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Masterminds in Maintenance

Masterminds in Maintenance

By UpKeep Maintenance Management
A podcast for those with new ideas in maintenance. Each week, Ryan Chan meets with a guest who has had an idea for how to shake things up in the maintenance and reliability industry. Sometimes the idea failed, sometimes it made their businesses more successful, and other times their idea revolutionized entire industries.

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S2:E21 Lubrication and Fluid Analysis with Randy Clark
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are excited to have Randy Clark, Manager of Reliability at POLARIS Laboratories! Randy holds a ton of experience in lubrication and fluid analysis, and so we took this opportunity to pick his brain a little more about these procedures. Listen today! Connect with us! https://upkeep.org https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
15:55
December 2, 2020
S2:E20 Strategic Planners and Problem Solvers with Bryan Bieschke
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are excited to have Bryan Bieschke, Director of Maintenance and Reliability of T. Parker Host! From budgeting, managing metrics, staying up to date with the latest technologies, tracking equipment health, and more, today's maintenance technicians and managers need to be skilled strategic planners and problem solvers to manage the tons of tasks they have on their plates. Bryan and Ryan discuss the importance of these essential skills, and how maintenance technicians and managers can truly hone these abilities. Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
14:58
November 18, 2020
S2:E19 8 Key Steps in Implementing a Better Preventive Maintenance Program with Torbjörn Idhammar
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are excited to have Torbjörn Idhammar, President and CEO of IDCON Inc., on the show! Torbjörn has tons of experience in improving preventive maintenance implementation, especially in fields like steel, oil and gas, and mining. He gives Ryan and our listeners an in-depth look into ways maintenance organizations can improve and create better preventive maintenance programs in a plant or mine! Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
15:26
November 4, 2020
S2:E18 Asset Strategy Management with Jason Apps
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are excited to have Jason Apps, CEO of ARMS Reliability, on the show! One of Jason's specialities is Asset Strategy Management, and how to use it to build a culture of reliability in an organization. Jason and Ryan dive deep into this topic, discussing core principles of Asset Strategy Management and how to get more teams to adopt and develop this approach. Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn     Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
16:19
October 21, 2020
S2:E17 Data-Driven Approaches in Manufacturing with Bryan Sapot
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are excited to have Bryan Sapot, CEO of SensrTrx, on the show! Traditional maintenance and manufacturing are undergoing a huge transition to be more data-driven. Bryan and Ryan discuss this shift towards data and how to get teams on board for this revolution! Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn   Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
16:29
October 7, 2020
S2:E16 Simplifying Mining Maintenance with Gerard Wood
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are excited to have Gerard Wood, Managing Director at Bluefield Asset Management, and Director of Relialytics, on the show! Gerard has an extensive background on mining equipment maintenance. And, as the Managing Director for Bluefield, he is helping mining companies all over the world keep their machines running and improve their equipment reliability. So, for this episode, Ryan picks Gerard's brain a little more to learn about mining maintenance. Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
17:24
September 23, 2020
S2:E15 People and Culture with Cliff Williams
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are thrilled to have Cliff Williams on the show! Cliff is the Principal Advisor on Maintenance and Reliability at People & Processes, and also a member of the Board of Directors for the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada! Cliff and Ryan discuss maintenance and reliability practices in regards to leadership, people, and culture. Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn  Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
14:55
September 9, 2020
S2:E14 Leveling Up Your Organization's Leadership with Rob Kalwarowsky
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are excited to have Rob Kalwarowsky back on the show! Rob and Ryan discuss all things leadership - qualities of a great leader, values at the core of good leadership, and much more! Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
16:45
August 26, 2020
S2:E13 Taking Maintenance and Reliability Offshore with Lucas Marino
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are excited to welcome Lucas Marino on the show! Lucas is a Life Cycle Engineer at Amentum, Owner of EAST Partnership and Marino Consulting Services, and former Branch Chief for the U.S. Coast Guard. With such a diverse background, Lucas is able to offer a ton of knowledge on similarities and differences when it comes to improving maintenance and reliability on land and on the sea. Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn   Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
19:38
August 12, 2020
S2:E12 Ultrasonic Technologies Driving Meaningful Impact with Adrian Messer
In this week's episode Masterminds in Maintenance, we are excited to have Adrian Messer, Director of US Operations at UE Systems, on the show! With over 17 years of experience working with ultrasonic technologies, Adrian shares with us how these technologies can be used to positively impact maintenance teams everywhere! Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
14:34
July 29, 2020
S2:E11 Careers Considered - Maintenance Management with April Johnson
