Andy is a highly experienced and innovative Senior Manager with a proven track record of success in power plant new build, upgrade, maintenance and repair as well as heavy engineering facilities management. He is responsible for RWE’s engineering workshop at Ferrybridge in West Yorkshire, UK as a member of the Generation Maintenance and Outage Support (GMOS) management team. Andy has a reputation for his ability to implement innovative solutions to improve power plant efficiency, safety and maximising through life asset value. Andy is committed to driving continuous improvement in the workplace through culture change and adoption of industry best practice; and driving quality through adherence to ISO9001 and the application of various Lean methodologies. He is also committed to supporting development of engineering talent, both within RWE as the UK competence lead for steam turbines and auxiliary plant and a mentor for the GMOS Training Academy, and within the UK as a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.
Key strength areas include: project planning, stringent budget control, investment analysis, team building and management, detailed design specification and procurement, technical risk and asset life management, engineering governance, customer and 3rd party relationship management.