability methodologies within the DP World group. The function requires the ability to lead, direct and manage DP World strategies, growth and development of all Asset reliability solutions and their related technologies.

  • Trend, monitor and advice, regarding asset maintenance and reliability of Group wide Asset Management KPI’s. Make recommendations and ensure alignment of AM strategies in order to maintain asset related maintenance and reliability functions are at desired levels for DPW.
  • Liaise with internal customers and application partners to provide cost effective solutions that meet the standards and requirements of DP World and its Business Units.
  • Design and governance of all Asset related maintenance and reliability operational documents for global practices standardization and the DPW asset management program.
  • Design and implement in line with appropriate BU objective’s with respect to asset maintenance and reliability function, including financial effectiveness, efficiency and optimized financial equipment replacement in line with better practices on Life Cycle Asset Costing & Management.
  • Assist and collaborate with DPW AM Centre of Excellence asset management programs to provide input on technical solutions where applicable and as appropriate.
  • In conjunction with DPW Institute ensure continuous development of the appropriate curriculum in relation to ‘Reliability in Asset Management’ (or similar as required) in order to provide the necessary training to DPW’s global business community, to support BU efficiency needs.
  • Systematically define, design develop, monitor and refine BU Asset Maintenance Plans that include:
    • Value-added preventive maintenance tasks
    • Effective utilization of predictive and or non-destructive testing methodologies designed to identify and isolate inherent reliability problems/risks.
    • Implementation of Asset Information Strategy and required Asset related solutions and applications
  • Provide input to BU Risk Management Plans that will anticipate reliability-related and non-reliability related risks that could adversely impact business unit operations.  
  • Act as the contract owner of master agreements with application vendors (if applicable) and additionally, in conjunction with the corporate procurement dept., manage the tender of new and/or major upgrades of asset / engineering solutions, applications.
  • Applicable if role has direct reports - responsible for the management and leadership of an engaged team, promoting collaboration and ensuring that each is developed and evaluated against goals and objectives which are aligned, specific, measurable, attainable yet challenging, realistic and time bound.
  • Promote and demonstrate positive behaviours in harmony with DP World’s values and culture
  • Ensure that the highest levels of safety are applied in all activities.
  • Understand and adhere to DP World’s Code of Conduct and Ethics policies
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Design and implement practices to improve equipment performance
  • Experience with the design and implementation of Container Terminal, Asset related Reliability Programs (as mentioned in section 2 above) – Minimum 5 years
  • Project Management (PMP Certification – Desired)
  • Management experience with respect to the latest computerised Asset / Engineering maintenance and reliability systems and applications in a container, bulk and general terminal environment.
  • Specialisation in mechanical and / or electronic discipline (maintenance, repair, design engineering) – Master’s level.
  • Knowledge in container terminal industry business process, asset reliability, maintenance and repair, systems, finance, integrated technologies, methods and standards.
  • Auditor skills
  • Experience with ISO standards
  • Excellent knowledge of  English language; a second or third language is desired
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Willing to travel
  • Desirable (not mandatory) certificates (reliability Engineering related):
  • Certified Maintenance and reliability Professional (SMRP)
  • Certified Reliability Leader (AMP)
  • Level 1 certification in Thermography and/or Ultrasound
Renumeration & Benefits

The employment benefits package is reflective of the location, for this position the benefits consists of:

  • Accommodation Allowance
  • Transportation Allowance 
  • Education Assistance for Dependents 
  • Annual Air Ticket(s) for self / and dependents
  • Private Medical Coverage for self / and dependents
  • Working days annual leave 
  • Annual Performance Related Bonus 
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