About the visit
Cummins is a world leader in the design and manufacture of engines and power generation equipment, including PowerCommand standby and prime power systems. The site also provides single-source warranty, planned maintenance, and round-the-clock emergency service 24 hours a day, seven days a week including back-up power rental through our network of distributors.
There are five operating segments:
- Power Systems
- Electrified Power
At Daventry, the plant manufactures automotive engines used in heavy and medium trucks, bus and off highway vehicles. The site also manufactures light duty automotive. More recently the site has also begun manufacture of the power generation systems (Gensets) which are used in a variety of environments including rail, mining, oil and gas and commercial marine.
Manufacturing processes on site include: Machining of blocks, Assembly build, Sub-assembly, Paint, Final Test.
On the factory tour you will see clear evidence of:
- Continuous product flow (Moving Flow Line)
- Strong Visual Management
- Problem Solving Boards and CAPA Processes
- Five S / Shadow Boards
- Standard Work / SOP’s
- Suggestion scheme
- Planned Maintenance
- Kanban stock control
- Variable takt management
Phone: +44 (0) 2392 468978
£345 + VAT per person
10% discount for bookings of 4 or more
Visit in 60 seconds / Awards
Lean Manufacturing ... Continuous Improvement ... Continuous Flow Line ... Takt Time ... Visual Management ... Problem Solving Boards ... Employee Engagement ... Culture Change ... Planned Maintenance ... SOPs (Standard Work) ... Suggestion Scheme ... Kanban ... Five S