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Effective Maintenance: The Key to Profitability. A Manager's Guide to Effective Industrial Maintenance Management. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2214056
  • Book
  • December 1998
  • 224 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Effective Maintenance The Key to Profitability Paul D. TomlingsonPlant maintenance represents a high percentage of operating costsin many industries--and as global competition increases, so doesthe need for reduced downtime and cost-effective maintenance.Effective Maintenance is geared toward helping managers develop,measure, and enhance the maintenance organization. Every aspect ofthis multi-faceted topic is explored and explained--with anemphasis on practical, use-it-today advice. This comprehensive,results-oriented resource will help you to:

Establish what maintenance should be doing in your plantenvironment

Determine whether maintenance is organized correctly

Find out whether maintenance is performing effectively

Implement an improvement program, if needed

Ensure continuous improvement and effective performance
Invaluable coverage includes team organization, predictive andpreventive techniques, planning, scheduling, and effective workcontrol. This book also shows how to build, train, and evaluate amaintenance staff for the greatest return in responsiveness,support, and performance. From the largest planning issues topeople management for quality assurance, Effective Maintenance willbe a valuable aid for managers who desire continuous improvement inmaintenance operations. It will be welcomed by plant engineers,operations managers, maintenance managers, maintenance engineers,maintenance superintendents, and manufacturing managers.
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HOW SHOULD MAINTENANCE ORGANIZE, DEFINE, AND EXECUTE ITS PROGRAM TOBEST SUPPORT YOUR OPERATIONS?

Maintenance Organization.

Maintenance Program.

Preventive Maintenance.

Planning, Scheduling, and Work Execution.

Labor Control.

Information.

Maintenance Engineering.

Non-maintenance Work.

Shop Operation and Services.

Material Control.

Training.

WHAT SHOULD YOU EXAMINE TO ESTABLISH THAT: THE PLANT ENVIRONMENT ISCONDUCTIVE TO THE SUCCESS OF MAINTENANCE/
MAINTENANCE IS ORGANIZED TO RESPOND QUICKLY AND EFFECTIVELY TO ITSOBJECTIVES WHILE MAKING THE BEST USE OF ITS PERSONNEL?/THEMAINTENANCE PROGRAM IS WELL-DEFINED AND UNDERSTOOD BY THOSE WHOCARRY IT OUT, USE ITS SERVICE (OPERATIONS), OR SUPPORT IT (STAFFDEPARTMENTS)?/
MAINTENANCE PERFORMANCE IS ASSESSED AND STEPS ARE BEING TAKEN TOACHIEVE IMPROVEMENT?

Environment: Encourages Success.

Organization: Responsive and Efficient.

Program: Understood and Supported.

Performance: Assessed and Improved.

WHAT EVALUATION AND IMPROVEMENT STRATEGY WILL ENSURE SUCCESSFULMAINTENANCE PERFORMANCE?

Evaluation and Improvement Strategy.

Appendices.

Index.
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