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10 Steps of Quick Changeover

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– Map all the activities involved in changeover.
– Categorize activities in to ‘Internal’ & ‘External’
– Do changeover only with ‘internal’ activities
– DO a Pareto analysis for time taken by ‘internal activities’
– In sequence, starting from highest time consuming activities,
Try & convert ‘Internal’ activities into ‘External activities
If not possible,
Reduce the activity time
– Classify remaining ‘internal’ activities into sequential & parallel activities
– Do changeover with parallel activities done in parallel
– Reduce ‘Adjustment time’. Target –Zero (First Time Right)
– Standardize ‘internal’ changeover process (SOP)
– Study  ’External’ activities. Reduce Muda, Mura & Muri & Standardize


Author: Kaizen Institute - India!

Kaizen Institute – India is part of the Global Kaizen Institute operations. Kaizen Institute was established by Sensei Masaaki Imai, the GURU of Kaizen. He wrote the 1st book 28 yrs ago and that is when it all started . We operate in 30+ countries today and have over 400+ coaches helping more then 600 organizations Learn, Apply, Sustain – Kaizen/ Operational Excellence. In India we have two physical offices – Pune & Ahmedabad and 27 coaches in all.

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