An Interview with Ricky Smith
This week’s guest is Ricky Smith, CMRP. Ricky joins the Masterminds in Maintenance podcast to discuss his journey of creating asset reliability and process reliability with his maintenance teams.
Ricky Smith has huge knowledge and years of experience in the maintenance and reliability industry and we were so thrilled to have him join us on our podcast. Ricky Smith started his maintenance journey in the US army, where he wanted to go to school to become a heavy equipment mechanic. He went on to work at a refinery and then Alumex as a technician and then as a maintenance engineer. He’s held a wide range of roles from maintenance supervisor, to maintenance manager, to maintenance company commander while in Iraq. Ricky Smith’s wide global experience has brought him a unique perspective that “Maintenance is maintenance, it doesn’t matter where you go.” Learn more about Ricky’s journey on our podcast.