Rhamses LavegaAsset Reliability Engineer
First Gen Corporation
Rhamses P. Lavega isa registered Chemical Engineer and graduated from the University of the Philippines in Diliman. He works currently as Asset Reliability Engineer under the Asset Management Group of First Gen Corporation, a clean & renewableenergy company in the Philippines. He is responsible for implementing various programs across the fleet in the areas of process risks & leading indicators, reliability programs on condition monitoring and establishing an asset management system in the framework of ISO 55000. Prior to his presentwork, he was connected with JX Nippon Mining and Metals Philippines for 12 years, a copper foil company under the JX Group. He worked in the fields ofmanagement, process engineering, R&D, operations, and led the implementationof a Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) system. He is currently pursuing a master's degree in Energy Engineering.
11:00 AM Pioneering Leading Indicators for Power Plant MRO to Avoid Major Disaster & Secure Long-Term Asset Integrity
What's wrong with the safety triangle, and why reducing LTIs doesn't necessarily reduce deaths and major incidents
Distinguishing between leading and lagging indicators and setting up a Leading Indicators reporting system to "take the temperature of the organisation" i.e. How close are you to a major disaster?
Embedding the lessons of Deepwater Horizon and similar incidents into process safety and risk-assessment
How a Leading Indicators programme fits with maintenance planning and execution
2:15 PM How to Optimize Plant Schedules for Efficient MRO Budget Spend & Maximum Plant Availability? Weighing Life-Extending Upgrades & Repairs Against Downtime Duration
- How often does unplanned failure boil down to protocol breach in operations?
- Finding the sweet spot: striking the right balance between operational man-hours and optimal maintenance
- Boosting performance monitoring and process visibility for keeping equipment in top-performing condition
- Balancing priorities and mindsets: How best to incentivise performance for optimum M&O?