Seminar Overview

This comprehensive, 4-day seminar is designed to help maintenance managers and supervisors transform their workplace with maintenance planning and scheduling,predictive maintenance tools, and total productive manufacturing (facility-wide) techniques. Students will learn how to achieve dramatic cost reduction through improved resource utilization and reduced downtime. Students will complete the course with a firm foundation for both implementing these practices and building a solid business case for an on-going investment in maintenance planning software, technology and training. 

This 4-day seminar is just $2,390.

Day One - Discussion Topics

Classroom Introductions and Establishing Seminar Goals

The Objective and History of Total Productive Manufacturing (TPM)
ROI: A Profit Contribution Through TPM
The Concept of Critical Equipment
Applying 5-S Methodology
Repair Cost Analysis
TPM Tool Kit: In Support of Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
Applying Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
Visual Controls to Improve Process Effectiveness
The Cost of Equipment Downtime

Day Two - Discussion Topics

The Objective of Planning and Scheduling
Elements of the Planning and Scheduling Process
Time Motion Analysis and the Leverage of Planning
In-House Tasking vs. the Use of Contractors
OSHA:  The Changing Face of Safety and Compliance Issues
(NFPA 70E)
Improving the Accuracy of Repair Parts Inventory and Controlling Costs
The Maintenance-Operations Planning Meeting

Day Three - Discussion Topics

Work Order Prioritization and Completion
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Their Application
The Role of Computer-Based Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
Mobile Technology and Bar Coding On-Site
The Proper Role of Maintenance

Day Four - Discussion Topics

Predictive Maintenance Tools and Methodology
Financial Benefits of
Predictive Maintenancevs. Reactive Maintenance
Lifecycle Cost Analysis
Comparing the Three Maintenance Strategies
Demonstrating the Cost of Repeat Failures
Introduction to Failure Mode an Effect Analysis (FMEA) Basics
Seal Failure Analysis Programming
Opportunities Shown by the P-F Curve
PdM Tools: Vibration, Oil Analysis, Infrared, and Ultrasound
PdM Application Matrix:  More Bang for Your
Reporting Metrics Improvement from
PdM Programming
The Evolution to Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)
Predictive Maintenance Energy Savings

Review of Seminar Goals and Addressing Remaining Questions

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Upon completion of this seminar, the student will receive a certification of completion with 8 classroom hours (.8 TPC Training CEUs) per day attended. Visit our continuing education units page to determine if this class is accepted by  your state licensing agency.

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