Lean espouses the value of short runs, low inventory production and rapid response times. However, much of the equipment in our organisation was not designed with quick change overs in mind and downtimes of over an hour are not uncommon. It is well understood that long changeover times lead to large batches in production and poor time utilisation in many other industries.
In this two-day workshop you will learn and get to practice the techniques of quick changeover (also known as Set-up Reduction and SMED) in a fast-moving and interactive setting from one of Australian leading Lean practitioners.
Workshop Outline Day-1
Background of Quick Changeover (Single Minute Exchange of Dies)
The business case for quick change overs
The changeover team composition
Wastes and losses
Recording and analysis techniques
Separating External from Internal changeover activities
4-step improvement – Eliminate, Combine, Rearrange and Simplify.
The scientific experimentation cycle
Ongoing measurement techniques
Classroom changeover activity utilising all the program steps.
Workshop Outline Day-2
Select a changeover at the host company
Record, analyse and improve a real changeover.
Quick Changeover methods have been used to reduce:
Haul truck engine replacement duration by 60% in the mining industry
Beverage can printing changeovers by 50%
Production tool changeovers from 2 hours to less than 9 minutes
Paint can size change from 1 hour to 12 minutes
Heavy vehicle servicing by 40%
Industrial tube and pipe line changeover from 2 hours to 12 minutes.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Engineering and maintenance personnel, shop floor team leaders, set-up personnel and operators from industries as diverse as Mining, Dairy, Manufacturing, Distribution and Logistics and even Administrative.
Gary Kerr, Director, Leveraged LEAN
Gary has brought rapid improvements to many Australian organisations over 10 years and is today recognised as being one of our most respected practitioners and leading implementers of lean . Formerly the Operations Manager at ADI Munitions Benalla, he transformed his facility using lean thinking. Gary is a past president of AME Australia and regularly takes benchmarking tours to the best practice plants in North America.
Please wear long sleeved shirt, trousers. high vis vest, safety glasses and safety footwear (where possible) for site work.
OTHER REGISTRATION INFORMATION
This workshop is conducted using lecture and slide presentation and incorporates practical activities at the Host Site. There are workbooks for all participants with ample time for discussion, interaction, and Q & A.
This workshop requires a minimum of 6 participants, and we advise a maximum of 12 participants.
The workshop is 2 full days for a total of 16 hours.
Participants should have completed a basic training course in Lean principles such as Lean 101 or equivalent.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided each day.
AME Australia is a not for profit association. We charge a small fee to cover the cost of presenters, administration, venue hire and event management.
You can become an AME member for $265 per year.
This event may be cancelled by AME for any reason. AME is not responsible for incidental costs incurred by registrants.
AME may take photographs during events and may use those photographs for AME’s purposes.
Please direct enquiries to Laura Robertson on 1300 263 287 or firstname.lastname@example.org.