Full program description

Quick Changeover for Operational Flexibility and Responsiveness

What's In It For Me

  • Learn the history and development of quick changeover principles, and comprehend the purpose and impact of changeover on the production process and business
  • Learn the 7 steps required to convert to a quick changeover
  • Learn how to highlight the tools and techniques adopted in quick changeover

Course Overview

Small batch manufacture is one of the drivers to achieve low cost, responsive supply. Small batches mean more changeovers and more changeovers translate into more downtime. This course investigates a proven methodology to reduce changeover and set-up times and encourages the small batch mindset. This training will equip participants with the practical knowledge to enhance flexibility and responsiveness to customers’ demand. It will take participants through the principles and techniques of quick changeover and the implementation of a world class changeover activity. Upon completion of this course, participants will:

  • Understand the history and development of quick changeover principles

  • Comprehend the purpose and impact of changeover on the production process and business

  • Grasp in details the 7 steps required to convert to a quick changeover

  • Highlight the tools and techniques adopted in quick changeover

Who Should Attend

Engineers, maintenance and production professionals and all personnel responsible for the enhancement of production capacities, flexibility, and responsiveness to meet clients’ demand.

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Outline

  • History and development of Quick Changeover

  • Purpose of Quick Changeover

  • 7 Steps to a Quick Changeover

  • Tools and Techniques in Quick Changeover

  • Case Studies on Quick Changeover

  • Simulation exercise on Quick Changeover

  • Simulation exercise on impact of Quick Changeover on Production Lead Time

  • Upon completion of this course, participants would be able to:

o  Initiate set-up reduction study and analysis

o  Identify the wasteful practices and non-value added activities

o  Identify suitable solutions and implement them

o  Initiate improvement activities and achieving the results

Mode of Assessment

Quiz

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Price

$360 (inclusive of GST)

Prices are subject to changes and other LHUB miscellaneous fees

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