Doug Plucknette has been in the Field of Maintenance and Reliability for 37 years. In 1999 he founded Reliability Solutions Inc. As the founder of RCM Blitz™ and author of the book Reliability Centered Maintenance using RCM Blitz™, he has provided reliability training and services to numerous companies around the world, large and small, including such Fortune 500 companies
as Cargill, Whirlpool, Honda, Coors Brewing, Energizer, Corning, Invista, and Newmont Mining.
Doug has made key contributions to standard reliability measures for manufacturing, and reliability training programs worldwide. He has trained numerous client RCM Facilitators and performed RCM analyses on hundreds of pieces of manufacturing equipment.
Prior to his work as a consultant, Doug worked 19 years at Eastman Kodak Company in Rochester, NY in positions as a skilled trades person, lead person, Maintenance Supervisor, and Reliability Engineer. He holds a certificate in Reliability, Engineering, and Maintenance from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Recognized as an Industry Expert, Doug has published over 50 articles, and has written two books
, and has been a featured speaker at dozens of conferences and was the Key Note Speaker for UE World 2016 and IMC2017.