Best Practice Visit to BAE Systems – Electronics

May 29th, 2017

Rochester – 26 July 2017, 10.00 – 16.00. 

Investors in Excellence, in collaboration with Onsites Insights, are pleased to announce an exceptional hosted visit, a unique opportunity to spend a day with one of the world’s best companies.

BAE Systems in Rochester is a world leader in the aerospace and avionic sectors. The site is a centre of excellence for the BAE group where they have radically transformed the way they work with a focus on engagement, lean and continuous improvement.

About the Visit

This site manufactures a broad range of electronics for the commercial and defence markets; including flight and engine controls, night vision systems and power & energy management systems. BAE’s lean transformation has embraced many lean and six sigma tools and they will share with visitors their journey – what’s worked and what hasn’t. They will also share how they have used Design 4 Manufacture, 3D Printing and Lean Innovation to reduce time to market by as much as 50%.

The visit to BAE Systems covers:

  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Journey to Operational Excellence
  • Engaging Teams
  • Culture Change
  • Process Improvement
  • Visual Management
  • Design for Manufacture & Prototyping

The visit includes presentations from the site management team, a site tour and networking.

Visit Information

  • Visit Start: 10.00
  • Visit Close: 16.00
  • Location: Rochester
  • Visit Cost: £345 plus VAT

Please note that due to security restrictions early registration on this visit is essential. No applications to visit can be taken after 10 July 2017. For more information or email us or call +44 (0)121 746 3150

Other visits coming up

  • 16 May: Happy, London
  • 6 June: Princes Foods – Eden Valley – VISIT FULL
  • 20 June: Agfa Graphics, Leeds – Health & Safety Visit
  • 17 July: Toyota, Deeside
  • 18 July: Happy, London

To be kept updated on future visits, please email us and we’ll keep you updated.



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