Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

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This is a hands-on reference guide for the maintenance or reliability engineer and plant manager. As the third volume in the a€œLife Cycle Engineering series, this book takes the guiding principles of Lean Manufacturing and Maintenance and applies these concepts to everyday planning and scheduling tasks allowing engineers to keep their equipment running smoothly, while decreasing downtime. The authors offer invaluable advice on the effective use of work orders and schedules and how they fit into the overall maintenance plan. There are not many books out there on planning and scheduling, that go beyond the theory and show the engineer, in a hands-on way, how to use planning and scheduling techniques to improve performance, cut costs, and extend the life of their plant machinery. * The only book that takes a direct look at streamlining planning and scheduling for a Lean Manufacturing Environment * This book shows the engineer how to create and stick to effective schedules * Gives examples and templates in the back of the book for use in day-to-day scheduling and calculationsobjectives of the Maintenance Planner/Scheduler are used to derive a basic planning and a basic scheduling process. ... The basic goal of the Maintenance Planner is the avoidance of delay, which defines the plannera#39;s position and role.

Title:Maintenance Planning and Scheduling
Author:Timothy C. Kister, Bruce Hawkins
Publisher:Butterworth-Heinemann - 2006-05-10


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