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Managing Factory and Process Industry Maintenance

Managing Factory Maintenance Second Edition
This program is designed for Maintenance managers, supervisors, leads, CMMS managers, planners, engineers, non-maintenance people accountable for maintenance, and people who are in training for these positions in factories, process industries, refineries, and batch plants. Representatives from operations and stockrooms are also welcome for their training, perspective and input.

Our promise for this program is that your staff will have a new and deeper understanding of how to effectively manage maintenance in a production setting. They will leave with specific action items which can revitalize and improve the operational efficiency of your maintenance effort.

This course is jam-packed with ideas, strategies and implementation techniques. We offer case studies from organizations around the world, told in clear, straight-forward language, and exercises so you can apply what you learn to your own situation.


Course may also be customized for your specific needs using any of the topics from the Table of Contents of the book below. Click on the book to go to our on-line store for more information.

Some of what you will learn: Design and Train TPM for Cisco Systems, at a high-tech manufacturer.
  • To integrate maintenance management into your overall strategy, increasing your competitiveness
  • Sure-fire ways to justify your maintenance expenditures
  • Calculating the true cost of breakdowns
  • Positioning your maintenance department to respond quickly to user demands
  • Specific methods to reduce downtime
  • Cutting costs in the storeroom
  • Questions to ask for improving customer service
  • Improve the MTTR (Mean Time to Repair) through planning
  • Analyze the costs and benefits from changing to PM and proactive maintenance
  • Get your operators involved and interested in maintenance issues
  • Try our top money-saving tips for buying parts
  • Evaluate existing or prospective CMMS to wring the most out of your data
  • What RCM is and how it applies to maintenance management

Course Agenda


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Managing Factory Maintenance Second Edition Factory maintenance is a specialty even within the maintenance world. When organizations get rid of a critical mass of skilled master maintenance people, bad things often happen because of ignorance. Some departments will lose 65% or more of their skilled people through early retirement (not to mention the additional losses from downsizing) in the next few years.

This comprehensive industry reference is a vital training document for planners, an educational document for those to whom planners report, and a valuable guide for those who work with the planning and scheduling function and who prefer operational excellence. Purchase here and you can get this book signed by the Author.