Maintenance Excellence Assessment
What is Maintenance Excellence? Many companies have good preventive maintenance programs and some are doing some predictive technologies. But very few, if any, understand what it really takes to achieve maintenance excellence. Maintenance excellence is understanding and practicing many different programs and processes to get to this high level of success. This process really helps maintenance become a profit center for the company and not the fix it when it breaks team.
The maintenance excellence assessment is used to help a plant understand where they stand on there practices, the assessment has 25 areas the plant will be rated on. Each area is rated on a 0-10 scale. Each area has 5-8 questions to gain an understanding of the plants knowledge and practices. Many plants and processes are practicing parts of some of these programs, but lack of training and understanding of this process keeps them from moving to the highest level of excellence.
The score in each area of the assessment will help guide your plant in the training and procedures that are needed to start your own process. The assessment covers everything from management and leadership all the way down to how they handle reactive maintenance. Which by the way should be below 10% of your maintenance tasks?
Reliable Process Solutions goal in every training program or assessment is to provide an unmatched learning experience. RPS is always making sure that you can take the process and start executing positive tasks immediately.
This assessment is a learning experience to help a plant understand what it takes to move from 80% reactive maintenance tasks to 90% proactive maintenance tasks. Using and implementing these 25 steps will do some of the following:
- Learn preventive maintenance strategies
- Learn predictive technologies
- Understand proactive methods to extend equipment life
- Reduce spare parts by 30-50%
- Reduce downtime by 30-50%
- Improve quality by reducing quality issues by 20-30%