Most organizations struggle with attaining a sustainable proactive maintenance culture. I will outline 7 steps for resisting the reactive maintenance loop and transforming the organization to proactive maintenance. These are essential steps for achieving and sustaining a proactive maintenance mindset.
Kate Kerrigan is an experienced Operations Director and Reliability Engineer. Kate has been a leader on the Association of Facilities Engineers (AFE) governing board, AFE Foundation, and is a Certified Plant Maintenance Manager (CPMM). She also holds Theory of Constraints (ToC) , Project Management Professional (PMP), and Lean certifications.
Kate specializes in maintenance and reliability management and has in-depth experience implementing Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and Lean Manufacturing. Mitigating risks and maximizing company assets is her mission.
Through her teaching, coaching, and mentoring, Kate has led several industry-leading organizations in improving their bottom line and increasing their systems’ reliability. She has a diverse background with industry vertical experience in aseptic packaging, food and beverage, consumer products, pulp and paper, and automotive industries. Throughout her career, she has held positions as a Plant Manager, Maintenance Manager, Reliability Leader, and Operations Analyst.