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Maintenance Downstream, N-6 Planner

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Start Date
Sep 13, 2021
End Date
Sep 24, 2021
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Nationality Required
Education & Experience Required

Job Description

Job title

N-6 (IC) Sr -  Planner  







Olefin Cracker






N-6 (IC)







Budget control

*OPEX and/or CAPEX and/or Revenue amount as relevant*

Reporting to

N-5 Maintenance Planning & Scheduling Plant / Facility (SR1/ SR2/ AP/ Polymers/ Olefin Cracker/ MAF/ Logistics /Salalah)

Direct reports


Job purpose


Drive routine planning maintenance services at OQ Downstream local Assets under N-5 Maintenance Planning & Scheduling Plant / Facility (SR1/ SR2/ AP/ Polymers/ Olefin Cracker/ MAF/ Logistics /Salalah) - Generic, to the plans that renews the assets and maximizes long term value creation, through; assisting in business planning, & performance management tasks such as data gathering for studies, analysis of PM plans in SAP, CMMS (SAP) system & follow- up, assisting in preparation of reports and feedback with regards to maintenance performance (maintenance backlog reports), compliance monitoring to implemented work processes (KPI’s, internal/ external audits recommendations); in order to ensure maximum availability of plant by optimization of cost & resources


The position will act in accordance with the Group’s Mission, Vision, Values & Strategies, as well as, policies, guidelines and international standards, supported by an IT Technology platform, HSE standards, Omani’s government & other legal justification’s, and best international practices in consonance with national objectives

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Receive, review and analyse all maintenance work request order in Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Conduct site visits & discuss with concerned work originators to estimate the exact scope of works for the planned maintenance activities.
  • Attends the regular planning & operation scheduling meetings and provide schedule reports.
  • Determines resources requirements (manpower, equipment, tools, and lifting equipment) and works sequences for maintenance jobs, and create request for any additional required resources.
  • Schedule work orders for regular corrective, preventive & predictive planned maintenance and finalize maintenance priorities as per scope of work.
  • Prepares 14 days rolling plan and one weekly look-ahead schedule.
  • Update planned maintenance activities in the system (SAP) and verification of all resources for maintenance jobs.
  • Review maintenance backlog / schedule compliance and provide solutions to catch up delays.
  • Assist in coordinating routine maintenance requirements & major shutdowns activities including preparation of detailed specifications for contracting.
  • Verification of issued material against all the planned and ensures material reconciliation after maintenance close out.
  • Intimate for creation of new stock entries and follow up material requisitions with respective departments for all type of maintenance.
  • Review of job plans in SAP & participate in improvements based on the actuals.

Key interactions

Internal: All Maintenance Managers & Engineers, Planners, Operations, Procurement, Logistic & HSSE

External: Contractors, Vendors & Suppliers

Notable Working Conditions. Field Operations and office environment, Moderate to intensive computer screen use.

Education requirements

Minimum Qualifications for this position is Technical Diploma in Engineering or similar

Language requirements 

Excellent knowledge of written, read, and spoken English (required) ,Arabic - Native (desirable)

Background and experience

Competencies and skills


  • Minimal years of relevant experience is +2 years in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of refinery and petrochemical plant operations.


Senior Level:


  • Minimal years of relevant experience is +4 years in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of refinery and petrochemical plant operations.



  • Experience and knowledge in project planning, cost control, contract development, installation, trouble shooting, and start-up.
  • Knowledge of :
    • Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
    • Expertise in SAP- PM Module.
    • Primavera P6 / Maximo / MS Project
  • Good experience in planning, scheduling of routine maintenance & shutdown related jobs.
  • Sound judgment in technical matters with good skills in engineering field materials specifications and international standards.
  • Good knowledge in Quality Assurance, Quality Control and HSE plans.
  • Familiar with techniques for ensuring data integrity with various integration of information/ reports


  • Proficiency in M/S Office
  • Ability to plan major shutdown projects
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a diversified and critical environment.
  • Data analysis and report writing skills
  • Ability to align the requirements of operations and maintenance
  • Able to build relationships with staff and contractors with a focus on collaboration.
  • Ability to perform multiple task simultaneously.



  • Planning and performance management
  • Planning and Organization.
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Work Prioritization.
  • Result oriented.
  • Time management.
  • Communication.
  • Team player.
  • Scheduling
  • Budgeting
  • Attention to Detail




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