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School
University of Manchester, Vélskóli Íslands, Fjölbrautaskóli Suðurnesja
Work
PwC
Languages
English
Hey, I'm Bjarni!
Toronto, Ontario, Canada · Member since January 2011

Innovative, solutions-driven professional commanding 15+ years of progressive success in maintenance and reliability systems, asset, operations, and project management, along with mechanical engineering and consulting. Accomplished and entrepreneurial leader providing additional expertise in mechanical and software design vibration monitoring and analysis as well as strong knowledge in most predictive maintenance methods. Forward-thinking strategist known for providing guidance and leadership to start-up organizations as well as production, manufacturing, and food processing companies. Well versed in various maintenance methodologies, including TPM, RCM, BCM, and VDM, among others. Adaptable and detail-oriented team player possessing record of achievement improving processes, streamlining operations, enhancing quality, and implementing best practices.

Passionate about Reliability Engineering & Asset Management. The first individual to start a consultancy firm focusing on Reliability and Maintenance Management in Iceland. The founding partner of the Icelandic Maintenance Association and the Chairman of that Association from its foundation.

Strong background in mechanical engineering, with focus on maintenance strategy, management, reliability engineering, systems and operation, consulting, mechanical and software design, operation coordination and project management, good knowledge in various condition monitoring techniques; Vibration monitoring and analysis, Thermal Imaging, Acoustic Emission, Motor Current Analysis etc.

A seasoned lecturer on matters related to maintenance strategy, management and reliability engineering.

Specialties
Change Management * International Business * Strategic Planning * Business Development * Needs Assessment * Risk Management * Process Improvement * Operations Management * Consulting * Project & Program Management * Restructuring * Team Building & Leadership * Preventive & Predictive Maintenance * Quality Assurance * Customer Service * R&D * Product Development * Client Relations * Alliance Building * Start-Up Operations * Cost & Benefit Analysis * IT Strategy