11 October 2017

Siemens Magnet Technology factory tour

Visit the home of innovation: Siemens Magnet Technology

See how Siemens Magnet Technology, Eynsham, on [add date] October harnesses employee-led innovation in its quest to build ultra-light magnets for MRI scanners.

Meet a workforce who see continuous improvement as business-as-usual and brought 268 implemented ideas to the table in 2015.

Employee ideas contributed to over £475,800 in operational savings which contributed to saving over 10,000 production hours in manufacturing.

This is also a chance to hear about the award-winning work of Chris Hawes, test technician at the plant whose low temperature camera for inspecting MRI magnet turrets won a Manufacturing Champions Employee-led Innovation in 2016.

The tour will take you on the line and give you the chance to quiz the management team on how they cultivated the site team’s ‘can do’ attitude through extensive NVQ-based training and skills development.

Hear how Eynsham’s innovative streak has been instrumental in overcoming global cost pressures and achieving the site’s strategic goal of becoming the world’s number one preferred supplier of MRI systems.

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