Tuesday 5 March 2019 | Jaguar Land Rover | Castle Bromwich, Birmingham

Agenda

 

 

Time Information
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Arrival & Coffee

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Panel Discussion
Chris Beck, editor, Manufacturing Management
Frazer Mackay, Operations Director, Crowcon Detection Instruments
Jonathan Wilkins, Marketing Director , EU Automation
Matt Cook, Lead Host, Jaguar Land Rover

Hear from leading manufacturers Jaguar Land Rover and Crowcon Detection Instruments and learn how these two companies – of contrasting sizes – harness their employees on the shopfloor. This interactive session will see delegates share their success stories, as well as the challenges they face on a daily basis. We will also be joined by an engagement expert, who will provide top-level advice on how to get the most out of your workers. Set yourself up for the rest of the day by getting your challenges off your chest and getting feedback from the very best.
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Workshop Group A

The Future of Manufacturing : Right People, Right Systems, Right Time

With margins for products eroding, customer demands increasing, and the world in a state of uncertainty, manufacturers must leverage technology to grow by increasing business agility, enabling people to make insightful decisions and achieve even more at the fastest pace. There is a lot of hype around technology, rightly so but let’s not forget that without the right people and the right skills, technology can only do so much.

We explore the importance of how having the right technology in place is paramount to your business success. Technology which is designed for the way people work today, yet is ready for how your people will work tomorrow.  Leveraging new technologies such as the Internet of Things, big data and analytics, social collaboration, mobility and additive manufacturing is vital to success but without empowering and enabling your people then the risks are high.

Let’s explore how to overcome the barriers which stifle productivity and discuss how engaging your workforce on your digital transformation journey isn’t as difficult as it may seem.

Workshop Group B

A Practical Approach to implementing OEE in a smart factory environment
Arthur Stone, Chief Executive Officer, OEEsystems International

At the end of this interactive workshop participants will have a good knowledge of what OEE is and the benefits of deployment in today’s Smart Factory environment.
They will understand: - how to get started on an OEE project, first steps to OEE improvements on the production floor and how to calculate OEE Return On Investment.

Workshop Content
  • What is Operational Equipment Effectiveness - OEE?
  • OEE in the Smart Factory – Today’s Business Drivers.
  • How to calculate OEE
  • How to get started on your OEE Smart Factory project.
  • First steps to OEE improvement.
  • Different approaches to OEE  
  • How to calculate OEE Return On Investment?
  • What does an OEE Software system look like? 
Handouts
  • 6 Compelling reasons to switch from spreadsheet to OEE Software
  • 10 Tough Questions to ask OEE vendors.
  • Science of Manufacturing 
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Workshop Group A

A Practical Approach to implementing OEE in a smart factory environment (repeat)
Arthur Stone, Chief Executive Officer, OEEsystems International

At the end of this interactive workshop participants will have a good knowledge of what OEE is and the benefits of deployment in today’s Smart Factory environment.
They will understand: - how to get started on an OEE project, first steps to OEE improvements on the production floor and how to calculate OEE Return On Investment.

Workshop Content
  • What is Operational Equipment Effectiveness - OEE?
  • OEE in the Smart Factory – Today’s Business Drivers.
  • How to calculate OEE
  • How to get started on your OEE Smart Factory project.
  • First steps to OEE improvement.
  • Different approaches to OEE  
  • How to calculate OEE Return On Investment?
  • What does an OEE Software system look like? 
Handouts
  • 6 Compelling reasons to switch from spreadsheet to OEE Software
  • 10 Tough Questions to ask OEE vendors.
  • Science of Manufacturing 

Workshop Group B

The Future of Manufacturing : Right People, Right Systems, Right Time

With margins for products eroding, customer demands increasing, and the world in a state of uncertainty, manufacturers must leverage technology to grow by increasing business agility, enabling people to make insightful decisions and achieve even more at the fastest pace. There is a lot of hype around technology, rightly so but let’s not forget that without the right people and the right skills, technology can only do so much.

We explore the importance of how having the right technology in place is paramount to your business success. Technology which is designed for the way people work today, yet is ready for how your people will work tomorrow.  Leveraging new technologies such as the Internet of Things, big data and analytics, social collaboration, mobility and additive manufacturing is vital to success but without empowering and enabling your people then the risks are high.

Let’s explore how to overcome the barriers which stifle productivity and discuss how engaging your workforce on your digital transformation journey isn’t as difficult as it may seem.
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Coffee Break

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Workshop Group A

EEF – The manufacturers’ organisation

Workshop Group B

Workshop B 11:30-12:15

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Workshop Group A

Workshop A 12:15-13:00

Workshop Group B

EEF – The manufacturers’ organisation (repeat)

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Lunch

1:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Factory Tour

See behind the scenes at the iconic Jaguar Land Rover Castle Bromwich factory. Home to five of the company’s models, the site uses a lean manufacturing process based on the legendary Toyota Production System, designed to allow for demand-led manufacture. You will discover how fluctuating demand leads to different focuses across the site, and ever-changing pressures on its almost 2000-strong shopfloor staff. Always looking to improve, Castle Bromwich operates a Manufacturing Transformation Group, which aims to study and develop ‘Model Plant’ concepts, principles and systems to allow the factory to operate at its optimum level continuously.

This tour will conclude the day, and will give first-hand examples of some of the key topics of the event, including employee engagement, technology and lean manufacturing.
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Closing Summary