Asset Management Specialist

  • Job Reference: R23192
  • Date Posted: 31 May 2024
  • Recruiter: AWE
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  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Additional benefits
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Asset Management Specialist

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Salary - £37k - £50k (dependent on experience and suitability for the role)

Closing date - 14th June 2024

We have an exciting opportunity to join an expanding team focused on providing efficient and high performing assets within our Asset Management Team. We are looking for people who can work closely with all levels of stakeholders to understand where and how asset performance can be improved enhancing availability and reliability to meet programme demands.

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)

  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle.

  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training

  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services

  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)

  • Life Assurance

  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending

  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family

  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Lead Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA) workshops & provide technical input to ensure key asset failures and consequence is identified and mitigation action recommended.

  • Identify critical spare requirements to support the availability of key assets & identification of obsolescence risk.

  • Ensure key stakeholders are provided with asset performance and project delivery status information as appropriate.

  • Support root cause analysis for complex plant and equipment performance issues.

  • Extract data, prepare and author reports to support asset performance analysis.

  • Provide expertise in the application of the maintenance optimisation process.

Whilst not to be considered a check list, candidates should be able to demonstrate some of the following:

  • ONC/HNC in Engineering Discipline OR building discipline or suitable experience gained in an engineering or building environment.

  • A good level of understanding and awareness of Asset Management / Maintenance principles are preferred but not essential

  • Customer focused with strong stakeholder management and communication skills.

  • Ability to identify problems, evaluate options and execute solutions.

  • Working knowledge of Facilitation and Change Management techniques.

  • Experience of negotiation and facilitation to achieve desired outcomes.

  • Through life asset management knowledge.

  • Understand the internal & external environment in which company operates.

  • Good understanding & knowledge of regulation and legislation with regards to engineering and maintenance.

  • Good working knowledge of MS Office (Word and Excel especially).

All candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas.