#1600 - Achieving World Class Maintenance Performance

Course Objective

Upon completion of this management training course, participants will be able to evaluate their plant’s maintenance practices and develop a program to achieve “world class” maintenance performance. They will:

Who Should Attend

Supervisors and managers who are assigned maintenance cost, equipment, and unit reliability responsibilities. Participants should have an understanding of their plant’s current performance, maintenance practices, and opportunities for improvement.  Individuals responsible for T/A cost and unit performance will also benefit from this course. Participants should have an understanding of their current T/A practices.

Course Description

This course is divided into four main sections:

Section 1 – Maintenance Practices That Improve Plant Profits

This section introduces the concepts of benchmarking maintenance performance against industry leaders. It focuses on changing maintenance philosophy and outlines top performer practices. A stepwise approach to improving maintenance performance is presented. The following topics are covered:

Section 2 – Turnaround (T/A) Management

This section introduces the concepts associated with the successful planning and execution of major T/As. It presents milestones identifying the actions needed and their appropriate timing. The following topics are covered:

Section 3 – Work Request Justification

This section introduces the concept of risk-based work justification. It presents the methodology for justifying the need, scope, and timing of maintenance work. The following topics are covered:

Section 4 – Life Cycle Maintenance Management

This section introduces the concept behind Life Cycle Maintenance Management (LCMM). It presents a stepwise approach to develop LCMM Plans based on top performer practices. The following topics are covered:

Course Duration - 3-5 days