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Job Title: Maintenance Planner I Aramco
Description
Req Number 70037848
Job Title Maint Planner I
Admin Area Refining & NGL Fractionation
Business Line Downstream
Position Description Saudi Aramco are seeking a Maintenance Planner with preferably 13 years’ or at least 7 years’ experience who has strong capabilities in the maintenance of industrial hydrocarbon processing units specifically as a turnaround primavera planner. The incumbent will work with the engineering, maintenance and operation personnel responsible for maintaining the safe operation of the hydrocarbon plants. Solid field experience as a Turnaround Primavera Planner in different hydrocarbon processing units is required and candidates must be able to provide young workers with the latest industrial practices to conduct safe and reliable maintenance activities. The Maintenance Planner will be responsible for assembling and integrating the overall plan of the Turnaround event and developing an integrated master schedule. The created schedule will be used to help in decision making & prioritization activity. The planner should have thorough knowledge of CPM / PERT and the latest Primavera Program version. Activities will include but will not be limited to:- A. Ability to review the contractor’s schedule and suggest changes/improvement. B. Works closely with Project planner in order to integrate the capital project work scope & schedule into the master schedule. C. Develop activity schedule, include calendars, define resource codes, activity codes, assign resources etc., analysis and leveling of critical resources to optimize the resources/schedule, identify the risk & constraints of the schedule and develop an integrated workable turnaround schedule. D. Review through the field coordinators and lead engineers that the overall schedule is realistic. E. Communicate required completion dates and interfaces/dependencies between the responsible parties. F. Responsible for developing, measurement and reporting S-curve/Bar-chart, tracking sheet and progress report as compared to the schedule. G. Make baseline and back-up. H. Make the work scope/schedule packages ready for the execution / field coordinators. I. Collect the actual activity progress from the execution/field coordinators and update the schedule on daily/hourly basis as required for the turnaround/project. J. Update progress report & issue look-ahead schedule & interfaces. K. Analyze data/input and provide advice on path forward to manage deviation while minimizing impact on total work plan. L. After completion of the turnaround, list out the deviation/lesson learnt for development & enhancement of schedules for future turnarounds. M. Acts as a "lead man" to other planners in terms of his overall knowledge of the field. N. Follow established rules and regulation to enforce safety standards and procedures per Saudi Aramco standards and practices. O. Shall be able to jointly work with others and be a key team player in problem solving, communication, work planning and organizing. P. Must have very good English language skills where he communicates well with subordinates and superiors. He should be able to write progress reports on different maintenance assignments regularly Q. Be able to work 12 hrs per shift, weekends and holidays whenever is needed.
Minimum Requirements A. Completion of ITC: English Reading and Writing; Industrial Math B. Completion of phases I & II of the Maintenance Training Program C. Completion of Maintenance Planner Program D. Thirteen (13) years varied craft experience (experience in more than one major craft is desirable) E. Must be thoroughly acquainted with the maintenance work of a division. F. Possess a good working knowledge of Critical Path Scheduling. G. Must be a recognized expert in Saudi Aramco Maintenance Work Control procedure and the use of Saudi Aramco Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (SAP Plant Maintenance Module). H. Must have a good working knowledge of Saudi Aramco Materials System on SAP, including use of the SAMS Catalog, requisitioning of SAMS stock items, requisitioning of Direct Charge materials, use of surplus materials and procedures for returning surplus and excess materials to the Storehouse.
Duties & Responsibilities A. Supervises all Maintenance Planners in the Division. B. Consolidates weekly, monthly and yearly monitoring charts prepared by all Maintenance Planners into a Divisional Summary. C. Identifies all materials, tools, equipment, and special preparations required for each job step. Must have a good knowledge of Saudi Aramco Materials System in SAP, including use of the SAMS Catalog, requisitioning of SAMS stock items and Direct Charge materials, use of surplus materials, returning surplus and excess materials to the Storehouse and all related SCMM Procedures. Ensures that materials are on-site prior to scheduling the job. Ensures that surplus and excess materials are returned to the proper materials handling personnel for eventual return to the Storehouse. D. Provides the foremen with a completed package for successful execution of maintenance work at minimum cost. E. Prepares regular and special analyses of manpower and backlog data for the Superintendent and recommends allocation of manpower resources to maintain the highest possible activity levels in the Division while meeting Maintenance Goals. F. Reviews the Whole Job Standards (WJSs) developed by Divisional Maintenance Planners and by other outside Maintenance Planners for completeness, accuracy and applicability to the Division's needs. G. Revises those WJSs needing changes, and maintains an index of WJSs for the Division. H. Is the Divisional expert in the proper application of the Aramco Maintenance Work Control System and applicable Computerized Maintenance System data files. The incumbent conducts periodic refresher training for all personnel with the use of these systems, and for all Trainees who have been assigned to maintenance planning. I. Coordinates with counterparts in other Divisions and with the Maintenance Systems Division to keep current with latest systems developments and to provide the Division's input to the Corporate policy-making process. J. Monitors, maintains and evaluates maintenance performance and activities for the Division, utilizing data provided by the Maintenance Planners. K. Recommends corrective actions based on the indicators and coordinates productivity studies within the Division. L. Tracks manpower backlog trends and recommends strategies to balance overall manpower requirements. M. Recommends contracting action for supplementary manpower as deemed necessary. N. Attends coordination meetings to help formulate maintenance policies in his area of expertise. O. Ensures that materials are received prior to scheduling the job. P. Daily review of all released maintenance orders material reservations ,committed materials and performs MIGO_GI prior to scheduling the work. Q. Checks, received, store materials and issue to craftsmen assigned for Orders on daily schedule work. R. Request crane/trailer and ensures contracts readiness or other resources required on the daily scheduled jobs. S. Lists, edits and checks all issued minor maintenance tickets (MMT) and plans/schedules work. T. Plans major jobs with the assistance & directions of senior planner. U. Attends meeting & responsible for making the weekly and the daily work schedules. V. Updates maintenance order statuses as to whether jobs are workable or unworkable, percent completion, estimated completion date, reasons for delay and all other pertinent information. W. Generates SAP reports or BW maintenance reports for performance or tracking analysis.
About Us Saudi Arabia’s vast hydrocarbon resources will see Saudi Aramco become the world’s leading integrated energy and chemical company by 2020. Our Chemicals business is a critical, high-profile new enterprise for us and requires committed people with insight, experience and technical expertise. We can offer professionals from diverse backgrounds and specialties a solid, secure future – not to mention extensive international exposure and the opportunity to see your ideas become reality. Work at the forefront of the industry and see how your career evolves with invested time and effort. It’s a chance to make a huge impact both on the local economy and on a global scale.
Auto req ID 9929BR
 
Job Details
Job Ref: 70037848
Start Date: 26/3/2014
Hours: Full Time
Location: Dhahran, Jobs in Saudi Arabia
Working Term: Permanent
Salary: very attractive
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