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Leadership Skills for Maintenance Supervisors and Managers (Hardcover)

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Supervision is a leveraged activity. When we develop the supervisor's skills, we enhance the productivity of the whole workgroup.

This book provides valuable skill training for supervisors, team leaders, and managers. It offers techniques to improve reliability that can be accomplished at the supervisor level. It teaches both the science and the art of the supervision of maintenance workers, discusses managing meetings and time, the elements of technical issues, and presents management and people skills, offering maximum productivity and high-quality provision of services and at the same time, improving morale throughout the workforce.

This book is suitable for all types of maintenance for organizations with supervisors and managers from plant operations, storeroom, construction, and related areas including industrial organizations, construction companies, mines, fleets, building maintenance, janitorial maintenance contractors, and vocational tech schools teaching maintenance short courses.

About the Author

Joel D Levitt CRL, CPMM, Certified Prosci Change Management practitioner since 1980. Mr. Levitt has been the President of Springfield Resources, maintenance consultants, and trainers in a wide variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, oil, airports, hospitals, high tech manufacturing, school systems, government, etc. He is a leading maintenance trainer throughout the US, Canada, Australia, Europe, and Asia. He has trained over 17,000 maintenance professionals from 39 countries in more than 600 classes and workshops. Surveys of his students show that 98% rated the training very good or excellent. Mr. Levitt was the director of International Projects at Life Cycle Engineering and director of Reliability Projects at Reliabilityweb and a trainer of the CRL. He was a senior consultant at Computer Cost Control Corp. There he designed computerized maintenance management systems for organizations including FedEx, United Airlines, JFK Airport, BFI, etc. He designed, installed, and serviced a complete automation system with rack controls, accounting, and inventory controls for BP North America's 30,000-barrel/day-oil terminal. Mr. Levitt has written 12 books on maintenance management and contributed chapters to two other books. He has written over 200 articles for trade publications on maintenance topics. His teaching style is humorous and understandable straight talking. Students should expect to be introduced to a great deal of material, real-life examples, successful practices from around the world, and have a good time as well. Typical clients: GM, BHP, Volvo, USX, Mercedes Benz, Valero Oil (planning), ARAMCO, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Esso Canada, Chevron-Saudi Arabia, Arawak Cement-Barbados, BP (Port Newark-Automation), Atlantic LNG (Planning), Iron Ore of Canada (planning), LA Water, Wyeth, Saint Martin International Airport, Dubai Water, US Army Corps of Engineers (Dams on the Columbia, Red River), Portland International Airport, CUF (Ammonia Plant-Shutdown) Syncrude, Algoma (planning, shutdowns), GE Plastics (management), Abbotts Labs, Merck, Prince George Pulp and paper, City College of NY, Univ. of Alabama, Ft Meade (US Army), SAP, Jefferson University Hospital, US Defense Logistics, Philip Morris, Sony, CSX Railroad, Harley Davidson Motorcycle, US Navy, 3000 more.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780367481759
ISBN-10: 0367481758
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: December 23rd, 2020
Pages: 267
Language: English