Continuing the series that started with maintenance technicians and supervisors, if you are new to the position of Operations Supervisor, what are some of the things you can begin working on immediately to improve reliability within the area you work?
1. Learn Your Process – The first thing someone is going to tell […]Continue Reading →
My wife, children, family and close friends know that I am an emotional person. I wear my heart on my sleeve and when I care about someone or something I do so with a passion that can sometimes be seen as a flaw because I say what is on my mind.
What is on my […]Continue Reading →
A quote from a maintenance manager I talked to at the IMC Conference today; “My boss wonders why our maintenance organization continues to make the same mistakes and when I tell him that I only one person in our maintenance organization that consists of over 150 people who completed certified apprentice program and this […]Continue Reading →
Very early in my career in maintenance I worked as a Pipefitter in a chemical plant where part of my duties included cleaning plugged process piping and condensers. The process of cleaning this equipment known as liqua-blasting uses high pressure water fed through either a hose or wand equipped with cutting nozzles that would break […]Continue Reading →
Every once in a while someone asks me a question that catches me off guard, the kind where you have to stop and think and there is that long uncomfortable pause.
As your brain attempts to quickly sort through its database of answers like a contestant on Jeopardy you still an a mentor want to ensure the […]Continue Reading →
“While this makes a lot of sense, THEY won’t do it.”
“We talk about doing a lot of things but THEY never follow through.”
“You really need to understand our CULTURE here, THEY read about stuff like this and even see it presented at conferences but THEY refuse to change the CULTURE so it won’t […]Continue Reading →
I have spent the better part of the last fifteen years of my life working with some of the best companies in the world helping them to understand failures, how failures occur,looking for ways to detect, reduce and eliminate failures. One of the first things I learned in performing Continue Reading →
One of the basic concepts of understanding equipment reliability is the Potential Failure Curve (P-F Curve) and several years ago I added some additional slides and graphics to my P-F Curve module to help people better understand the importance of a sound maintenance strategy.
I once again woke […]Continue Reading →
- Audit/ Track
- Failure Finding
- Failure Modes
- Maintenance Planning
- Maintenance Strategy
- Malaysia Flight 370
- Performance Quality
- Predictive Maintenance
- Predictive Techcnologies
- proactive maintenance
- RCM Analysis
- RCM Facilitation
- RCM Facilitator
- RCM Facilitator Training
- RCM Training
- Reactive Maintenance
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