Seminar Overview

We know that one of the worst things for any facility is equipment downtime.  In an ever increasingly competitive marketplace, the maintenance department is routinely asked to keep equipment running longer, with fewer failures and at lower costs. The maintenance planning and scheduling functions are critical components to make any maintenance program run with the new expectations.  This 2-day training course provides the fundamentals of maintenance planning and scheduling required for any successful maintenance program.

This 2-day seminar is just $1100

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Day One - Discussion Topics

The Maintenance Process Overview 

Planning Maintenance Time

A Look at World Class Companies, Principles, & Metrics 

A Look at Other Industries

Maintenance Work Process Flow

The Planning Process

  • Work Approval Process & Validation
  • Effective Validation
  • Categorizing Work Requests
  • Developing Criteria
  • Work Request Approval

Work Order Detail

  • The Walk Down Process


Day Two - Discussion Topics

Creating a Detailed Job Plan

  • Gathering Required Information
  • Downtime Requirements & Details
  • Contractor or outside service Requirements

Maintenance Scheduling

  • The Scheduling Process Overview
  • Pre-Meeting Organization
    • Planned work order listing
    • Detailed job plans for high priority work orders
    • Contractor requirements Shutdown requirements
    • Current production schedule
  • Prioritization
  • The Scheduling Meeting
    • How to schedule
    • Priorities
    • Equipment Availability
    • Labor Utilization
    • Final Schedule creation
    • Use of Timelines

Maintenance Metrics

Continuous Improvement Techniques & Methods


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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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