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Reliability-focused Spare Parts & Materials Management Book

Author: Don Armstrong, Consultant IDCON, Inc.
Editor: Tor Idhammar, Partner & Vice president, IDCON, INC.
Pages: 50
Released: 2006
Cover: Soft cover
Color: Yes, partly

$49

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. Add to cart to buy.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Introduction

 

1.1

 

Organizing for effective maintenance materials management

 

1.2

 

Business processes

 

1.2

 

Materials management business processes

 

1.3

 

Continuous improvement

 

1.3

 

Buyers vs. Maintenance Planners

 

1.3

 

Maintenance materials management is different

 

1.4

 

Maintenance materials data management

 

1.4

Chapter 2

Benefits of good maintenance materials management

 

2.1

Chapter 3

Alignment of objectives

 

3.1

Chapter 4

Integration of maintenance materials management and reliability management

 

4.1

Chapter 5

Inventory management basics

 

5.1

 

Definitions

 

5.1

 

Stock activity graphs

 

5.2

 

Economic Order Quantity (EOQ)

 

5.2

 

Dual re-order points

 

5.3

 

Inventory automation examples

 

5.4

 

Open or closed Storeroom?

 

5.4

 

Physical storage

 

5.5

 

Return-to-Stores

 

5.6

Chapter 6

Integration of maintenance materials information

 

6.1

 

Recommended files

 

6.1

Chapter 7

Integrated non-stock catalog

 

7.1

Chapter 8

Database principles

 

8.

Chapter 9

Equipment selection

 

9.1

Chapter 10

To stock or not to stock?

 

10.1

 

Stock/don't stock decision factors

 

10.4

 

If it's stocked, then how many?

 

10.6

 

New stock request

 

10.7

 

Management of new stock

 

10.7

Chapter 11

Anti-friction bearings

 

11.1

Chapter 12

Plant standards

 

12.1

Chapter 13

Spare parts lists

 

13.1

 

Plant hierarchy

 

13.1

 

Preparation and maintenance of parts lists

 

13.1

 

Parts list standard

 

13.2

Chapter 14

Interchangeability

 

14.1

Chapter 15

Using non-OEM parts

 

15.1

Chapter 16

Obsolete and surplus stock

 

16.1

Chapter 17

Repair-and-return management

 

17.1

Chapter 18

Inventory value

 

18.1

Chapter 19

Work kits and delivery systems

 

19.1

Chapter 20

Other Storeroom services

 

20.1

Chapter 21

Summary of CMMS requirements

 

21.1

Chapter 22

Some other possibilities

 

22.1

 

Outsourcing of materials management.

 

22.1

 

Centralized warehousing for multiple plants.

 

22.1

 

Sharing of materials among multiple plants.

 

22.1

 Chapter 23

Summary

 

23.1

 

Index

 

24.1