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Lean Manufacturing Masterclass

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Blackburn College

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This full day masterclass will introduce ideas and principles to owners, directors and senior managers from manufacturing and engineering companies who want to improve the business performance in terms of service, quality cost and delivery. It will explore the history of lean manufacturing and the 5 lean principles and will also look at identifying and eliminating the 8 wastes.

Outcomes

- An understanding of the history of lean manufacturing

- A knowledge of how lean manufacturing applies to the organisation

- An awareness of the difference between work and waste and how moving from a push process to a pull process significantly reduces inventory, lead times and cost through increaseed productivity

Presenter – Stuart Mitton

This masterclass will be delivered by Stuart Mitton who spent 15 years working in senior management positions in the automotive industry which included Rolls-Royce and Bentley Motor Cars. Stuart has developed a vast knowledge, understanding, and ability to practically apply expertise in lean tools and techniques and leadership behaviours used in the Toyota Production System both in Production and Office environments. Stuart has been a Team Leader with the Manufacturing Advisory Service for a number of years and has experience in a range of sectors including Aerospace, Formula 1, Pottery and Ceramics, Polymers and Plastics, Paper and Print, Food and Drink, Construction and Public sector environments. Throughout his career, he has held positions from, Supervisor and Team Leader to Production Manager, Product Marketing Manager and Operations Director.

Teaching and Learning Methods

This masterclass will be taught through a mix of visual (slides) interactive group discussion and a hands on Lean simulation exercise.

Agenda

0830 Arrive and networking

0900 Introduction to Lean, Its History and The 5 Lean Principles

1000 Break

1015 Identifying and eliminating the 8 Wastes

1115 The thinking way – better every day

1200 Lunch

1230 Lean simulation exercise

1430 Break

1445 Review and recap

1515 Question and answer session

1530 Close of day


Participants must be staff of eligible Lancashire-based SME’s in the Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing sector. Upon receiving your Eventbrite booking request, the team will contact you to confirm eligibility and liaise with you about registering for the programme in advance of attending.

We reserve the right to allocate places only to eligible businesses.

For further information about this event or other opportunities through EnginE, contact us on 01524 510194 or via email.

The EnginE project is co-funded by the European Social Fund. Further details are available here: https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/business/sme-programmes/engine/

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