Facility Manager WORKS™– is a standalone Internet based CMMS System
Maintenance / Assets / Asset Life Cycles / Inventory
Facility Manager WORKS™ can be integrated with the graphical Internet based Facility Manager MAPS™ – CAFM System
“Simple/Intuitive point and click visual management”
Advanced Planning Technologies, Inc. (APT) has been working with clients and their facilities since 1991. Our experience has lead us to develop our own simplified software systems to match the needs of real life day-to-day operations in facility/site management.
Our vision for Facility Manager WORKS™ was clear; produce a Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS) that is easy, intuitive, flexible and can be integrated with graphical floor plans and assets (Facility Manager MAPS™) for a simple point and click information source. Thus creating a full facilities/site management system that allows you the ability to merge space information, square meters, asset locations, work order/preventive maintenance, etc… the whole CAFM system and a whole CMMS program as one clear and precise application that tells you the whole story of your facilities and sites.
Facility Manager WORKS™ can help you:
•Increase employee productivity
•Allows for faster responses to work/repair request
•Maintains management approval requirements and work order flow
•Task employee work/repair time and costs
•Schedule future preventive maintenance and ongoing maintenance requests
•Control inventory and inventory notifications on low level thresholds
•Notify workers of new work requests and tracks the status of work orders & PM’s
•Completely customizable to be tailored to conform to the way your organization is set up
•Able to track multiple department requests including IT/Help Desk requests.
Facility Manager WORKS™ is an All in One System!
With Facility Manager WORKS™ there are no modules to buy. It’s an all inclusive program. Even if you don’t need all of the applications at the start your needs can change and Facility Manager WORKS™ allows you to meet your needs as you grow.
With Facility Manager WORKS™ you are able to create and manage:
- Work Orders – a onetime task initiated by a request
- Preventive Maintenance Orders – regularly scheduled future tasks
- Inspection Orders – regularly scheduled tasks needed to be completed for legal compliance
- Assessment Orders – regularly scheduled tasks that are less time-sensitive
- Asset Management – detailed tracking of assets and asset task history
- Inventory Management – detailed tracking of inventory costs, levels, purchases, quotes, barcoding
Facility Manager WORKS™ is Customizable to Your Needs
It doesn’t matter if you need just a basic Work Order system or if you have hundreds of buildings to manage… Facility Manager WORKS™ can be configured to your situation.
Because Facility Manager WORKS™ is database driven, you are able to customize and track to any level of detail that you need.
This flexibility allows you to track as much detail as you need or want.
If you need to do detailed tracking, reporting and cost assessments… you can. The more details that you track in Facility Manager WORKS™ – the greater your ability to analyze the costs of maintaining your buildings and equipment.
If you just need a basic system without all of the detailed tracking… you can set it up using just the basic functionality knowing that you can always start adding more detailed tracking anytime with no additional costs.
Our philosophy is to have Facility Manager WORKS™ conforms to the way that your organization is structured… not the other way around.
Facility Manager WORKS™ allows you Flexibility
Irregardless of the number of buildings that you are managing, when a work order request comes in, it’s important to get the request to the right people and departments. Facility Manager WORKS™ gives you the flexibility to control exactly how the request is routed and who it is routed to.
When an employee needs to make a request to have work done, they simply go to the Facility Manager WORKS™ web page via a link that you load on your organization’s website or through a direct link.
They then simply fill in the information on what is needed to be done and click on the Submit button. The request is now in Facility Manager WORKS™ and the work flow will start.
Task Route Setting:
Facility Manager WORKS™ gives you the flexibility to control exactly how a request is routed and to whom it is routed to. You have complete control over how you would like different Task Requests routed.
You are to be able to set up different routing scenarios for different buildings, different types of requests, and different departments. It can all be customized to your needs.
When a request is sent, the administrator of the system can predefined the requestor’s location, department and type of task being requested, plus have it filtered straight to a specific employee and/or vendor.
The Route Settings can be set up by:
- Departments (i.e. facilities, health & safety, IT, etc.)
- Trades (i.e. Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, General Maintenance, Custodial, etc.)
- Route Type (i.e. requests, work orders, preventative maintenance, etc.)
