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Group Lead, Asset Management Work Coordination

Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Oak Ridge, TN, US, 37830

Company: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Requisition Id 8891 


ORNL is investing in our nuclear facilities to ensure the directorate goals are met and strategies are executed. To support and protect our assets we are hiring Group Lead, Asset Management Work Coordination to lead the development and implementation of best practices and standards for maintaining and improving equipment reliability, decreasing downtime, and improving the overall manufacturing output and isotope research capabilities.  

A successful candidate in this leadership role will utilize knowledge in the leadership of asset management work planning and coordination, critical equipment work packages, CMMS administration, and procurement/materials management/warehousing/MRO functions.  The candidate will have a significant track record in implementing and improving asset management programs.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage maintenance planning group, nuclear work package leads, supply chain professionals, and CMMS administrator.
  • Partner with directorate leadership, isotope manufacturing, R&D, maintenance teams and engineering to ensure equipment improvements are achieved through standardized asset management programs and techniques.
  • Ensure asset planning considers analysis of internal and external operating environments, including technical requirements, strategic improvement initiatives, and compliance requirements.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative and effective partnerships with key stakeholders to ensure Asset Management meets business objectives.
  • Assures that work packages are programmatically compliant, while referencing applicable design documents, installation procedures, hold points, inventory controls, etc.
  • Manage division’s supply chain including procurement, contracts management, materials management, and warehousing processes.  Analyze financial data to provide information, develop metrics and reports for sound and rational business decisions.
  • Oversee the application and user setup of CMMS software, work order, work planning, and spare part functionality of the software
  • Follow and advocate prescribed roadmap and strategies to move the organization forward through an Asset Management maturation process
  • Establish KPI’s in accountable areas to monitor and identify improvement areas.
  • Promote a culture of reliability across all levels of the organization through training and by setting the example.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8-12 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience in a related field.    
  • Strong ability to lead and drive cultural change across an organization.
  • High familiarity with the ISO 55000 series of International Standards for Asset Management.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recognized industry certification such as CMRP, RMIC, CRL
  • Experience in maintaining assets in a nuclear facility and familiarity with Directive DOE G 433.1-1
  • Management of teams with diverse skillsets and deliverables working toward a common set of goals




This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.

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ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply.  UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer.

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