By John D. Campbell, Andrew K.S. Jardine, Joel McGlynn
During the 8 years because the ebook of Maintenance Excellence: Optimizing apparatus Life-Cycle Decisions the enterprise atmosphere has replaced vastly. Globalization, consolidation, and adjustments in expertise problem asset administration and upkeep pros to be extra effective. Globalization and consolidation were really instrumental within the adjustments in upkeep criteria, techniques, and using expertise to develop into extra effective and price potent. Reflecting all this and extra, the second one variation has been renamed: Asset administration Excellence: Optimizing apparatus Life-Cycle Decisions.
New within the moment Edition:
- Two new chapters on upkeep administration Fundamentals
- Coverage of management concerns, the implementation of latest tactics, and alter management
- Discussion of the layout degree and key elements for profitable implementation
- Understanding the dynamic impacts and optimization of spares management
- Updated case studies
- Introduction to new software program applications that optimize numerous upkeep and substitute decisions
Although there were styles and tendencies that experience emerged all over the world in asset administration, the foundation ideas are the same—personnel with instruments exit to deal with the wishes of preserving resources. although, the various instruments, applied sciences, and proposal methods have developed and matured to permit a rethinking of the deeper upkeep procedures. For this version, a brand new set of authors and individuals have revisited the content material, up to date details, and extra new content material in keeping with the passage of time, adjustments in pondering, and the advent and development in applied sciences.
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3 Continuous Improvements Continuous improvement involves a range of well-known methods and maintenance tactics. The best place to start is with the people closest to the work: the operators and the tradespeople. Through use of simple quality management techniques including on-site data collection, charting, fishbone diagrams, and Pareto charts, many problems can be solved. There is a time and place for the advanced techniques discussed in detail later in this book. But if the organization does not have the skills, knowledge, and discipline to execute the basic elements of the maintenance system design, it cannot be expected that more advanced techniques will have meaningful results.
The Pyramid Optimizing your effectiveness cannot be accomplished in a chaotic and uncontrolled environment. Optimization entails making intelligent and informed decisions. That involves gathering accurate and relevant information to support decisions and to act in a timely manner. ” You must have your maintenance system and process under control before you can optimize effectively. You need to tame the alligators with good maintenance management methods, followed in a logical sequence. John Campbell, author of the book Uptime: Strategies for Excellence in Mainte nance Management,1 teaches that several elements are necessary to achieve maintenance excellence.
Service and inventory levels, stock turns known, monitored, and improved. All stock items including capital spares, bone yard spares, and locations are catalogued. Stock levels are set with maintenance input. Maintenance planning involved in sourcing of materials/parts. Costs are tracked by labor, materials, and contract services but not analyzed. Downtime is measured overall and by area and by cause of the downtime. Bickering occurs between production and maintenance about “who’s to blame” for downtime.