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Senior Consultant (m/f/d) - Focus on Maintenance in Asset-Intensive Industries

Permanent employee, Full-time · Houston

Your mission
  • Conduct maintenance analysis/audits including time-on-tools productivity studies, supervisor and planner studies, work order management and related process mapping, CMMS and budget data analysis, organizational structure evaluation, and key stakeholder interviews and workshops (including use of IT & Management Systems)
  • Identify and quantify maintenance efficiency and productivity improvement opportunities and the key levers and implementation actions required to achieve them
  • Work with stakeholders to develop maintenance workstream improvement plans, attain agreement on methods and quantified milestones/goals, and establish responsibility for execution
  • Manage the maintenance workstream of a project during implementation
  • Prepare and facilitate workshops, including training and coaching
  • Coach craft tradespeople, maintenance supervisors, managers, and planners in the supervision and execution of efficient and effective maintenance
  • Prepare and manage status meetings and reports
  • Understand the maintenance work process to minimize cost and maximize safety and productivity
Your profile
  • STEM or economic degree or equivalent industry experience
  • At least 5 years of professional experience as a maintenance consultant and/or in a maintenance role in an asset-intensive industry company (e.g., oil and gas, petrochemicals, metals and mining, paper, utilities, etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of performance drivers in production and maintenance, preferably in a chemical related industry
  • Experience in mechanical maintenance, reliability and condition monitoring, predictive/preventative maintenance, and maintenance systems (CMMS)
  • Proven ability to quickly penetrate complex issues and to develop practical solutions
  • SAP-PM or other CMMS experience is highly beneficial
  • Able to communicate at ease with all stakeholders
  • Hands-on mentality paired with professional and engaging presentation skills
  • Excellent fluency in speaking, reading and writing English
  • Excellent MS-Office skills; ERP or special system knowledge skills a plus
  • Willingness to travel within North America
What we offer
T.A. Cook Consultants Inc. offers a diversified and self-dependent employment within an implementation consultancy undertaking international expansion. A committed and competent team will conduct your “on the job” training. Whilst you do not have a specific client assignment, you are free to work from a home office. If flexibility, resilience, being a quick learner, working independently and the ability to integrate into an international team are familiar to you, then we look forward to receiving your application.
About us
T.A. Cook is a global expert in Asset Performance Excellence. We work in capital-intensive industries to develop and implement programs to increase our clients’ profitability. With a team of specialized consultants, engineers, development coaches as well as a broad selection of industry focused events, we are a reliable and inspiring partner for our clients and deliver forward-thinking expertise on every level.
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