Grigor Bambekov, Director, Performance & Business Excellence at Andeavor Logistics

Grigor Bambekov


Director, Performance & Business Excellence
Andeavor Logistics

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Pre-Conference Workshops

Tuesday, February 26th, 0019


3:30 PM Workshop G: Critical Success Factors in Operations Excellence Management System (OEMS) design and implementation: Why, How and What

Many companies have implemented management systems to improve conformance and execution in order to achieve a better state of performance in the pursuit of Operational Excellence. Companies like Andeavor, Marathon Petroleum, Chevron, Exxon and Koch have had tremendous success with their management systems. However, many other companies have found their management systems bureaucratic, costly, complex, and ineffective. This session will highlight the critical success factors in Operational Excellence Management System (OEMS) design and implementation.
• Why dynamic, constantly evolving, and combined Operational Excellence Management Systems are needed more than ever
• How to define the “Size of the Prize” and deliver value through implementation of OEMS
• Use of Lean Principles, Plan-Do-Check-Adjust, and the Six Sigma Methodology to build new and improve existing OEMS
• Why Operational Discipline (OD) system is needed to execute the Operational Excellence Management System
• Bring OEMS to Life with Leadership to Life (L2L) – Sustain it with Operational Discipline (OD), Human Factors, and Behavioral Science
• Executive Stewardship, Operational Leadership, and Tactical Ownership

Main Conference Day One

Wednesday, February 27th, 0019


8:15 AM Enabling and delivering Operational Excellence through Operational Discipline

Many companies have implemented formal management systems in an attempt to improve execution and achieve Operational Excellence. While a few companies have had tremendous success with their management systems, many other companies have found their management system has become bureaucratic, costly, and ineffective.Even worse, they have found their management systems added more layers of complexity that further weigh upon the companies' performance. Grigor Bambekov is Marathon Petroleum's Director or OEMS and Risk Management. In this enlightening case study, Grigor will share the company's journey to operational excellence, including how they are:
  • Driving OEMS implementation through Operational Discipline: Why its not just about compliance
  • Building the most compelling case for deeper OEMS commitment by cascading discipline
  • Getting leadership to focus on and support your Management System and Operational Discipline System