Oil and Gas / EPC Experience | Heavy Equipment Maintenance Professional
Last Updated: 12th October 2019 (over 2 years ago)
Strong contender for open project management positions. Two decades of continuous achievement in senior leadership roles managing mobile asset maintenance for oil and gas, mining and EPC projects. Expertise in all facets oil field, pipeline, heavy equipment and generator maintenance, asset management, tool inspection, calibration and testing. Large fleet maintenance operations experience (with over 7,000 mobile assets) for heavy equipment, cranes and truck fleets in the Middle East, Latin America and other parts of the world. Well versed on world class maintenance practices, Spare Parts Inventory control, repair contracts, service operations, maintenance and fleet department efficiencies.
Senior management experience with maintenance teams and departments supporting large international construction, natural gas drilling, pipeline and mining projects. Experienced manager who has supported projects for Saudi Aramco, Total, Exxon and China National Oil Company and Sinopec. Demonstrated history of managing world class maintenance and fleet operations in remote, challenging, and high-risk environments. Senior manager with proven ability to establish and direct successful department operations in multiple regions and countries with a large multi cultural workforce of contractors and employees. Six Sigma and CMMS director dedicated to delivering efficient oversight of department management and skilled trade employees. Senior level Caterpillar dealer experience with P&L responsibility. I am open to remote FIFO or residential positions. I enjoy working in challenging environments. No geographic preference.
Created sales strategy plans by using OLGA and aligning annual opportunity with marketing and pay for performance resources. Increased CSA/CVA by 40%. Worked with Caterpillar to redesign workshop to a CRC business model
Responsible for developing, monitoring, and managing the product support sales team budget for the engine division in accordance with department goals. Managed 28 PSSR’s.
Worked with Cat Export Services to set up export dealer code. Managed parts sales to out of territory Chinese customers and developed policies for LSHM in compliance with CES.
Middle East Regional Equipment / Fleet Asset and Maintenance Manager
— Jul 2018
Delivered a 30% reduction in fleet maintenance costs and $20M savings in renegotiated equipment, vehicle leases.
Manage strategic deployment of long-term pipeline construction equipment assets valued in excess of $100M USD
Managed maintenance department to develop maintenance standards for the main rebuild workshop in Saudi Arabia
Led initiative to transition from contractor equipment leasing model to a self-performing maintenance model.
GM Mining Fleet Maintenance/Acting Mine Manager
— Jul 2016
Delivered 15% reduction in fleet downtime and $5M increase in warranty recovery.
Spearheaded the equipment selection and commissioning process; managed mining condition and equipment operations; dove 25% savings in parts purchased.
Led project management, mine safety, quality, costs, and production targeting initiatives.
Managed production improvements and mining operational objectives including safety, contractor performance, and production quality. Implemented measures to optimized cost per ton.
GM Heavy Equipment & Fleet Maintenance
— Apr 2015
Streamlined financial processes and introduced process improvements that enhanced productivity and reduced labor cost by 20% and delivered a 25% reduction in technician non-productive time.
Managed all aspects of planning, tracking, analysis, quarterly and annual reporting, and revenue and OPEX budget.
Implemented and managed preventative maintenance schedules, mechanic certifications and HSE programs; utilized CMMS, MICROSOFT AX Dynamics, and managed main rebuild and machine shop with 225 mechanics and staff.
Implemented preventative maintenance schedule and capital rebuild programs responsible for increasing equipment availability from 38% to over 90% over 18 months.
— Mar 2011
Drove start-up sales from $0 to $20M, with year-over-year profit growth in excess of 15%.
Spearheaded new Middle East office to increase account profits, management and growth.
Managed 57 equipment sales and service staff across international regions in the Middle East and Africa; travelled throughout the regions supporting business growth and staff improvements.
Developed and managed online sales platform that included equipment videos, live chat and equipment inspection rating system.
Developed digital sales platform with team of in-house programmers called (V.A.S.T.) Virtual Agent Support Terminal to link all sales people, customer equipment requests, service requests and equipment inventory internally to increase efficiency across all regional sales offices
Managing Director / General Manager
— Jan 2006
Senior Manager responsible for developing equipment sales, service and leasing business by obtaining new equipment clients and maintenance contracts.
Drove heavy equipment, parts and service and leasing sales from $20M to $50M, with year-over-year profit growth in excess of 10%.
Spearheaded new mining and power generation territory sales and opened two new branch operations.
Implemented Contamination control standards – obtained 4 stars
Managed new engine, transmission and hydraulic rebuild facility
Reduced delinquent and past due accounts by 15%.
Full P&L responsibility
Managed 220 Dealer sales, parts and service department staff across mining regions in Guyana. Developed apprenticeship and technical school to develop technicians, customer mechanics to support business growth and staff improvements.