Vacancy for Rotating Equipment Operations Manager in Baku, Azerbaijan

Job Title: Rotating Equipment Operations Manager

Purpose of Job

Lead and manage the workshop team by providing direction and overseeing the safe and efficient maintenance and repair activities

Organize and provide safe, efficient and well maintained workshop

Drive continual improvement and the achievement of agreed performance measures (KPI targets)


  • Develop and achieve performance measures (KPI targets) for equipment maintenance and workshop operations
  • Manage workshop operations in line with Rapid Solutions policies and procedures
  • Manage the customer contract in a manner that maximises revenue, growth potential and long-term ‘lock-in’ with customers
  • Ensure customer enquiries are responded in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Prepare proposals or quotations
  • Prepare and implement technical procedures and work instructions
  • Plan and organise workshop maintenance/repair work and activities
  • Monitor time keeping and approve timesheets of staff
  • Verify and confirm maintenance/repair work is performed in accordance to applicable standards and/or procedures
  • Verify and confirm maintenance/repair work is documented correctly and complies with relevant specifications and standards
  • Arrange for the necessary equipment, materials and consumables for efficient workshop operations
  • Establish effective workshop asset management and inventory control
  • Provide recommendations for critical spares and optimise inventory
  • Provide an appropriate competence assurance system to demonstrate individual and team competence
  • Identify and request training to ensure individual and team competence is improved
  • Provide technical management support and discipline support to the customer’s maintenance planning process
  • Actively support site execution teams with equipment diagnosis, failure root cause analysis and the resolution of operational problems
  • Provide specialist advise and engineering support to customer representatives for equipment modifications
  • Review existing pumps population across customer assets and make recommendations for performance improvement
  • Coordinate all in country and if required out of country repair or support requirements
  • Maintain efficient working relationships with third-party support contractors and vendors 

Job Requirements:

  • Mechanical engineering degree (or equivalent apprenticeship)
  • 6 years’ experience in supervising projects or workshops and 3 years’ management experience both in Oil & gas sector
  • Excellent people management and coaching skills
  • Familiar with API (610-619 Pumps / Compressors / Turbines) ISO, and ASME Codes
  • Familiar with technical integrity principles and operating acceptance criteria for rotating equipment
  • Experience in rotating equipment maintenance and repair
  • Basic commercial and estimating knowledge
  • Experience in performance testing, condition monitoring, diagnosis and troubleshooting of rotating equipment
  • Written and verbal communication skills (English and Azerbaijani)
  • Computer skills in Word, Excel and AutoCAD


Deadline: June 28, 2019

To apply please send your CV to: indicating “Rotating Equipment Operations Manager” in a subject field. Only candidates who match requirements above will be contacted by recruitment team.