Member Connect at Herman Miller

Approach to Lean Manufacturing

Join us at this Member Connect event to learn how Herman Miller incorporate Lean principles into their processes

Join us at office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller's new custom-built facility to learn how the company incorporates Lean principles into their manufacturing and assembly processes.

"Continuous improvement is at the heart of what we do" explains Richard Scott, Vice President of International Operations. "In 1996, Herman Miller began its ongoing relationship with Toyota, who are renowned for their production system - this radically redefined and improved our manufacturing processes."

This event will introduce you to Herman Miller and their approach to Lean Manufacturing. A Tour of the new factory is also included, where you will be able to see their methods in action. 

Who should attend?

  • Manufacturing & Engineering organisations in the South West
  • Small companies: MD, Manufacturing, Operations, Production Managers/Directors
  • Mid-Corporate: Operations, Production, Manufacturing Managers/Directors, Continuous Improvement/Business Improvement Managers

Why attend?

  • Hear from Herman Miller's Richard Scott, Vice President of International Operations on the company's approach to Lean Manufacturing
  • Hear from an EEF Growth Specialist who will help give you the tools to support your Lean journey
  • Network with your peers and likeminded professionals
  • Take a site tour of Herman Miller's new factory

Programme

12:30

Arrival and networking lunch

13:00  Herman Miller - introduction to company, background and overview
13:15

Herman Miller Lean Journey

14:00  Factory tour
14:45

Hear from EEF Growth Specialist

15:15 Q&A
15:30 Close

 

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