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are excited to have April Johnson, Maintenance Manager at Pepsico, on the show! Continuing on in our short series, "Careers Considered", where we dive deeper into the different jobs in the maintenance and reliability industry, we are excited to hear from April about what it is like working as a maintenance manager! Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
15:38
July 15, 2020
S2:E10 Careers Considered - Reliability Engineering with Steven Dobie
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are excited to have Steven Dobie, Reliability Engineer at Teck Resources Limited, back on the show! Today's show looks a bit different than our usual episodes, and that's because this episode is the first in our new short series, "Careers Considered", that dives deeper into the different jobs in the maintenance and reliability industry. To kick things off, Steven gives us a glimpse into Reliability Engineering! Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
16:20
July 1, 2020
S2:E9 Kaizen Culture and Facilitation with George Mahoney
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are excited to have George Mahoney, Program Manager and Business Optimization Lead at Merck, on the show! Ryan and George discuss everything Kaizen - what it is, how it works, what the word "Kaizen" even means, and so much more! Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
19:30
June 24, 2020
S2:E8 Making Maintenance and Reliability Fun with Michelle Ledet Henley
On this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are so excited to have Michelle Ledet Henley, Developer and Facilitator at The Manufacturing Game, on the show! Michelle shares with us her journey into the industry, the thought process and inspiration behind the development of The Manufacturing Game's board games and simulations, as well as the importance of focusing on relationships and connections within an organization when it comes to improving reliability. Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
19:22
June 17, 2020
S2:E7 An Introduction to Smart Manufacturing with Mark Miozzi
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are excited to have Mark Miozzi, Smart Manufacturing Specialist at Rexel Automation Solutions, on the show! Ryan and Mark discuss the smart manufacturing - the benefits, the process of implementation, the technologies involved, and so much more! Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
17:59
June 10, 2020
S2:E6 The 7 Deadly Sins of the CMMS with Simon Murray
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are excited to have Simon Murray, Founder of Your Maintenance Coach, back on the show! Simon shares with us a new campaign he has been working on to explain the consistent mistakes he has seen people make in setting up and running their system. Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
17:11
June 3, 2020
S2:E5 Understanding Generational Shifts in the Maintenance and Manufacturing Industries with Shawn Fitzgerald
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we have Shawn Fitzgerald on the show! Shawn is the Chief Marketing Officer at ThomasNet. Together, Ryan and Shawn discuss how to effectively lead different generations in the workplace, and how manufacturers in the modern age can create an appealing culture for the next generation to come. Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
16:24
May 27, 2020
S2:E4 Maintenance and Reliability Adding Value to Your Business with Larry Olson
On this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we have Larry Olson, CEO and President of Nexus Global, on the show! Ryan and Larry discuss how effective maintenance programs help with achieving business development and growth. They also share why maintenance and reliability should be seen as value-add to a business, rather than a necessary evil. Listen today!  Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
20:56
May 20, 2020
S2:E3 The Importance of Maintenance Data to Unlock the Capabilities of Automated PdM with Robert Russell
On this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we have Robert Russell, CTO and Co-Founder of Senseye, on the show! Ryan and Rob discuss harnessing technologies like Industry 4.0 and AI/Machine Learning to do the heavy lifting of predictive maintenance. Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
18:51
May 13, 2020
S2:E2 5 Habits of an Extraordinary Reliability Engineer with Peter Horsburgh
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are excited to have Peter Horsburgh on the show! Peter is the author of “5 Habits of an Extraordinary Reliability Engineer", as well as the CEO and Founder of Reliability Extranet! Peter shares with us more about his book through the lens of his own experience as a reliability engineer. Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
15:33
May 6, 2020
S2:E1 Care at the Core of our Companies with Rob Kalwarowsky
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are excited to have Rob Kalwarowsky back on the show! Ryan and Rob discuss the importance of companies taking care of people, whether it be our employees or customers, as well as just doing our part to support anyone who is in need of help during these challenging times. Listen today! DISCLAIMER: We want to let you know this episode covers some sensitive subjects such as mental health and depression in the workplace. If you're going through a difficult time right now, or if you know someone struggling with depression, we hope this episode will help you navigate these tough conversations at work and in your personal life. If you're ever experiencing suicidal thoughts please reach out to your support system or call 1-800-273-8255 where you'll be connected with a specialist from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
19:10
April 29, 2020
Episode 33: Explaining the Uptime Pyramid of Excellence in Reliability with James Reyes-Picknell
On this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we are excited to have industry expert, James, on the show! Ryan and James discuss the evolution of asset management, the details of the Uptime Pyramid, and much more! Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
