SMED in an Efficient Way

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Production teams prefer bigger batches, the logistics department requires low inventories, customers expect high flexibility, … How to fulfill all requirements? Even if there’s no “best practice” applicable for all companies, SMED method is one of key tools to eliminate down time and speed up the production changes while minimizing impacts on the organization. The training module “SMED in an efficient way” offers theoretical background and many practical examples of SMED implementation to get the maximum result.

Your needs are:

  • Decrease the machine stop time and increase OEE
  • Decrease the lead time for the customer
  • Increase flexibility and reduce stock levels
  • Satisfy “on time” delivery
  • Respect “takt-time”
  • Decrease the overall production/warehousing cost

Target group:

  • Continuous improvement specialist
  • Technology
  • Quality
  • Maintenance
  • Production
  • Process Specialists

Training content:

  • SMED as a part of Lean approach
  • Traditional machine set-up
  • 5 steps of SMED implementation
  • SMED and production planning
  • Organizational requirements
  • Connection between SMED and TPM
  • Measurement of SMED method efficiency
  • SMED continuous improvement process
  • SMED implementation examples
  • Case Study

Duration: 2 days

In-house module in customer location only