Quick Changeover

Course No. OM12

Course Introduction

Rapid changeover of machines is important in enabling companies to provide flexible service to its customers without high levels of stock. Continuous attention to reducing changeovers can reduce times from several hours down to a matter of minutes. This course provides a methodology for analysing changeovers using video, and improving the changeover by applying the FEFO technique. The course includes a practical simulation exercise to allow participants to practice the skills learnt.

Course Objectives

  • To provide trainees with an understanding of why rapid changeovers are important
  • To equip trainees with a framework for analysing changeovers
  • To allow participants to practice the skills learnt

Target Audience

Personnel involved in changing over machines.

Supporting engineering staff.

Production supervision and management responsible for machinery requiring changeovers.