Doc will take the lead on Maintenance Planning and Scheduling (MPS) courses delivered by People and Processes, and will continue to apply his expertise working with companies around the world to optimize their MPS initiatives and programs. Doc has more than 23 years of industrial experience with 17 of those years directly in a maintenance role. He also has a master’s degree in business from the University of North Florida and a degree in engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. In addition, he holds a professional engineering license in the State of Florida. He is also a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional.
Doc’s maintenance background with a technical and business education gives him a unique perspective on the maintenance environment and challenges. As an actual practitioner within a company’s maintenance organization, he recognized and developed the necessary principles, and then led the grassroots’ establishment of a successful planning program.
Jeff Shiver, Managing Principle for People and Processes says, “We’re excited about this renewed opportunity to work together formally after years of collaborating personally and professionally. We respect Doc’s work and value his contributions to industry.” Doc Palmer is the author of numerous well-received articles and presentations and is a recognized authority on the establishment of successful maintenance planning.
Yulee, Florida-based People and Processes, Inc. is an education and consulting firm providing professional services dedicated to business management functions involving asset/equipment management, continuous improvement and education in maintenance, operations, and reliability.
More information about the company is available at www.peopleandprocesses.com