Cultural challenges can be at the root of every issue that your organization encounters, including productivity, safety, quality, maintenance, human resources, and financial performance because it is the foundation on which everything else sits.
How to use standard abnormality report categories and subcategories to create insight-driven reporting. Here are the recommended categories and subcategories as well as some helpful considerations for your frontline staff to aid next steps.
Juan is a process engineer with a decade of experience helping CPG manufacturers implement continuous improvement processes. In his latest role he found himself working at a small division of a large national food manufacturer that was just taking its first steps towards lean manufacturing and operational excellence.
Monin was drowning in paper and looking for a system that would ensure compliant workflows and automate KPI reporting insights to inform continuous process improvement, all without overwhelming operators.
Program performance has increased by over 500% with over 50,000 5S, CIL and Centerline submissions since launch.
Complicated manual processes, data entry, messy paper forms or complicated spreadsheets can doom your new Autonomous Maintenance program to failure. Fortunately, Industry 4.0 and digitization provide us with many new tools to help make the implementation and execution of AM much easier.
Here are some of the best practices and core challenges we’ve found helping massive global organizations, as well as regional manufacturers, to reap the benefits of Autonomous Maintenance over the last decade.
Deciding that you’d like to implement Autonomous Maintenance in your plant is a great first step towards promoting a more efficient and profitable plant. Now you’re faced with the real challenge – how to begin?
When properly implemented, AM can have a massive impact on the efficiency and profitability of a factory by reducing downtime, unplanned stoppages, while increasing OEE. The basic promise of AM is that it “outsources” simple maintenance tasks to operators which relieves maintenance teams to focus on more proactive concerns.
Autonomous Maintenance, or AM, is part of the Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) school of Lean Manufacturing. It is one of the 8 TPM pillars which aims to increase the productivity of a plant in a sustainable way.