Location: Kolkata
Salary: Open
Employment Type: Permanent
Sub-industry: Chemicals & Plastics
Function: Manufacturing & Engineering

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Leading Downstream Hydrocarbon Player

Job Description

Job Description –Reliability & Inspection
Job Title : GM / Sr. GM - Reliability & Inspection
Location : West Bengal Region
Department : Reliability & Inspection

Reports To (Functionally) : Head – Engineering & Maintenance

1. Purpose: 

The main scope of the role is to oversee the Reliability and Inspection arm of the 
engineering function. Review diagnostic management and conditional monitoring 
activities to identify areas for preventive maintenance and improvement of plant 
reliability. Ensure procurement of all conditional monitoring spares and equipment 
within the timelines and costs decided. Oversee all technical support provided to the 
maintenance teams as and when needed. Provide support in audit activities and 
improvement initiatives in the plant. 

2. Reporting:

Direct Reports:
Team Lead- Inspection
Indirect Reports including total team size :
Total team size of 10 employees.

3. Major Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

 Improve operational reliability across all plants to ensure plant availability to 
support production targets set by the year.
 Review trends and sequence of events during instances of equipment failure / 
breakdown. Assess the gaps observed and drive efforts with cross function 
support to improve reliability across the plant.
 Drive improvement ideas to increase reliability across static and rotary 
equipment present in the plant. Monitor budget provision, execution and drive 
adoption and benefits realisation.
 Oversee all predictive insights provided to the maintenance and production 
planning teams regarding critical equipment at-risk and in need of maintenance 
to enable smoother plant operations.
 Review the diagnostic management reports and insights to prevent 
repeat/surprise failure in plant equipment. Guide the Team Leader inspection on 
the course of action
 Review all support provided to the Mechanical and Electrical engineering teams 
during maintenance execution and post maintenance quality assurance. 
Supervise any new projects for up-gradation of existing systems to enhance 
reliability and sustainability. 
 Drive idea generation for improvement of operations / equipment and allocate 
small improvement projects to the team. Coordinate with the relevant external 
stakeholders to improve the reliability of the plant. 
 Scan best practices in plant operational reliability across the Petrochemical and 
allied industries and identify potential new / improvement projects. Draft 
business case for change and drive their implementation. 
 Provide inputs to the Head Engineering on the operations strategy of the 
function in alignment with the business strategyJob Description –Reliability & Inspection
4. Qualifications:
Full Time BE/BTech in Mechanical Engineering from an institute of repute.
5. Experience:

Around 25 years of post-qualification experience in large scale Petrochemical 
/ Refinery complex in plant maintenance (primarily in reliability area).
6. Knowledge:
 Comprehensive knowledge of Business objective of the organisation, 
addressing any cross functional issues.
 In-depth knowledge in latest concepts, trends and practices of large scale 
process industries with special emphasis to Reliability in Petrochemicals / 
Refinery industries.
7. Skills & Behaviour:
 The incumbent needs to be a strong leader with an ability to personally 
counsel employees at all levels below him in Reliability & Inspection
 He must have good commercial acumen, be a persuasive communicator, 
possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and be capable of 
thinking strategically. 
 He should have an excellent man-management skills and building 
relationships, especially with external and internal stakeholders, at the senior 
 Leading the team by example and orientated towards problem solving in a 
collaborative framework



Job reference: JO-210405-252534

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