Date:           18th April, 2015

Location:    Galway

Cost:           €395pp

Provider:    Claudius Consulting UK.


SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Dies) / Set-up Reduction reduces the time it takes to change from one product to another and therefore reduces process downtime.


Course Content

  • Benefits of set-up reduction / SMED
  • Forming the set-up reduction / SMED team
  • Filming and observing set-up
  • Documenting and timing set-up steps
  • Converting ‘internal set-up’ to ‘external set-up’
  • Pre-assembly
  • Standard and ‘one touch’ jigs
  • Adjustment elimination
  • Simplified clamping mechanisms
  • Parallel operations
  • Action planning
  • Set-up procedure documentation and training



*Delivery of this training will be Claudius Consulting UK:

You will be working with a consulting partner whose service excellence has been

externally verified. Claudius Consulting are made up of a core team of 9 consultants who provide the highest quality ‘Process Improvement’ and ‘Employee Development’ training and consultancy to the service and

manufacturing sectors.  . Claudius Consulting have achieved recognised practice status through the Institute of Consulting which is the custodian of professional standards for business consultants. Institute of Consulting recognised practices have demonstrated the ability to deliver impartial, professional and cost-effective interventions with the interest of the client at the centre of their work. This guarantees you are working with a consulting partner meeting stringent industry recognised standards.


We are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of free places for jobseekers on our network programmes subject to funding being available. Please click on the following link to check if you meet Jobseekers eligibility criteria

Skillnets funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills



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