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Technical Manager

10 januar
Technical Manager
Odfjell Technology
Tjenester tilknyttet olje- og gassutvinning

Odfjell Technology delivers safe, efficient, and sustainable solutions that save time, cost, and reduce carbon emissions for our clients.  Our people connect 50 years of industry experience with the technology of tomorrow. With projects in more than 20 countries we are looking for talented people who can help us overcome the today’s challenges and realise the opportunities ahead.

Job Description

Technical Manager to support platform operations for Odfjell Technology. Overall responsible for technical services to support our platform teams and contracts. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients and vendors.
  • Key support for Rig Managers and their onshore/offshore operations teams regarding technical issues, downtime prevention and recovery.
  • Manage and coordinate team of direct and indirect reports within platform technical team.
  • Focal point towards major OEM suppliers regarding cooperation and support, quality of services, equipment and spare parts.
  • Ensure the effective planning and execution of maintenance activities to minimise impact on drilling operations and set goals and KPI’s for maintenance management.

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications:

  • Demonstrable experience managing teams of technical experts and support functions.
  • Extensive experience with technical support related to Maintenance philosophy, CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems), troubleshooting / Downtime management, Management of Change, Engineering modifications and upgrades.
  • Good knowledge of standards and regulations relating to platforms.
  • Good leadership and collaborative qualities to cooperate with offshore/onshore supervisors, subject matter experts, suppliers and client representatives.
  • Structured, determined and task focused
  • Ability to work both independently and in teams
  • Fluent in Norwegian and English, both oral and written


  • Engineering degree or recognized technical qualification with relevant experience within O&G drilling area.
  • 10 years’ experience in a technical supervisory role within the drilling industry.

Why you should join our team

The Odfjell group recognises that the shift to renewable energy requires a new way of thinking. By leveraging diverse, cross-functional teams we drive innovation, sustainability, and technological improvements across the business. Our people are at the heart of what we do to drive change as we continue to shape and grow the business. 

We strive to create a satisfying and motivating workplace for our employees and an arena for sharing experiences with a focus on ongoing learning and development. Our employees report high levels of empowerment, open dialogue, and trust. 

We believe that diversity and inclusion are pre-conditions to succeed in a global marketplace. We believe our company values should be reflected in the everyday behaviour of our leaders and employees alike. 

We offer: 

  • Learning and development support
  • Collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment
  • Part of a global company with opportunities for growth and development.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits including paid time-off, insurances and retirement
  • Flexible home office opportunities
  • Mobile phone, home internet connection and other welfare benefits

Contact person: Hilde Grønlien

Contact number: 92294413

We live our core values – creative, competent, result oriented, committed – while always being safety conscious. 

Odfjell Technology has five decades of experience operating worldwide, serving both offshore and onshore markets. Our integrated business model enables us to provide a comprehensive portfolio of products and services designed to create value for our clients. Our highly competent, dedicated and experienced workforce are well equipped to find solutions to the challenges of today and tomorrow. The energy transition is one of today’s greatest challenges and our vision is to use our heritage and expertise to support the industry as it transitions to new energy solutions. Our people are the pillar of our success, and we are always in the search of talent who will help us realise the opportunities ahead.