November 18, 2018, 3:30 pm

Lean Maintenance

4 Tips for Maintenance Productivity Improvement

Written by Kendra Baxter.   

In this short video we give 4 practical tips that can help you to improve the productivity of your maintenance function.

 

 

 

 

5 Keys to Lean Maintenance & Improving Maintenance Productivity – Part 6 – Think Holistically

Written by Scott Yates.   

In the first in this series of articles, we discussed the benefits that leading organisations enjoy when they have high levels of maintenance productivity, and outlined methods for achieving this.  Since then, we’ve been working through the proposed methods and examining how each can be used to eliminate waste to deliver Lean Maintenance with improved productivity. In this article, we will tackle the final topic on this list, 'Think Holistically.'

 

5 Keys to Lean Maintenance and Improving Maintenance Productivity - Part 5 - Environment for Success

Written by Sandy Dunn.   

In the first in this series of articles, we mentioned that any improvement process is headed for failure without the buy-in and support of all those involved; it is imperative that the leadership and culture is focussed on being proactive rather than reactive, and is performance driven.  In addition, we stated that the development and implementation of a 'balanced scorecard' of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and the support and communication from management are the keys to delivering improvement. In this article we will expand on these thoughts.

 

5 Keys to Lean Maintenance and Improving Maintenance Productivity - Part 4 - Continuous Improvement

Written by Sandy Dunn.   

If your Maintenance function is already doing the right work, and you are doing the work right, there are primarily three areas in which continuous improvement can further improve Maintenance Productivity. These are:

  • Eliminating the wastes which prevent Maintenance work from being performed efficiently,
  • Continuously improving the Preventive and Predictive Maintenance program, and
  • Eliminating the defects which cause the need for Maintenance work
 

5 Keys to Lean Maintenance and Improving Maintenance Productivity - Part 3 - Doing the Work Right

Written by Jan Marinic.   

In this article, we will tackle the second of the 5 keys to Lean Maintenance and Maintenance Productivity Improvement - doing the work right.

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Albert Einstein

This is the third in a series of articles on improving Maintenance Productivity through the use of Lean Maintenance techniques.

 

5 Keys to Lean Maintenance and Improving Maintenance Productivity - Part 2 - Doing the Right Work

Written by Sandy Dunn.   

In the first in this series of articles, we discussed the benefits that leading organisations enjoy when they have high levels of maintenance productivity, and outlined five ways in which maintenance productivity may be improved.  These were:

  1. Doing the right work
  2. Doing the work right
  3. Focusing on continuous improvement
  4. Creating an environment for success
  5. Thinking holistically

In this article, we will tackle the first of these 5 keys to Lean Maintenance and Maintenance Productivity Improvement.

 

5 Keys to Lean Maintenance and Improving Maintenance Productivity - Part 1 - Introduction

Written by Jill Holmes.   

Many companies measure and understand productivity when applied to the creation of the product or delivery of the service they provide – it's the ratio between output and input. This is a measure of the efficiency with which we use scarce resources – we're asking "how much wasted time, energy and material goes into making product X or delivering service Y?"

 
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