The first volume in this series, Preventive Maintenance, begins by detailing the importance of preventive maintenance to an overall maintenance strategy. The text clearly illustrates how the components of any maintenance strategy are interlinked with dependencies and the performance measures necessary to properly manage the preventive maintenance program. A process flow diagram details the steps of developing the preventive maintenance program, and the appendixes contain numerous examples of preventive maintenance inspections for the reader to begin applying to their program immediately. Buy it Now!
The second volume in the series, MRO Inventory and Purchasing, shows the reader how to develop an inventory and purchasing program for MRO spares and supplies as part of an overall strategy. Specifically, the text focuses on the importance of a well organized storage location and part inventory numbering system detailing to the reader the most effective ways to accomplish this goal. The receiving and parts issues disciplines are discussed in detail with a focus on the value proposition for spare parts controls and justification of storeroom overhead. In addition, the appendixes provide examples of parts and detail storage conditions that can be utilized in developing or refining an inventory storage location. Buy it Now!
The third volume of the series, Work Management Processes, focuses on developing a work management process that will support the maintenance strategy components. It outlines a financially cost effective process that collects the data to use advanced strategies such as RCM and TPM. The text extensively details the maintenance organizational development process and then outlines nine basic work management flows. The nine flows are then detailed and the potential problems with executing the flows are examined along with solutions to the most common problems. Buy it Now!
The fourth volume in the series will show how CMMS/ EAM systems are necessary to support a maintenance and reliability organization in companies today. The text begins with the proper methodologies for selecting and implementing a CMMS/ EAM system. The text then discusses how to properly utilize the system to gain a maximum return on investment for the system. Finally, the text examines the organization and methodology to truly achieve Enterprise Asset Management - an elusive goal for most modern organizations. Buy it Now!
Drawing on the author’s first-hand experience in developing and implementing comprehensive maintenance skills training programs, Training Programs for Maintenance Organizations provides a roadmap for addressing the current challenges facing maintenance workforces. While many of the concepts presented have been in the training realm for years, they have not been directly applied to training a technical workforce. This text makes that application. By using this book as your guide, you will go a long way toward ensuring that your workforce has a solid skill foundation, an indispensable ingredient for an effective maintenance program. Buy it Now!
Thoroughly revised and updated, this best selling book presents a logical, step-by-step methodology that will enable any company to conduct a cost-effective benchmarking effort. It presents an overview of the benchmarking process, a detailed form for surveying and "grading" maintenance management, and a database of the results of more than 100 companies that have used this survey. Buy it Now!
Completely revised and updated, this new edition of a classic reference focuses on the financial approach to the subject and methodology that produces quantifiable results allowing a TPM program to be sustainable. In addition to clarifying what TPM is and what it is not, it clearly presents the economic value of TPM and shows how to calculate the Return on Investment (ROI) that a company can expect. It is the perfect resource for anyone who is considering implementing TPM or looking for ways of improving their current process. Buy it Now!
Maintenance Management and Regulatory Compliance Strategies is a unique reference designed to create awareness as to how important an effective maintenance management strategy is to supporting the regulatory requirements faced by each company today. It highlights the regulatory agencies and their requirements in the context of how they impact the maintenance management function within a company. It begins with an overview of a comprehensive maintenance strategy and in subsequent chapters it examines each of the main regulatory agencies and their requirements for the maintenance function within a company. Anyone in the industry responsible for maintenance programs and those responsible for regulatory compliance issues for their companies will benefit from this guide. Buy it Now!
Developing Performance Indicators for Managing Maintenance is designed to provide the key details on how to measure and improve one of the most important functions in an organization today: Equipment or Asset Maintenance Management. As one of only a handful of comprehensive collections of performance indicators for managing maintenance in print today, this book is distinguished by its use of techniques based on a variety of management measurement systems, such as the Balanced Scorecard approach. While the previous edition primarily concentrated on the basic indicators for managing maintenance and how to link them to a company's financials, this new edition goes further by also addressing recent advancements in the management of maintenance. This book is an invaluable tool for any company that wants to effectively measure and manage the entire spectrum of maintenance activities to help achieve competitive advantage. Such companies view maintenance as a way to reduce costs of producing their product or providing their services and are intent on using this cost advantage to lower prices, improve profit margins, and improve shareholder value. Buy it Now!
Zero Breakdown Strategies was written to assist companies, regardless of the type of industry or facility, to develop asset (equipment) management policies which, when properly implemented, will virtually eliminate asset (equipment) malfunctions or breakdowns. The first section of the book is a complete guide to the basic functions of each major type of mechanical and fluid power system component. The second section provides a detailed five-step process for implementing the Zero Breakdown Strategies program. Comprehensive troubleshooting procedures are contained in the concluding Appendices. Buy it Now!