Senior SAP Maintenance Planner

Houston, TX

Senior SAP Maintenance Planner       

Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) is an independent company with headquarters in Houston, Texas. Since 2011, MWCC has been the leader in well containment in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico; providing well containment equipment and technology. The organization is continuously ready to respond with dedicated equipment, a capable organization and the robust training necessary to mount an effective response.

Position Overview & Responsibilities

The Senior SAP Maintenance Planner is responsible for effective maintenance work control by understanding, developing, planning and managing work flow within SAP to achieve optimal business results. It is anticipated some travel to the shore bases will be required for effective implementation of some initiatives, training, and execution of tasks.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Work as a member of the MWCC Emergency Response Organization on an as needed basis in the event of activation, or preparations/drills for same, in response to a well control incident and perform job duties commensurate with your assigned role.
  • Manage SAP trouble tickets and issues from all MWCC work groups and liaison with the SAP offshore team to create a timely resolution.
  • Compile data and build structure for budgeting and forecasting.
  • Facilitate and/or conduct training of Maintenance Technicians and other MWCC employees and Contractors in utilization of SAP. (As needed).
  • Create or assist in creating schedules for maintenance work including long term preservation requirements and act as backup for Planner/Scheduler. (As needed - Frequent)
  • Maintain Master Data. (Daily)
  • QA work order time confirmations. (Daily)
  • Input hard copy or verbal notifications into SAP. (Daily)
  • Facilitate weekly schedule review and other meetings as needed. (Weekly)
  • Create and manage Material Master Records. (Regularly as needed)
  • Monitor and conduct first level analysis of metrics and KPI and recommend maintenance improvement efforts. (Weekly)
  • Shepherd a portfolio of maintenance improvement activities. (Weekly)
  • Audit notification and order quality. (Weekly)
  • Convert work aids and job steps into SAP long text and maintain the long text. (As needed)
  • Assist in the management of spares and logistic support for scheduled work within SAP. (Frequently)
  • Review Bills of Materials for Equipment and cross reference to reduce item duplication. (Setup / As needed)
  • Conduct Maintenance Data Analysis to report on Chronic Losses. (Monthly)
  • Produce SAP data for use in Root Cause Failure Analysis for equipment failure investigations. (As needed)
  • Assist with the creation of Purchase Requisitions to plan parts, and allocate labor and material for job plans as required. (As needed-infrequent)
  • Participate in project work associated with data enhancement and reliability improvements. (As needed – infrequent)
  • Assist in the preparation of medium and long term maintenance budgets. (Yearly)
  • Track monthly OPEX and CAPEX expenses against annual budget forecast.
  • Assist in cost estimating for CAPEX work. (As needed – infrequent)
  • Liaise with DMS controllers to establish and maintain links between SAP and DMS for Vendor data, maintenance manuals, P&ID, and General Arrangement drawings. (As needed)
  • Initiate review of Equipment Maintenance Plans and maintenance strategies to ensure Regulatory, Safety and criticality are prioritized. (Annually, and upon introduction of new equipment)
  • Analyze maintenance plans and load level as required (Quarterly and upon introduction of new equipment)

 Required Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience in Oil & Gas or Manufacturing Maintenance Management
  • Must have a very strong working background in SAP Plant Maintenance and Materials Management system administration including configuration, testing, and maintenance of the system
  • Strong skills in use of MS Office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of planning tools such as MS Project
  • Visibly demonstrate the commitment to Safety and Operational Excellence through values of safety, integrity, and excellence
  • Collaborate effectively across organizational boundaries as a team player
  • Has a strong results orientation and personal accountability
  • Exhibits strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Displays innovation with a curiosity and openness to new ideas
  • Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Maintains effectiveness in a changing environment
  • Must be able to lead working sessions and report to upper management
  • Maintains effectiveness in a changing environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred (Engineering, Business Administration, Information Technology)
  • Good understanding of equipment maintenance management; Oil and Gas or sub-sea operations knowledge is a plus
  • SAP super user level qualifications to maintain and troubleshoot system issues.
  • SAP integrated Prometheus maintenance planning and scheduling software experience.

Location: Houston, TX

Travel: 20%

Physical Demands

Office Based Job

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb stairs, use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms close to and overhead of their body. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move items up to 25 pounds.

Marine Well Containment Company provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.