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Planning and Scheduling - Structured Work Preparation, Scheduling, and Execution for Maintenance
This newly designed three day, comprehensive, hands-on course, developed for both the new and seasoned planner, gives you all the tools you need to help you kick-start your P&S system. Based on current maintenance trends and technologies and our vast expertise, we provide you with information and activities to better equip you to implement P&S. This interactive session includes information on how to build a winning partnership with production, a step-by-step implementation plan, and detailed information on the daily role of the planner. As always, we present real-world illustrations on the fundamentals of P&S to help you increase productivity and lower overall costs -- which means faster repairs, less downtime, and greater availability. Experience shows that the 'Best of the Best' do the basics very well. Let us help you become 'Best of the Best.' Fee per person: $1495.
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Who Should Attend?
You Should attend if you: Perform Planning/Job Preparation Activities, Schedule Maintenance Activities, Manage Planner/Schedulers, Supervise Maintenance Work Teams, Purchase/Kit/Stage Parts for Maintenance, Manage a Maintenance Group's CMMS
This newly designed three day, comprehensive, hands-on course, developed for both the new and seasoned planner, gives you all the tools you need to help you kick-start your P&S system.
In our increasingly competitive marketplace, there is less tolerance for unplanned downtime. Industry is experiencing the pressure of rising costs, foreign competition, and the need to improve work force productivity. Companies must make productive use of all their resources — labor, material, capital — through best maintenance practices. Planning and Scheduling has the greatest profit potential of any maintenance function — a "sure-fire" way to quickly improve maintenance performance and productivity.
Based on current maintenance trends and technologies and our vast expertise, we provide you with information and activities to better equip you to implement P&S. This interactive session includes information on how to build a winning partnership with production, a step-by-step implementation plan, and detailed information on the daily role of the planner. As always, we present real-world illustrations on the fundamentals of P&S to help you increase productivity and lower overall costs — which means faster repairs, less downtime, and greater availability.
Planning and Scheduling is a “must have system” in high performance organizations. Experience shows that the “Best of the Best” do the basics very well. Let us help you become "Best of the Best."
- Typical Work Management Process Flow Model
- Support Systems Checklist Packet
- RIME Priority Tool
- Backlog Management Tool
- Work Prep Field Planning Workbook
- More Hands-on Activities
- Mini CD with Tools & Forms
- Implementation Tool
- Post event E-Learning Lab (See details below)
At This Three-Day Seminar You Will Learn...
- How to develop an effective business case for implementing or improving your planning and scheduling process
- The essential support systems for effective planning and scheduling and develop a plan for improving those systems
- The role of a planner/scheduler in an effective maintenance organization
- The value of an efficient Work Management Process Flow by process mapping your current system and analyzing the gaps
- How to identify work to be planned, and develop a RIME priority system to assist personnel in ensuring work is being done in the proper order
- How to apply the fundamental concepts of an effective scheduling process
- The importance of proper work order closure and documentation to build good equipment history through complete and accurate data input
- How to improve performance by benchmarking and analyzing Key Performance Indicators
- High level concepts of project management for shutdowns and outages
- The importance of developing a partnership with production/operations, purchasing, engineering and other key stakeholders in the planning and scheduling process
- How to apply our proven step-by-step implementation process that combines field-tested change management techniques with a proven planning and scheduling process
Who Should Attend This Seminar?
You Should attend if you...
- Perform Planning/Job Preparation Activities
- Schedule Maintenance Activities
- Manage Planner/Schedulers
- Supervise Maintenance Work Teams
- Purchase/Kit/Stage Parts for Maintenance
- Manage a Maintenance Group’s CMMS
- Interact with Daily/Weekly Maintenance Activities
- Are Responsible for Ensuring Productivity on Equipment
Introduction to Planning & Scheduling
- What is World Class Maintenance?
- Maintenance as it relates to asset management
- New maintenance operating philosophies, concepts, and techniques
- Support systems maintenance relies on to make planning & scheduling successful
Role of the Planner/Scheduler
- Skills and traits of a good planner
- Allocation of a planner’s time
- Where the planner fits into the organization’s structure
- Duties of the planner/schedule
Work Management Process Flow
- Process Mapping
- RACI Charting
Identify & Plan
- Identification and Prioritization of Work
- Planning Work Orders
- Foundational Concepts of Scheduling
- Types and Categories of Schedules
- Influences on Scheduling
- Elements of a Planning and Scheduling Process Agreement
- Typical Constraints Placed on Scheduling
- Factors Impacting Personnel Availability
- Building the Schedule
- Scheduling Meetings
Execute & Closeout
- Work Performance and Execution
- Closing Out a Work Order and Documentation
- Maintenance Reporting
- Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
- Backlog Management
- Benchmarking the Planning and Scheduling Process
Project Management for Shutdowns & Outages
- The “Outage” Planner/Scheduler
- What is Project Management?
- Project Key Elements
- 4 Phases of Project Management
- Shared responsibility
- Example roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders
- Building partnerships between key stakeholders
The Maintenance Planner’s Improvement Model
- Continuous improvement tools and techniques
- 5 steps in the Maintenance Planner’s Improvement Model
- 14 steps to implementing planning and scheduling
Hank Bardel, Glenn Smith
Hank Bardel is a maintenance consultant whose thirty plus years in the maintenance field includes a broad range of experience from entry-level electrical technician to maintenance supervision and management. Most recently, Hank served as a TPM Coordinator, where he trained and instituted Equipment Improvement Teams and trained approximately 70 shift crews on the 5S process.
Glenn Smith is an experienced maintenance and manufacturing engineer with over thirty-seven years of experience in engineering maintenance, electrical/instrument field, maintenance supervision, safety management and area operations.