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Maintenance and Reliability Manager

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00457128


- Job description

Accenture is a recognized global leader in business consulting, process design work and the application of technologies to business. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world's most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with its clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.
The Accenture Consulting workforce is made up of three groups: Management Consulting, Industry Consulting and Technology Consulting.  This consulting group structure provides outstanding opportunities for our professionals to develop highly specialized skills while advancing their careers.  Our Resources operating group serves Global 2000 clients in Energy, Chemicals, Metals, Mining, and Utilities.
The Asset and Operations Industry Consulting team provides our Resources clients industry leading solutions that enable them to build and operate their facilities and assets in a reliable, safe, low-cost, and sustainable manner. We collaborate with companies to strategically assess opportunities and customize solutions that address their challenges. Together, we determine ways to optimally align plans with overall corporate strategies and priorities. We work toward the overarching objectives of delivering the highest return on investments and achieving high performance.

The Opportunity
Accenture is looking to recruit a Manager in our Exploration and Production Industry Consulting practice to work within the Resources operating group in EALA.  Exploration and Production Industry Consulting professionals work with Upstream Oil and Gas clients to conceptualize, design and implement operational performance improvement programs and IT applications to support the business.  Not only we will help them to improve their operational efficiency to improve their margins but also help them deal with the current crisis by improving their capital and operational spend efficiency, asset utilization and cash position.

The successful candidate will bring a combination of functional expertise in Maintenance and Reliability and previous maintenance consulting experience. The candidate will support Accenture to assist clients in asset optimization and life-cycle management for mission critical plants and equipment.  In addition, this executive will be responsible for formulating and driving emerging solutions and offerings across the M&R domain including end to end business services. 

M&R consulting professionals develop strategies and tactics that help clients improve the overall performance of their assets and equipment. The Manager will provide deep expertise in key maintenance functions, value levers, and knowledge of clients’ core operations.  This opportunity requires an ability to develop, guide, and measure improvement programs to ensure tangible performance benefits are realized within the “four-walls” of clients’ manufacturing sites.

The Person

The successful candidate will be a hands-on consulting practitioner that brings a passion for M&R.  Accenture seeks a high-energy professional that thrives in a highly collaborative environment where team success takes priority over individual metrics. 

In addition, the Manager will need to apply personal skills in project and program management while exhibiting leadership in Maintenance and Reliability practices and approaches.  Finally, this person must have a working knowledge of process industry operations.

Roles and Responsibilities
Work with Account teams to deliver M&R Services:
o Assist teams in performing assessments of client facilities to evaluate present M&R programs and determine future state improvements
o Document needs and create value propositions for improvement initiatives including the development of site level and enterprise wide M&R strategies 
o Assist teams in development of business cases to include cost/benefit estimation, resource planning, scheduling and definition of KPIs
o Support client improvement initiatives with expertise on Reliability Centered Maintenance principles to include Criticality Ranking, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
o Support client improvement initiatives leveraging digital technologies such as cloud services, predictive asset analytics, and mobile solutions for improved M&R personnel productivity.
Support the development of Accenture solutions, assets and project accelerators around the M&R domain including new and innovative end-to-end business services
Support compelling value propositions and proposals that result in increased win rates and improved average daily rates for the management consulting workforce
Build and maintain relationship with key industry contacts to include representing Accenture and/ or speaking at Maintenance related industry forums as requested

Required Skills & Experience
6 - 8+ years of industry or consulting experience as a Reliability and Maintenance practitioner (including Oil and Gas Upstream) 
Consulting experience in Maintenance and Reliability domain preferred
BS in engineering or other technical discipline is required
Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) preferred
Expertise in Maintenance Management, MRO Inventory Management and/or Reliability Engineering Preventive Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, RCM, FMEA, Key Performance Indicators (KPI), CMMS and/or EAM, Turn Around/ Shutdown Management
Experience in M&R best practices, root cause analysis, criticality analysis and lifecycle management
Working knowledge of common maintenance systems to include Meridium, SAP PM, Oracle eAM, IBM Maximo, Ivara, and NRX.
Demonstrated ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Strong interpersonal skills
Willing to travel to domestic and international locations

A competitive executive compensation package will be offered to include base salary, bonus potential, equity award potential, and market competitive benefits.  Relocation assistance will be provided if required.

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