Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED)

Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED)

A practical one day course for delegates covering the tools, techniques and practical application of Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED).

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Aim

To develop delegates knowledge and implementation of SMED techniques to enable them to carry out quicker, more efficient changeovers.

Benefits
  • Delegates will realise the benefits of cross-functional teams and the effects they have on improving changeovers and processes
  • Understand the objectives and phases of SMED
  • Understand the interaction between internal and external elements during SMED
  • Build confidence in completing quick changeover activities within your workplace
Programme
  • Welcome and Introduction to the course
  • Aims and Objectives
  • Key principles of SMED
  • Core phases of SMED
  • Separating internal and external activities
  • Combining tasks and activities
  • Calculating changeover times
  • Standard work combination tables
  • Divisions of work
  • Carry out a SMED simulation activity
Approach

This programme uses a mixture of individual and group exercises and discussions along with information input sessions to fully involve all participants

Marches Local Enterprise Partnership
Growth Deals
European Union Regional Development Fund
Midlands Engine