Discover the tools you need to master the art of effective planning and scheduling


Key Content Areas

What you can expect to take away from Planner’s School

Level One

  • Review the organisational design and clarify roles for different stakeholders
  • Improve communication between planners, supervisors and operations
  • Register plant and equipment correctly to ensure they are covered by the maintenance system
  • Improve planning of work to deliver labour efficiencies
  • Tune the preventative maintenance strategy to reduce failures with optimal procedures
  • Ensure parts management supports work on time with minimal stock holdings
  • Align your maintenance and production schedules ensuring cost effective access to equipment
  • Deliver cost reduction through improved labour utilisation and proactive maintenance
  • Resource scheduling to better package work and optimise availability
  • Transition from breakdown maintenance to planned maintenance
  • Correct management of engineering stores
  • Develop meaningful KPI’s and act on them
  • Accurately analyse your risks and costs
  • Implement a continuous improvement program that involves all stakeholders working together

Level Two:

  • What does a good organisation look like in how it structures its operations, maintenance, reliability,
    supply, engineering and asset management teams?
  • Embedding continuous improvement in the delivery of maintenance work
  • Team work between maintenance and reliability – how the two teams support each other
  • Understand the nature of data and how to read different kinds of reports
  • Setting up a condition monitoring system in a structured way
  • Assessing the return from condition monitoring and if it is delivering the expected benefit
  • Reviewing a detailed reliability report – what is advised on where to improve critical plant
  • How a reliability engineer uses data to forecast improvements in complex equipment if changes are made
  • Total strategy for defect elimination through analysing failures, RCA, 5Y and fishbone analysis for multi-cause incidents
  • Using FMEA to improve the preventive maintenance strategy
  • Implementing ten principles of Operator Driven Reliability to address simple preventable defects in the assets
  • Undertaking front-line observations of possible problems and what to look out for