• Key Work Process and Organizational Changes For Successful Asset Management

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    Explore theho have successfully implemented an effective asset management and reliability program.  Learn how changes in organizational and work processes for Intelligent Field Devices directly deliv experiences of Dow Chemical Company wered significant cost savings and reliability improvements.

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    Shadrach Stephens
    Instrument and Electrical Maintenance Group Leader, Dow Chemical Company

    Shadrach Stephens is an Electrical Engineering graduate of Southern University and A&M College with 10 years of experience in project management, lean manufacturing, six-sigma and reliability engineering.  He is currently serving as an I/E Maintenance Group Leader for The Dow Chemical Company and has held various engineering roles within instrumentation and controls over the course of his career.  Most recently, his reliability team in Deer Park, Texas was the recipient of the 2013 HART Plant of the Year award in where the technical discipline team delivered an 85% improvement in reliability over a three year period. 

    Chris Garcia
    Instrument / Electrical Technology Leader, Dow Chemical Company

    Chris Garcia has 20 years of experience in the instrument and electrical discipline. He is currently an Instrument and Electrical Technology Leader for The Dow Chemical Company Maintenance Technical Service group (MTS) supporting the Houston Area Operation and Maintenance organizations. Mr. Garcia is currently pursuing a B.S. in Electrical Power Engineering Technology at The University of Houston.