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Shell Maintenance Supervisor in Argentina


Job Title:

Maintenance Supervisor

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Job Description:


• Allocate competent technicians to perform the scheduled tasks.

• Inform the scheduler promptly if there are any changes to maintenance labour capacity.

• Implement long term capacity changes to meet increasing/decreasing labour demands.

Ensure work is allocated and performed in a way that maximizes the efficiency of the


• Perform toolbox talks and gain continual assurance that the work being performed by

technicians is safe.

• Investigate the quality of work being performed to confirm repair/restoration standards

are being maintained.

• Lead and encourage a positive reliability and integrity culture in production and


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Competency Requirements

Bachelor/Technical Degree in Mechanical or Electronic.

+5 Years of relevant experience in O&G Upstream industry.

SAP Knowledge level

English: Advance level.

The maintenance supervisor role will likely be cross discipline, i.e., with knowledge

competencies in mechanical, electrical and instruments. As the person who confirms quality

assurance, this person is expected to be highly respected and competent in the various

disciplines, recognising the strengths of individuals in his team. The maintenance

supervisor should also have:

• Knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment in the maintenance of oil and gas

exploration equipment.

• Knowledge of the modes of failure applicable to large industrial equipment such as fans,

pumps and compressors and their associated components.

• Skill in identification of safety hazards and appropriate precautions applicable to work

assignments, high skill in applying technical knowledge to determine equipment problems

(including knowledge of RCA techniques and their applicability) and identifying

appropriate solutions in order to swiftly develop work packs.

• Skill in reading, interpreting and applying information from files, drawings, catalogues,

reports and manuals.

• Skill in communicating clearly and concisely in verbal and written form.

• The ability to lead a cohesive team, developing skills and maintaining sufficient ‘man

behind the man’ back up coverage of skills.

• Skill in using SAP BLP to review work packages and work order technical history.

• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other personnel including;

operators, vendors, contractors, subordinates, peers and superiors.

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The maintenance supervisor role is predominantly concerned with quality and safety

assurance. The supervisor ensures that all aspects of a maintenance task are performed

correctly, assisting with overcoming any barriers crafts may face while performing a task.

The supervisor will maintain an overview of all the work being performed, communicating

with the production coordination during the daily meeting. S/he will allocate new work to

technicians as appropriate to the schedule.