Global Director of Asset Management & Reliability

United States, United States  /  VP/Officers/Directors/Managers  /  Full Time

Position Description:
The Asset Management & Reliability (AMR) Business Area Leader (BAL) is responsible for establishing, growing, and leading services delivered to life sciences clients in the areas of asset management strategy, maintenance and calibration strategy development, maintenance excellence, and risk & reliability engineering. AMR-BAL is expected to engage in strategic billable work to establish new services, or to engage with new or existing accounts to provide high-end or door-opening services. The remainder of the time the BAL should be engaged in marketing, direct sales, sales support to regions, mentoring of Associate Directors, and/or developing the knowledge management system. Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred.
Skills and Characteristics Required:
AMR services cover the entire asset lifecycle. We engage with clients in asset and facility management program development, asset induction, maintenance and calibration development, planning and scheduling, MRO operations, and asset performance and reliability.
- Significant experience in Asset Management & Reliability Principles and Practices as structured by ISO55000 and ISPE Good Practice Guides in Asset Management, Maintenance, Calibration, and Equipment Reliability.
- Demonstrated experience in global program establishment and improvements
- Expert in project execution throughout the entire project lifecycle
- Intimately familiar with Project Planning, Initiation, Execution and Closeout requirements
- Comprehensive understanding of Program and Capital Portfolio Management
- Expertise in Project Risk Analysis
- Mastery of skills in Stakeholder Engagement, Communications Management and Planning, and the various tools utilized by a successful Project Manager
- Capable of translating Project Management execution to CAI’s Operational Readiness Model
- Requires an in-depth understanding of CAI’s Operational Readiness Model and Framework, and how it is implemented by an Owner’s Project Manager
The services provided under AMR include:
Asset Management Strategy
- Asset Management & Reliability Principles and Practices as structured by ISO55000 and ISPE Good Practice Guides in Asset Management, Maintenance, Calibration, and Equipment Reliability.
- Computerized Maintenance Management System design, deployment, and optimization including SAP, Maximo, InforEAM, BlueMountainRAM, Qualer, ETC.
- Business continuity planning, lifecycle cost analysis, and capital investment planning
Maintenance & Calibration Strategy
- Preventive, calibration, and corrective maintenance development.
- Predictive maintenance program development including vibration, thermography, lubrication, and ultrasonic inspections.
Maintenance and Calibration Excellence
- Spare parts optimization and MRO inventory management
- Planning and Scheduling program improvements
- Demand leveling and capacity planning
- Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
Risk and Reliability Engineering
- Reliability engineering
- Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) and Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA)
- Root Cause Analysis and equipment deviation elimination
Requirements include:
Position Requirements:
10+ years of industry experience in manufacturing, consulting, services, and leadership. Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred.
Strong technical education preferred, with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
Certified Reliability Leader (CRL), Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE), and/or Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP)
MBA or equivalent experience is a plus
Other Requirements:
Fluent in English
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Able to travel domestically and internationally as required 
About CAI
CAI is a 100% employee-owned company established in 1996 that has grown to more than 800 people worldwide. We provide commissioning, qualification, validation, start-up, project management and other consulting services associated with operational readiness to FDA regulated and other mission-critical industries.
Meeting a Higher Standard
Our approach is simple; we put the client’s interests first, we do not stop until it is right, and we will do whatever it takes to get there.
As owners of CAI, we are committed to living our Foundational Principles, both professionally and personally:
We act with integrity.
We serve each other.
We serve society.
We work for our future.
With employee ownership, one person’s success is everyone’s success; we work diligently to accomplish team goals. We place Team Before Self, demonstrate Respect for Others, and possess a Can-Do Attitude (our core values). That is how we have grown exponentially.
Our full-time positions offer competitive compensation and benefits which include up to 15% retirement contribution, PTO and sick days, health insurance at extremely low cost to employee, financial support for both internal and external professional education as well as 70% long term disability paid for by the company.



(Varies by Country, Below is a General Overview)

  • 100% Employee Owned
  • 24 Days PTO/5 Sick days per year + Additional Holidays depending on Country
  • Medical / Dental / Vision (In accordance with each countries’ applicable regulations)
  • Professional Development (Approximately $5,000 paid career-related, continuing education)
  • ESOP/401k – 15% Company Contribution
  • Company Paid Long-Term Disability
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Parental Leave (In accordance with each countries’ applicable regulations)
  • Other Benefits Depending on Country