You are also able to assign:
- who is the Recipient of the request
- assign an Approval Recipient if needed
- Auto Assign a Recipient
- create Carbon Copy (CC) or multiple CC recipients
Facility Manager WORKS™ gives you tremendous flexibility in setting up your routing preferences. If you want you can start out with simple and basic route settings, then expand your routing as your needs dictate.
Facility Manager WORKS™ equals Detailed Tracking
Because Facility Manager WORKS™ is completely database driven, you are able to customize and track information to any level of detail that you need. Being database driven, it is able to calculate the true costs of each request including total labor costs and total material costs.
With Facility Manager WORKS™ View Information Your Way
Each Facility Manager WORKS™ user can view and filter their information the way that they want to see it. Similar to Excel™ individual users can arrange, sort and index the information that they want to look at it and then save their set ups. This makes retrieving relevant information fast and easy.
Facility Manager WORKS™ allows you to:
- Hide columns
- Move columns
- Index information
- Filter information
- Color Code information
- View in spreadsheet or calendar formats
Facility Manager WORKS™ has Powerful Asset Tracking Solution
Facility and IT managers have a wide-range of assets to track and maintain. Building assets can range from air-handling units and heat pumps, to life safety equipment, to computers – routers-servers. The scope of every asset inventory is different. Facility Manager WORKS™ gives you the flexibility to track assets to the level that you need.
Managed assets remain in service longer by allowing scheduled PMs to be attached. This leads to less downtime and unexpected outages of assets. By tracking your asset’s history you can learn from experience, anticipate and avoid problems, reduce waste and make better business decisions.
Facility Manager WORKS™ Asset Tracking allows:
- In-depth asset tracking and history
- Parent and Child asset distinctions
- i.e. an air handler and it’s components as separate items
- Detailed reporting
Facility Manager WORKS™ Inventory Management
Facility Manager WORKS™ Inventory Management component helps maintain lean inventory levels, identify waste and controls costs. By adding inventory items used to complete a WO or PM, Facility Manager WORKS™ can calculate the true overall costs of the tasks. Including time to complete task; calculating the wage cost and inventory/material used cost.
Facility Manager WORKS™ Inventory Management has:
- Easy import of current inventory
- Detailed tracking including Item History and Purchase History
- Assign inventory items to WOs and PMs
- Calculate inventory used into the overall costs associated with WOs and PMs
- Track multiple location inventory accountability
- Alert of Low Inventory Status
- Generate multiple vendor quotes, purchase orders and received item reports
- Assign Charge Back rates
Facility Manager WORKS™ Reports
Because Facility Manager WORKS™ is completely “Database Driven” you are able to create, run and save just about any combination of information within the program. The more information that you track within Facility Manager WORKS™… the more information that you are able to generate reports on.
All of the reports are formatted as tables with rows and columns and you are able draw information from one table or multiple tables.
You are able to completely customize your reports to preview, export or archive the exact information that is pertinent to you.
Facility Manager WORKS™ Forms
In addition to being able to generate detailed reports, Facility Manager WORKS™ can also generate Forms. Typically forms would be used for reporting, notifications or charge-backs.
Our APT Technical Support will custom create these forms for you and load them into your Facility Manager WORKS™ project. Then when you need to run any forms, you simply select the tasks that you want to be generated into a form, select the saved form that you want… preview and print.
Facility Manager WORKS™ form generation saves you time, allows for more efficiency and ensures accuracy.
Facility Manager WORKS™ can help you:
- Increase employee productivity
- Allows for faster responses to work/repair request
- Maintains management approval requirements and work order flow
- Track employee work/repair time and costs
- Schedule future preventive maintenance and ongoing maintenance requests
- Control inventory and inventory notifications on low level thresholds
- Notify workers of new work requests and tracks the status of work orders & PM’s
- Completely customizable to be tailored to conform to the way your organization is set up
- Able to track multiple department requests including IT/Help Desk requests.
With Facility Manager WORKS™ you have the capability to monitor and control the work order requests for your facilities. Plus the customization to be able to track and report to the degree of information that is needed to see the history and costs of maintaining your equipment, assets and buildings.
Facility Manager WORKS™ conforms to the way that your organization is structured… not the other way around.
For Additional Information or to schedule a Facility Manager WORKS™ demonstration please do not hesitate to get in Contact Us.