One of the elements of a world class reliability strategy is the way we operate our equipment. This includes not only how we maintain, but how operators operate. Reports show close to 70% of equipment failure is do to how we operate it. Operators know their equipment, they are our front line of defense in identifying early equipment failure, but with too many organizations I visit the operator mantra is "Breakdown means Breaktime!"
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Andrew Gager | CMRP, CPIM, CRL, CAMA
Recognized as an industry leading expert in facilitation, global implementations of maintenance systems, supply chain, and operations best practices, Andy has over 25 years of manufacturing experience ranging from warehousing operations to plant management. With a specialty in optimizing operations, maintenance best practices, and materials management, Andy has facilitated dozens of international improvement initiatives and regularly presents at global conferences and trainings to share his passion for Asset Performance Management (APM). Accreditations include; Certified Maintenance Reliability Professional (CMRP) and exam proctor, Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), Certified Reliability Leader (CRL), Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB), and Certified Asset Management Assessor (CAMA) and exam proctor.