Responsible Professional Innovative Efficient Cost Effective Competent Improvement of Maintenance & Asset Management

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Responsible, professional & innovative improvement for Asset and Maintenance Management

Our Competence

ICONconsultancy

We plan and support your organizational development, lifecycle and change management.

ICONconsultancy

Maintenance process optimization.
Change Management.
Asset Management benchmarking.
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ICONacademy

We train your employees in maintenance engineering, maintenance processes and Asset Management.

ICONacademy

Personal development training in the fields of maintenance and Asset Management. Internal and external trainings.
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ICONsolution

We support in establishing a software based maintenance workflow for your journey to Maintenance 4.0.

ICONsolution

Computerized Maintenance Management System.
Maintenance 4.0.
Digitalization.
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ICONconsultancy

We plan and Support your Organization Development, Lifecycle and Change Management

ICONacademy

We train your employees on Engineering, Maintenance and Asset-management topics.

ICONsolution

We help you to establish a robust Software based Maintenance work-flow and expansion to Industry 4.0.

References

Active participation in World’s leading Maintenance and Asset management associations and committees including ISO-55000 standards committee. We ensure that we are always in pace with latest developments in the field.

Our Methodology

The Asset Management Model guarantees a systematic approach for optimization of Asset Management, Maintenance and the Life-Cycle-Management. A modular configuration of the modules allows to implement efficient change in your Organization.

Optimization potentials:

  • Establishment of an Asset Management System:
    • Definition of objectives, vision, missions for Asset Management and development of Strategic Asset Management Plans (SAMP)
    • Ingetration of life cycle management principles
    • Development of Asset Management Plans (AMP)
    • Decision making and planning
    • Implementation of Maintenance Policies (e.g.. TPM, Lean, Autonomous, etc.)
    • Configuration Management
  • Improvement of HSE Management in technical areas

Principles of life cycle oriented Asset Management:

Your benefits:

  • Aligned and coordinated policy, strategies and activities within the Asset Management
  • Organizational optimization of trans-sectorial life cycle management (silo-effect)
  • Optimized leadership decision making
  • Implemented project- and configuration management
  • Motivation of workforce through objectives and aligned approaches in the organization
  • Evaluation of entire performance and effectiveness
  • Safety first!
  • Cost efficiency throughout every life-cycle phase

Optimization potential:

  • Definition of operational maintenance strategies of assets and technical components:
    • Inspection, scheduled maintenance, repair, improvement (DIN31051)
    • Preventive Maintenance (PM) & Predictive Maintenance (PdM)
    • Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Condition Monitoring (CM), etc….
  • Development and Optimization of individual –aligned with maintenance strategies – maintenance plans
  • Development of maintenance plans for Autonomous Maintenance

Principle overview of the approach for definition operational maintenance strategies:

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Your benefits:

  • Increased availability and effectiveness (OEE) of plant assets
  • Discover non conformities trough preventive maintenance and decrease the firefighting mode
  • Usage of potential of condition-based maintenance
  • Usage of maintenance intensity which it´s necessary because of criticality
  • Usage of necessary maintenance measurements and methodologies to prevent downtime
  • Optimized resource capacity through optimized planning
  • Increased planning ratio within your organization

Optimization potential:

  • Development of individual work order management and processes
  • Implementation of the continuous improvement principles in the processes
  • Implementation of operational planning functions in the organization
  • Establishment of a planning and scheduling culture for efficient job control
  • Establishment of a continuous improvement culture for elimination of losses
  • Definition of auxiliary processes

Principle of optimized maintenance process:

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Your benefits:

  • Definied and optimized processes accordingly quality management requirement within your asset and maintenance management departments
  • Increased productivity through work order control and planning process
  • Maintenance = planning! Not even firefighting!
  • Efficient usage of resources (personnel, contractors, material)
  • Identification of the cost drivers – integrated into daily planning process and continuous improvement
  • Usage of given information, data, experiences

Optimization potential:

  • Definition and implementation of proactive-oriented organizational structure
  • Improvement of personnel productivity
  • Alignment and optimization of wages structure
  • Leadership & workforce development
  • Transparency of knowledge (competences and qualifications)
  • Communication and information plans
  • Documented information management according quality management

Principle of a optimized organizational structure for Asset Management:

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Your benefits:

  • Optimized organizational structure with meet requirements of asset management
  • Best practice in personnel productivity
  • Defined requirement and leadership culture
  • Performance-linked wages based on and optimized maintenance functions
  • Long-term personnel development programs
  • Aligned job descriptions (rolls, competences, responsibilities, awareness)
  • Attractive functions and career models with the Asset Management and Maintenance organization
  • Defined communication and information management
  • Optimized documented information management

Optimization potential:

  • Definition of Spare part strategies
  • Material management optimization methodologies (like ABC analysis)
  • Gap alignement (target – current situation)
  • Optimization of warehouse management
  • Optimization of inventory level
  • Optimization of purchasing management for spare parts
  • Spare Part logistics and processes
  • Alternatives like consignation, ecommerce, kanban, etc.

Principle of the Pareto rule, which shows that only 10-15% of spares are really critical:

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Your benefits:

  • Cost savings in material costs
  • Increased cash flow trough savings in capital costs
  • Efficiency in spare part strategies
  • Balanced inventory stock between risk and stock optimization
  • Economical stock control
  • Defined processes in warehouse and purchasing

Optimization potential:

  • Optimization of contractor strategies
  • Definition of make or buy criterias
  • Contractors evaluation
  • Contract management

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Your benefits:

  • Aligned contractor strategies and make or buy criteria’s
  • Cost efficiency of contractor costs
  • Optimized usage of external resources

Optimization potential:

  • CAPEX/OPEX planning
  • Definition and development of an individual reporting system
  • Definition of useful KPI´s
  • Definition of performance evaluation and object targeting
  • Definition of costs and activity accounting

Your benefits:

  • Usage of an individual and appropriate cost and performance reporting system
  • Target-oriented control and decision making in the field of asset and maintenance management
  • Given performance evaluation and monitoring processes
  • Responsibility of objectives, their performance and counter measures
  • Definition and rules for CAPEX and OPEX planning
  • Long-term and short-term planning
  • Transparency in the organization

Optimization potential:

  • Definition and implementation of a risk management system
  • Development of a risk management tool
  • Definition of responsibilities and authorities
  • Development of Risk management process:
    • Risk identification
    • Risk analysis
    • Risk evaluation
    • Risk treatment

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Your benefits:

  • Planning and minimization of organizational risk within the area of Asset Management and Maintenance
  • Risk classification of the assets
  • Increased probability of targeting objectives
  • Increased bargaining power for assurance negotiations
  • Increased confidence of customers
  • Erhöhung der Wahrscheinlichkeit zur Zielerreichung
  • Compliance accordingly „Cooperate Sector Supervision and Transparency Act“ in technical organizations

Optimization potential:

  • Definition of criteria for selection of a new system
  • Support for tendering process
  • Evaluation and comparison of different systems (by more than 200 criteria)
  • Support for Implementation of CMMS
  • Development and optimization of master data collection
  • Optimization in effectiveness of current exiting systems

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 Your benefits:

  • Optimized utilization of a CMMS
  • Acceptance of the system by workforce
  • Implemented tool to ensure compliance to work
  • Commons system for work order management, planning, scheduling, reporting, resource planning and further more!
  • Adaption belong to individual objectives and strategies
  • Continuous Improvements trough optimized CMMS!

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Only companies who are ready for entire changes can have a long term existence in our global competition

Ulrich Neumüller (CEO - Icon Services GmbH)
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