I am an experts in maintenance and reliability management. I have over 30 years of
experience in reliability consulting and in the reliability and maintenance management
I work with all industries. I've helped businesses across the
spectrum, from large companies with many locations to
smaller companies with a single location. This means whatever size or industry
type, I've already got solid experience with your situation.
I provide customized consulting. I do not apply cookie cutter solutions. Maintenance and Reliability improvements will be customized to each operation’s culture, financial
constraints, existing union agreements, and the current work system.
My maintenance and reliability philosophy is based on experience and common sense. Most importantly, it has proven to
be highly accepted by operations and maintenance personnel, managers, as well
as hourly personnel and union representation.
New parts fail in three phases along the bathtub curve. One goal of maintenance and reliability is to ensure the parts reach the third and final phase known as "wear out". Any failure in the first two phases results in loss of component life and possibly unscheduled downtime (increased costs).
The three main reasons (forced deterioration) a part fails prematurely, in infant mortality, is:
One goal of TPS is to work alongside your team to reduce and eliminate these main reasons for infant mortality through continuous improvement of your proactive reliability strategy.