When evaluating expectations for maintenance, businesses seek equipment availability and reliability, lower costs, higher quality, and safety and environmental compliance. While equipment failures are often attributed wholly to maintenance, the root causes typically reflect a low percentage. 

So in terms of equipment access, how can the maintenance function hold up its end of the equipment reliability equation? While the maintenance goal is to avoid or mitigate the consequences of failure, there are ways to partner to achieve the business results.

Join Jeff Shiver, CMRP to discuss 5 ways to improve proactive maintenance at your facility.


About the Speaker

Jeff Shiver

Jeff Shiver, CMRP

Founder of People & Processes, Inc.

Many organizations struggle to achieve reliability and lower costs from their assets. As a practitioner, Jeff Shiver, CMRP, helped his organization achieve overcome those pains. Today, he combines education and mentoring to guide many diverse organizations to overcome their maintenance and operational issues, as case studies continually demonstrate.

Jeff has over 25+ years of practitioner experience. Within Mars North America, he worked at four plant locations and held two corporate roles.  Job functions included Engineering, Maintenance, and Operations management. Before Mars, he held contract engineering positions at Proctor and Gamble, and IBM.  

Founding People and Processes, Inc. in 2006, Jeff is a trusted advisor for the maintenance and reliability community. Certified in maintenance and reliability best practices, he holds many different certifications, including the SMRP Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) certification, and is a certified RCM 2 & 3 Practitioner with The Aladon Network. He is a book author, conference speaker, thought leader, and published in domestic and international trade journals. Jeff is also the past Membership Services Director for the Society of Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP).