The building operators at Teva Pharmaceuticals were tasked with regularly performing daily rounds of the mechanical areas and documenting critical parameters on boilers, chillers, air compressors, and purified water systems.
When the data was audited by the maintenance team, it was found to have inconsistent routes. Additionally, the data was variable depending on which operator was performing the rounds.
In pharmaceutical, inconsistent routes and procedures can open the door manufacturing deviations and can also make it difficult to trace the root causes of deviations.
Also having the data in various logbooks makes it almost impossible to find and quickly resolve issues in a timely, organized manner, which can be critical to preventing deviations.
With the AMS Trex unit, well-defined routes were created that request specific inputs from the operators.
The frequency of each route could be determined based on the asset criticality and associated risks.
Data that was once written in various logbooks could now be found in a common repository and then be used for advanced analytics.
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