Siemens was established in the United Kingdom 175 years ago and now employs around 6,000 people in the UK. As a leading global engineering and technology services company, Siemens provides innovative solutions to help tackle the world’s major challenges, across the key sectors of infrastructure & cities, energy, industry and healthcare. Siemens has offices and factories throughout the UK, with its headquarters in Frimley, Surrey. The company’s global headquarters is in Munich, Germany.
This cutting-edge facility is one of Siemens flagship sites and regarded as a centre of excellence. At Congleton they specialise in the design and manufacture of drive technologies, producing approximately 400,000 drives per annum. They have won multiple industry awards including the coveted European Foundation for Quality Management Award in 2014, where they were recognised for ‘Leading with Vision, Inspiration and Integrity’ and ‘Developing Organisational Capabilities’.
Siemens has embedded continuous improvement as one of their core strategic goals. Their aim is to:
‘Make business improvement ‘business as usual’ for every Siemens employee in the UK.
To do this they have focused on a number of activities including:
– Change management
– Measurement Systems
– Improvement Tools & Techniques
– Training & Development
– Awards & Accreditations
– Best Practice Sharing
On the visit Siemens will share their journey to operational excellence and an opportunity to visit their state-of-the-art production facility to see lean and best practice in action.
VISIT COST: £395 Plus VAT Per Person