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MAINTENANCE & RELIABILITY COURSE

Autonomous and Preventive Maintenance Training

World-Class Training on Maintenance and Reliability

Just 3 days at Milliken provides you with an in-depth study into this global organization’s best-in-class autonomous and preventative maintenance (referred to, internally at Milliken, as Daily Team Maintenance.) Discover how you can develop and cement the partnership between your operators and your maintenance associates, while engaging each in the shared ownership of excellence in reliability. Learn from Milliken’s approach which is laid out step-by-step, covering all the critical building blocks of a reliability system.
 
Our Maintenance and Reliability course works perfectly as a follow-up to our Driving Operational Excellence Conference, if you are interested in taking a deeper dive into this integral component of performance improvement.

 

 SCHEDULE AND AGENDA

 

Schedule
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April 22 - 24, 2014     Roger Milliken Center • Spartanburg, SC       SESSION IS FULL!

May 20 - 22, 2014       Roger Milliken Center • Spartanburg, SC       SESSION IS FULL! Please register for our June session!

June 24 - 26, 2014    
Roger Milliken Center • Spartanburg, SC       Click here to register!
 
 

Course Agenda

Day One
7:30 am – 8:00 am  - Registration and light refreshments
8:00 am – 5:00 pm  - Instruction and Training Activities
12:00pm - 1:00 pm - Networking lunch

Modules include:
   • Milliken Performance System Overview
   • Daily Team Maintenance / Planned Maintenance Overview
   • Model Machine Selection
   • Planned Maintenance Phase 1: Reduce Breakdowns
       DTM Steps 0-3
       PM Steps 1-2
       Zero Failures Analysis
       Support DTM
       Lubrication Management
 
Day 2
7:30 am – 8:00 am - Light refreshments
8:00 am – 5:00 pm - Instruction and Training Activities
12:00pm - 1:00 pm - Networking lunch

Modules include:
   • Planned Maintenance Phase 2: Lengthen Equipment Life
       DTM Step 4
       PM Step 3
       ○ Spare Parts Management
       ○ Zero Loss Thinking
       ○ Maintenance Skills Enhancement
   • Planned Maintenance Phase 3: Implement Periodic Maintenance
       DTM Step 5
       PM Step 4
       ○ Preventive Maintenance
   • Planned Maintenance Phase 4: Predict Equipment Life
       DTM Step 6-7
       PM Step 5-6
 
Day 3
• 7:30 am – Depart Roger Milliken Center for plant tour
• 9:00 am – 12:00 pm - Plant Tour and Lunch
• 12:30 pm – Depart plant site for Roger Milliken Center
• 2:00 pm - Arrive back at RMC and adjourn course


Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the course. You can also click here to register online.


 

 OBJECTIVES

 
 
• Gain an understanding of the purpose and benefits of the Daily Team Maintenance (DTM) and Planned Maintenance (PM) processes

• Gain an understanding of the tools used in the Daily Team Maintenance and Planned Maintenance systems

• Gain an understanding of how to improve the relationship between your operators and maintenance associates, as well as optimize their roles in daily management

• Explore and gain practical application of various maintenance tools

• View best practices within an award winning Milliken facility​


Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the course. You can also click here to register online.


 

 PRICING AND AUDIENCE

 
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Pricing with Plant Tour
 

$2195 / person
$2095 / person for teams of 3 or more

 
Pricing without Plant Tour
 
$1795 / person
$1695 / person for teams of 3 or more

 

Audience
 

Plant management, maintenance professionals, reliability engineers, maintenance technicians, production supervisors, operations teams.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the course. You can also click here to register online.

 

 

 TESTIM0NIALS

 
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Milliken & Co.... arguably should have been crushed by global competition.... And yet a visit to Milliken’s vast campus finds the company thriving.”
   John Bussey, The Wall Street Journal

 
“The training provided real world examples that can be applied to the systems we already have in place. Milliken trainers showed passion in what was explained for each topic.”
   —Dean Lache, Maintenance Tool Room Supervisor, Charter Wire, a Division of Charter Manufacturing

 
“Milliken’s instructor’s experiences were valuable to understanding how the methods work in the ‘real world’”
  —Chris Small, Supervisor, L-3 Communications

 
“Milliken provided an excellent course. Our instructor was the penultimate subject matter expert. Fast paced yet informative. Real world experience of a manufacturing facility.”
 —Steve Sanderson, Technical Manager, NCFI Polyurethanes


Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the course. You can also click here to register online.

 

 CUSTOMIZATION AND TRAVEL

 

Customization

Please contact Carly Tebbetts at 864-503-1797 or Carly.Tebbetts@milliken.com to learn more about customizing this course for your company.
 
 

Travel Information

Call to reserve your sleeping accommodations at any of these hotels:

• Spartanburg Marriott Renaissance Park, 299 N. Church St., 864.596.1211

• Courtyard by Marriott Spartanburg 110 Mobile Dr, 864.585.2400 

• Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at WestGate Mall, 895 Spartan Blvd., 864.699.7777

• Comfort Suites at WestGate Mall 458 West Blackstock Road, 864.699.6700

• Hampton Inn & Suites at WestGate Mall, 801 Spartan Blvd., 864.699.2222

• Residence Inn by Marriott 9011 Fairforest Road, 864.576.3333

• Quality Inn, 160 Simuel Rd, Spartanburg, 864.542.0333