I can answer questions regarding industrial maintenance organizational structure, maintenance planning and scheduling best practices, metrics to use for maintenance best practices, etc.
I have 19 years of maintenance and reliability consulting in industries such as food, paper, petro-chemical, aeronautics.
Current: SMRP (Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals); Former: Two trade unions
NPRA White Paper (National Petroleum Refinery Association); SMRP White Paper(Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals); Hydro-Carbon Processing Trade Publication
BS - Business, Economics University of Wisconsin; MS - Marketing University of Illinois
Top International Paper Award - ABB; Business and Economics Honor Society
Sample companies include: Texaco, Lockhed-Martin, Hormel Foods, DuPont, BP Chemical, MeadWestvaco, Koch Refining, PCS.
Maintenance for the most part, isn't rocket science. It's common sense: Plan what you want to do. Schedule what you planned. Execute efiiciently. And when done, measure how well you did. Of course, putting it all together takes some work!
The financial return of using maintenance to cut costs is minor when compared to using maintenance to increase reliability and ultimately, increase production output.
When trying to cut maintenance costs you may have to first, increase maintenance spending! Bad practices and poor maintenance don't just go away when you start down the path to improvement. (When you are building up bricks, you have to fill up the hole they sit on first.)
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