Engineer and Fleet Maintenance Management Leader


Last Updated: 7th December 2020 (about 1 year ago)

Address
United Kingdom

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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
HNC/HND/City & Guilds

Languages
English

Summary

A detail-oriented, influential and internationally experienced Engineer and Fleet Maintenance Management Leader with an extraordinary blend of team training and development, continuous improvement, change management and business knowledge. Recognised for assisting businesses and projects through innovative planning, problem solving and continuous improvements increasing equipment reliability, operational efficiency, team productivity and revenues, with the demonstrable abilities of commercial awareness and customer centricity to achieve strategic goals and bottom-line objectives.

Education

Intellelearn
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health- COSHH

   Jun 2020
— Jun 2020

Alison
Diploma - Quality Management

   May 2020
— Jun 2020

Alison
Diploma - Quality Management

   May 2020
— Jun 2020

Alison
ISO Standards 14001, 9001 & 45001

   May 2020
— May 2020

Alison
ISO Standards 14001, 9001 & 45001

   May 2020
— May 2020

The Open University
Understanding and managing risk Level 3

   May 2020
— May 2020

By completing this course, the learner should be
able to:
demonstrate knowledge of the range of
financial and financial related risks facing
organisations
understand the approach to risk management
through risk identification, risk measurement
and risk management (or mitigation)
understand reputational risk
understand operational risk and how to
manage it.

The Open University
Integrated Safety, Health and Environment Level 3

   May 2020
— May 2020

By completing this course, the learner should be
able to:
define risk in the most appropriate way, and
appreciate the need to prioritise risks
appreciate the costs of illness associated with
workplace activities
describe in outline the development of models
used to explain the cause of incidents and to
promote prevention
recognise the multiple causes contributing to
many incidents, and be able to represent
them diagrammatically
illustrate the components of an integrated
management system.

One Education
First Aid at Work

   May 2020
— May 2020

1. The Aim of First Aid
2. The Secondary Survey
3. Treating Secondary Injuries
4. Resuscitation (CPR)
5. Secondary Illnesses and Conditions
6. Additional Secondary Illnesses and Conditions

Project Management Institute
Member

   May 2020
— May 2021

Health & Safety Level 3
Intellelearn RoSPA Accredited

   May 2020
— May 2020

Health & Safety Level 3
Intellelearn RoSPA Accredited

   May 2020
— May 2020

Staff Skills Academy CPD Certified
Mental Health First Aid

   Apr 2020
— May 2020

Oplex Careers CPD Certified
Mental Health at Work level 3

   Apr 2020
— Apr 2020

The Mental Health and Work Course is split into the following modules:

Understanding Mental Health
• Understanding Mental Health
• Prevalence and Causes of Mental Health Problems

Common Mental Health Problems
• Mood Disorders
• Anxiety Disorders
• Schizophrenia
• Eating Disorders

The Effect of Mental Health on Work
• Effects on Performance
• Impacts on the Business
• Unemployment

Workplace Stress and the Impact on Mental Health
• Causes of Workplace Stress
• Impacts of Stress
• Signs of Workplace Stress
• Positive Impacts of Work on Mental Health

Promoting Positive Mental Health
• Role of the Employer in Supporting Mental Health
• Reducing Workplace Stress
• Importance of Job Satisfaction
• Additional Methods for Promoting Mental Health

Supporting Staff
• Spotting the Signs
• Wellness Action Plans
• Supportive Measures

Law, Regulation, and Stigma
• Equality and Discrimination Law
• Mental Health and Stigma
• Reducing Stigma

Collaboration and Awareness
• Services for Mental Health
• Importance of Awareness
• Raising Awareness in the Workplace

Oplex Careers CPD Certified
Mental Health at Work level 3

   Apr 2020
— Apr 2020

The Mental Health and Work Course is split into the following modules:

Understanding Mental Health
• Understanding Mental Health
• Prevalence and Causes of Mental Health Problems

Common Mental Health Problems
• Mood Disorders
• Anxiety Disorders
• Schizophrenia
• Eating Disorders

The Effect of Mental Health on Work
• Effects on Performance
• Impacts on the Business
• Unemployment

Workplace Stress and the Impact on Mental Health
• Causes of Workplace Stress
• Impacts of Stress
• Signs of Workplace Stress
• Positive Impacts of Work on Mental Health

Promoting Positive Mental Health
• Role of the Employer in Supporting Mental Health
• Reducing Workplace Stress
• Importance of Job Satisfaction
• Additional Methods for Promoting Mental Health

Supporting Staff
• Spotting the Signs
• Wellness Action Plans
• Supportive Measures

Law, Regulation, and Stigma
• Equality and Discrimination Law
• Mental Health and Stigma
• Reducing Stigma

Collaboration and Awareness
• Services for Mental Health
• Importance of Awareness
• Raising Awareness in the Workplace

CPD Certifications
Leadership & Management Level 7

   Dec 2019
— Current

Swinburne University of Technology
Automotive Mechanical Technology Certificate III

   May 2012
— Feb 2020

City & Guilds
Motor Vehicle Craft Studies Level 2 & 3

   Oct 1995
— Jul 1996

Experience

First Group PLC
Engineering Change Leader

   Jun 2019
— Current

Successfully negotiated a 12-month FTC to lead Change on a nationwide implementation of a £12m new Engineering Management Approach through understanding, interpreting and communicating the project deliverables (including new technology systems), supporting, training, mentoring and coaching the local depot leadership and team during the implementation, refining the plan based on specific requirements, and achieve the desired outcomes.

