Work Execution Management – The correct approach for excellent results

Bojan Marković, Reliability Manager, Cooper Tire and Rubber Serbia


Work Execution Management is the core system that needs to be implemented in every maintenance organization. By simple definition, WEM is how we identify, plan, and do work on our equipment, so it works like it is supposed to, with as little cost and down time as possible. Cooper Tire and Rubber has gone through more than one decade period of changing the Maintenance organization, from top to bottom,by appling all the core activities, along side with WEM, and the intent of this presentation is to share developed blueprint with our likeminded colegues.

  1. Introduction to WEM
  2. What is it?
  3. Why do it (benefits).
  4. Process Flow – Getting from Start to Finish
  5. Organizational Structure – Who does what
  6. Planning and Scheduling – Plan it, Kit It, Schedule it, Do it, Confirm it
  7. Workshop – LEGO set  10 min practical demonstration


Experienced Reliability Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the automotive industry. Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, skilled in DMAIC, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Lean Management, Reliability Engineering, and Motion Control. Strong engineering professional with a Ms. Eng. E.E. focused in Mechatronics and Automation Engineering from Faculty of Electronic Engineering, University of Nis.