Now in its second edition and written by a highly acclaimed maintenance professional, the Handbook of Maintenance Management is comprehensive and an easy-to-understand resource. It provides a short review of all the major discussions going on in the management of the maintenance function.
This revision of a classic has been thoroughly updated to include advances in technology and thinking and is sure to be found useful by maintenance professionals everywhere. It’s the perfect reference for any maintenance professional that needs a quick update on any specific area within the subject.
Contains five entirely new chapters, including Dealing with Contracts, 5S, Lean Maintenance, PM Optimizing, and Fire Fighting.
Offers a complete survey of the field, an introduction to maintenance and a review of maintenance management.
Provides a manual for cost reduction and a primer for the stockroom.
Includes a training regime for new supervisors, managers and planners.
Joel Levitt is known worldwide as a leading educator in maintenance management. He has trained more than 17,000 maintenance professionals from thousands of organizations in 25 countries. He has more than 40 years of experience in many facets of maintenance. Since 1980, he has been president of Springfield Resources, a management/consulting firm servicing clients on a wide range of maintenance issues.
Levitt is a frequent speaker at maintenance and engineering conferences, has published dozens of articles on the subject, as well as a number of successful books, including the Complete Guide to Preventive and Predictive Maintenance; The Handbook of Maintenance Management; Lean Maintenance; Managing Factory Maintenance: and Managing Maintenance Shutdowns and Outages.
Why Manage Maintenance
Patterns in Maintenance
Where’s the Money? Proving Your Case to Management
How Assets Deteriorate
Estimating Maintenance Budgets for Buildings and Equipment
Maintenance Metrics, KPIs and Benchmarks
Evaluating Worker Productivity
Life Cycle Costing
The Science of Customer Service
Dealing with Contracts
In-Sourcing and TPM
Maintenance Quality Improvement
ISO 900X and Maintenance
RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance)
Accounting Issues of Maintenance and Activity-Based Costing
Maintenance Information Flow
Capturing Maintenance Information
PM (Preventive Maintenance)
How to Install a PM System
PM Task List Development
PdM (Predictive Maintenance)
Support for Maintenance Strategies
Preplanning: Projects That Put You in the Driver’s Seat