Tenacious in assuring that all performance management mapping and synchronising activities were completed to ensure change readiness and completion in 6 depots across 3 OpCo’s.
Delivery of project milestones to defined timelines were ensured through continued coordination and collaboration with stakeholders.
Consulted and assisted depot management teams organisational design and succession planning to safeguard project sustainability.
Confident & collaborative communication skills, created trustworthy and transparent relationships

Crescent transportation Ltd
Fleet Maintenance Workshop Manager

   Jul 2018
— May 2019

Accountable for the leadership, management, development and enhancement of a tailored maintenance strategy for a 50-man strong service team maintaining a fleet of 400+ mixed fleet, LCV, PCV, HGV, mobile & static plant. Responsibilities also included the maintaining of the company facilities and third-party accommodation, as well as field-based teams and sites across Al-Jubail and Jubail Commercial port.

Augmented dynamic operation & maintenance strategic planning, processes and systems.
Eliminated waste by 65% through the implementation of Lean processes, methodology and tools.
Architected new inventory, procurement and supply chain management processes and procedures, cutting held inventory by 40%.

Stena Line UK
General Port Operative

   Oct 2017
— Current

Hired on an 11-month part time contract to operate a Terberg RT223 RORO Port Tractor, as well as to provide an effective and efficient loading and lashing service for approx up to 3 vessels per shift in line with specific customer requirements. Completing all duties associated with vessel loading and discharging operations and mooring and Ensuring that customer and passenger requirements are maintained on both quality and standards.
Completed all mandatory training in regards to company safety policy.
Ensured customers safety and experience was compliant with company policies.

AJECT
Plant & Workshop Manager

   Dec 2015
— Mar 2017

Successfully awarded 3 month rolling contract with being obligated to the efficient leadership, management and support of a 45-man field and workshop based, multi-disciplined and culturally diverse team within a maintenance and fabrication workshop. As well as coordination, administration and HSE Management of the onsite civils operation teams, fleet and all company and third-party facilities of a thrust boring and civil engineering contractor, including travelling to all sites across The Kingdom when required.

Instigated process improvements across departments and projects.
Forecasted and optimised resources ensuring proficient and timely delivery on customers projects.
Encouraging in the delivery of 'repair first time' and 'pass first time' quality and compliance in relation to local and international inspection & safety regulations.
Proactive in the development of team members through advising, coaching and motivating.

Surf Snowdonia
Engineering and Facilities Support Manager

   Oct 2014
— Nov 2015

Awarded the responsibilities of advising and in conjunction with the shareholders, project management team and principle contractors, the maintenance and repair of the world’s first commercial wave making facility. This included the machinery (centred on a 2MW rated electric motor propelling a submerged rail mounted ‘wave foil’), operation and maintenance of the 34,000m3 water circulation, pumping and UV filtration systems. Along with the general maintenance of a myriad of other facilities and buildings across a very large site, along with many other ‘hands on’ jobs that this complex site would frequently throw up.

Overseen and reviewed testing and commissioning of equipment and facilities.
Recruitment & Instruction of staff on safety procedures within the facility and the safe use of electrical and mechanical equipment.
Created more efficient construction methods to prevent project scope and reduce costs.

Arabian Inspection & Survey
Interim General Manager

   Aug 2013
— Oct 2013

Tasked to provide an interim position in conjunction with my fixed role as Fleet Maintenance Manager with IMA Freight; Arabian Inspection & Survey company is popularly known in the market as A.I.S, leadership and vision to the company by assisting the board and staff of the day to day tasks within AIS and supporting Engineers and Surveyors on their inspections.

To manage all AIS P&L / KPI’s, Direct and Indirect Costs, Productivity & Compliance objectives
Analysed and implemented changes to debt recovery processes & procedures.
Reviewed and forecasted the implementation of new & innovative technologies for Engineers and Surveyors to assist in increasing productivity.

