1.0 Purpose: To lay down the procedure for removal of broken down equipment and taking the repaired equipment back into the facility.
2.0 Aim: This Standard Operating Procedure is applicable for the removal of broken down equipment and taking the repaired equipment back to the Production facility.
3.1 Line coordinators shall carry out the process.
3.2 Sr. officer/officer shall check & control the activity.
3.3 Manager Production/Designee shall be responsible for the implementation of SOP.
3.4 Maintenance officer/Executive shall be responsible for the repair process of the equipment.
3.5 Head of Quality Assurance/Designee shall be responsible for ensuring compliance with the SOP.
4.0 Safety Considerations:
4.1 Wear safety equipment (goggles and Gloves) While handling the damaged/broken part of the machine.
5.0 The Equipment:
5.1 Hand Blower
6.0 Materials and reagents:
6.1 70% IPA (Preparation of 70% IPA)
7.1 Removal of broken-down equipment:
7.1.1 First try to rectify the problem with the machine/equipment at the place/site.
7.1.2 If not, then open the damaged/broken part of the machine/equipment with tools.
7.1.3 Afterwards, clean the tools with a lint-free duster (by using 70% IPA ).
7.1.4 Keep the tools in their actual place.
7.1.5 Put the damaged/broken part of the machine/equipment into HDPE crate and transfer it to the engineering store through the material outgoing connecting corridor.
7.2 Taking the repaired equipment back into the facility:
7.2.1 Receive the repaired part of the machine/equipment through the material incoming connecting corridor.
7.2.2 Before receiving, clean the repaired part of the machine/equipment.
7.2.3 Clean the broken part with a lint-free duster (by using 70% IPA).
7.2.4 Repaired part of the machine/equipment/motors should be in a polybag or crate.
7.3 If there is any change/damage in the facility during the removal of machine/ Equipment for repair, then after removal/ installation of equipment, revalidation of the area shall be done as per requirement, whenever necessary.
SOP: Standard Operating Procedure
QA: Quality Assurance
No. : Number
HDPE: High-Density Polyethene