Reliability and Maintenance

RMM Part 4: Belief-Driven Strategy

This article is Part 4 of a 4-part series. In our last issue, Christer explained “Beliefs 10-13” of his maintenance strategy in depth. This time, we’ll take an overview of the final two in a set of 15 beliefs developed from his time spent in various reliability and maintenance positions over the span of six decades throughout 52 countries.

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RMM Part 3: Belief-Driven Strategy

In our last issue, Christer explained “Beliefs 1-9” of his maintenance strategy in depth. This time, we’ll take an overview of the next four in a set of 15 Beliefs developed from his time spent in various reliability and maintenance positions over the span of six decades throughout 52 countries. The final two Beliefs will be covered in the May/June issue.

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RMM Part 2: Belief-Driven Strategy

CHRISTER IDHAMMARIDCON, INC. FOUNDER AND RECOGNIZED RM GURU In our last issue, Christer explained “Belief 1” of his maintenance strategy in depth. This time, we’ll take an overview of the first nine in a set of 15 beliefs developed from his time spent in various reliability and maintenance positions over the span of six decades throughout 52 countries. Belief I: ...

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RMM Beliefs: Part I

To become a good Reliability and Maintenance Manager (RMM) you need to develop, document, and communicate well-defined work processes. This is the easy part. Getting enthusiastic executors of these processes is the biggest challenge.

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Driving lesson for reliability

If you’ve been in the industry since the late 80s or early 90s, you may be familiar with the image in this video. In order to have reliable production your mill manager, operations manager and maintenance manager need to work together to see the whole picture. Christer Idhammar, IDCON company founder and reliability and maintenance management expert, takes you through ...

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What’s Operations role for reliability?

A trinity partnership between Operations – Maintenance – Engineering is needed for reliable production. The question that needs to be broached is “What exactly does Maintenance need Operations to do?” In this video, Tor Idhammar, President of IDCON INC defines some of the common things that maintenance needs operations to do.

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Long-Term or Short-Term Results?

There is nothing wrong with focusing on getting quick results in maintenance, but there is a major problem with ONLY focusing on quick results in maintenance.

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