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AXYS Consulting

About AXYS Consulting

AXYS Consulting was formed in 1998 to provide risk and reliability consulting services to the transport, utilities, mining, defence, manufacturing, utilities and nuclear sectors.

AXYS has an enviable record for establishing the right balance between physical asset performance, cost and risk. Because the balance is dynamic, we impart our skills to enable you to gain efficient and effective use of your existing physical assets long after our engagement with you has finished.

AXYS offers a range of reliability consulting services that can be tailored to meet your organisation’s needs and help you achieve optimal asset performance.

AXYS works with your business to fully understand your process risks and existing physical asset management profile and then to design and implement solutions to improve performance, risk and cost.

We approach all our assignments with the objective of achieving sustainable change in your organisation with a real bottom line impact in the shortest possible time. Our pragmatic, value-for-money approach is unquestionable, and the results speak for themselves

“With the skills and the experience, we have gained, we are able to provide an integrated programme of innovative asset management solutions across the entire asset life cycle. We work with our clients to improve Risk Management, Asset Management, Maintenance, Production, Engineering and Supply Chain processes. We achieve rapid results by working with people to create ongoing value.”


Principal Practitioner Profile

Shane Chiddy

Senior Consultant

Years of Experience: 30+

Notable Facts: Shane Chiddy is a Senior Consultant with AXYS Consulting. He has over 30 years’ experience within mining and its associated industries. Shane holds an Associate Diploma in Engineering (Electrical), is an Officer of the Institution of Engineers (Australia) and is a member of the Maintenance Engineering Society of Australia (MESA) and the Mining Electrical and Mining Mechanical Engineering Society (MEMMES). Shane is also certified as a Functional Safety Engineer by TÜV Rheinland for both Safety Instrumented Systems and Machine Safety Shane was trained and accredited by John Moubray in the UK as a certified RCM II practitioner, and has conducted a number of extensive Reliability-centred Maintenance II analyses including such industries as underground and surface mining, telecommunications, ports and defence. He has also delivered RCM2 training in the mining, defence, nuclear, petrochemical and telecommunications industries.

Expertise:
Certified Aladon RCM2 Practitioner Certified Aladon RCM3 Practitioner Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) Analysis Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Functional Safety Engineer (SIS and Machinery) Procedures design and development Project Management


Practitioner Profile

Alun Roberts

Senior Consultant

Years of Experience: 30+

Notable Facts: Alun Roberts holds a Bachelor degree in Metallurgy and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London. His career includes industrial management positions in metals manufacturing and metallurgical services industries in the UK and management consulting focusing on life-cycle physical asset management. Alun is a founding member of the Institute of Asset Management and also one of Australia’s leading practitioners of Strategic Asset Management and Reliability-centred Maintenance. Alun was personally trained and mentored by John Moubray, the designer and author of Reliability-centred Maintenance 2 and is one of a select number of Practitioners referenced in the book. His RCM consulting expertise has been applied in many industries including ferrous, non-ferrous, coal and minerals mining, minerals processing, petrochemicals, power generation, transmission and distribution, gas transmission, rail transport, defence (land and navy), pharmaceuticals and industrial manufacturing.

Expertise:
Certified Aladon RCM2 Practitioner PAS 55 and ISO 55000 Asset Management Systems assessment, auditing, and implementation. Asset Management Business Information Systems Implementation Process re engineering and procedures design and development Risk Management Project Management


Practitioner Profile

Philip Clarke

Senior Consultant

Years of Experience: 30+

Notable Facts: Philip Clarke has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Degree and a post graduate Master of Engineering Science Degree in Engineering Management. He is a Chartered Professional Engineer and a member of Engineers Australia, the Asset Management Council (Australia), the Institute of Asset Management, and the Project Management Institute. Phil was personally trained and mentored as an RCM2 practitioner by the late John Moubray in 1991, and has enjoyed a thirty-year career in asset management consulting in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and Asia. His assignments have included; RCM training delivery, facilitation, and implementation; asset management system development and implementation; Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) through life support analysis; and asset management and maintenance audit and performance improvement programmes. His industry experience includes commercial aviation; rail rolling stock and infrastructure; petro-chemical; mining; defence (land, sea and air); and electricity and water utilities.

Expertise:
Certified Aladon RCM2 and RCM3 Practitioner Strategic Asset Management PAS 55 and ISO 55000 Asset Management Business Information Systems Implementation Process and procedures design and development Risk Management Project Management