Ability of an item under given conditions of use, to be retained in, or restored to, a state in which it can perform a required function, when maintenance is performed under given conditions and using stated procedures and resources.
Combination of all technical, administrative and managerial actions during the life cycle of an item intended to retain it in, or restore it to, a state in which it can perform the required function.
All activities of the management that determine the maintenance objectives, strategies, and responsibilities and implement them by means such as maintenance planning, maintenance control and supervision, improvement of methods in the organization including economical aspects.
Targets assigned and accepted for the maintenance activities.
Structured set of tasks that include the activities, procedures, resources and the time scale required to carry out maintenance.
Maintenance Planning, Scheduling and Execution describes all main steps to properly manage work orders, including: planning, scheduling, execution of planned and unplanned work and record of all activities performed by all involved technical staff.
The main purpose is to increase asset availability and optimize cost of materials, resources, tools and services, by proper utilization of the work orders.
Management method used in order to achieve the maintenance objectives.
Maintenance strategy it’s a decision process that will ensure most effective maintenance approach to ensure your assets are able to perform according to their function, when required with the lower risk and cost.
Therefore, the team will decide based on risk assessment, available information and objectives established by the organization what activities might increase reliability, productivity and overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) and reduce failure.
Ability of a maintenance organization of having the right maintenance support at the necessary place to perform the required maintenance activity at a given instant of time or during a given time interval.
Mistake proofing is defined as an improvement technology that uses a device or procedure, to prevent (or eliminate) defects or equipment malfunction during normal processing.
Mistake-proofing devices enforce correct operations by eliminating choices that could lead to incorrect actions. These steps also could stop a process from creating errors or defects. These tools can prevent machine and product damage.