There are countless advantages that can be highlighted about the existence or need for a Manual of Procedures in Maintenance Management in any organization. Realizing a practical structure, read in this article the main advantages that stand out in the existence and effective use of such document.
It is a communicative ‘super-tool’ that seeks to systematize and normalize maintenance concepts, procedures, work instructions, providing guidance on maintenance activities whilst promoting the adoption of necessary management practices for these activities. Meanwhile, it must also compile information on the current norms and regulations for the company’s present activities. The MMPM must be viewed as the department’s metaphorical ‘Bible’. It should not be considered a “miracle worker” among the department, nor will it be able to solve all future challenges posed, however it will offer a valuable starting point for overcoming these forthcoming issues.