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ISO 55000 Asset Management: Don't Overlook Spare Parts Bob Williamson Contributing Editor H ow spare parts are managed is an essential element in reliability and maintenance management of physical assets. It makes sense, then, for an organization's assetmanagement system to address all requirements for spare-parts-management processes throughout the entire risk-posing supply chain. Here are key references to ISO-55001 clauses with my suggested questions regarding these processes. Planning (Clause 6) 6.1 Actions to address risks and opportunities for the asset management system ■ Where are the organization's objectives at risk due to failures of spare parts and/or spare-partsmanagement processes? ■ What practices should be put in place to prevent undesired effects from failures of spare parts? 6.2 Asset-management objectives and planning to achieve them ■ How should asset-management objectives within relevant organizational functions and levels be structured to include spare-parts management? ■ How should the strategic-asset-management plan address the spare-parts supply chain? Support (Clause 7) 7.1 Resources ■ Organizational collaboration may be required to manage the spare-parts supply chain. What parts of the organization should be involved?" ■ What resources would be required to maintain reliable spare-parts-management processes? 7.2 Competence ■ What skills and knowledge are required to assure the spare-parts-management processes continue to achieve the asset-management objectives? 7.3 Awareness ■ What ensures that those involved are aware of the company policy, objectives, and plan? 7.4 Communication The ISO 55000:2014 Asset Management Standard could play a major role in industry in the coming years. Keep up to date with our ongoing coverage of this Standard at 46 | MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY ■ What communication mechanisms are needed to assure effective management processes? Operation (Clause 8) 8.1 Operational planning and control ■ What practices should be established to ensure that spare-parts-management processes are being carried out as planned? 8.2 Management of change ■ What processes are needed to ensure that any changes to the spare-parts-management processes don't have any unintended consequences? 8.3 Outsourcing ■ How should the spare-parts supply chain outside the organization be managed to ensure that the objectives and plans are achieved? Performance evaluation (Clause 9) 9.1 Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation ■ What elements of the spare-parts-management processes should be monitored, measured, analyzed, and evaluated? 9.2 Internal audit ■ How should an internal audit be conducted to evaluate the effectiveness and compliance of the spare-parts-management process? 9.3 Management review ■ What elements of the spare-parts-management process should be periodically reviewed by top management? Improvement (Clause 10) ■ ■ ■ What corrective actions should be established to address non-conformity with the spare-partsmanagement processes? What processes should be in place to prevent failures or identify potential failures of the spareparts-management processes? What continuous-improvement processes should be established to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the spare-parts-management processes? MT Bob Williamson, CMRP, CPMM, and member of the Institute of Asset Management, is in his fourth decade of focusing on the "people side" of worldclass reliability and maintenance. Contact him at AUGUST 2016

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Maintenance Technology August 2016

On The Floor
Accepting The Challenge
Advanced Software In The Jungle
Put Efficiency in MRO Storerooms
Rethink Overall Vibration Monitoring
Reliable Pumping Supplement
Practical Oil Analysis: Why and What For?
SAP Tips and Tricks
Maximize Ethernet
Compressed Air Care
Nurture STEM Learning
Heed Drive-Belt Temps
Internet of Things
ISO 55000
Ad Index
Final Thought

Maintenance Technology August 2016