Audel Managing Maintenance Planning and Scheduling (Audel Technical Trades #13) (Paperback)

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Audel Managing Maintenance Planning and Scheduling (Audel Technical Trades #13) (Paperback)


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A good plan is good for business

Breakdown maintenance still accounts for much of the time maintenance workers put in. Too often, the result is lost revenue, excessive downtime, and poor-quality repairs. This convenient, practical guide shows you how to develop a comprehensive planning and scheduling effort to ensure all resources are available when they are needed. You'll discover how to gather supportive data and build plans that will help you control maintenance costs and equipment downtime.
* Make informed decisions about the most effective way to perform maintenance
* Establish solid shutdown schedules
* Set reasonable goals based on your budget
* Understand a range of estimating and scheduling methods Structure a work order system that supports your plan
* Allocate money, material, and labor resources for maximum productivity
* Use multi-skill training to its best advantage
* Formulate methods to identify the right work to be performed during a shutdown.
Michael V. Brown is an electrical and maintenance engineer with 30 years of experience in industry, and has held positions at both the plant and corporate levels of Fortune 500 companies. As founding partner and president of New Standard Institute, he has designed and implemented maintenance management improvement programs for numerous industrial clients. New Standard Institute provides seminars, consultations, and computer-based training programs specific to maintenance-related subjects. For more than a decade, he has written articles that have been published in many U.S. and Canadian magazines, as well as on the Internet. Other books he has written and published by Wiley include Audel Managing Maintenance Storerooms and Audel Managing Shutdowns, Turnarounds, and Outages.
Product Details ISBN: 9780764557651
ISBN-10: 0764557653
Publisher: T. Audel
Publication Date: June 11th, 2004
Pages: 275
Language: English
Series: Audel Technical Trades