Member Connect at Thales UK Ltd | EEF

Member Connect at Thales UK Ltd

Join us at Thales UK Ltd for our member connect event and see an efficient factory in action.

Hear how Thales make the most of the skills and expertise of its workforce, helping to drive on-time delivery, product quality and costs to maximise plant efficiency, drive productivity and meet customer expectations.

Take the site tour and see how they apply process and technology in ‘real’ shop floor activities and how these impact on overall factory performance.

Hear from EEF’s Manufacturing Growth Director, Steve Chicken as he shares his real world experiences, across many industries, of how lean tools like visual management and flow can not only gain productivity improvement, but also make the factory a positive marketing tool.

Who should attend?

  • Manufacturing & Engineering organisations in the South East Region
  • MD/CEO/Engineering/Technology/Ops Directors and Managers
  • Those with responsibility for strategic, technology development and continuous improvement

Why attend?

  • Network with your peers and likeminded professionals
  • Share best practice and solve common factory performance challenges together
  • Gain insight into how Thales seek to make the most of human capital investments to maximise plant efficiency
  • Take a site tour of Thales UK Ltd



Arrival and registration



Welcome and introductions to Thales Group

Roy Woods, Director of Operations, Thales Group


Factory visibility in action – The Thales Template

Paul Starbuck, Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Paul Dawson, Product Delivery Manager


Site Tour






Factory visibility and performance analytics in action

Mark Carleton, Services Director


Lean tools and ‘real world’ improvements

Steve Chicken, Manufacturing Growth Director, EEF Ltd

Pat Lee, Manufacturing Growth Lead, EEF Ltd


Lunch, networking and question time





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