The Houston Chapter of SMRP is inviting you to come join us for a wonderful networking opportunity at CEM’s newest series, Distilled Discussions. Come out and hear a fabulous speaker, make new friends and industry contacts, and your ticket includes a tour of the distillery and a whiskey tasting of Yellow Rose’s leading whiskeys.
Thursday February 22nd, 2024
11:00am – 1:00pm
MaxGrip: Park Towers Uptown
1233 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77027
*Parking is available for visitors on the first floor of the garage at no cost.
Operational Sustainability, LLC
Management of Change: An Important Consideration for Maintenance
Management of Change (MoC) is often thought of in terms of equipment changes which are not replacement in kind. However, the MoC process casts a wider net and significantly contributes to process reliability. Alarm setpoint changes, procedure changes, organization or personnel changes are just a few examples where poor change analysis or follow-through can lead to human error, production losses and process reliability deterioration. Learn the key steps in an MoC process and how integration with other processes such Pre-Start Up Safety Review, Process Risk, Document Management, Procedure Management, Competency and Training contribute to effective change management. Ultimately, a sound MoC process can ensure that the day to day demands of operations and the changes which are ultimately necessary do not lead to poor reliability.
The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP) is an international organization of over 7,000 members worldwide. SMRP was formed in 1992 and has become the premier global resource for education and knowledge transfer for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals. The Houston Chapter (HCSMRP) was formed in 2004 and has continued to grow with affiliated members from across the Gulf Coast region. HCSMRP holds quarterly luncheon meetings in the Houston area featuring speakers covering a diverse range of educational topics for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals.
In addition, HCSMRP hosts an annual Maintenance and Reliability Symposium focused on delivering relevant education in the following areas: Business Management; Manufacturing Process Reliability; Equipment Reliability; People Skills; Organization and Leadership and Work Management.
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