Quick Changeover Seminar


This workshop uses the SMED (Single Minute Die Changeover) system to teach you how to turn hours of setup into minutes. It focuses on separating internal from external set-ups and using organization of tools and workplace to greater reduce changeover time.

Benefits of Training

At the end of the course you will have all the tools required to implement your own quick changeover program.

How the Program Works

The program features hands-on changeover workshops to bring the techniques to life.

Program Outline

You will learn about

  • Internal set-up
  • External-setup
  • Traditional changeover
  • Future state
  • Documenting current changeover
  • Converting internal to external setup
  • Standardized functions
  • Tool kiting
  • Applying SMED


Training sessions are comprised of lecture, changeover workshops utilizing actual manufacturing changeover operations, written exercises, large and small group discussions, PowerPoint and video recording.

Who Should Attend

Manufacturing managers and supervisors, engineering, and quality control managers and personnel, quality control personnel, machine operators, and other personnel involved in developing and operating a LEAN program.