Engineering & Aerospace

We believe we are unrivalled in our knowledge, experience and capability of effectively applying operations excellence principles across a wide diversity of market sectors and locations.

Within our heritage we were trail blazers for continuous improvement training and lean consultancy across many sectors not least within Engineering and Aerospace sectors. Whilst Directors of Forward Vision (see our evolution) our founder and key people were pivotal in leading the development of engagements across a number of blue-chip organisations.

Successful engagement continues in this sector for Deerness Consulting building on experience gained by Ian Scurfield in the role of Operations Director leading change within a precision engineering business.

We are proud of our long history of successful interventions within the Engineering and Aerospace sector, not least with our founders hands-on management experience of leading change for over two and half years as Operations Director. Examples of consulting and training engagements successfully completed within this sector as follows:

Martin Baker Aero

Successful capacity increase and cost reduction programme delivered within component machining division of world leading ejector seat manufacturer. Programme involved mix of business improvement skills training for operations leaders and teams in conjunction with focussed Overall Equipment Effectiveness improvement projects on critical machinery.

Rolls-Royce ARO

Diagnostic and analysis activity of the planning, scheduling, material supply and operational processes of aero engines repair and overhaul facility, coupled with a review of effectiveness of organisational design. Report presented to site leadership team with recommendations of opportunities and the critical changes required for reducing customer response times by c.30%

Cummins Engines

Operations management development programme for operational leaders and key support staff covering all aspects of our general Ops. Mgmt. learning modules culminating in our operations simulation module to validate learnings (insert simulation link)