Aker BP is an exploration and production (E&P) company with exploration, development and production activities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Our vision is to create the leading independent offshore E&P company. Measured in production, Aker BP is one of the largest independent oil companies in Europe.

Aker BP operates Valhall, Ula, Ivar Aasen, Alvheim and Skarv field centres. The company has a world-class project portfolio, including partnership in Johan Sverdrup.

The company has major growth ambitions on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, and has identified potential within the portfolio to lift oil and gas production to 270 000 oil equivalents per day after 2020.

Aker BP is targeting further opportunities for growth and value creation through exploration and merger and acquisition activities.

The company has around 1400 employees distributed at our facilities offshore, the head office at Fornebu outside Oslo and branch offices in Stavanger, Trondheim, Sandnessjøen and Harstad.

Aker BP is owned by Aker ASA (40 %), BP (30 %) and other shareholders (30 %).

Mechanical Manager in Operations

The primary responsibility for this position is to manage the Mechanical Engineering team in accordance with Operations strategies, and act as the Mechanical Discipline interface across Business & Functions for Static, Rotating and Lifting Equipment. Aker BP is creating The leading independent offshore E&P Company and the Mechanical Team deliveries to Operations and Projects are fundamental to reach this vision. The position will report to the VP Operations – Engineering, and be part of the Engineering leadership team.

Manage the strategic dimension as well as the day to day activities for the Mechanical team
Manage the Mechanical Capability across assets, and enable a Community of Practice network for all three Mechanical Disciplines
Contribute to the wider Engineering leadership team
Support the AkerBP Technology and Improvement Agenda
Manage Mechanical Expertise to drive defect elimination, design reviews, RCFAs, Incident investigations, troubleshooting, major equipment work scopes and development of Performance standards
Review, prioritize and provide response to Engineering Queries from Operations and Projects
Manage mechanical activities associated with Hazop/Lopa findings, High Value Learnings, Alert Bulletins, Audit findings and engineering studies
Ensure that Operational risks are understood, controlled and continuously reduced
Capture, coordinate, disseminate and track shared learnings for the mechanical disciplines
Manage required competence and support to Projects, and ensure adherence to regulatory requirements and corporate specifications
Review and provide input to Asset Mechanical strategy plans, and support the Condition Monitoring strategy
Manage critical Mechanical Contracts, and maintain relationships with key suppliers
Support Fit for Service barrier evaluations, gap closure plans and improvements

Personlige egenskaper
Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead and cooperate with other disciplines as well as personnel and managers within other business units
Ability to coach, educate and inspire
One Team focus
Strong commitment to safety and HSE. Leads by example
Seeks opportunities for simplification and efficiency
Personal drive and bias for action
Good analytical and strategic abilities
Good communicator, proactively seeking advice from others and share own experiences
Good presentation skills, verbally and written, both Norwegian and English
Behavior as per Aker BP values (SAFER)

Master degree within a relevant technical area of profession, preferably Mechanical Engineering. A lower degree can be accepted if compensated by relevant experience
Minimum 10 years of relevant experience from the oil and gas business
Solid operational experience and familiar with industry challenges
Deep Competency within Mechanical Engineering, and understanding of Industry Standards

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Aker BP
Stillingstittel :
Mechanical Manager in Operations
Antall stillinger:
On-, offshore, olje og gass

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Lars Atle Andersen
Stillingstittel :
VP Operations - Engineering,
(+47) 91329732