Advanced Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

Maintenance planning and scheduling using structured and systematic approaches are critical for every successful plant. Maintenance planning and scheduling are the fastest and most effective investments that an organization can make to improve plant productivity and equipment availability.

Salvo Global’s 3-day course is designed to build advanced competency in maintenance planning and scheduling. The techniques that participants will learn in this course will allow for effective planning and scheduling of maintenance resources. The course covers all the fundamentals and advanced methods and applications that a suitably qualified professional would use in carrying out fully functional plant maintenance. In summary, the course provides a step-by-step practical guide to best practices of maintenance planning and scheduling that will essentially reduce maintenance costs and deliver maximum business benefits.

This training course is based on 35 years of real-life industrial experience of the trainer in maintenance planning and scheduling.

Top Learning Objectives

  • Protect and enhance values of your plant machinery with the advanced maintenance planning and scheduling best practices principles
  • Learn the roles and duties of a maintenance planner and scheduler and creation of high-quality work orders
  • Discover how to effectively integrate reliability centered maintenance with maintenance planning and scheduling for achieving maximum machinery uptime and essential reduction of maintenance costs
  • Master practical implementation of advanced maintenance planning and scheduling principles, Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) and Enterprise Resource Planning Software
  • Unlock the potential of your CMMS System and discuss what other software packages are available and assess their benefits
  • Utilize the latest condition monitoring technologies
  • Optimize the management of maintenance backlogs
  • Maximize profits with effective maintenance management and equipment life cycle control
  • Eliminate risk and downtime caused by maintenance defect and failure with highly effective scheduled maintenance

Who Should Attend?

VPs, Directors, Division Heads, Managers, Superintendents, Specialists, Leaders, Supervisors, Foremen, Planners, Technicians, & Engineers from the following departments:

  • Maintenance
  • Engineering
  • Reliability
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Predictive Maintenance
  • Shutdowns & Turnarounds
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Rotating Equipment
  • Static Equipment
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Asset Management
  • Asset Integrity
  • Operations
  • Plant
  • Production
  • Process
  • Inspection

Trainer's Background

The Trainer (UK) holds a PhD and a Dr. of Sciences (habilitation) degree. He has trained and consulted for different industries worldwide. He has 35 years of real-life industrial experience in maintenance planning and scheduling holding key positions in major companies such as Rolls-Royce, SKF, Caterpillar, Dresser-Rand, Shell and Severn Trent Water.

He has developed and delivered training programmes worldwide for power & utilities, oil & gas, and manufacturing, including courses on maintenance planning and scheduling, machinery failure analysis and prevention, reliability-centered maintenance, condition monitoring of machinery, risk assessment for production and operations, and problem-solving and decision making.

He is also the author of over 200 publications (including 17 patents, 4 books, and 2 book chapters) in the areas of maintenance, condition monitoring of complex mechanical systems and root cause analysis.

Due to his many contributions, he has received many awards such as the Oxford OBN Award (2014), the Rolls-Royce Innovation Award (2011), and the William Sweet Smith Prize from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (2010).

He is an acclaimed entity in the field, holding several key positions in organizations such as:

  • Chairman, International Society for Condition Monitoring
  • Chairman, World Congress on Engineering Asset Management (2007)
  • Chairman, International Condition Monitoring and Maintenance Conferences (2008-2016)
  • General Chairman, First World Congress Condition Monitoring and Maintenance (2017)
  • Co-Chairman, Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Technology Technical Committee of the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT)
  • Editor-in-Chief, “Condition Monitoring” book series
  • Fellow, British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT)
  • Fellow, International Association of Engineers
  • Fellow, UK Institution of Diagnostic Engineers
  • Honorary Editor, International Journal of Condition Monitoring
  • Honorary Co-Chair, World Congress of Engineering (2007-2016)
  • Past Immediate President, International Institute of Acoustics

The trainer has helped many notable organizations achieve improved performance through training and consulting advise. These include:

  • Saudi Aramco
  • Oman Gas Company
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Dresser-Rand
  • Caterpillar
  • S2 Operation and Maintenance Company
  • Alpha Star aviation service KSA
  • Abraj Energy Services Oman
  • Dubai Supply Authority (DUSUP)
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Maaden Aluminium, KSA
  • Saudi Electricity Company
  • The Bahrain Petroleum
  • London Underground
  • Emirates CMS Power
  • Abu Dhabi Oil Refining
  • GEO CHEM Middle East
  • Quartzelec, Abu Dhabi
  • Qatar Petrochemical Company
  • Majan Electricity, Oman
  • Qatar Gas
  • Shell
  • SKF
  • Total
  • Severn Trent Water
  • Barrak Al-Fares
  • BASF
  • Vibrant Machines, Bahrain
  • British Energy
  • Eriks
  • Kuwait Oil Company
  • Qatar Fertiliser Company
  • Sabiya Power Plant
  • NATPET
  • Daleel Petroleum
  • DUCAB Cable Manufacturing Company
  • ADMA-OPCO
  • ADPC, UAE
  • Qatar Aluminium
  • SABIC-SHARQ
  • SSE UK
  • SATORP, KSA
  • ARAMCO, KSA
  • Swift Oil
  • Niger Delta Power
  • Marine Service and Supply
  • Jebba Hydro Electric
  • General Marine and Oil Service
  • Cima
  • Prasrana
  • Bluescope Steel
  • Ranhill AUO
  • SunPower

Event Details

3rd – 5th June 2019
Bangkok, Thailand


Overall very useful info on planning and scheduling for maintenance job. Trainer poses excellent knowledge on topic and able to answer questions.

Tan Boon Hooi, Assist. Project Manager
(Ranhill)