33:20
April 22, 2020
Episode 32: How Ben Handley and His Team at Pepsico are Responding to COVID-19
On this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we welcome Ben Handley, Plant Maintenance Manager at Pepsico, on the show! Ben shares the incredible work he and his team are executing every single day to provide those at home with the brands they love! Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
24:54
April 15, 2020
Episode 31: Helping and Sharing to Support Those on Their Maintenance and Reliability Journey with Andy Gailey
On this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we have Andy Gailey on the show! Andy shares with us his journey in the maintenance and reliability industry, as well as how he helps and support those on their own journey in the same industry. Andy and Ryan also discuss how COVID-19 will change the course of the maintenance world, the use of IoT during these times, and more! Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
19:44
April 8, 2020
Episode 30: Tips and tricks for Maintenance Workers to Boost Productivity with Gregory Mecomber
On this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we have Gregory Mecomber on the show! Greg offers a ton of tips and resources to help those in the maintenance and reliability industry to stay productive and proactive during the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
25:55
April 1, 2020
Episode 29: How to Support Those Working from the Frontlines During the COVID-19 Pandemic with Shon Isenhour
On this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we have Shon Isenhour, the Founding Partner of Eruditio, on the show! Ryan and Shon discuss measures people in this industry can take to protect themselves while at work, ways upper management can take care of their employees, tips on how to stay productive if production is paused, and so much more. Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
25:12
March 25, 2020
Episode 28: RCM Blitz - One of the Top RCM Methodologies in the Industry with Doug Plucknette
On this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, Doug Plucknette, founder of Reliability Solutions and author of the book "Reliability Centered Maintenance using RCM Blitz", as well as, "Clean, Green, and Reliable", shares the development and process of RCM Blitz, a methodology he created to improve manufacturing reliability, while reducing health, safety, and environmental incidents and accidents. Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
27:07
March 18, 2020
Episode 27: When to Use Condition-Based Monitoring at your Facility with Maureen Gribble
On this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, Maureen Gribble, Director of Marketing at UE Systems, shares her knowledge on the benefits and even the potential drawbacks of condition-based monitoring. Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn   Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
25:53
March 11, 2020
Episode 26: From Harvard Lawyer to Mobilizer in Water and Utilities with George Hawkins
This week on Masterminds in Maintenance, we are so excited to welcome George Hawkins, Founder of Moonshot LLC and former head of DC Water, to the show! George and Ryan discuss misperceptions of water in the utilities sector, how the utilities sector can save 80% of costs through condition based maintenance, and so much more! Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
25:29
March 4, 2020
Episode 25: Understanding the Difference Between Maintenance and Operations with Gary Rigdon
In this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we have Gary Rigdon on the show discussing the key differences between maintenance and operation! We also get to learn about Gary and his amazing journey into the maintenance and reliability industry. Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
08:15
February 26, 2020
Episode 24: Making Reliability Your Priority with Anna Goodman
On this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, we welcome Anna Goodman, reliability engineer at ARMS Reliability, on the show! In this episode, Ryan and Anna discuss the importance of prioritization, as well as gender roles in the maintenance and reliability space. Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
24:19
February 19, 2020
Episode 23: Producing High-performing Teams to get High-performing Results with George Parada
This week on Masterminds in Maintenance, we are so excited to welcome George Parada to the show! In this episode, Ryan and George discuss the the intricate process and standards of producing high-performing teams in order to achieve high-performing results. Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
28:25
February 12, 2020
Episode 22: Coaching Maintenance Teams to the Next Level with Simon Murray
This week on Masterminds in Maintenance, we welcome Simon Murray to the show! In this episode, Ryan and Simon discuss how there is no silver bullet or magic wand when it comes to team betterment and growth. It is only through discipline, hard work, and consistent daily action that can improve your maintenance teams! Curious about what coaching entails - when your team needs it and what it's all about? Listen today! Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
31:39
February 5, 2020
Episode 21: Where Defect Elimination Starts and Ends with Tim Rice
This week on Masterminds in Maintenance, we dive deeper into the topic of defect elimination! Tim Rice shares with us the big impact defect elimination has on the maintenance and reliability industry, and his experience in this field!   Connect with us!  https://www.onupkeep.com  https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook  https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn   Music from https://filmmusic.io  "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)  License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
21:35
January 29, 2020
Episode 20: How to use Continuous Improvement to Generate a 10x ROI with Calvin Williams
