ORA Specialist Production (m/f)


Aldelia is recruiting an ORA Specialist Production (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • Ensure cross functional integration of technical activities and disciplines
  • Provide inputs and support to develop an appropriate OR&A plan. And support the project to achieve production deliverables in the OR&A plan
  • Support with monitoring/fault finding, optimization and crisis management using the remote operator station
  • Enable remote emergency response support using the remote operator station
  • Support the optimization and performance function with Group OSC initiatives such as OEE, OWAP, loss prevention and energy efficiency
  • Responsible to ensure design integrity by providing production operations inputs into brownfield and
  • Greenfield projects (ITFR, engineering reviews, commissioning support and operations readiness before start-up)
  • Support other functions with managing (register/update) master data (functional locations, equipment hierarchies, strategies, maintenance plans, bills of material, etc.) for all equipment
  • Participate, provide input and review the operations philosophy as well as the operability and maintainability studies for projects
  • Provide operations input into projects by also participating in project risk assessment, PDA/HAZID/HAZOP studies and design reviews
  • Provide input to the development of commissioning and start-up procedures and participate in commissioning activities
  • Coordinate and conduct operations readiness assessment and assurance activities. Track and resolve open items
  • Assess and track the implementation of spares, materials and services required for operations that includes cataloguing, setup replenishment and establish long term contracts with suppliers
  • Assist with implementation of best practices from Sasol group/vendors/insurance engineers’ recommendations and best practice bulletins
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities to enhance process safety and asset integrity to ensure safe, reliable and sustainable operations
  • Ensure the relevant GSO specifications and existing best practices are expanded on or incorporated in all new projects (i.e. flange management, Inspection One, etc.)
  • Provide assurance to the designated OR&A representative that all production related requirements are met before start-up
  • Where required assist with commissioning production deliverables
  • Manage production technical queries from the engineering contractors (EPCM) by obtaining stakeholder agreement on scope changes and best solutions to address the queries
  • Review and submit EOJ documents and ensure the latest information is transferred to SOP’s and training material
  • Identify, quantify, assess and mitigate production reliability risks
  • Support with monthly reporting, development of roadmap for initiatives and attend group forums such as the energy efficiency CoP
  • Ensure cost effective facilities start-up by ensuring that all production related OR&A deliverables are achieved at RFO. (seamless start-up saves money)
  • Through a continues improvement mind-set diligently be on the lookout to identify, quantify and implement cost savings and productivity opportunities
  • Assist with implementation of best practices from Sasol group/vendors/insurance engineers’ recommendations and best practice bulletins
  • Identify optimization opportunities to enhance process safety, operations reporting, adherence to production plan and stretched targets based on customer requirements
  • Assist and coach production colleagues at the CPF on ways to improve operations performance, turnaround planning, execution management and production planning for maintenance
  • Grade 12 mathematics and science or NQF 4 qualification
  • Experienced and qualified senior production controller
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 27.05.2021
  • Expires 03.06.2021
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