Christer Idhammar’s and IDCON’s maintenance management book is an inspiring source of knowledge in reliability and maintenance management leadership, execution and practical tips. This maintenance management book comprise of one to two page, independent reliability and maintenance articles on a wide variety of subjects (see the table of content below), it affords the reader ingenious insights and solutions to everyday maintenance management problems. Topics covered include productivity, competitiveness, failure analysis, team work, organizational structures, key performance indicators, benchmarking, Reliability Centered Maintenance, implementation of world class reliability and maintenance practices, the new role of the supervisor, cost cutting, flexibility, multi-craft, preventive maintenance inspection intervals, do the right thing, why Preventive maintenance programs fail, and many more topics.
The author to our Results Oriented Reliability and Maintenance Management book, Christer Idhammar is a world-renowned authority on reliability and maintenance management. His principles of Results Oriented Reliability and Maintenance have been implemented across hundreds of industries in 44 different countries. Christer has a bi-monthly reliability and maintenance article in a leading process industry magazine; he has written several books on the subject reliability and maintenance management and presented over 100 papers at process and manufacturing industry conferences the world over.
Author: Christer Idhammar
Table Of Contents:
Foreword by Michael Lippig
Hedgehog or Fox?
Less Time for Maintenance
The Future Productivity Factor: Part I
The Future Productivity Factor: Part II
The Future Productivity Factor: Part III
Reliability & Maintainability Analysis
Maintenance Supports Reliability
Doing the Right Thing
Maintenance and Reliability Evolution
Maintenance Procedures in a Manufacturing Facility
Choosing the Right Maintenance Frequency
Operations + Maintenance + Engineering =Production
Can Operations Manage Maintenance?
To Outsource Maintenance or Not?
Centralized & Area Maintenance Organizations
Enhancing Maintenance Performance
Improve Basic Work System First
Are People Your Most Valuable Resource
The RCM Trap
Choosing the Right Maintenance Procedure
Maintenance Management Contracts
You Don’t Get What You Ask For, You Get What You Give Recognition For!
Headcount Reduction Lay Off Your Future
Key Performance Indicators
The Emperor’s New Clothes and Benchmarking Data
Can You Compare Maintenance Costs Between Plants?
Visible and Invisible Savings
Benchmarking Results and Actions
Current Best Reliability and Maintenance Practices (CBP)
How Close to World-Class is Your Organization?
Implementing World-Class Maintenance I: Measurements
Implementing World-Class Maintenance II: Management Support
Implementing World-Class Maintenance III: Mission & Visions
Implementing World-Class Maintenance IV: Values & Beliefs
World-Class Maintenance Stores
Basic Inspection Techniques
Continuous Improvements in Maintenance
Planning and Scheduling Performance
Teambuilding and the Changing Role of the Frontline Leaders
Frontline Key Maintenance Positions
Flexibility- Not Only for Craftspeople
Multi-Craft of Multi-Skills
Retaining Skills- 80 % of Training Wasted
Seventy Percent of all Employees in Maintenance
Responsiblity for Maintenance Costs
Maintenance Cost Analysis I
Maintenance Cost Analysis II
International Maintenance Management Phenomena
The ONNA Storms
Essential Care and Conditioning Monitoring
The “Why,Why?” Analysis
Most “Bang for the Buck” Cut Costs or Focus on Results?
Do Not Mix Up Actions with Results or Competitiveness with Productivity
Focus on Reliability
Elements of a Good Preventive Maintenance Program (PM)
Preventive Maintenance Inspections and CMMS
Implementing a Cost Effective PM Program
Why PM Programs Can Fail
To Benchmark or Not?
Reliability and Maintenance Implementation Model