Maintenance Management Tips

Auditing Your Maintenance Management Program – 5 Essential Steps

Why Audit Your Maintenance Management Program? Do you do an periodic audit of all your maintenance activities for the last year? I know it sounds rather tedious! However, it has several benefits. It can help you identify problem areas and scope for improvement. Also where you are doing really well in your maintenance management program! …

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How To Analyze Machine/ Equipment Breakdown Reports From CMMS Software

Problem Equipment May Not Be Obvious! Having a lot of equipment breakdowns & unexpected downtime? Or is everything under control and there are hardly any maintenance emergencies? 😎Wow! Whatever the situation, operations managers and  maintenance managers need to regularly identify problem equipment. These bad boys are the ones that cause frequent shutdowns or incur big …

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PPM, Planned Preventive Maintenance – The Right Way To Do It

Why Is Breakdown Maintenance So Bad? The equipment and machines used for production are a manufacturing or industrial operation’s lifeblood. Equipment shutdowns means products not being made or delivered to customers. So it is important to keep them up and running. Waiting until a piece of equipment shows signs of trouble can seriously impact production. …

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Maintenance Management Workflows – What Are They?

What Is A Workflow? A workflow consists of an orchestrated and repeatable pattern of business activity enabled by the systematic organization of resources into processes that transform materials, provide services, or process information. (source Wikipedia) A well organized maintenance management system will have fairly typical workflows (see the graphic below).

3 Quick Maintenance Metrics For Maintenance Planners

Problems in the maintenance department? Are you getting many complaints about facilities & equipment maintenance? Is maintenance work taking too much time to complete? If this sounds familiar here are three quick maintenance metrics to help you identify causes and solutions.

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