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Maintenance Planner Traits

I posted a short and incomplete sentence on LinkedIn and asked my network to complete it for me. What resulted was a very interesting view of the traits and behaviors of a Maintenance planner.

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Maintenance Planners never...

  • .......Get pulled into today's emergencies (Ed Stanek)
  • ...Engage in the crisis of ‘today’ (Timothy M Talley, CMRP, CRL)
  • ...Guess. They do their homework and footwork to provide intelligent plan content. (Kirby Erickson)
  • ...say "never." (Ken Carver)...Limit themselves to office and paper work (Shimonkepha Onwuneme)
  • ...Carry a wrench or plan today's work. They are concerned and focused on future work (Jonathan David. CMRP, CRL,)
  • ...(never) are a waste of money! (Jonathan Guiney, CRL)
  • ...Work in the past (Andy Gailey)...leave things to chance. (Gary Knight)
  • ...rest (Brian Burns CRL UtL)
  • ...Receive emergency work request directly from production personnel (Andri Febriyanto)
  • ...Maintenance Planners never give up, never give in! (Jonathan Ward)
  • ...Never stop looking to eliminate waste from work processes. (Gary S. Mikula, CRL)
  • ...Are the backbone for success (Genéne Kleppe)
  • ...Help people to achieve this work without waiting thanks from them (Mohamed Maged Mostafa Ahmed)
  • ...Work in the present (Robert Roybal)
  • ...Work on emergency jobs (Alaa Omar).
  • ..RIP if RCM not success. (Sahat P Hutagalung)
  • ...Try their best with what they are given (Val Hillebrand).
  • ..Fail to Plan....(Udaysinh Parmar)
  • ...Fail (Ankit Naik, PMP, CBAP)
  • ...Waste an opportunity once they've had quality training from Joel Levitt (Jeff Naylor)
  • ...Engage in irrelevant tasks to planning /overlapping responsibilities such as procurement sourcing, active execution on-site , clerical duties, movement of tools, etc. (Asemota Osazuwa, (R.Engr), CMRP, MNSE, AMNIM, MIPMA)
  • ....plans emergency work. (Larry Pasch)...acts as a back up supervisor. (Larry Pasch)
  • ...becomes material expeditor. (Larry Pasch)
  • ...performs clerical activities. (Larry Pasch)...plans from behind a desk. (Larry Pasch)

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Terrence O'Hanlon

Terrence O’Hanlon, CMRP, and CEO of Reliabilityweb.com® and Publisher for Uptime® Magazine, is an asset management leader, specializing in reliability and operational excellence. He is a popular keynote presenter and is the coauthor of the book, 10 Rights of Asset Management: Achieve Reliability, Asset Performance and Operational Excellence. www.reliabilityweb.com

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