Maintenance Must Win Battles
Peter Phillips is an industrial maintenance consultant, trainer and program designer with over 40 years of industrial experience. He is the owner and principal consultant of Trailwalk Holdings Ltd. Multi-national corporations as well as smaller independent companies throughout North America and the UK have utilized his maintenance expertise. For the past 5 years as well as running his consulting company he has been the Maintenance System Support Manager responsible for 20 Gyprock manufacturing plants for CertainTeed Gypsum North America.
Peter previously worked 20 years with Michelin Tire in preventive, proactive and reliability-centered maintenance. He has written electrical and mechanical curriculum for the N.S. Community College and acted as the liaison between the private sector and the college to develop their programs to meet workplace demands. For the past 15 years Peter has become a leader in the development of sustainable maintenance practices and support tools. He has focused on helping companies and organizations with maintenance issues that typically reduce their productivity. His down-to-earth practical experience and solutions are fresh off the plant floor.
Peter is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University's adult education program and holds certificates in the Millwright and Industrial Electrical Trades. He has also earned his designation as a Certified Quality Technician from ASQ. Industrial trade magazine, MRO, recognized his considerable knowledge in the field of maintenance management consulting in its June 1999 issue and again Nov. 1 2008. Readers of MRO will also hear Peter in his monthly CMMS column for the magazine. Peter was nominated for the 2009 prestigious Kenneth R. Wilson Award for Best How-To Article or Series category for How to Justify a CMMS System Purchase.
Peter’s company specializes in effective and efficient maintenance practices that stand the test of World Class Maintenance initiatives that companies around the globe are trying to achieve. His Mechanics of Maintenance philosophy is to keep every aspect of your maintenance program simple.