This week, we welcome Calvin Williams to the show to discuss how Continuous Improvement starts at the shop floor. Curious about Continuous Improvement Software -- what is it and who it’s for? Do you wonder when you need it and what challenges should you prepare for? Listen today!   Connect with us!  https://www.onupkeep.com  https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook  https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn   Music from https://filmmusic.io  "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)  License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
29:35
January 22, 2020
Episode 19: Electrical and Current Signature Analysis with Howard Penrose
This week on Masterminds in Maintenance, we discuss electrical current analysis technology with the President of MotorDoc. We explore, "What types of equipment can benefit from electrical current analysis? What should we look for? When is electrical current analysis good and when is it not great to use it?" Lesson now to find out these answers and more!   Connect with us!  https://www.onupkeep.com  https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook  https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn   Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)  License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
14:38
January 15, 2020
Episode 18: Investing in the People Behind Effective Maintenance Planning and Scheduling with Jeff Shiver
This week on Masterminds in Maintenance, we discuss effective maintenance planning and scheduling. Only about 10% of planner schedulers are utilized effectively. Jeff Shiver shares with us how to interview, train and measure success for maintenance planners to make sure your business is in that 10%. Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
42:10
January 8, 2020
Episode 17: Doing Root Cause Analysis the RIGHT way with Bob Latino
Doing Root Cause Analysis the RIGHT way. Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
34:38
December 18, 2019
Episode 16: Distinguishing the Difference Between Maintenance and Reliability with Steven Dobie
Distinguishing the difference between maintenance and reliability with Steven Dobie. Connect with us!  https://www.onupkeep.com  https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook  https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn   Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)  License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
33:09
December 12, 2019
Episode 15: ISO 14224 and the Importance of Asset Hierarchy, Structure, and Data Integrity with Ricky Smith
Data integrity is critical to your reliability success. Without the proper categorization, hierarchy, and data structure you’re likely drowning in data without knowing what to do. Learn more about ISO 14224 and why it’s become the industry’s standard for how to capture data to drive better reliability decisions. Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
17:20
December 4, 2019
Episode 14: Moving from Electrician, to Maintenance Planner, to Global Reliability Consultant with James Kovacevic
We discussed James’ journey as he started out as an electrician, a company took a chance on him and allowed him to learn. Got a role as a planner, then a maintenance manager, then reliability engineer, then started working as a global reliability consultant to share his wealth of knowledge.   He’s seen a lot of failed CMMS implementations, but also seen some of the greatest but it always comes down to three things — investing in training, setting an outcomes goal before you purchase a CMMS, and creating a detailed plan for rollout before you start.   Connect with us!  https://www.onupkeep.com  https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook  https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn  Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)  License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
23:12
November 27, 2019
Episode 13: What to Avoid in Maintenance Planning and Scheduling with Erik Hupje
This week we have Erik Hupje, founder of RoadtoReliability.com, joining the Masterminds in Maintenance podcast all the way from Brisbane, Australia. Together we discuss the do's and dont's of Maintenance Planning and Scheduling. Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
24:13
November 21, 2019
Episode 12: Ask The Experts!
We decided to shake things up a bit this week on Masterminds in Maintenance by hosting a live Q&A session with 4 experts in the maintenance and reliability space! Listen in to hear answers to questions like, "What is today's real impact (advantages & disadvantages) of machine learning in Predictive maintenance?" and "Where do you start when there is no reliability practice within an organization?" Featuring:  Ryan Chan, Masterminds in Maintenance https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryan-chan-upkeep/ Robert Kalwarowsky, Rob's Reliability Project https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-kalwarowsky/ George Williams, ReliabilityX https://www.linkedin.com/in/georgewilliamscmrp/ Joe Anderson, ReliabilityX https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-anderson-b06a5653/
1:00:10
November 13, 2019
Episode 11: Maintenance, Reliability, Asset management - What’s the Difference?! with Suzane Greeman
Asset Management guru, Suzane Greeman, joins Masterminds in Maintenance this week to discuss the importance of Asset Management Education at all levels of a maintenance organization. Connect with us! https://www.onupkeep.com https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn Music from https://filmmusic.io "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
32:07
November 6, 2019
Episode 10: Garbage Data In, Garbage Data Out with George Williams
George Williams joins us this week on Masterminds in Maintenance to discuss common mistakes he sees after running audits with maintenance and reliability teams. The short version? Garbage data in = garbage data out. Connect with us!  https://www.onupkeep.com  https://bit.ly/UpKeepFacebook  https://bit.ly/UpKeepLinkedIn  Music from https://filmmusic.io"Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)  License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...)
