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  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Planning & Scheduling
  • Date posted: 03/05/2018
  • Job reference: VR/43663
This vacancy has now expired.
Our client now has an immediate requirement for a scheduler to join their team on a long term contract basis.

The Asset Work Scheduler is an integral part of the Collaboration Room and plays a pivotal role in ensuring that all asset work activity aligns with asset integrity and production objectives. The role, which reports directly to the asset Collaboration Room Team Lead, is primarily based onshore but also requires to mobilise offshore should the need arise.
Responsibilities include:
§Lead for the development and management of an achievable work schedule that aligns with asset priorities and reflects resource availability in accordance with Company Processes and Procedures.
§Close collaboration with Maintenance Delivery, Asset Support, engineering and Planning departments to ensure that asset work plan (90-day and 28-day) preparation is compliant with the company Integrated Activity Planning (IAP) process and Maintenance Processes.

Role-models compliance ensuring all activities are planned and conducted in line with HSE policy & the Life Saving Rules. Specific duties in this area include:
·Responsibility for ensuring that all/any associated corrective work orders on the asset weeps/seeps register are scheduled and executed in accordance with the Hydrocarbon Release Reduction (HRR) process.
·Monitor and schedule work orders associated with an asset Non-standard Operational Risk Assessments (NOPRAS) in accordance with the NOPRAS procedure.
·Proactively manage Safety Critical Maintenance Compliance in accordance with the Safety Critical Maintenace Compliance Procedure.
·Chair regular review of Safety Criticial Equipment Failure (SCEF) performance, maintain SAP data integrity of same and ensure NOPRAS is raised where required.
·Support Maintenance Superintendent to ensure ICP findings are recorded within the CMMS and any associated NOPRAS raised/recorded where required.
·Undertake specified Emergency Response (ER) duties where designated by the asset.
·Co-ordination of ERRV sharing regarding overside work and heliops activities (Buzzard/Golden Eagle only)
Communicates effectively and consistently role models Nexens values. Readily accepts accountability and insists on it from other key stakeholders interfacing with the role.
·Through strong relationship and communication skills influences the team to produce results through compliance with sound process providing coaching and direction to the wider team where required.
Carries out duties in such a manner as to maximise value/efficiency and minimise cost/waste.
In conjunction with the key interfaces/relationships coordinates and manages the activities of the asset production and maintenance departments. Activities include the management of, and require knowledge of, the following:
·Undertaking Work Order Scheduling as prescribed processes and procedures from inception to execution.
·Ensuring full adherence to the scheduling break-in process.
·Provide Maintenance related data figures for the Daily Asset Report
·Ensuring efficient scheduling and close out of work orders by the offshore operations/maintenance teams.
·Monitor backlog daily and conduct a look ahead within 28 day window to initiate SCMC or Business Critical Re-prioritisation process.
·Chair the offshore daily notification review and daily planning meetings.
·Undertaking quality control checks of SAP notifications and work orders through complete lifecycle and reporting.
·Responsible for maintaining the equipment out of service register.
·Chair the weekly offshore IAP Review Meeting and in collaboration with the Asset Planner produce and maintain the Work Order schedule.
·Provide support and is the interface interface for asset TAR planning activities.
·Responsibility for ensuring opportune outage register is maintained.
Collaborates effectively with all key interfaces and looks for opportunities to leverage their network and work with others to develop safe, practical and effective solutions.
·Work preparation and scheduling - works closely with all functions/departments to ensure achievable work plans are prepared and executed to meet asset performance objectives.
Continuous Improvement & Innovation
Continually develops improved ways of working through actively seeking feedback/input from colleagues and key stakeholders.
·Provide schedule execution performance information for the weekly After Action Review (AAR) to ensure lessons learned are fully captured and acted upon.
·Ensure continued compliance with UKMS relevant processes and procedures relating to IAP and scheduling, SCEF and Safety Critical Maintenance Compliance.
Capability Development
Actively looks for opportunity to develop technical and personal skills both by formal learning interventions and work experience. Coaches team colleagues where appropriate and demonstrates a personal commitment to lifelong learning.
·Focal point and change agent for the development of SAP skills to support key work mangement and planning processes for the onshore organisation.
People Processes
Engages with people processes in a positive and timely manner. Demonstrates a commintment to the spirit of such processes.
·Performs other duties, completes additional tasks and supports ad hoc projects as required.

Relevant technical qualification (C&G, ONC, HNC+) preferred but not essential.
·Industry/company recognised training in SAP PM module.
·Industry/company recognised training in P6 desired but not essential.
·Appropriate level of experience within the oil and gas industry preferably gained within the offshore production operations environment.
·Experience \ understanding of scheduling work activities to meet resource levels and Asset priorities.
·High level of SAP PM skills, experience and understanding (additional training/development will be provided)
·Basic P6 skills desired but not essential (additional training/development will be provided)
·Demonstrable strong communication skills (oral and written) and leadership potential
·Demonstrable experience of adapting to /dealing with change and the coordination of multi-function/discipline teams.
·Ability to work using initiative and with minimum supervisory direction.