Using Lean Techniques to Increase Efficiencies

15/06/2018 - 22/06/2018

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

United Cast Bar Ltd, Spital Trail, Chesterfield, S41 0EX

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About The Event


Lean Six Sigma is a process improvement methodology which aims to streamline processes while satisfying customer demands. It helps to reduce cost and the time required to manufacture and it can increase quality and customer satisfaction. This is an opportunity for manufacturing businesses to improve productivity and increase profitability.

The workshop will provide insights into lean tools and techniques which can improve the flow of products through your facilities. Examples of how lean has been applied, impacting on business operations and increasing efficiency will be provided. There will be the opportunity to explore the challenges and how you can overcome barriers to implementation within your business. Using tools like Value Stream Mapping can maximise on return on investment while minimising the effort involved in changing your processes.

The Department of Engineering and Mathematics at Sheffield Hallam University has a long history of engaging with industry to enhance the quality of the products and services offered. We have delivered benefits to a number of SME clients in the region including Evenort; they successfully implemented lean operations as part of a KTP collaboration with the University. Read their case study online here.

Join us at United Cast Bar in Chesterfield to find out more about the benefits for your business. The workshop is a two day programme where both days must be attended – Friday 15th & Friday 22nd June 2018, 9:30am – 4:30pm. You must be a Sheffield regional SME to attend as the workshop is funded by the EU European Regional Development Fund.

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Organiser: Sheffield Innovation Programme

Organiser of Using Lean Techniques to Increase Efficiencies

The Sheffield Innovation Programme (SIP) allows small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) from across the Sheffield City Region to access academic expertise, facilities and resources to support and develop business growth.