14 Aug 2018 | Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Collaborate: Understand your Supply Chain


The Dock
75 Exploration Drive
The Dock
75 Exploration Drive, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5NU

Collaborate for growth ethical compliance workshop

A workshop for manufacturing and engineering businesses looking a supply chain management including the flow of goods and services, movement/storage of raw materials and inventory.



This event is delivered as part of the Collaborate Growing Business Together project and is specifically aimed at businesses based in Leicester and Leicestershire, with fewer than 250 employees (all other bookings will be respectfully declined).*

Session details

If you are a small to medium sized engineering and manufacturing business looking at growth, new supply chains and attracting the right clients, this is a must-attend event. Manufacturing makes up 26% of the Midlands’ enterprises. This practical and interactive session will look at supply chain management (SCM), the management of:

– flow of goods and services
– movement and storage of raw materials
– work-in-process inventory
– quality
– finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption


Philip Roberts – Director of Probe RTS

Phil is the Founding Director of Probe which was established in 2005. Phil’s entire career prior was within the Automotive Tier 1 sector where he developed his knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and many of the other core tools which are fundamental to World Class Manufacturing. The company can now boast many Blue Chip organisations as its clients, including the Mercedes F1 Team, Tata Steel, Sony, Robert Bosch, Ford Motor Company, Lockheed Martin, The Royal Mint, Kingspan, Grant Thornton LLP and Whirlpool.

In the 12 years year since it has been founded, Probe has grown to be a multi sector provider of Process and Quality Engineering services and has developed a reputation as proven implementers not only within the Automotive Industry but also in many other industry sectors such as Aerospace & Defence, Food & Drink, Packaging, FMCG, White Goods, Construction and Consumer Electronics.

Manufacturing Policy Update – Jo Bekis

As part of this event we will share the manufacturing quarterly survey results and take a look back at historical results across the midlands.  We will highlight a clear story into industry and manufacturing, this policy update will also demonstrate some key influencing factors and growth areas that could prove vital to your own business growth.

Collaborate Project 

We will also have an overview and update of the support available through the EDRF Collaborate project.

*To reserve your place please complete the form at the link below, to confirm your eligibility to attend we will require you to complete a “SME Enrolment Form” which will be sent to you separately (if not previously completed) – we will then be able to confirm your place at the event.

If you are interested in this workshop click here.

Other workshops in this series:
7 Aug: Kaizen Explained
8 Aug: Industrie 4.0 and data availability
15 Aug: Principles of Six Sigma




For more information, please contact: admin@llep.org.uk

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