This course is designed to give the participant the blueprint for a
successful maintenance program and how the Operations, Maintenance,
Accounting, Finance, Marketing, and Safety Departments can work together
to produce the lowest maintenance cost per unit of production possible.
Maintenance Managers, Maintenance Foremen, Parts Managers, Operations
Managers, Sales Managers and any member of management that needs to
better understand the needs of maintenance to perform their tasks.
Budgets Fail and KPI Predictors - Understanding the
Inverse-Square Rule for Deferred
Maintenance and the dramatic effect exerted on maintenance
budgets that will guarantee the failure. An interactive spreadsheet
is offered and used to allow the executive to compute this rule
using their past experience with breakdown events and apply that
knowledge to future decisions.
True Risk/Reward Ratio for Deferring Maintenance - When
faced with a distressing decision to repair or defer maintenance,
this financial ratio that will allow an executive to see the ROI for
each alternate path and make the hard decisions concerning loss of
production and downtime without having to understand the technical
details. When computed, the most cost effective decision will become
Maintenance Control Function
Critical Path &
Bottleneck Analysis - Understanding what maintenance can be
deferred and what cannot and the consequences.
Inventory Guidance - The dramatic and
detrimental effects of a punitive purchasing policy on a maintenance
effort is discussed. Comparing the Cost of Capital as an investment
tool to the Cost of Capital of down or dead-lined assets is
Warranty from OEMs, Contractors, and Vendors - How the
executive can require and monitor warranty collections from their
staff in a time and cost effective way.
Maintenance is Not Enough - Understanding the nonlinearity
Quality Assurance Programs - How to add a very effective
Quality Assurance Program for a one time cost of $40 a department.
of Dealing With Management, Operators, and Maintenance Workers
- People can be motivated
BUT machines cannot be motivated by human standards. How to
understand the limits of motivation.
Acting on this
Knowledge by Creating a
Self-Financing Maintenance Improvement Plan - When these
pieces are successfully integrated it is possible to have a
self-financing solution to have an excellent maintenance program
that will produce the lowest maintenance cost per unit of production
Successful Recovery - The solution taught cannot be
sustained without the executive as a leader to assure the program
remains intact. This can be done without a significant executive
Knowledge with Operators
This is a powerful course
that can change trajectory of a maintenance effort and is offered in
open enrollment classes or at a client's location to specialize the
teaching topics. If you should have interest in this knowledge, contact
David Geaslin at (832) 524-8214 or