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  • A Career In The Automotive Industry

    this: Labor time manuals are printed by the manufacturer for warranty repair time standards. These are times for a given job that are preset and are rounded to the nearest 1/10 of an hour.” Basically, you get paid depending on the work you did on the vehicle. It does not matter how long it takes you to replace a part on a vehicle. You will be lucky if you find hourly paid job. The article also states, “Many mechanics will guess and swap parts until the problems are solved or the customer runs out of money. Only about one quarter of the mechanics out there can really troubleshoot problems accurately. Of those, only a portion can troubleshoot intermittent and more difficult problems. Most electrical and drivability problems on today 's automobiles are intermittent. If you find a good mechanic you can trust, stick with him and tell all your friends.” In today’s world, it’s hard to find honest and trustworthy mechanic because all mechanics make money and they can only make money when the replace unnecessary parts and rip of the customers. As stated in the article I would suggest finding a good mechanic and stick with it to save yourself from rip off mechanics. The best thing I learned about my overall topic was what a mechanic do or you can say the lifestyle of the mechanic. It was interesting to learn how difficult a mechanic life could get. My success was finding articles easily since lawliss did a wonderful job in explaining where to find best resources for the…

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  • Prescott Auto Case

    Assignment One: Case Study Analysis Case: Prescott Auto 1. Identification and analysis of key issues/problems 1.1. Shared Understanding of Service Concept Prescott Auto employees does not have a shared understanding of a service concept that will guide the team to know what and how to deliver a certain kind of service to customers. Pycraft, et al. (1997) suggests that a service concept is a set of expected benefits to meet the customers’ needs and expectations. Likewise, Johnston, Clark and…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Three Maintenance Management Techniques

    Section 2 – Comparing and contrasting between the three (3) maintenance management techniques One of the benefits of using the reliability centred maintenance system is the failure, mode, effects and criticality analysis. This solution finding process will be carried out effectively by examining the equipment from its structure and examining the number of failure mode for each equipment involved. Once the failure modes have been established, failure effects will receive the information needed to…

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  • Essay Sample Resume: Mill Worker

    (Suncor U2 Cokepit) August 2014 – February 2016 Millwright Apprentice/Lead Hand (Fort McMurray, Alberta)  Ensuring a safe & injury-free work environment by operating various tools, equipment, and machinery in an efficient manner  Maintaining and servicing equipment & tools to ensure there is 'zero ' downtime on the job  Completing a full range of duties that includes: providing various services and mechanical maintenance on petroleum coke crusher/plant and numerous belt conveyors also…

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  • Outbound Logistics: Effects Of Maintenance On Logistics And Cost Management

    logisticians, logistics is broken into a number of fields including procurement logistics, disposal logistics, domestic logistics, distribution logistics among others (Waters, 2003). Effects of maintenance scheduling on logistics and cost management Maintenance Scheduling, also referred to as planned preventive maintenance (PPM) or simply planned maintenance, is any maintenance activity extended towards an object or equipment. It involves scheduled service visits which are performed by competent…

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  • Palm Haul Sdn Bhd Case Study

    the worst performance ever throughout seven years back. This circumstance shall not be repeated if PHSB wishes to remain its competitiveness and roles in the industry. PHSB must take a correction action to ensure their company gets the contract from Oilene Refineries Sdn. Bhd. Besides, the management of the company should consider the reasonable salaries and allowances of driver in order to encourage them are honest and efficient in their work. Further, the upkeep and maintenance must be…

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  • The Importance Of Making A Maintenance Plan For Preston Valley, Dallas

    I am making this maintenance plan for Preston valley, Dallas. Maintenance is defined as the work that is done to keep your building in good working condition. This is done on a regular basis. Most of the maintenance tasks are done by the building’s super, but some of the tasks can be done by officers, maintenance and repairs committee, outside contractors or the tenants themselves. Maintenance policy is a statement of principle used to guide maintenance management decision making. The purpose…

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  • Classic Cars History

    The appeal of the automobile throughout history is important, why is it that people are still attracted to classic cars even though that today’s modern cars are more efficient and better made? What is appealing about these classic cars? According to Newsday, “Classic cars touch not only the lives of the millions of collectors who have a genetic predisposition for “the sickness”; it also touches the lives of those who see classic cars as investments, art, nostalgia, and therapy.” (Linden) To…

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  • The Maverick Case Study

    Ford used an ingenious campaign showcasing how simple the Maverick was to own. In return for the small investment you received an automobile easy to maintain and simple to repair. This had major appeal with mechanically inclined customers on a tight budget. You could actually perform regular maintenance in your driveway. Sales flyers also pointed out how simple driving the car is and even easier to park. This highlighted a major fault with the German engineered Volkswagen Beetle. A Ford…

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  • Net Spendable Income Essay

    The amount used for utility payments should be an average monthly amount for the past twelve months. If you cannot establish an accurate maintenance fee expense, use five percent of the monthly mortgage payment. Category four- food: expenses: All grocery expenses; including paper goods and non- food products normally purchased at a grocery store. Things like milk, bread, and items purchased in addition to regular shopping trips. Do not forget to include eating out and daily lunches away from the…

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