IMA Freight
Engineering and Fleet Maintenance Manager

   Apr 2012
— Oct 2014

Acquired a continuous rolling 6-month contract with direct management of the engineering & maintenance operation ensuring the team operates to the agreed service level of maintenance and repair to the company's inland port terminal, transport and operational departments with circa 300+ varied equipment. In addition to provide a service for repair to direct and 3rd party customer shipping containers, a storage/monitoring service and repair of customers temperature-controlled equipment, including an on shore/on vessel repair capability are all managed within the agreed customer service level agreements.
Spearheaded the business improvement projects to office and staff accommodation, container wash facility and a temperature-controlled container (‘Reefer’) plug in and storage facility which increased capacity by 60% increasing profits in excess of £100,000 pa.
Decreased annual repair and maintenance costs by 40% through innovative cost-effective planning and schedules.
Reduced resource expenditure by 30% through the securing of new international parts and material supplier contracts.
B2B sales of container and ‘Reefer’ R&M with international shipping lines worth in excess of £300,000 pa.
Assessment of engineering team skills and assisting in up-skilling and training of staff, including integration of first line maintenance of plant and equipment.

Minetech International
Fleet Maintenance Team Lead

   Aug 2011
— Nov 2012

Supervision of a small team of South Sudanese nationals with responsibilities maintaining a mixed fleet of mine clearance equipment, heavy and light vehicles and plant in remote and hostile environments.

• Carried out inspections, periodic maintenance and repairs to vehicles and plant.
• Coordinated stock checks, requisition and prioritization of spare parts.
• Completed welding and repairs to mine clearance equipment after mine strikes.
• Monitored and controlled spare parts requests and fuel usage.
• Supervised camp set up of electrics and power generation and take downs.
• Intervened and implemented corrective measures against operational deviations.

Milbrook People
Maintenance Team Lead

   Jan 2011
— Aug 2011

Leading a multi-disciplined team of mechanics on a 6 month contract in support of the US military. Responsible for the inspection, servicing, fault diagnostics and repair of predominately construction equipment and heavy vehicles along with ancillary equipment.

• Completed daily inspections of all safety and lifting equipment.
• Ensured all correct engineering principles and health and safety were adhered.
• Certified that all completed works adhered to required standards.
• Maintained a clean and orderly shop floor.
• Ensured all works job cards were followed and completed correctly
• Directed and supported staff on load tests, adjustments and inspections on cranes and winches.
• Administrated, controlled and reported maintenance team for absence, sick and leave.

Frontier Peterbilt
Fleet Technician

   May 2010
— Dec 2010

Satisfied manufacture & dealership training standards, Inspecting, servicing, fault diagnosing and repairing Peterbilt, Mack, Kenworth, Freightliner,Western Star & Stirling highway trucks including hybrids.
Paccar, CAT, Detroit and Cummins engines, Allison, Road Ranger & Eaton transmissions, drive trains, clutches, PTO's, braking (air & hydraulic) systems inc ABS, HVAC,electrical and electronic systems and trailers including temperature Controlled trailers.

British Army: Royal Mechanical & Electrical Engineers
Heavy Duty Diesel Technician & Maintenance Manager

   Sep 1987
— Sep 2009

Heavy Duty Diesel Technician, Maintenance Manager, Fleet Manager, Senior Vehicle Inspector and Technical Trainer.
Delivering and developing a mechanical, Electro-hydraulic complex platform maintainer’s course.
Delivery of Training for heavy armoured tracked vehicles.
Management and co-ordination of equipment and fleet support to wheeled and heavy tracked armoured vehicle systems of up to 300 individual equipment’s in various locations.
Supervision and coordination of an engineering team in 2 locations of over 100 miles apart.
Ensuring correct engineering practices and procedures, as well as health and safety measures including the correct Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health.
Risk assessment and management.
Fault Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action.
Equipment Support Liaison Officer to battle group logistics staff officers for equipment technical advice.
Supervision of 14+ man multi-national and multi traded engineer teams and career enhancement.
Managed an inspections department and responsible for over 200 diverse equipment’s including cranes, winches and lifting equipment.
Planning, coordination & implementation of maintenance, services, inspection, repair and recovery of heavy/light armoured tracked, heavy/light wheeled vehicles, ground support, special purpose vehicles and mobile & static plant equipment in mainly field/arduous conditions.
Supervision and Management of a conversion program of vehicles to a new digital integrated communications system.
Implementing and developing a new Power Pack Repair Facility into the British Army and liaising with lead civilian contractors Marshall of Cambridge as well as military procurement staff.
Skill at Arms Instructor.
Rugby coach for 8 years, 2 of which as Head Coach at the School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Rugby Club with over 60 members.

Redpath Offshore
Apprentice Boilermaker

   Sep 1983
— Sep 1987

1st year Training centre completing the Engineering Industry Training Board training programme, including specialist in welding.

2nd year Training centre completing EITB skill training modules F10 & F24 coupled with achieving the necessary coded standard required to work on offshore construction.

3rd & 4th year Controlled experience with the company on site in the fabrication of offshore oil rig modules covering all aspects of welding specified in modules F10 & F24. Qualified to ASME IX 6G & 6GR

Member of team responsible for the restoration of HMS Warrior (The first armoured-plated iron-clad hull warship).

Attended college to attain City & Guilds welding craft studies Pt’s 2 & 3.

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