Maintenance Improvement Program Consultant


Description of
this vacancy

Purpose of the job

  • The MIP ROC is to lead and work with team to develop the MIP Rollout plan and deploy the CMMS system (Infor EAM) into the Vopak terminals in China & North Asia division, to ensure the terminal team can operate with MIP properly after the system go-live, and finally to establish a solid foundation to support digital ambition on asset and maintenance management
  • This position is also to assist Asset and Maintenance Manager and work with terminals to improve Maintenance excellence, Sustaining Capex planning and implementation, and develop team competency for sustainability

Key Accountabilities

1.The MIP ROC is responsible for the following tasks:

  • Lead to develop the Implementation Plan of MIP rollout project according to Vopak MIP rollout standard
  • Ensure a successful completion of the MIP rollout project with good management, co-ordination, training and reports/tracks
  • Responsible for MIP rollout project logs & management (risks, issues, decisions and actions)
  • As expert to lead the implementation of the whole process of MIP rollout at terminals including pre-assessment, data preparation, SAT, Go live till system operation normalization
  • Ensures efficient and effective communication timely and reports the actual progress versus the plan to the steering committee and related stakeholders on monthly basis.
  • Support MIP change management for critical project changes  
  • Ensures consistent quality project deliverables of all gate/packages
  • Training key/end users to ensure the MIP rollout go-live smoothly
  • Summary the MIP rollout projects including lesson learn

2.Supporting on Asset and Maintenance excellence Management   

  • Support to implement divisional Operation & Maintenance policies and processes in alignment with global policies and standards.
  • Support and coordinate the development of divisional Three Years Maintenance Plans (3YMP) and Sustaining Capex.
  • Support to review the sustaining Capex and Maintenance Opex expenditures for the division on regular basis
  • Support terminals to optimize maintenance process, preventative and corrective program etc. for improving maintenance management
  • Provide technical advices to terminal team to improve the management of asset integrity and reliability;
  • Support to drive efficiency and delivering cost savings for the maintenance function
  • Provide the Operational & maintenance related training to terminal team for capability enhancement
  • Support to prepare divisional monthly and quarterly reports on Asset and Maintenance related matters for division /corporate office
  • Introduce new technology or innovation for Operation & Maintenance improvement.  
  • Build the network for building and sharing the best practice for continuous improvement of Asset and maintenance management
  • Support the pre-commissioning and commissioning activities, if needed.

Internal Contact

1.MIP ROC role

  • Change Manager - business & resource alignment
  • Terminal Project Owner
  • Terminal Maintenance Manager
  • Terminal Managers
  • Global MIP team
  • Key Users and Internal customer  

2.Maintenance Excellent Management Role:

  • Division Asset and Maintenance Manager
  • Division Operation Excellence Manager
  • Terminal Managers
  • Terminal Maintenance Managers
  • Terminal Maintenance Engineers

External Contact

The service providers - work together within the project if necessary


  • University degree in the field of Chemical Process, Chemical Engineering, Chemical Mechanical or Automation related majors.
  • 8+ years of working experience and good knowledge in Petro-chemical or Chemical plant maintenance and its method, program and management
  • Good experience in application of computerize Maintenance Management system
  • Knowledgeable of the tank, pumps, piping and marine asset management skill and expertise important, automation and instrumentation knowledge advantageous.
  • Good leadership and project management capability
  • Flexibility in performing tasks, adapting to changing circumstances and working in a dynamic environment
  • Eagerness to learn and strong competency on problem analysis & judgment Good communication in written and spoken English & Chinese
  • Have good mobility (Frequent travel at the ROC role)

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