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Factory abnormality manager – Factories machines to have breakdown tracking systems, supported by a CMMS, to ensure production running without any hitches. The factory abnormality manager is among the key personnel on the shop floor who ensures timely response to problems reported by machine operators to reduce factory workflow disruption.

Increase Efficiency and Minimize Factory Workflow Disruptions

  • Master Problem Solver: The Factory abnormality manager is the guardian of smooth operations in manufacturing. They identify, analyze, and resolve issues that threaten production goals and quality standards.
  • Identify & Address Issues: From equipment malfunctions and quality defects to process deviations and material shortages, these managers tackle a wide range of roadblocks. RipplesCMMS gives him real-time information on MTBF and MTBR.
  • Root Cause Analysis: They delve deep beyond the surface problem to uncover the underlying reasons for abnormalities. This involves data analysis, personnel interviews, and equipment inspections. Read about CMMS best practices
  • Preventative Measures: Proactive problem-solving is key! They implement preventative maintenance practices, improve quality control procedures, and refine production processes to minimize future issues.

Key Responsibilities for Peak Performance

  • Early Warning Systems: Establish effective methods (visual inspections, RTLS data, operator feedback) for employees to report abnormalities promptly.
  • Solution-Oriented: Based on root cause analysis (5Y’s), they implement corrective actions to address immediate problems and prevent recurrence (repairs, process adjustments, material sourcing changes).
  • Clear Communication: Keeping factory leadership informed about abnormalities, corrective actions taken, and recommendations for improvement is crucial.

Benefits of a Factory Abnormality Manager

  • Enhanced Efficiency: Reduced downtime and streamlined operations lead to increased production efficiency.
  • Improved Quality: Tackle quality defects using Epaper, to ensure products consistently meet high standards.
  • Cost Savings: Preventing problems saves money by minimizing equipment breakdowns, material waste, and rework.
By deploying a CMMS on a mesh network, factories can now easily implement machine uptime monitoring systems which helps in improving productivity and safety and limit factory workflow disruption.
 
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Industry 4.0 Director
Duleep Sahadevan - Founder and director at Ripples. Bringing nearly 7 years of expertise in understand and building technology solutions for Industry 4.0