About the Author
Scott Buker has over forty years of maintenance and reliability experience. He began his maintenance career as an apprentice at Rostone, a molded plastics company and a division of Allen Bradley, in 1977. In the eighties, he held the positions of Production and Maintenance Supervisor at RCA, in the largest television manufacturing facility in the world. In 1990, he moved to Tennessee and became the Maintenance Manager at DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee. He was also the Maintenance Manager at Eagle Bend Manufacturing, a division of Magna International, in Clinton Tennessee. He also held Engineering Manager and Maintenance Manager positions at Gestamp Chattanooga, which is a division of the largest automotive stamping company in the world. He has a degree in electronics. Scott has experience in TPM, RCM, CBM, statistical analysis, and kaizen. Scott’s favorite project was the development and implementation of a wireless condition monitoring system.