With 2016 having come to an end, I thought it would be fun to start 2017 with some laughs about when your company realized it was time to focus on reliability. I have a 3-person team who will vote for the best submission on Friday the winner will receive a signed copy of my book Reliability Centered Maintenance Using RCM Blitz™ [this is a reposting of Doug’s article and let’s see if he has another book to give away.)
How would you best finish this sentence?
You know it’s time to focus on reliability when….
Some past answers to get the wheels turning!
You know it’s time to focus on reliability when the “technician” shows up with a Leatherman multi-tool to work on your 2-million-dollar robot!
You know it’s time to focus on reliability when your boss makes the executive decision to do a Root Cause Analysis on why your Root Cause Analysis process never seems to identify the right causes.
You know it’s time to focus on reliability when the operations supervisor calls you to ask if you can take another vibration reading on the fan and you can smell the belts burning before you open the fan room door!