The RAMS Center Mission


Our mission is to help organizations drive business process improvements that engage the workforce, yield profitability, and ultimately, show reduced costs through the Best Practices for Maintenance and Operations. At the RAMS Center, we address Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, and Sustainability in an integrated approach for your success. We provide a combination of education, facilitation, and consulting services to provide the optimal benefit to your organization.

The RAMS Center is a partnership between People and Processes, Inc. and the University of North Florida (UNF). Collectively with other UNF centers such as the Center for Quality which encompasses Six Sigma and Lean, we are able to provide the total solution to address your needs.

To assist you in creating a proactive reliability-centered culture, The RAMS Center offers a range of services and training to improve your bottom-line results:
  • Benchmarking and Assessment
  • Plan of Improvement and Strategy Development
  • Organizational Alignment and Structure
  • Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS/ ERP) Assessment and Implementation
  • Planning and Scheduling
  • Reliability-Centered Maintenance
  • Maintenance and Reliability Engineering
  • Preventive and Condition-based Monitoring Program Development
  • Lubrication Program Development
  • Materials and Storeroom Management
  • Metrics and Key Performance Indicators
  • Business Process Mapping and Development
  • Apprenticeship and Craft Skills Development
  • Total Productive Maintenance and Operator-based Minor (Autonomous) Maintenance

Small Company RAMS Consortium

Small companies can benefit from UNF’s RAMS Consortium programs. UNF groups a number of smaller companies together to more cost effectively provide Maintenance and Operations support services. As a member of a consortium, your organization can: Share the costs of training key personnel in your organization in Maintenance and Reliability training, and other related skills. Benefit from Maintenance and Reliability development experiences with other organizations in similar situations and with similar goals. Still receive individualized consulting and facilitation to handle any unique or proprietary issues. Call Tammi Pickett at 843.814.3795 now to get your organization on UNF’s list of interested companies.

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