Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Automation Manager provides the key link between owner’s team automation and EPCM contractor automation engineering discipline. She/He is responsible for the technical deliverables and fulfilment of project targets in an investment project for automation.
Key duties and responsibilities:
•Verifies the basis of design and engineering deliverables for automation, ensures engineering processes to be followed taking The company specific requirements into account.
•Continuous follow-up of automation discipline being clear about the scope, deliverables and impact on project targets
•Monitors that automation discipline are timely fed of or feed needed inputs for the execution of their activities and when detects holding situations manages to remove the blocks.
•Leads an automation design network consisting of engineering team automation engineer(s), integrated production team, The company back-office and EPCM contractor members and also required external resources.
•Create and maintain resource demand plan for integrated production team IPT and back-office
•Facilitates information flow between own and EPCM contractor automation discipline. Ensures appropriate communication takes place in a timely fashion.
•Reviews deliverables together with IPT members and ensures appropriate quality with reviews.
•Verifies all proposed scope changes from engineering perspective and presents them to Engineering Manager
•Prepares and maintains action lists for automation. Supervise the implementation of action list and results in the deliverables
•Ensures that project records and documents are managed and held in accordance with the agreed plan.
•M.Sc. or B.Sc. in engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
•Engineering background, more than 10 years’ experience to be able to manage automation discipline in an EPCM environment in different project phases
•Good understanding of investment project end results impact on production and its processes (life-cycle thinking)
•Good management and leadership skills, understanding need of cross-functional co-operation
•Effective analytical and problem-solving skills, project work skills and ability to work under stress
•Willingness to work on international assignment and clear vision of own competence built-up
•A team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•Result oriented with strong performance management competence