In one week, this REC Team reduced the changeover downtime by 58%.

While watching the video, whenever the Changeover Expert is seen picking up a tool, the Parking Lot Attendant or the REC Coordinator should ask if a quick-change device could be installed on the machine to eliminate the need for a tool. When you can eliminate the need for a tool, effort is reduced.

Consider the nonproductive time and effort that goes into using a tool. First, the Changeover Expert has to go get the tool, which involves walking to a tool box or a tool ...

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