Asset Manager - Cairns


Fixed Term Contract

Babcock International Group, the engineering services company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services for over a century. With revenue of around AU$9 billion in 2016/17, we help customers improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within our market sectors of Marine, Land and Aviation, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training. In Australia and New Zealand, Babcock employs over 725 staff and operates across aviation, marine, mining and construction, cyber security and engineering consultancy.

Babcock has been awarded a contract to support the Qantas Group's fleet of Ground Support Equipment (GSE), which comprises more than 10,000 assets spread across 60 locations across Australia including Qantas' domestic, regional, freight, catering and engineering operations, as well as Jetstar. Working with Qantas as its trusted asset management partner, Babcock will deliver a customised asset management solution to improve reliability of equipment and provide significant long term capability and cost benefits.

To support this innovative partnership with an iconic Australian company, Babcock is now seeking to appoint a suitably experienced Asset Manager (equipment) for Group GSE operations at Cairns Airport on a 4 year fixed-term.

The Asset Manager will be responsible for the delivery of world class Ground Support Equipment management, maintenance and optimisation that provides our client with a best practice asset management solution that not only meets contractual requirements but also goes above and beyond in service delivery and adding value to our customer. The Asset Manager will proactively manage resources, schedules, budgets and performance outcomes by undertaking some of the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory, health and safety requirements and ongoing monitoring of compliance
  • Analyse resources and implement strategies to optimise productivity, efficiency and skills development
  • Review asset reliability, utilisation and over all equipment effectiveness (OEE)
  • Monitor and optimise the ratio of planned versus unplanned maintenance
  • Conduct root cause analysis (RCA) and failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA)
  • Implement and manage the condition monitoring regime to optimise reliability
  • Support the development of the computerised asset management maintenance system and ensure the integrity and effective utilisation of data
  • Effectively engage with all stakeholders to promote and pro-actively develop a culture of continuous improvement and innovation
  • Empower and coach maintenance teams to optimise resources and assets to achieve key performance deliverables

As a dedicated member of the Group GSE team, successful candidates will have significant operations experience in the field of mobile equipment/fleet maintenance, with a background in GSE being highly regarded.

You will ideally possess tertiary qualifications in engineering or other applicable technical fields together with significant engineering and/or specialist technical experience in a similar role, including the strategic implementation and change management of complex programs involving the management of a large number of mobile assets. You will also have experience managing contractors or subcontractors in an operational environment.

A decisive and proactive team player, you will have a demonstrated ability to work independently to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment and provide innovative technical solutions to complex issues.

The ability to engage and influence others to achieve key business outcomes and drive continuous improvement will be paramount in this role where you will be rewarded with the challenge and opportunity of joining a global leader in the field of critical asset management.

The successful candidate will have a sound understanding of all legislative requirements applicable to the role, including a strong knowledge of all health and safety requirements.  With Safety leading our organisational values, Babcock prides itself on delivering its services supported by a culture where the health and safety of our people always comes first.

Babcock is committed to creating an organisational environment that proactively acquires and manages efficient and effective staff with the skills, capabilities and attitudes necessary to support the business in achieving its corporate goals. If you want to be part of an exciting new future with our Company, then please register your interest now.

Location: Cairns - QLD

Closing Date: Thursday, 19 October 2017

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Job no: ITAL70430