The Leadership Connection  

Episode 28: Drew Troyer

Doug Plucknette | Contributing Host, RELIABILITY CONNECT


Welcome to Episode 28 of The Leadership Connection! On today’s episode…

The Leadership Connection Host, Doug Plucknette, interviews reliability leader Drew Troyer in Episode 28 of this series. Drew brings nearly 30 years experience and thought leadership in the fields of manufacturing reliability engineering and physical asset management.

More about Drew…

Drew believes that most organizations in the physical asset-intensive industries have a tremendous opportunity to improve the uptime, profitability, safety and environmental performance of their plants and physical assets with a dedicated focus on reliability-driven practices. Holding Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE), Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) and MBA qualifications combined with nearly 30 years in the trenches, he possess the knowledge and the skills to help you unlock your potential and recover your “hidden plant.”

He’s also very passionate about sustainability and other environmental matters. He’s currently pursuing a master’s degree in sustainability at Harvard, where he’s emphasizing sustainable manufacturing and land use practices. He serves on ASTM E60.13, the committee for sustainable manufacturing. He confounded the Compatible Lands Foundation (CLF) and He’s a very active board chairperson.

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About the Author

Doug Plucknette Contributing Host, RELIABILITY CONNECT

Doug Plucknette has been in the Field of Asset Management, Maintenance and Reliability for 38 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 consulting services to numerous companies around the world, large and small, including such Fortune 500 companies as Cargill, Whirlpool, Honda, Kraft-Heinz, Schlumberger, 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 tradesperson, lead person, Maintenance Supervisor, and Reliability Engineer.
Recognized as an Industry Expert, Doug has published over 50 articles, written two books, has been a featured speaker at dozens of conferences and Key Note Speaker for two Global Reliability Conferences.