Sarah O’Sullivan, BMRAM Administrator, Boston Scientific Cork, has been announced as the overall winner of the 2023 MEETA Asset Management Awards.
Sarah was presented with the perpetual Sean Hennessy trophy for her project which focused on Maintenance Management using BMRAM data at Boston Scientific. Designed for the life sciences industry, BMRAM software combines the capabilities of enterprise asset management software, computerised maintenance management systems and a component content management system. This data was utilised by Sarah to design and develop a new system, alongside her colleagues John and Kristian, to optimise maintenance performance at Boston Scientific.
Sarah O’Sullivan is pictured with Bernard Yore, Group CEO, ESS Ltd and Eirdata Ltd and Dr Edmond Harty, President of Engineers Ireland.
Hosted by Engineers Ireland’s MEETA Asset Management Society and sponsored by ESS and Eirdata Ltd, the annual MEETA Asset Management Awards celebrate excellence in the fields of maintenance engineering and asset management.
In addition to honouring the overall winner, six awards were presented to maintenance and asset management professionals and students at the Clayton Hotel in Ballsbridge, Dublin on Thursday evening, 23 November.
The winners of the 2023 MEETA Asset Management Awards are as follows:
Siún O'Callaghan was presented with the MEETA Student Award
MEETA Student Award: Student Overall Winner: Siún O’Callaghan, MSD Brinny
Project: Retrofit Assessment of Chilled Water Utility
Best Practice and Innovation in Maintenance Management Award: John Smiddy, SMIDDY(IMSC) Ltd in conjunction with Thermofisher Scientific
Project: Innovative Sealing Dryer
Best Practice in Technology and Asset Information Management Award: Mark Fagan, Irish Rail
Project: Rule Based Monitoring (e-mail)
Safety in Maintenance and Asset Management Award: Seamus Molloy & Conor O Riordan, Alkermes
Project: Eliminate Warehouse Hazards
Skills & Workforce Award: Garreth Boyd, SEAM Group
Project: Technician Training Systems and Evaluation
Best practice in Environmental Control as applied to Maintenance and Asset Management Award: Eoin McKeown, WuXi Biologics
Project: Phosphorus Elimination
Congratulating the winners of the 2023 MEETA Asset Management Awards, Dr Edmond Harty, President of Engineers Ireland, said: “The MEETA Asset Management Awards showcase the outstanding achievements of maintenance and asset management professionals and students across the country.
"Maintenance affects all aspects of business effectiveness and professionals working in this area traditionally play a hidden, yet essential role optimising machinery and assets for peak efficiency, productivity, and performance. Their work not only supports higher productivity and economic growth, but safe and sustainable working environments within organisations, ensuring that all equipment and facilities are optimised for performance, safety and energy efficiency. I would like to extend my congratulations to all of those who have been presented with awards and in particular, Sarah O’Sullivan, the overall winner and recipient of the perpetual Sean Hennessy trophy.”
Members of the MEETA Asset Management Society are pictured with Bernard Yore, Group CEO, ESS Ltd and Eirdata Ltd and Dr Edmond Harty, President of Engineers Ireland.
Dr Harty added: “I would also like to extend my sincere thanks to ESS and Eirdata for their continued support of the MEETA Asset Management Awards and the MEETA Asset Management Society for their dedication and hard work.”
For more information on Engineers Ireland’s MEETA Asset Management society, visit: https://www.engineersireland.ie/groups/societies