36:46
October 30, 2019
Episode 9: Strategic Budgeting and Forecasting, and Managing Up In Order to Advocate for Change with Paul Crocker
We have a packed discussion with Paul Crocker, Supervisor of Maintenance at Kansas City Board of Public Utilities, this week on Masterminds in Maintenance! We discuss the importance of strategic budgeting and forecasting, as well as how to successfully manage up to your leadership teams in order to advocate for change.
31:51
October 24, 2019
Episode 8: Solutions for People Issues, Process Issues and Profitability Issues with Joe Anderson
This week on Masterminds in Maintenance, we hear from Joe Anderson - COO at ReliabilityX.  Joe argues that most organizations typically have three different types of problems: People issues, process issues and profitability issues. He walks us through what each one of those means, and what the most common root causes are for each.
27:49
October 16, 2019
Episode 7: Oil Analysis and the Importance of Condition Monitoring with Sanya Mathura
This week on Masterminds in Maintenance, we're excited to welcome Sanya Mathura, Managing Director and Senior Consultant at Strategic Reliability Solutions! Together we discuss the critical role condition monitoring plays in maintenance as well as diving deep into oil analysis: How important is a lubrication program? Should every component get oil analysis? What types of tests are recommended? Are all lubricants compatible? What are some of the biggest causes of lubrication failures and how can oil analysis assist?
28:23
October 9, 2019
Episode 6: Tips on Establishing a Reliability Culture Within Your Organization with LaWayne Smith
This week on Masterminds in Maintenance, we hear from LaWayne Smith, Head of Asset Management and Reliability at the University of Kansas Medical Center. LaWayne shares with us his journey being the steward of change for his organization in revitalizing their preventative maintenance program. Thank you, LaWayne, for joining us! 
25:55
October 2, 2019
Episode 5: How Managing Your Storeroom Can Save You Millions with Radar Huntsinger
On this week's episode of Masterminds in Maintenance, Radar Huntsinger discusses the key elements of success in Maintenance Repair and Operations (MRO) and how MRO directly impacts reliability and overall efficiency of any organization.
30:58
September 25, 2019
Episode 4: The Best KPI’s for Your Maintenance Operations with Fred Schenkelberg
This week we hear from Fred Schenkelberg on his reliability journey, why Mean Time Between Failure is NOT the best metric to track, and what ARE the best KPIs for your maintenance operations.
34:35
September 18, 2019
Episode 3: How to Develop Maintenance and Reliability Processes at Your Organization with Ricky Smith
This week’s guest is Ricky Smith. Ricky joins the Masterminds in Maintenance podcast to discuss his journey of creating asset reliability and process reliability with his maintenance teams.  Ricky Smith's wide global experience has brought him a unique perspective that "maintenance is maintenance, it doesn't matter where you go."
27:38
September 11, 2019
Episode 2: How to Increase Awareness about Reliability with Rob Kalwarowsky, Reliability Engineer
A podcast for those with new ideas in maintenance. Each week, Ryan Chan meets with a guest who has had an idea for how to shake things up in the maintenance and reliability industry. Sometimes the idea failed, sometimes it made their businesses more successful, and other times their idea revolutionized entire industries.
35:20
September 4, 2019
Episode 1: How to Shift the Culture of a Maintenance Team with Peter Funk, Reliability Manager
A podcast for those with new ideas in maintenance. Each week, Ryan Chan meets with a guest who has had an idea for how to shake things up in the maintenance and reliability industry. Sometimes the idea  failed, sometimes it made their businesses more successful, and other times their idea revolutionized entire industries. This week's guest is Peter Funk, Reliability Manager at Rehrig Pacific Company. Listen in on how Rehrig's maintenance team evolved, and how Peter was able to increase knowledge sharing within their maintenance organization.
24:13
August 23, 2019