Certified Maintenance Planner

Course Objectives

Certified Maintenance Planner

Course Methodology
The course uses a mix of interactive and hands-on techniques. Beside the brief presentations by the consultant and the participants, there will be many individual and group exercises based on actual maintenance work related scenarios. Given that the course is a certified one, there will also be a test at the end of the course.
Course Objectives
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Apply the latest concepts and techniques needed to effectively plan, schedule and control maintenance activities
Use project management techniques to manage major maintenance activities and shut downs
Demonstrate an understanding of how to maintain the optimal stock levels of spare parts to ensure operational availability
Prepare the right maintenance KPIs to evaluate and improve the performance of critical maintenance processes in their department
Select capital budgeting techniques to evaluate maintenance capital expenditures
Relate and communicate with others to achieve the desired goals
Target Audience
Managers, supervisors and planners responsible for maintenance planning, scheduling and control activities.

Target Competencies
Maintenance theory and practice
Maintenance work processes
Project management
Planning and logistics theory and practice
Performance management
Financial evaluation
Influencing and communicating

Course Outline

Putting planning in context

The modern maintenance strategy
Maintenance as a business process
The business case for planning
The financial benefits case
The scope challenge
Optimising maintenance frequency
The value of improving maintenance efficiency
Benefits for operations
Benefits for the maintenance team
Safety performance improvement
The different levels of planning
The pitfalls of traditional planning processes
Role of the maintenance planner
Importance of maintenance and asset management
Objectives and types of maintenance
Evolution of the maintenance function
The planning process
Types of maintenance
Clarification of roles in maintenance
Defining the work order system
Setting priorities to work orders
Establishing a preventive maintenance program
Preventive maintenance risks
Planning major maintenance work and shutdowns
The unique challenge of shutdowns
A model of excellence of shutdown preparation
Scope of work and activities
Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) requirements
Setting and using maintenance standards
Planning and scheduling constraints
The critical path method
Forward and backward scheduling
Manpower planning
Resource planning histograms
Planning the preparation and strategic work
Controlling maintenance work
Types of control and control documentation
The use of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that count in maintenance
Sources of data for KPIs
Examples of maintenance KPIs
Driving maintenance performance
Drawing learning from recurring maintenance tasks
Refining maintenance policies
Learning from reviewing planned maintenance
Capturing learning from inspection work
Scope optimisation
The 3R’s process
Dealing with the productivity challenge
Labour utilisation and tool time
The driven DILO process
The importance of measuring productivity
Challenge planning – the next step?
The 5T’s
SMED analysis
Dealing with maintenance colleagues, management and users
The importance of communication skills
Possible communication barriers
Reasons we face conflict
Managing conflicts effectively
Styles in managing conflict

Per participant


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