Mechanical Expert

Job Title: Mechanical Expert
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Arab Emirates,
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: HQ00017771
Contact Name: Ghadir Shaar
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Our client is one of the regions largest steel plants. For a decade they have been at the forefront of the steel production and supply sector and they pride themselves on their employee recognition policies and their strict adherence to recognised safety and quality standards.

Due to ongoing demand for high quality steel products in the region and the expansion of their business into new and exciting areas they are now looking to recruit a Mechanical Expert.
To study, monitor and review the health condition of various manufacturing units of The Company Industries. analyze failures, carry out root cause analysis and suggest proactive and engineering improvement measures, suggest measures for Plant enhancement, new Project proposals.
Carry out technical due diligence of various plants/ faculties and submit reports with comments for the Management for taking decision on acquisition.
Preparation of initial Tender Bids for any modifications/ expansions/ New Projects, evaluation of bids and giving recommendations
Study and analyses underperforming systems/ equipment and suggest technical solutions to improve the performance.
Review Production reports of the Manufacturing units on a daily basis, observe down time details of the plants and the reasons there of.
Discuss with Plant personnel about various failures occurred in the plants, corrective measures carried out etc. List down major and repeated failures occurred in the plants.
Carry out Root cause analysis of major and repeated failures, involving Plant personnel and suggest improvement plans.
Visit the Plants regularly and observe the equipment performance.
Review various documents pertaining to Plant equipment design, Operation and Maintenance, Equipment history, Equipment performance. Identify equipment/ systems that are not performing as per design specifications , carry out design review of equipment and systems.
Identify areas for improvement, discuss with related personnel, bring out suggestions for improvement and implement the same wherever possible.
Review the Maintenance strategy and practice being followed in various manufacturing units and suggest improvement measures where ever applicable and assist plant personnel in preparing Standard Maintenance Practices.
Review the Preventive Maintenance and Condition Monitoring schedules being followed in each plant and check the adequacy and compliance. Suggest improvements lf required.
Review the skill levels of Maintenance personnel and suggest plans for enhancing the skill levels.
Involve in the new Projects that would be coming up in The Company Industries like Capacity enhancement of existing plants, settling up new Projects etc.

Master of Science in Engineering is a must.
MBA is preferred (preferable)
Contract Management (desirable but not essential)
15-20 years Experience
15-20 years' experience in DR Plants, Steel Melt Shops in the Maintenance area, Projects and Engineering
Knowledge of DRL. Steel making Process
Knowledge of the maintenance requirements of process equipment
Fully conversant with the safety requirements.
Ability to work for a collective output ln a cross functional, highly interactive and Hat structure
Drive and resilience to effectively complete the assigned tasks
Strong negotiating skills
Inter personnel and communication skills
Analyzing and Problem solving skills
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
Knowledge of TPM, Kalzen, 58 etc