In his monthly letter titled Reflections on Excellence, Mobley will offer readers fresh insights into the state of manufacturing today.  His insights derive from more than four decades of involvement at all levels of plant and corporate management in a variety of industries. In this series of letters, Mobley will share his observations of the characteristics common to all highly successful companies; how they were able to overcome the myriad problems that limit performance; and the pitfalls that should be avoided on a journey to sustainable world-class status.

R. Keith Mobley is a Principal Consultant with Life Cycle Engineering. He has earned an international reputation as a leader in corporate transformations, reliability engineering and process optimization. He is on the advisory boards of ANSI and ISO; a Distinguished Lecturer for ASME; and recipient of the Smarro Award for outstanding contribution in engineering and reliability.

Mobley has served on Technical Advisory Boards for the Technical Association for Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI), Association of Iron and Steel Engineers (AISE), Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI).

Mobley has 45 years of combined business, finance, engineering and consulting experience in a wide variety of industries. He has 20 years of international consulting experience and 25 years experience in corporate positions including V.P. Engineering and Manufacturing, V.P. Finance,  V.P. Marketing and Sales, and E.V.P. and COO.  Mobley has also served as President and CEO of a $50M international consulting, engineering services and training company specializing in corporate transformations.

Motorola-Juran Institute trained, Mobley is a Master Black Belt with hundreds of successful projects and 20 years of direct Lean-Six Sigma application. He has authored 22 books including:

·      Total Plant Performance Management

·      Plant Engineer’s Handbook

·      Maintenance Engineering Handbook

·      Rules of Thumb for Reliability Engineers

·      Introduction to Predictive Maintenance

In this free, monthly e-newsletter, Reflections on Excellence, Mobley will draw on his technical and management experience to explain how reliability excellence can yield sustainable results.  Click here to subscribe.

About the Reliability Consulting Group

LCE’s Reliability Consulting Group (RCG) provides consulting, services and education. Our team specializes in providing client-specific solutions that help organizations improve their operating performance. RCG’s 30 years of field experience has contributed greatly to the evolution of Reliability Excellence (Rx). Our Powered by Rx® approach creates reliability-centric standard practices for business processes, operational and maintenance work execution, asset reliability and organizational effectiveness. Our “diagnose before prescribing” philosophy results in providing optimal solutions to our clients’ needs, including holistic transformations based upon our Reliability Excellence Model, targeted reliability and asset management services necessary to resolve specific tactical issues that are limiting performance, and change management services vital to the success and sustainability of most initiatives.

About Life Cycle Engineering:

Life Cycle Engineering provides consulting, engineering, applied technology and education solutions that deliver lasting results for private industry, the Department of Defense and other government organizations. The quality, expertise and dedication of our employees enable Life Cycle Engineering to serve as a trusted resource that helps people and organizations to achieve their full potential. Founded in 1976, LCE is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina with offices across North America and experience around the globe. www.LCE.com

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