Measurable statement of specific intent bounded by a specific period of time.

Comments: S.M.A.R.T. Goals are:

Specific: We will change by “x” amount.

Measurable: We are now at “x” amount and will Be at “x” amount after improvements.

Attainable: These are reachable results even though they may require some “stretch” to achieve.

Relevant: The desired results are pertinent to the people and area working on them well within their range of things they are allowed to change.

Timely: Specific dates are important. We will change “x” by 9/22/2205.

Example: The Metal Fab dept. will reduce scrap on the 600 ton press by 10% from 100 pieces per day to 90 pieces per day by 8/01/05.