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Vice President, Asset Management Technical and Performance

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAbout Veolia North AmericaA subsidiary of Veolia Group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water, and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education, and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website -www.veolianorthamerica.com.Job DescriptionLocation: - -Milwaukee, WI - - / - -Paramus, NJ - - / - - Boston, MA - - -/ - - Houston, TX. - (Hybrid work schedule)Position Purpose: -The Vice President, Asset Management Technical and Performance is accountable for setting the vision and directing strategy execution of delivering the value through the VNA assets while balancing between the costs and risks against desired performance of assets.Primary objectives of the role include:

  • Provides vision and execution of strategy for Asset Management and Reliability programs across Veolia North America.
  • Coordinates Asset Management and Reliability standards and best practices with global headquarters and across all plants in North America.
  • Ensures Operations and Maintenance Excellence with focused improvement on Reliability of Equipment.
  • Coaches activities and helps develop plans to reduce overall cost of maintenance.
  • Leads organization wide Asset Strategy Management programs (planning, delivering, and optimizing asset reliability strategies).
  • Leads organization wide Asset Performance Management programs (planning, delivering, and optimizing asset condition assessments and monitoring with asset lifecycle management strategies).
  • Leads the cultural change effort through delivery of Asset Management, Reliability and Maintenance programs.Primary Duties/Responsibilities:
    • Develops and implements strategies that accelerate and improve current maintenance practices and processes to improve equipment performance, reliability, and lower repair costs. Facilitates shared learning, best practices, open communication, and global metrics.
    • Leverages company experience/experts to advance current maintenance, reliability and asset management efforts through enhanced communication and best practice sharing by driving their application across Veolia operating facilities.
    • Sets the vision, strategy and directs the execution of the Asset Management programs portfolio for North America, including CMMS/EAM, GIS mapping solution, Life Cycle Cost Model, Capital Planning, training programs, reporting, Data Analytics, etc.
    • Champions and drives Maintenance and Reliability best practices in Veolia's operations, including Autonomous Care, Reliability Centered Maintenance, Root Cause Failure Analysis, Criticality Analysis, Condition Assessments, Planning/Scheduling, etc. -
    • Drives the application of Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) on critical systems operating. Coordinates the RCM process from prioritization through completion and implementation.
    • Coordinates with other Veolia technical staff to support plants and enable maintenance and operational capabilities to meet the reliability and uptime goals of the Operations.
    • Collaborates with EHS, technical and operational teams to uncover environmental, safety and operational risk trends, and consequently develops and executes systematic risk mitigation strategies.
    • Collaborates with IT and Finance teams to evaluate, develop and implement strategic system interfaces and/or data exchange which will result in value creation from multi source asset data convergence and new actionable data insights.
    • Defines and executes the asset data strategy and associated data analytics outcomes.
    • Analyzes operational data and equipment performance history to deliver improvements in critical maintenance related metrics including: Reliability, PM effectiveness, MRO turns, downtime analysis, Mean-Time-Between-Failures, and maintenance related costs.
    • Possesses knowledge and proficiency in the organization's EAM/CMMS and operational data performance management systems.
    • Reviews Maintenance OpEx and CapEx budgets.
    • Prepares and validates Department budgets.QualificationsEducation/Experience/Background:
      • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or equivalent related experience.
      • MBA preferred.
      • 10-15+ years of engineering leadership experience in asset intensive industries.
      • Experience managing and developing others.
      • Experience setting strategies for execution through teams.
      • Experience in leading Asset Management, Reliability and Maintenance improvement programs in a large complex utility environment.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
        • Ability to apply mathematical concepts and statistical analysis.
        • Strong analytical skills and process focus.
        • Tenacity and energy in leading change toward a high performing work environment.
        • Communicates effectively to direct and motivate others.
        • Ability to influence and coach others for results.
        • Experience in coaching and facilitating.
        • Experience in project leadership/ management.
        • Problem-solving skills and follow-up ability.
        • Strong verbal and written communication skills. -
        • Demonstrated effective communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills in order to interface with and motivate all levels of personnel.
        • Ability to understand and use reference materials (manuals, schematics, etc.).
        • Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate, effective, complete, and easily understood written communications and reports.
        • Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company's Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures.Required Certification/Licenses/Training:
          • Valid Driver's license and safe driving record.
          • Strong problem solving and project management skills.
          • Knowledge of computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) and data analysis.
          • Familiarity with predictive maintenance activities and the application of predictive maintenance technology vibration analysis, oil analysis, infrared thermography, and ultrasound to determine machinery condition.
          • Experienced in the application of Reliability Centered Maintenance and Root Cause Analysis.
          • Strong PC skills with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and database software and the ability to optimize the use of technology and systems to communicate, manage budget and to streamline processes and increase efficiency.
          • Familiarity with maintenance, operation, regulatory reporting.
          • Familiarity with water/wastewater facilities or industrial manufacturing environments
          • Proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).Physical Requirements:
            • Able to travel globally.Additional InformationBENEFITSVeolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. - Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement. -We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Milwaukee , Vice President, Asset Management Technical and Performance, Executive , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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