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TPM for IATF16949


Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) has been introduced as a new requirement for the automotive quality standard based on previous non-conformances noted in the areas of equipment management.


1 day


This one day overview will provide you with an understanding of the role of TPM within IATF16949, the reasons for its addition to the standard and an outline of the main components of a TPM based equipment management system.

Excerpt from IATF16949:2016 - 1st Edition (Automotive Quality Management System Standard) Total productive maintenance

‘The organisation shall develop, implement and maintain a documented total productive maintenance system’.

Who should attend?

This workshop is designed for operations, quality and maintenance leaders who need to introduce TPM to improve their equipment management system and satisfy the revised requirements of the standard.

Course Outline

  • Why TPM was added to the standard
  • TPM Principles - targeting Zero Losses, Zero Defects and Zero Accidents
  • The Pillars of TPM
  • Measuring Overall Equipment Effectiveness
  • Restoring Equipment through Autonomous Maintenance
  • Developing Control Plans through Quality Maintenance
  • Developing Skills through Training and Development
  • Managing PM activities and developing Precision Maintenance Standards

Benefits and Learning Objectives

TPM principles align with the purpose of the IATF 16949 quality standard and will enable you to develop an equipment management system which engages employees, ensures quality output, increases equipment availability and performance and is based on the development of standard operations.

Participants will learn about the structure and principles of TPM and how to use those principles to both improve efficiency and satisfy the requirements of the standard.


Upon completion of the course you will receive an Industry Forum certificate of attendance.

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