A complete, up-to-date, and immensely useful survey of the maintenance field by one of its leading educators.
The goal of this significantly expanded and updated second edition remains unchanged: to provide a succinct, accessible review of all the major areas in the management of the maintenance function. Whatever the topic, the example, whether it is 5S or TPM, or even how to run a storeroom, whenever you need a quick update, you will get it here.
The second edition includes five entirely new chapters, including Dealing with Contracts, 5S, Lean Maintenance, PM Optimization, and Fire Fighting, which all reflect up-to-the-minute concerns of maintenance departments.
Offers a complete survey of the field, an introduction to maintenance and a review of maintenance management.
Includes a manual for cost reduction and a primer for the stockroom.
Includes a training regime for new supervisors, managers and planners.
Author: Joel Levitt
Reviews: The field of maintenance is hard to approach because the language is strange. Now in its second edition and written by a highly acclaimed maintenance professional, this comprehensive and very user-friendly resource introduces the fundamentals of maintenance and allows the outsider to understand the jargon. This revision of a classic has been thoroughly updated to include advances in technology and is sure to be found useful by maintenance professionals everywhere. It offers a complete survey of the field, an introduction to maintenance and a review of maintenance management. It provides a manual for cost reduction and a primer for the stockroom. It includes a training regime for new supervisors, managers and planners.
Table Of Contents:
How to Use This Book
Why Manage Maintenance
Patterns in Maintenance Departments
Patterns in Maintenance
Where's the Money? Proving Your Case to Management
How Assets Deteriorate
Estimating Maintenance Budgets for Buildings and Equipment
Maintenance Metrics, KPIs and Benchmarks
Evaluating Worker Productivity
Life Cycle Costing
Strategies for Dealing with the Dominant Pattern in Maintenance Departments
The Science of Customer Service
Dealing with Contracts
In-Sourcing and TPM
Maintenance Quality Improvement
ISO 900X and Maintenance
RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance)
Accounting Issues of Maintenance and Activity-Based Costing
Maintenance Information Flow
Capturing Maintenance Information
PM (Preventive Maintenance)
How to Install a PM System
PM Task List Development
PdM (Predictive Maintenance)
Support for Maintenance Strategies - Logistical and Organizational
Preplanning: Projects That Put You in the Driver's Seat
Using Statistics in Maintenance
Estimating Job Duration and Work Standards
CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems)
Maintenance Parts and Supplies
Maintenance Stock Room and Inventory Control
The Internet and Maintenance
How Maintenance Interfaces with Other Departments
Elements of Maintenance Leadership
Special Issues of Factory Maintenance
Special Issues of Fleet Maintenance
Special Issues of Building Maintenance
Special Issues of Field Service