Wrench Time Calculator

Determine your maintenance productivity and figure out how much value you can create by implementing Maintenance Planning & Scheduling
Wrench Time Calculator

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The Wrench Time Calculator is a simple tool to help you assess your current maintenance productivity or wrench time. And then it helps you to estimate how much value you can create in your organisation by implementing or improving planning & scheduling. 

It is the perfect tool to help build an effective business case to convince your manager that it’s time improve your planing & scheduling!

Is this special software?

No, the Wrench Time Calculator is a simple tool created in Microsoft Excel. The tool includes a couple of macros to make it more user-friendly and that’s why we offer a PC version and a Mac version.

How do I use it?

The Wrench Time Calculator is pretty straightforward to use and our article How to Sell Planning & Scheduling to Your CEO provides some additional guidance.

The tool is used in our Planning & Scheduling training courses, where we have a lesson that explains how planning & scheduling creates value. That lesson includes a demo of the Wrench Time Calculator. 

You can watch this lesson here: Sample Course Video #2: The Value of Planning & Scheduling

What else should I use?

If you find the Wrench Time Calculator useful then don’t forget to check out our Planning & Scheduling Scorecard. It is a simple online assessment that helps you to score your current performance in maintenance planning & scheduling and provides customised advice on where and how to improve your performance based on the answers you provide.

The Planning & Scheduling Scorecard is a slimmed down version of the in-depth Audit Tool we offer as part of the Planning & Scheduling training. The Planing & Scheduling Audit Tool assesses your planning & scheduling process across 10 different areas, using around 140 questions and then plots performance on a spider chart. The Planning & Scheduling Scorecard is much simpler to use, you answer 30+ questions and it immediately provides you your score and personalised recommendations on where and how to improve. Should take no more than 20-30 minutes to complete.

Our Wrench Time Calculator helps you determine your maintenance productivity and the value you create by implementing or improving Planning & Scheduling.