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

  • 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
  • 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

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