Become familiar with the development of maintenance philosophies that lead to the concept of Total Productive Maintenance.
Understand the perception of the maintenance role in manufacturing industry.
Identify reasons which lead to conflict between maintenance & production Review current workload of typical maintenance department and make comparisons with industry average. Understand what constitutes good maintenance department performance.
Review current man-machine relationship and appreciate potential of structured machine-focused TPM team.
Understand the impact of machine conditions on quality and the importance of prevention strategy for eliminating defects.
Become familiar with the five key elements of Total Productive Maintenance and their effects on manufacturing and maintenance strategies and the culture within the company.
Understand the Nakajima’s concept of “The Six Big Losses” and their relationship to Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).
Understand and calculate: a) Machine Availability b) Performance Rate c) Yield (quality rate).
Understand how these three measurements are combined to calculate Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).
Understand the importance of (OEE) as an indicator of World Class Manufacturing performance Become familiar with the techniques of “Brainstorming” and practice this to generate a list of helping and hindering factors which will influence the implementation of TPM.
Understand the effect of changing technologies on skills, and the need to review traditional approaches to “on-the-job” learning.
Understand the difficulties likely to be encountered unless a joint and participate approach is adapted. Be familiar with linkages between and ISO 9000