Benchmarks & Client Cases

Autonomous and Planned Maintenance 


The Challenge


• Low productivity amongst maintenance teams

• Lengthy stoppage times due to excessive MTTR (Mean Time To Repair)

• Complete dependence on maintenance teams to solve every equipment issue

Root Causes

• Poor knowledge sharing between production and maintenance teams

• Interventions on the equipment done with an isolated approach, with no standard or historical information

• High volume of corrective interventions over planned interventions

The Solution


• Equipment classification according to their criticality: risk of employee injury, equipment without replacement, unstable OEE and high percentage of breakdowns

• Implementation of Autonomous Maintenance processes on the critical equipment, with a standardized process to train all team members and assess their knowledge

• Development of a planned maintenance schedule, where the high-frequency activities were passed on to autonomous maintenance

• Work instructions development for planned maintenance activities, with a yearly training calendar for the maintenance team

The Results

The organization was able to free more than £479,000 in cashflow.

Stock Value

Stock Value

The stock value of spare parts was reduced by 26%

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