Within the project “Implementation of the new model for maintenance management (M&R)” of the KTZ Business Transformation Programme specialists of the branch of NC “KTZ” JSC - “Directorate of the backbone network” in the period from December 21 to 26, 2018 have been trained in new business processes on maintenance and repair of railway infrastructure.The training was conducted by representatives of the Ernst & Young company with the participation of the Managing Director - Chief Engineer of “NC “KTZ” JSC Kotyrev B.K. for employees of the department of technical policy and regulation, the directorate of the backbone network as well as the production departments of the track, electrification and energy.
In the welcome speech of Kotyrev B.K. the importance of learning of new processes was emphasized. During training the key differences between the current planning processes, performance monitoring and analysis of current indicators were considered from the target ones as well as the impact of the introduction of an automated maintenance and repair management system (SAP PM module) on these processes.
Moreover, the results elaborated within the project have been also considered and discussed: the M&R strategy, the targeted organizational structure, regulations, methodologies and instructions. On practical examples, such topics as the M&R event planning, risk-oriented M&R approach, assets and standards database control methodology, assets classification methodology, guidelines for deciding on method choice of work execution - by own forces or outsourcing - were analyzed.
According to the results of training, the key users have acquired general knowledge on the main directions in the M&R field within the project of the Business Transformation Programme as well as the completed project steps and plans for the next year were discussed.
The training at the M&R project implementation stage will allow to prepare the key users of the Directorate of the backbone network for implementation of the M&R target processes, that is an important condition for successful changes. The key users, in their turn, will support the end users within further introduction.