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Job Type


£70,000 - £100,000 (dep. on exp.) + Exec Package

Global (mainly EMEA)

  • Multi-billion USD turnover US global mining / process manufacturer
  • Long term lean / operational excellence strategy
  • Significant support from Main Board
  • Global / multisite strategic appointment – mainly Europe & Middle East (base:initially Israel / Middle East) 
  • Strategic Asset Management / Maintenance / TPM experience required from mining, industrial engineering, chemicals, upstream oil & gas, process manufacturing and consumables manufacturing industries
  • Significant travel involved in this appointment     

Our client, a multi-billion USD turnover global mining / process manufacturer has created an appointment for a Strategic Asset Management Leader to be integral to their newly created global Operational Excellence programme. 

Opex Selection is the exclusive recruiter and we feel this opportunity has the potential to fulfil the ambitions of the very best established and ‘up-and-coming’ Asset Management Champions who possess both strategic and multisite delivery experience.  

The remit of the Strategic Asset Manager will be to increase sites reliability and uptime through effective and efficient reliability improvement culture and processes, in accordance with the Asset Management policy. This position is responsible for the development and implementation of the organisation's Asset Management policy. The expert will serve as the professional authority for asset reliability and maintenance standards for all global manufacturing sites across the organisation using innovative solutions and industry best practices.

The job holder can be based in Europe or the Middle East, reporting to the global head office location and on a day-to-day basis working on site and from a home office location.

To be considered, it is essential to possess Business level competency in English and ideally be degree educated (or higher). Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification would be of distinct advantage. It is essential that candidates possess senior management level (or above) experience and knowledge of Asset Management and Maintenance Processes / TPM gained from a heavy manufacturing environment, ideally mining, industrial engineering, chemicals, upstream oil & gas, process manufacturing and consumables manufacturing. We require candidates with outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills alongside excellent communication and influencing skills.

This opportunity is suitable for a highly self-motivated and ambitious individual, willing to travel globally (mainly Europe and Middle East).    

Should you feel your skills and experience are well suited please apply online. For further information please contact Dan Sculthorp, Director of Opex Selection on: +44 (0)1423 876360 in complete confidence. Alternatively should you be able to recommend a highly suitable candidate please contact Dan or any member of our team and receive a referral bonus of £300 (in retail vouchers of your choice) if the referral leads to a successful candidate placement.