Asset Care Manager

Princes Group
Bradford, UK
13 Aug 2019
20 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Reporting to the Asset Care Manager, this role has responsibility for the execution of the site Asset care plan utilising the company computerised maintenance management system, SAP.

The role will work with the Asset Care Manager to develop appropriate Autonomous and Professional Maintenance plans, upload them into SAP and drive adherence to plan within the site.

Support Bradford site vision, to be the home of operational excellence and the customer's first choice soft drinks manufacturer.

The role works closely with Engineering Team Leaders, Manufacturing Operations and Production Planning, to ensure the delivery of both the production plan and the planned maintenance activity to ensure their site is working to attain optimum efficiencies, effectiveness and profitability, initiating and implementing change as appropriate to meet the needs of the business.

Support the reduction of the site costs of asset management, supporting the Asset Care Manager to achieve a 3% reduction year on year.
  • Work with the Asset care Manager and other members of the Engineering team as appropriate to develop effective AM and PrM plans for the site
  • Directly manage the efficient and effective delivery of asset care plans, implementing a standard approach with the drive to ensure effective use of the CMMS, namely SAP across the site, in line with the Group PMS Roadmap & the Maturity Matrix site development tool
  • Support the implementation of the Group asset care strategy across the site in conjunction with the Princes interpretation of the JIPM model involving AM, PRM and EEM
    • AM - Proactively support Autonomous Maintenance steps 0 to 3
    • PRM - Drive Professional Maintenance steps 0 to 7
    • EEM - Engage and support in Early Equipment Management on Capital projects
  • Ensuring cost of maintenance and maintaining assets is transparent and known
  • Directly manage the development of SAP PM and other systems to drive planning and control and focussed improvements
  • Produce appropriate reports to enable the cost of asset management to be totally transparent and to allow effective management decisions
  • Support the implementation of effective materials management through SAP MM with optimised levels of spares and stock accuracy and service levels and known cost of asset spares
  • Maintain and exceed engineering standards etc. within group supply operations ensuring that substandard performance is identified and remedied
    • Understand the site services KPI framework to drive performance standards of Water, Air, Gas, Electricity and Steam. Where a situation with new machine technology arises maximize the energy and environmental efficiency opportunities within current technological boundaries

o Understand and work within site electrical standards at a minimum compliant with current relevant legislation and the Princes group standards
  • Support the transition from reactive to proactive with targets of 80% of Engineering work planned in advance, 20% of engineering time on C.I. with 75% known utilisation of engineers
  • Promote and drive 5S and GMP and other continuous improvement tools to identify areas for improvement to enhance quality, safety, efficiency and waste reduction
  • Continually review performance, identifying and implementing opportunities to improve KPI's
  • Drive the training and development of the Engineering Technician teams within the SAP and other planning environments
  • Promote the highest levels of motivation and engagement, demonstrating effective leadership and communication
  • Support a culture of ownership within the site team for the on-going development of the facilities. Evoke a proactive approach to change and improvement in the performance of the sites
  • Conduct self in line with site values and behaviours at all times
Act as first point of technical support for Operations and Shift Managers in relation to SAP PMApply defined best practice in Asset Care Management activityDevelop and apply own specialist technical skills in support of Asset Care Management KPI'sSupport the Asset Care Manager in ensuring that anyone involved in the Asset Care Management process have a full understanding of the fundamentals of the processes and that any new technology and procedures are introduced in a manner that improves the competitive cost base of the Asset Care requirements for the siteWork closely with support functions (HR, H&S, Manufacturing, Technical, Logistics and Finance) to ensure resources required are identified and communicated with all outstanding issues resolvedCommunicate daily with Engineering, Manufacturing and Planning to ensure asset care plans for the site are executed as scheduledLiaise daily/hourly as required with colleagues within and cross functionally regarding asset care mattersCommunicate daily with engineering, manufacturing and planning to ensure asset care schedules take into account production priorities and considerationsEnsure communication to other sites and peers are undertaken as and when required to ensure consistency and best practice
Skills/ Experience:
  • HNC/HND Calibre, hand-on experience in an operational and engineering environment with a track record of world class asset care implementation within the manufacturing sector
  • Demonstrable track record of achieving results/managing change
  • Strong operational grounding within a complex fast moving manufacturing environment
  • Operated within and familiar with implementation of the principles of World Class Manufacturing environments / Continuous Improvement methodologies
  • Experience of delivering results against financial targets, service levels and safety standards
  • Good knowledge of established manufacturing processes, with awareness of developing technologies and techniques
  • Good working knowledge of operating systems such as SAP, AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
  • Good practical understanding of factory services (electricity, steam, compressed air, water etc.)

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