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Managing Factory Maintenance / Edition 2

Managing Factory Maintenance / Edition 2

by Joel Levitt
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Tap into Joel Levitt's vast array of experience and learn how to improve almost any aspect of your maintenance organization (including your own abilities). Beginning with the twenty steps that are necessary to achieve world class maintenance, the book then investigates how to compare your organization to industry standards. Skills required for effective maintenance management are then studied including such unusual but critical topics as managing work requests, work orders, and repair history documents. Both preventive and predictive maintenance are examined in depth. The chapter on predictive inspection provides examples of every major technology including oil and vibration analysis and temperature and ultrasonic inspection. How to improve your system by implementing TPM, CMMS, RCM, and Maintenance Quality Improvement is fully explained and demonstrated. Topics unique to Managing Factory Maintenance are a self-evaluation clinic that allows you to compare your personality with over 500 of your peers and a section on time management that will improve your management skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780831131890
Publisher: Industrial Press, Inc.
Publication date: 01/10/2004
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Joel Levitt is known worldwide as a leading educator in maintenance management. He has trained more than 17,000 maintenance professionals from thousands of organizations in 25 countries. He has more than 30 years of experience in many facets of maintenance. Since 1980, he has been president of Springfield Resources, a management/consulting firm servicing clients on a wide range of maintenance issues. Levitt is a frequent speaker at maintenance and engineering conferences, has published dozens of articles on the subject, as well as a number of successful books, including The Complete Guide to Preventive and Predictive Maintenance;The Handbook of Maintenance Management;Lean Maintenance; Managing Factory Maintenance: and Managing Maintenance Shutdowns and Outages.

Table of Contents

Introduction Glossary What is the Context for Managing Maintenance? Evaluating Current Maintenance Practices Maintenance Processes Maintenance Process Aids Maintenance Strategies: Approaches to Deterioration Maintenance Interfaces: Where Does Maintenance Fit In? Personal and Personnel Development

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