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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|
Cover: Soft cover
Color: Yes, partly