Search Results for: cost

Key Performance Indicators & Front Line Maintenance Leaders

You can develop, document, and preach your improvement plans as much as you want, but if those plans do not result in better front line maintenance performance, you have just wasted money and time. T he front line of maintenance includes supervisors, planners, craftspeople and operations; all others in the maintenance organization exist to support

Key Performance Indicators & Front Line Maintenance Leaders Read More »

Detect problems early by training your operator in basic inspection techniques

An obvious resource is to use for early detection of problems is training your operator in basic inspection techniques. You may have heard of the terms TPM or Autonomous Maintenance, in reality it’s all about engaging your operators in caring and inspecting equipment. Who can better detect problems? They should be in tune with subtle

Detect problems early by training your operator in basic inspection techniques Read More »

The Partnership Organization

In poorly performing mills it is typical that production, maintenance and engineering organizations work in silos without much cooperation. The traditional view in these mills is that the maintenance organization delivers service to its customer which is the production organization and the engineering organization is called “the black hole” where requests for drawing and other

The Partnership Organization Read More »

Maintenance Management: Current Maintenance Best Practices

Before we discuss current maintenance management best practices, we must first discuss comparing maintenance cost with ERV You have been told you that your maintenance cost as a percent of estimated replacement value (ERV) is 4.6% and that this is too high. Best performers, you are told, should have maintenance cost lower than 3% of

Maintenance Management: Current Maintenance Best Practices Read More »

How to Improve Your Plant Shutdown Turnaround Maintenance

Part of your work management after a plant shutdown is to do a team evaluation so you can improve your plant shutdown turnaround maintenance process. A closeout review or critique meeting gathers all the information from the last event so you can prepare for the next event. It is the ammunition your organization can use

How to Improve Your Plant Shutdown Turnaround Maintenance Read More »

8-step-checklist-preventive-maintenance-program-download
Free Download & Video

8 Steps to Successfully Implement Preventive Maintenance

Reduce your costs with an effective PM program