Change-Over is the period required to prepare a device, machine, process, or system for it to change from producing the last good piece of the last batch to producing the first good piece of the new batch. This process is based in SMED methodology.
Failures of different items resulting from the same direct cause and where these failures are not consequences of each other.
CMMS stands for Computerized Maintenance Management System (or Software) and is sometimes referred to as Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software.
Fulfilment by a product, process or service of specifications.
Item or material that is not item specific and intended for use only once.
Continuous improvement, also called continual improvement, based on the plan-do-check-act (PDCA) cycle is the ongoing improvement of products, services or processes. Continuous improvement can be implemented by using incremental or breakthrough improvements. These can be applied interchangeably, but the best way to deploy a thorough continuous improvement program is to combine both. By doing this you can deal with quick wins while giving complex and larger projects the time and attention required.
Contracts Management purpose is to have strategic service providers, delivering consistent performance and Service Level agreement, at the best price and includes the decision for outsourcing, contract definition, mobilization, execution and control, evaluation, based on the type of contract established.