ABS Consulting & GenesisSolutions hosted a webinar on Maintenance Planning & Scheduling: A Best Practices Overview on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 from 10:00am – 11:00am CST. This is part of our Asset Management Best Practices Webinar Series.
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To request a copy of the webinar presentation file, please contact GenesisSolutions
Planning & Scheduling is a key component to achieving Enterprise Asset Management improvements, specifically for maintenance activities and subsequent equipment & facility reliability. Ask yourself: What is the true purpose of your maintenance technicians, and then think about what they spend the majority of their time on; You may be surprised: it’s not pure maintenance activities (i.e. wrench time). Eliminating non value-add time (searching for parts, getting approvals, looking for procedures & job plans, etc.) from a maintenance technicians daily tasks is a strategic goal that can lead to improvements in efficiency, reduced downtime, improved safety, and is a step towards maintenance excellence on the Enterprise Asset Management Maturity Continuum. This webinar presentation will demonstrate and facilitate a discussion on:
- Key Principles of the Planning and Scheduling Function
- Requirements to Implement an Efficient Planning and Scheduling Team
- Realizable Benefits of an Effective Program
- Examples of the Impact to the Overall Effectiveness of the Maintenance Team
What the Audience will Learn:
- Elements of an effective Planning & Scheduling Program
- Basic Building Blocks to Establish a Planning & Scheduling Function
- How to Gain Executive Sponsorship / Endorsement
- Achievable Benefit Examples as a Result of a Successful Program
- How to Measure Success
Matt Midas, a Senior Account Executive with GenesisSolutions, has been involved in the maintenance & reliability industry for over twenty years. A graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy, he has served aboard US flag merchant vessels and the USS Jesse L Brown, FF1089, where he was responsible for maintenance, engineering and safety programs. Matt worked at the Charleston Naval Shipyard where he was qualified as a Nuclear Engineer in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of S5W and S6G nuclear propulsion plants. He has also worked as a Plant Operations and Maintenance Manager where he was responsible for 186 facilities in Washington, DC and has implemented a number of computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS). Matt has spent the past several years assisting industrial organizations in achieving improved and increased equipment and physical asset reliability through better process development by leveraging improved data captured within the organizations CMMS system.