Travis Soutter

Principal Consultant

Travis is our Principal Consultant based in Melbourne. As Principal Consultant, his responsibilities include growing the Melbourne office through direct engagement with clients, performing quality assurance and/or leading consulting assignments, and facilitating specialist training services.

Experience

22 years of professional experience

1 year of consulting experience

1 year at Assetivity

Areas of specialist expertise

Industry specialisations

  • Pulp and paper
  • Packaging
  • Manufacturing
  • Facilities management

Key successes

  • Developed and implemented an ISO 55000 aligned Trans-Tasman asset management strategy. Developed a framework and roadmap, balanced scorecard, governance and execution framework to ensure initiative success.
  • Led the restructure of the asset management function of a Victorian public utility that led to the development of a clear asset management policy, clear asset management objectives and a Strategic Asset Management Plan targeted at delivering asset management objectives aligned to the corporate objectives of customer service and customer first principles.
  • Restructured a maintenance department of a Australian tissue manufacturer resulting in a $1.5 million profit improvement. Aligned and focused the team to the fundamental requirements of the ISO 55000 standard and improved asset utilisation across 10 production lines by an average of 3% in twelve months.

Professional experience

  • Assetivity Pty Ltd (2021 – current)

    Principal Consultant

  • AGL (2020 – 2021)

    Manager, Strategic Asset Management

  • Assetivity (2019 – 2020)

    Principal Consultant

  • Asaleo Care (2014 – 2019)

    Trans Tasman Asset Care Manager

  • Teys Australia (2014)

    Group Maintenance and Reliability Manager

  • Amcor Fibre Packaging (2010 – 2013)

    National Engineering Manager

  • Amcor Group (2009 – 2010)

    Procurement Manager MRO

  • Amcor Fairfield Paper Mill (2007 – 2009)

    Engineering and Operations Manager

  • Visy Paper Australia (2001 – 2007)

    Maintenance Manager

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