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E-645C - Maintenance Management Certification

  • Engineers, supervisors and staff involved in maintenance, in equipment availability control or in charge of maintenance costs
  • To provide knowledge on how to select and implement a customized maintenance policy
  • To provide the practical tools for implementing reliability engineering processes
Learning Objectives
  • To see whether current trends in maintenance policy (TPM, RCM…) are applicable to a given case
  • To set goals in terms of both overall corporate efficiency
  • To understand reliability analysis and improvement techniques
  • To set-up conditions for successful management of unit turnarounds
  • To implement a subcontracting policy
Ways and means
  • Numerous workshops and case studies illustrating the techniques studied and the topics discussed
  • The delivery method is interactive and based on participants’ own experience

Maintenance policy and objectives 0.5 day
  • Maintenance policy and plant policy. Financial, technical and workforce organization, goals
  • Current trends: criticality analysis TPM, RCM… How they fit a given situation
  • Condition-based, preventive and corrective maintenance methods and their respective importance
  • Maintenance work management: criticality of equipment, priorities, spare parts inventory management
Reliability process implementation and follow-up 0.75 day
  • Descriptive statistics: reliability and reliability indicators, equipment performance monitoring in terms of availability and maintainability. MTBF, MTTR…
  • Statistical functions and their applications to preventive maintenance, equipment redundancy studies, standby equipment policy
  • Pareto law, identification of bad actors
Reliability analysis and improvement methods 1 day
  • FMECA (Failure Modes, Effects and their Criticality Analysis). Areas of application, basic techniques, probability estimation, common methodological errors
  • Failure trees. Purpose of the method. Practical calculation methods
  • Reliability centered maintenance. Use of decision logic. Detection and elimination of hidden failures
  • Application of RCM to SIS (Safety Instrumented Systems) management
Maintenance costs and failure costs 1 day
  • Maintenance cost vs. overall failure cost. Cost factors. Overall effectiveness index, efficiency concept, adaptation to the petroleum and petrochemical industries
  • Life cycle cost. Definition and application to the choice of investments. Possible use in estimation of optimum life duration
  • Spare part management. Cost of inventory. Unsuitability of some conventional calculations. Potential solutions. Decision-making methods
Contracting 0.5 day
  • Purpose, conditions for efficiency. Why outsourcing, how to maintain, how to keep control
  • Different types of contract. Which type to use
Shutdown management 0.5 day
  • Detailed preparation. Permanent cost control. Planning. Identification of critical operations
  • Work management. Site organization. Safety goals
  • Commissioning and preliminary start-up. Quality management and safety. Procedures
  • Reports and updates
Improvement plans 0.75 day
  • From failure management to equipment management
  • Lowering the tolerance threshold for minor defects. Operators involvement
  • Maintenance programs per equipment item and per equipment type
  • Progress plans, key performance indicators. Maintenance audits. Self-rating
2016 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
Nov 21 - 25 Rueil €3,310 Online By email