Training Courses

WBS offers training courses for all areas of your organisation, from boardroom to shop floor. Course modules include Management Excellence Series, Supply Chain Excellence SeriesShop Floor Excellence Series and Process Minimalism® Series.

Improving Machine Efficiency - (Six Losses, OEE% and TPM)

Shop Floor Excellence Series

Course Objective:

To develop skills and techniques required to understand why machines should be treated as assets and how TPM creates focus on the fundamental six losses and improves overall equipment effectiveness.

Course Description:

This interactive two-day course will provide delegates with a thorough understanding of TPM principles. Through practical exercises using live data from the shop floor delegates will learn how to collect and analyse downtime data and how to create a strategy to improve machine uptime.


Course Programme:

The attendees of this course will learn simple yet effective tools and techniques such as OEE%, SMED, Operator Involvement, Teamwork, Preventative Maintenance, SPC and other quality improvement tools. The course will cover the following:
  • What are the six Losses 
  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE%) 
  • History of TPM 
  • Understanding difference between sporadic & chronic loss 
  • Conditioning and restoration techniques 
  • Maintenance prevention VS preventative maintenance 
  • TPM – The human factor 
  • TPM –The approach and strategy development 
  • TPM – The implementation.
The course will be a mixture of theory and practical exercises. The attendees will be required to bring examples of situations in their working day, which they would like deal with in a more efficient way.

Suitable For:

Production managers, engineers, maintenance personnel, operators

Why Attend:

If your machines are not available due to breakdowns or setup problems, if your machines sit idle or are not running to the desired speed and if the quality of the machine output is unacceptable or if your operators are not totally familiar with operating the machines

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