Managing Asset Reliability


Organisation Profile

The goal at Pro-Reliability Solutions is to help companies reach their potential and improve their operational performance with a deep focus on Asset Reliability.  We do this by providing Asset Management, Maintenance and Reliability Engineering Consulting and Training services that are defined within our framework for achieving Reliability success. This framework is called ReliabilityFocus™. ReliabilityFocus™ provides a reliability culture transformation road map based on your assessed gaps to potential, supported by a variety of integrated modules, programs, tools and learning experiences that can be customised to suit your reliability journey needs. Pro-Reliability Solutions is an official training partner and provider of Isograph Availability Workbench™ reliability modelling software.

Training Aim

The objective of this course is to interactively teach participants how to develop proactive asset management strategies for physical assets and equipment through the application of best practice Reliability Engineering principles. Participants will explore the application of Asset Maintenance Strategy Development and Optimisation, Maintenance Strategy Simulation, and Work Management practices to make optimised maintenance and reliability decisions.  With access to Isograph Availability Workbench™ reliability modelling software, practical exercises are also undertaken by the class to incorporate reliability principles and methods.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, participants will:

- Understand how to develop proactive asset management strategies for physical assets and equipment through the application of best practice Reliability Engineering principles.

- Be able to develop optimised maintenance strategies, plans and tasks and know the benefit to the business.

- Be able to forecast spares, resources, budgets and risks.

- Demonstrate the ability to run maintenance strategy optimisation simulations.

- Understand how to improve the efficiency of maintenance execution through the application of work management business processes.

- Know what needs to be done to keep a maintenance plan focused on minimising the chance of future equipment failures and losses.

Course Outline

Number of Students:  Up to 15 Max.

Pre-requisites:   None

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Trainer's Profile 

The training will be delivered by Gary Tyne, CRL, CMRP (Director of Pro-Reliability Solutions Ltd)

Gary boasts an extensive 33 year-career in the maintenance and reliability field.  Beginning as an apprentice maintenance technician with Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) UK, Gary was seconded to the ICI Manufacturing Technology group where he became trained in reliability-centred maintenance, root cause analysis and total productive manufacturing techniques. Gary left ICI after 15 years and emigrated to New Zealand where he became a site reliability engineer at Shell Todd Oil Services in Kapuni. Gary spent three years on-site at Shell Kapuni and developed the facilities optimised maintenance program for all site assets. He was also appointed site Apollo RCA Champion. This was followed by five years in Australia with an engineering consulting company, which he joined in 2003.

In 2009 Gary returned to the UK, where he spent two years with Syngenta as a site reliability engineer. Here he implemented the Apollo Root Cause Analysis process utilised the Isograph AWB software for reliability improvement and facilitated studies both in the UK and Switzerland. Following his time at Syngenta, Gary returned to consulting with Rockwell Automation and assisted in the development and global rollout of the Rockwell Automation Strategic Maintenance program. Gary later re-joined the Australian consulting company, starting their European operations in 2011, growing the team and customer base across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

In 2018, Gary made the decision to start his own company and is now the Director, Trainer and Facilitator of Pro-Reliability Solutions (PRS). PRS has offices in both the UK and Ireland.

Gary has delivered various reliability studies, root cause analysis investigations, and maintenance and reliability training courses around the world. These are within numerous industry verticals such as oil and gas, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, chemical, automotive, and general manufacturing companies based both in the UK and overseas.  Gary is an approved and certified Apollo Root Cause Analysis™ Trainer.

Course Duration

Two (2) Days

Assessment & certification

Students will receive a certificate of completion upon successful conclusion of the training course.

Who should attend

This workshop is of particular interest to organisations looking to improve the reliability of their plant, utility and/or manufacturing assets, and the efficiency and effectiveness of their existing asset management strategies and maintenance plans.