Reliability Based Spare Parts & Materials Management

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When asked to describe the largest issue they face in organizing maintenance work, many planners and supervisors reply "Finding materials and getting them to the right place at the right time". Spare Parts and materials are a large part of any plant's costs and not having the right materials in the right place at the right time is a common cause of productivity loss and reduced reliability.

This 50-page book provides real solutions to maintenance storeroom management problems. Have your management team from the maintenance storeroom, purchasing and IT read this powerful and practical book. You will take away tools and knowledge to dramatically improve your spare parts and materials management.

With the knowledge from this book, you will specifically be able to increase plant reliability, improve your technicians' productivity, streamline your materials management business processes, reduce costs and reduce maintenance storeroom spare parts and materials inventory.

This book has been written to challenge, motivate and educate readers in reliability based spare parts and materials management. The book is based on IDCON Results Oriented Reliability & Maintenance philosophy which emphasizes achieving results through people, execution and common sense.

Written by Don Armstrong, Consultant IDCON, Inc. Edited by Tor Idhammar, Partner & Vice president, IDCON, INC. 


Table of Content for “Reliability Based Spare Parts & Materials Management

Chapter 1 1.1 Introduction Chapter 10 10.1 To stock or not to stock?
  1.2 Organizing for effective maintenance materials management   10.4 Stock/don't stock decision factors
  1.2 Business processes   10.6 If it's stocked, then how many?
  1.3 Materials management business processes   10.7 New stock request
  1.3 Continuous improvement   10.7 Management of new stock
  1.3 Buyers vs. Maintenance Planners Chapter 11 11.1 Anti-friction bearings
  1.4 Maintenance materials management is different Chapter 12 12.1 Plant standards
  1.4 Maintenance materials data management Chapter 13 13.1 Spare parts lists
Chapter 2 2.1 Benefits of good maintenance materials management   13.1 Plant hierarchy
Chapter 3 3.1 Alignment of objectives   13.1 Preparation and maintenance of parts lists
Chapter 4 4.1 Integration of maintenance materials management and reliability management   13.2 Parts list standard
Chapter 5 5.1 Inventory management basics Chapter 14 14.1 Interchangeability
  5.1 Definitions Chapter 15 15.1 Using non-OEM parts
  5.2 Stock activity graphs Chapter 16 16.1 Obsolete and surplus stock
  5.2 Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) Chapter 17 17.1 Repair-and-return management
  5.3 Dual re-order points Chapter 18 18.1 Inventory value
  5.4 Inventory automation examples Chapter 19 19.1 Work kits and delivery systems
  5.4 Open or closed Storeroom? Chapter 20 20.1 Other Storeroom services
  5.5 Physical storage Chapter 21 21.1 Summary of CMMS requirements
  5.6 Return-to-Stores Chapter 22 22.1 Some other possibilities
Chapter 6 6.1 Integration of maintenance materials information   22.1 Outsourcing of materials management.
  6.1 Recommended files   22.1 Centralized warehousing for multiple plants.
Chapter 7 7.1 Integrated non-stock catalog   22.1 Sharing of materials among multiple plants.
Chapter 8 8.1 Database principles Chapter 23 23.1 Summary
Chapter 9 9.1 Equipment selection   24.1 Index

Released: 2006
Pages: 50
Cover: Soft cover
Color: Yes, partly 

Don Armstrong
Books on Maintenance Management & Strategies

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