1st Edition

The TPM Playbook A Step-by-Step Guideline for the Lean Practitioner

By Chris A. Ortiz Copyright 2016
    68 Pages 67 Color Illustrations
    by Productivity Press

    66 Pages
    by Productivity Press

    This book is a guideline for implementation and it is intended for the Lean practitioner looking for a training tool and a guideline that can be used in the work area while improvements are being conducted. It describes how to effectively implement total productive maintenance.

    How to Use This Playbook


    Start with 5S
    Red Tagging
    Why Sort?
    Painted Work Areas and Aisle Ways
    Machine Shop

    Maintenance Inventory
    Benefits of Kanban
    Creating a Kanban Sizing Report
    Cycle Counting, Part Identification, Vendors, and On-Hand Inventory
    Identification of New Inventory Quantities
    Calculating New On-Hand Costs
    Creating a Kanban Sizing Report
    Break Down Items into Categories
    Maximum Quantity Examples
    Maintenance Kanban Cards

    Baseline Your Equipment
    Seven Types of Abnormalities
    One-Turn Method

    TPM Procedures
    Proactive Maintenance
    Preventive Maintenance
    Predictive Maintenance
    Creating Machine Operator Procedures
    Sample Icons for Procedure
    Solution-Based Engineering Procedure

    Visual TPM Boards


    Definition of Terms



    Chris A. Ortiz is the founder and president of Kaizen Assembly, a Lean manufacturing training and implementation firm in Bellingham, Washington. Chris has been featured on Inside Business (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMm3fVsbPtM) with Fred Thompson on CNN Headline News. He is the author of five books on Lean manufacturing, (see list below). Chris has been featured in dozens of publications including Assembly Magazine, Industrial Engineer, Industrial Management, Metal Finishes, Plant Engineer, Auto Body News, and Collision Repair Magazine.

    Chris Ortiz is a frequent presenter and keynote speaker at conferences such as the IIE Annual Conference and the NACE Automotive Exposition. He also has been interviewed on KGMI radio, and has written numerous articles on Lean manufacturing and business improvement for various regional and national publications. Chris also was recently on the national radio show the American Innovator. He is invited to speak at a few international business and manufacturing conference in Europe every year.

    Kaizen Assembly’s clients include industry leaders in aerospace, composites, processing industries, automotive, rope manufacturing, restoration equipment, food processing, and fish processing.

    Mr. Ortiz has been trained by the John Costanza Institute of Technology in "Demand Flow Technology" and by the Georgia Institute of Technology for ISO 9001 : 2000 Internal Quality Auditing. He is also a member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. He is the creator of the LEAN Marketplace (www.learnmarketplace.com). Chris Ortiz is considered to be an expert in the field in lean manufacturing implementation.

    He is the author of: