Corrective Maintenance Planner (Mech)



Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2023
, Singapore

Job Family Group:

Maintenance, Reliability and Turnarounds

Worker Type:


Posting Start Date:

May 30, 2023

Business unit:


Experience Level:

Early Careers

Job Description:

Where you fit in

Singapore is the largest petrochemical production and export centre in the Asia Pacific region. Shell Jurong Island (SJI) manufactures petrochemicals to meet the fast-growing demand for these products in the region.

MRTA - Maintenance Reliability Turn Around is about understanding and maintaining our equipment as effectively and efficiently as possible, making sure it performs as intended. The Maintenance discipline covers the development of Maintenance strategies and the planning, coordination, and execution of Maintenance activities.

What’s the role?

As a Mechanical Corrective Maintenance (CM) Planner, you will provide reactive planning for CM activities i.e., developing efficient work plans (tasks, sequences, parts/materials, craft/manpower and resources) for corrective maintenance plans.

More specifically:

  • Compliance to HSSE standards and requirements to make SJI a safe place to work, and accountable for all assigned Critical activities.

  • Perform Authorized Applicant/Authorized Engineer as per SJI Permit to Work (e-PTW) requirement.

  • Drive high standard of personal accountability & performance to deliver the Site & Department goals and target.

  • In order to ensure SJI’s assets operate safely & reliably, without suffering any process safety incident or causing life-changing events to person(s), the staff is accountable to ensure compliance to those Critical Activities assigned for the Job Position.

  • Work with stakeholders to ensure Asset Management System – Maintenance Execution (AMS-ME) work processes are executed as designed and are delivering results, e.g., ensure compliance with AMS-ME, Global-Manufacturing and other Shell Group business objectives.

  • Coordinate and engage Operations/ Operation Maintenance Coordinator (OMCs) to ensure all job request are clear and concise and maintenance work orders are prioritized and challenged.

  • Carry out site checks & planning of work orders end to end process, by breaking down all relevant maintenance activities into logical tasks with resources, parts/material, craft/manpower and sequences for optimal work execution. Tasking of planned work orders to the relevant engineers/contractors for execution.

  • Responsible for material procurement and availability prior to execution of all CM works.

  • Create and maintain library of plans for HSSE, corrective maintenance activities. Ensure that library plans contain reasonably accurate information on cost, materials, services labor, and other resource requirements. Actively monitor the actual work execution in terms of cost, resource, schedule (craft hours), sequence and update the equipment library plans accordingly. Accountable for ensuring that corrective maintenance compliance and timely closure of work orders.

  • Initiate HSE plans/Job Hazards Analysis (JHA) for the planned work orders to ensure safe execution of work.

  • Ensure CM plans are scheduled accordingly and executed before their due dates. Accountable to ensure no overdue of all CM works. This will include the necessary materials and services (resource) procurement and availability.

  • Create and maintain library of plans for HSE, preventive and predictive maintenance activities. Ensure that library plans contain reasonably accurate information on cost, materials, services labor, and other resource requirements.

  • Actively monitor the actual work execution in terms of cost, resource, schedule (craft hours), sequence and update the equipment library plans accordingly. Accountable for ensuring that preventive maintenance compliance and timely closure of work orders.

  • Assist in budget planning based on past years cost trending. Plan, track, and cost accuracy, and provide inputs to improve contract strategy.

  • Contribute and participate actively in site reliability improvements. Provide feedback on effectiveness of corrective maintenance.

  • Participate and support ISO/HSSE-MS audits, as well as other related external audits, as part of Company’s HSSE Control framework and management system.

  • Identify waste elimination and LEAN maintenance opportunities for maintenance, and work with relevant key stakeholders to implement gap closure plans.

  • Use Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) in compliance with the global maintenance and business processes.

  • Standby duty Coverage. Carry out any other related duties as required.

What we need from you

We hope to see as many of the following:

  • Degree/Diploma or equivalent, preferably in Mechanical Engineering.

  • At least 5 years relevant field experience as plant engineer or equivalent. Preferably with Mechanical Engineering background.

  • Relevant knowledge in: HSE Performance Management, Risk Management, Plant Operations, Reliability & Integrity, Process Technology, Change Management, Cost/Budget, Maintenance & Integrity Activity Schedule, RCA, Causal Learning, Defect Elimination.

  • A demonstrated background in championing Customer Focus, coaching and developing the team, building a shared vision.

More about Shell in Singapore

Shell is one the largest foreign investors in Singapore and began operations in 1891. Today, we have more than 3,200 employees in Singapore alone. The Pulau Bukom Manufacturing Site today is the largest Shell refinery in the world in terms of crude distillation capacity, which makes Singapore a key regional supply and trading centre for Shell in the East. We also have one of the largest single-branded retail networks in Singapore, providing customers with a wide range of quality products and services. When you join Shell in Singapore, you can count on our commitment to help you thrive and propel your career by means of our industry-leading development programme and our available and unrivalled pool of local and global experts. Our numerous global and local skill pools as well as our diversity are key to our success and continuing innovation.

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