Reducering av underhållsrelaterat slöseri
Purpose and goal
The objective of the project Reducing maintenance-related waste is to develop and test a generic work methodology that facilitates systematic maintenance-related waste reduction in Swedish automotive manufacturing industry. Multiple case studies will be carried out. The goal of the methodology is to optimize maintenance activities and cost based on the relationships between maintenance effectiveness and efficiency while taking into account indirect and direct maintenance cost.
Expected results and effects
A work methodology with visualization of models that will facilitate for industrial companies to work on reducing and/or eliminating maintenance-related waste has been developed and presented in a handbook (in Swedish). During the course of the project results has been presented and published in scientific papers and through one Licentiate thesis. The published papers includes results from both the generic work methodology as well as delimited studies within specific maintenance-related wastes, such as data analysis, communication and experience reuse processes.
Planned approach and implementation
Development of the work method has been performed iteratively through case studies in several work packages (WP). In WP1, maintenance-related waste were identified and classified through a workshop study with the participating companies. 19 different classes different wastes were discovered. In WP2, these were quantified. In WP3 pilot studies to reduce the largest waste were performed in some of the partner companies. In WP4 and 5 the work method was developed. The method is built on results from the former work packages. The work method has been documented in an industrial handbook