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September PDM – Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) at the USPS

September 19, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT


Signup on our partner site by Monday, September 17.  Attendees will order from the menu and pay for their own meal.  The sign up is down the page, so be sure to keep scrolling!

Robert A. Carney, Master Black Belt

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is a structured and systematic approach based on best practices for performing maintenance activities in order to achieve higher levels of facility and equipment reliability.

The Benefits of TPM are:

• Increased equipment productivity
• Reduced equipment downtime
• Increased plant capacity
• Lower maintenance and production costs
• Approaching zero equipment-caused defects
• Enhanced job satisfaction
• Increased Return On Investment

Robert Carney was awarded the position of Master Black Belt for the Postal Service in the Northeast Area in July 2017. The position encompasses responsibility for Continuous Improvement activities for all postal operations including processing and distribution, customer service, maintenance and administrative support functions.

In this role, Mr. Carney reports to the Area Vice President and the Area Manager of Operations Support.

There are 653 Green Belts, 43 Black Belts and 3 Master Black Belts in ten Districts of the Northeast Area.  The Postal Service’s Northeast Area includes approximately 90,000 employees over a geographic area that includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, parts of New York and New Jersey and all locations in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.


September 19, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
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River Station Restaurant
1 North Water St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 United States
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ASQ Mid-Hudson Section

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