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 Maintenance Leadership 101: Tips and Tools

Maintenance Leadership 101: Tips and Tools


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A Book for Maintenance Leaders At Any Level

New to maintenance supervision or management? Wondering where to start or what road map to follow? Or maybe you are a maintenance veteran. This book provides direction in most areas of maintenance and reliability for the young or old in an industrial manufacturing facility. The concepts presented can be extended to any industry that uses equipment and maintains their building and grounds. Prepare to read twenty-five years of experience summed up for a concise set of tools and tips as a jump start towards maintenance excellence. Thirty-plus proven tools that are easily adaptable to any maintenance organization are provided to aid in your journey.

Sometimes the human capital element gets lost in fighting fires day-to-day. The proven leadership tips presented will produce results once adapted. Just raising the level of attention of the workers will produce these results and solidify the team that accomplishes the maintenance on the shop floor or out in the field. Expect to realize improvements in your process and see results.


"Lee McClish has put together a great book for anyone new to maintenance and reliability management. It is also a great book for those with experience that want to identify and fill in gaps or extend their programs to new heights. The book is full of useful checklists, flowcharts and example tables that can be easily adopted. Lee has also included a number of recommended references for books, websites, organizations and other tools. A practical and useful reference that should find a place on your professional bookshelf."

- Thomas J. Moriarty, PE, CMRP, ARP-A/E/L, President, Alidade MER, Inc.

About The Author - Lee McClish

Lee McClish is currently the Maintenance and Reliability Manager for NTT Global Data Centers Americas, formerly RagingWire.

Previously, he was a Reliability Engineer for BASF, an RCM Manager for Graphic Packaging International, and a Maintenance Engineer for PCA. He retired from the U.S. Navy as a Submarine Officer. He holds a BSME and MBA. He is a Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) by the Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals and a Certified Professional Maintenance Manager (CPMM) by the Association for Facilities Engineering and a Certified Reliability Leader (CRL) by the Association of Asset Management Professionals (AMP).







Chapter 1: Leadership

Chapter 2: World-Class Maintenance

Chapter 3: Foundations

Chapter 4: Safety/Environmental

Chapter 5: Organization


Chapter 6: Training

Chapter 7: Computerized Maintenance Management System

Chapter 8: Preventive Maintenance

Chapter 9: Predictive Maintenance

Chapter 10: Lubrication

Chapter 11: Storeroom

Chapter 12: Planning

Chapter 13: Scheduling

Chapter 14: Budgeting

Chapter 15: Purchasing

Chapter 16: Contractors

Chapter 17: Auxiliaries/Facilities


Chapter 18: Projects/Capital

Chapter 19: Workflow

Chapter 20: Total Productive Maintenance

Chapter 21: Lean Maintenance

Chapter 22: Asset Management

Chapter 23: Energy

Chapter 24: Reliability

Chapter 25: Maintenance Strategies

Chapter 26: Continuous Improvement

Chapter 27: Auditing

Chapter 28: Resources

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