Sebastien Rivest

Operational Readiness Manager

Sebastien is an Operational Readiness Manager with over 20 years of experience on major international projects in mining and metals and operational background in the aeronautics, construction and energy sectors.
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Based
Montreal, Canada
Languages
English, French

Sebastien is an Operational Readiness Manager with over 20 years of experience on major international projects across Canada, the Middle East and Asia. He has executed several successful business improvement projects, from process optimization, E.H.S. systems implementation and the development of competency-based training systems. As Operational Readiness Manager at Ausenco, he is responsible for growing the Operational Readiness practice and engaging the team in deploying the OR standard framework & toolkit.

Sebastien is a business leader with Operational Readiness experience across major mining & metal projects in the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain. Additionally, he is proficient in representing the owners' team within the project entity during construction, pre-operational testing, commissioning, ramp-up, performance tests, project closeout and optimization.

Sebastien excels in leading cross-functional teams that deliver the best possible outcomes for our clients, with over 10 years working as an operational manager/director. One of Sebastien's recent accomplishments includes his work on four aluminium smelter sites in the Arabian Gulf region. He was responsible for the development, roll-out and implementation of Operation Readiness plans and start-up execution.

Sebastian received a Technical Diploma in Industrial Engineering from CEGEP de Trois-Rivières, Québec.

Country experience:

  • Bahrain
  • Canada
  • Mongolia
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • United Arab Emirates