SMED Experts Concentration
Certify specific people, specific teams on:
- How to perform SMED analysis
- How to measure make ready
- Timed certifications to known process and time standard – by crew
- Experts on their asset
Who are they?
- SMED stands for ‘single minute exchange of dies’ and was developed in the automotive industry. All types of businesses use this tool regardless if tooling is involved (e.g. hospitals turning around an operating room, etc.)
- This tool is used to reduce make-ready times on equipment
What is required?
- Video camera experience
- Swim lane mapping, and other Lean tool experience
- Equipment operation knowledge
What types of problems can I solve with this toolset?
- Any machine that changes from one product to another can be analyzed with SMED
Required Training Classes
Morae SMED Training:
The training course is designed to focus on the amount of idle time between the last good unit and the first good unit of production. The ideal student works in an organization that suffers from variable change over times or has difficult complex change overs.
Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED) is the Lean methodology that provides a frame work to reduce change over time. tgg uses a state of the art video analysis software called Morae to optimize the changeover and support the SMED methodology. During this course the student will learn the following concepts:
- What is SMED
- Level Loading
- Internal vs. External configuration
- Standard Work
- Work Breakdown Structure
- Use of Morae software
Supply Chain Training (Runner, Repeater, Stranger Analysis Training):
Supply chains are complicated global systems. TGG recognizes that teams of professionals are challenged to keep operations running. The Runner, Repeater, Stranger training, is focused on teaching supply chain leaders how to simplify the dynamic environment that they work in.
The supply chain analysis course covers:
- Product Family categorization
- CoV calculations
- Week shipped calculations
- RRS calculations
- Reduce categorization
- Existing inventory analysis
- SWIP analysis
- Scheduling analysis
- Capacity calculator
- Visual Kanban