Skip to content

Computer-Managed Maintenance Systems A Step-by-Step Guide to Effective Management of Maintenance, Labor, and Inventory

Spend $50 to get a free DVD!

ISBN-10: 0750674733

ISBN-13: 9780750674737

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: William W. Cato, R. Keith Mobley

Shipping box This item qualifies for FREE shipping.
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


This text defines the changes in infrastructure, management philosophy and employee skills that must be implemented to gain maximum benefits from computer-managed maintenance systems. The book is designed to address the information needs of all levels of plant management.
Customers also bought

Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 12/10/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

Determining the Need and Selling the Program
Determining the Need
The New View of Maintenance Productivity
Determining the Need for a CMMS
How a CMMS Meets the Need
What a CMMS Should Do for You
What You Need in a CMMS
Selling the Program
Definition of a CMMS
CMMS Functionality
Equipment/Asset Records Creation and Maintenance
Equipment/Asset Bills of Materials Creation and Maintenance
Equipment/Asset and Work Order History
Inventory Control
Work Order Creation, Scheduling, Execution, and Completion
Preventive Maintenance Plan Development and Scheduling
Human Resources
Purchasing and Receiving
Invoice Matching and Accounts Payable
Tables and Reports
CMMS Databases or Files
Equipment/Asset Identification and Specifications
Equipment/Asset Hierarchies
Equipment/Asset Bills of Materials
Cross Reference of Inventory to Equipment/Asset "Where Used"
Spare Parts and Stores Inventory
Work Orders
Preventive Maintenance Plans
Repetitive Maintenance Plans
Cost Accounting Data
Work Order History
Craft/Skill Data
Purchase Requisitions
Purchase Orders
Who Uses a CMMS and How
Inventory Control
Executive Management
What a CMMS Will Do
Maintain, Sort, Summarize, and Display Data
Automate and Control a Reliable Preventive Maintenance Program
Automate and Control a Reliable Inventory Replenishment Program
Provide Accurate Job Scheduling Based Upon Resource Availability
Maintain Accurate Historical Records
Improve Planning
Improve Labor Productivity
What a CMMS Will Not Do
Replace a Maintenance Manager
Replace Planners
Assign Work
Bring Order to Chaos
Improve Reliability and Quality
CMMS Justification
Needs Analysis
Functional Requirements for Effective Maintenance
Identifying Limiting Factors
Prepare Flow Charts of Existing Activities
Determine Inputs/Outputs
Document Existing Job Profiles
Determine Volume and Frequency
Prioritize and Categorize Activities
Identify Opportunities for Improvement
Prepare Flow Charts of Proposed Changes
Determine Inputs/Outputs
Document Proposed Job Profiles
Determine the Number of Work Stations
Determine Specific Organizational Requirements
Maintenance Organizations
Centralized Maintenance
Assigned Maintenance
Labor Distribution
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Estimating the Cost of Implementation
Typical Benefits of Effective Maintenance Management
Six Keys to Selling Your CMMS Program
Do Your Homework
Develop Concise Goals and Objectives
Know Your Audience
Forget You Are in Maintenance
Develop a Detailed Implementation Plan
Get Absolute Buy-In
CMMS Vendor Selection
Developing the Requirements Document
Determining the Short List of Vendors
System Evaluation
Request for Proposal
Proposal Evaluation
Contract Negotiation
Fully Understand the Proposed System
Verify the Proposed System
Understand the Competitive Costs for Systems
Understand the Competitive Cost for Services
Negotiate a Fair Price
Do Not Be Intimidated by the Vendor
Project Implementation
Project Plan Development
Infrastructure Requirements
Labor Requirements
Training Requirements
Project Schedule
System Installation
Hardware Installation
Software Installation
Database Development
Equipment/Asset Numbering Logic
Inventory/Spares Numbering Logic
Data Acquisition
Data Entry
Integrating a CMMS with Other Systems
Invoice Matching and Accounts Payable
Cost Accounting and General Ledger
Project Tracking
Predictive Maintenance Systems
CMMS and Client Server
Client Server Concept
Maintenance Requirements
Why a CMMS Fails
Partial Implementation
Lack of Resources
Fragmentation of Effort
Staff Overload or Not Enough Staff
Inappropriate Expectations
Lack of Behavioral Expectations
Treating Computers as Deliverables
Confrontation Instead of Collaboration
Poor Communication
Lack of Expertise
Reliance on Consultants
Modification of the CMMS
Work Culture Restrictions
How to Assure Success
Plant Culture
Sales and Marketing
Information Systems
Other Plant Functions
Plant Size Considerations
Small Plants
Large Plants
The Application Service Provider: Internet Based Solution
Definition of an Application Service Provider and Their Internet Solution
Benefits of Using an ASP
Risk Associated With an ASP Solution
Selecting an ASP
Comparison of CMMS Systems
Typical CMMS Data Fields
Sample CMMS Vendor Evaluation Form
Benchmark Criteria for World-Class Organizations
Work Measurement: Key Performance Indicators