Pre-Setting of tools is very time consuming, and that responsibility currently lies with the operators
resulting in a negative impact on available man hours for machining of parts. This affects productivity
Establish Pre-Set option(s) to reduce downtime of machines with an average expected reduction in
(total) Set-Up time of 25% – 50%, depending on the current percentage of internal Set-Up time.
The team focused the kaizen on the specifications review process and the set up process.