Maintenance Phoenix

Common Traps in Your Proactive Maintenance Plans

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Mar 2, 2015 1:49:45 PM

Introduction

Let’s face it. Often times, our proactive maintenance strategies are a mess (I decided to just get that out there in the first sentence and not try to dance around the issue). Show of virtual hands, Thumbs Up if you feel that your proactive maintenance plan is the right one for you – one that produces real results and is streamlined and efficient. Thumbs Down if you feel that this program is a paper-tiger, eats up far too many valuable resources, does not provide the value that we really need, and is one of your most significant opportunities for improvement. If you voted Thumbs Up, this article is probably not for you. If you voted Thumbs Down, please read on.

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Tags: PdM, Uncategorized, Maintenance Strategy, PM, Preventive Maintenance, asset reliability, asset management, Excellence in Maintenance, failure elimination, Maintenance Function, Maintenance KPIs, Maintenance Procedures, Maintenance Processes, optimal asset reliability, PM Metric, Proactive Maintenance, Procedure Based Maintenance, reactive maintenance, Reliability Based Maintenance, Reliability Processes

The Mystery of the Maintenance Backlog Explained

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Aug 20, 2014 7:58:00 AM

The Question:

 Which of the following groups is overloaded with work, and which one can handle more work?

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Tags: Uncategorized, backlog, maintenance kip, Maintenance KPIs, maintenance metric, maintenance planning, Maintenance Scheduling, Manpower Estimation, Planning, time estimation, Time Management

10% Rule of Preventive Maintenance

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Jun 7, 2013 11:45:03 AM

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Key Performance Indicators - Managing the Maintenance Function

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Feb 20, 2013 1:58:58 PM

by Ron Thomas

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Tags: Maintenance Supervisor, PdM, Uncategorized, Maintenance, Maintenance Planning, Maintenance Strategy, PM, Preventive Maintenance, asset reliability, Asset Health, asset management, Asset Optimization, Asset Reliability, failure elimination, known best practices, Leading and Lagging Metrics, maintenance best practices, Maintenance Culture, Maintenance Function, Maintenance KPIs, maintenance management, Maintenance Managers, Maintenance Philosophy, Maintenance Planner, Maintenance Processes, managing maintenance function, managing maintenance process, PM Metric, Proactive Maintenance, Reliability Engineer, Reliability Processes, world class maintenance, World Class Maintenance

World Class Maintenance Philosophy

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Jan 7, 2013 2:54:50 PM

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Tags: Maintenance Supervisor, RCM, Uncategorized, Failure Modes, Maintenance, Maintenance Strategy, PM, Preventive Maintenance, Alcoa Mt Holly, Alumax Mt Holly, Asset Health, asset integrity, Asset Optimization, Asset Reliability, Equipment Maintenance Plan, Evaluate PM, failure elimination, Failure Reporting, FRACAS, John Day, known best practices, Maintenance Culture, Maintenance Excellence, Maintenance KPIs, maintenance management, Maintenance Managers, Maintenance Philosophy, Maintenance Planner, Maintenance Procedures, Maintenance Processes, Maintenance Technician, Nowlan and Heap, Proactive Maintenance, Reliability Based Maintenance, Reliability Engineer, Reliability Processes, Ricky Smith, world class maintenance, World Class Maintenance

Do you have an Effective Failure Elimination Program? If so please share it with us.

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Jan 5, 2013 11:32:21 AM

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Tags: lubrication, Reliability, Uncategorized, Failure Modes, Maintenance, Maintenance Strategy, Preventive Maintenance, Asset Health, Asset Optimization, Asset Reliability, Equipment Maintenance Plan, failure elimination, Failure Reporting, FRACAS, known best practices, maintenance best practices, Maintenance Culture, Maintenance Excellence, Maintenance KPIs, maintenance management, Maintenance Procedures, Maintenance Processes, Proactive Maintenance, Reliability Engineer, Reliability Processes, root cause, world class maintenance, World Class Maintenance

Your Shutdown Success is Pre-Determined

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Jan 4, 2013 1:46:24 PM

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Tags: lubrication, PdM, Uncategorized, Maintenance Planning, Maintenance Strategy, PM, Asset Health, Maintenance Culture, Maintenance KPIs, Maintenance Procedures, Maintenance Processes, Maintenance Scheduling, Maintenance Technician, Ricky Smith, Shut Down Management, shutdown management, World Class Maintenance

Why Preventive Maintenance Does Not Work!

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Sep 28, 2012 11:50:23 AM

What does this graph tell you? Does this organization have an effective PM Program? NO

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Tags: lubrication, Maintenance Supervisor, P-F Curve, PdM, Uncategorized, Maintenance, Maintenance Planning, Maintenance Strategy, PM, Preventive Maintenance, Alcoa Mt Holly, Asset Health, Asset Optimization, Asset Reliability, Developing procedures, Equipment Issues, Evaluate PM, Maintenance Excellence, Maintenance KPIs, maintenance management, Maintenance Managers, Maintenance Planner, maintenance procedures, Maintenance Procedures, Maintenance Processes, Maintenance Technician, Optimize PM, Pdm Strategy, PM Maturity Matrix, PM Metric, Proactive Maintenance, Reliability Based Maintenance, Reliability Engineer, Reliability Processes, Ricky Smith, Shut Down Management, world class maintenance, World Class Maintenance

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