Rapid changes in the market and in technology require managers to continuously troubleshoot, as throughput is a mindset based on passion and process.
Performance management reviews may have mixed results with people, but they can have a very positive effect when trying to apply Lean principles to an organization.
When it comes to managing all aspects of maintenance, capital expenditures (CAPEX) remains one of the key priorities.
Take a ‘CSI’ approach to root cause analysis to look beyond the obvious to determine why bearings are failing. Six types of failures and 12 tips for determining the root cause are featured.
Making process improvements that stick within maintenance organizations is a long-term commitment that requires a cultural change with a specific plan and a strong mandate from management that encourages workers to keep making positive changes on all levels.
Building a purpose-driven excellence culture requires leadership to be proactive and engage with their workers and create a culture built on trust.
Companies need to establish an environment and culture where workers are just as active in creating a positive, safe environment as the executives and managers. Consider the six tips below to get started.
Companies that are able to communicate clearly and be flexible with their clients during a food plant design construction will have the most success in overcoming potential challenges.
Business Unit Maintenance & Reliability Leader, Cargill Salt Inc., Newark, Calif.
Focus on growth through new product launch readiness and leadership capabilities.