OUR SERVICES

A COMPREHENSIVELY ENGINEERED MANUFACTURING SOLUTION

Smart Manufacturing Solutions is an outsourced service provider for the Automotive, Locomotive & Aerospace manufacturing sector. Offering a fully outsourced service.

Our services are designed using Lean principles to optimize product quality, process efficiency and effectiveness. We support our clients throughout the product life cycle from development to production to the after sales market.

WHAT WE DO

We deliver safe, environmental and quality working practice. Alongside procedure adherence in service delivery and process management. Our focused layered audits drive continual improvement and ensure best-in-class service provision. Our diverse packages range from robust fault containment up to complex problem solving support and everything else in the middle.

Managed Service

SMS can comprehensively run critical parts of your quality operations, or projects enabling you to focus on your core business activities through:

  • Integrating well-managed, flexible teams into your business structure
  • Deployment of a resident Manager interface to enhance pace and accuracy of communication
  • Providing a comprehensive progress visibility and accountability through real time reporting

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Process Support

We can provide short term contingent and longer term planned support form containment and firewalls to facility moves and component and product launches.

All our processes are developed to cater to the TAKT time of the facility and the location of the event, designed to mitigate any lost production volumes whilst maintaining all agreed H & S practices.

All processes are audited via management confirmations to ensure that processes are being adhered to. Processes range from inspection, component modifications, audits, driving, strip and rectify. All of which with the correct level of associate training.

All processes are captured electronically and where required photographic evidence captured & archived for traceability

Vehicle Inspection & Rework

Our vehicle inspection team are engaged to support and sweep accross the UK or on the manufacturing plant to enable a response to any emerging issues

We pride ourselves with inspecting the vehicle to the quality standards of the OEM and protect the vehicle whilst inspecting them to mitigate any incremental damage.

The rework team will also be available to accompany the inspectors and fix on detection the vehicles in SITU (rework dependent).

All rework will be inspected, validated and recorded enabling the vehicles to continue in the process flow and by ensuring vehicle repair is validated to the correct standard which will prevent any diverts or warranty claims.

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TALENT & SKILLS SOLUTIONS

We have trained technicians for all areas of vehicle repair including EV Auto Electricians, Mechanics and Vehicle Trim Fitters.

Mechanics

Our Mechanics are trained to NVQ Level 3 standard with a vast knowledge of multiple OEM products. Typical skills and competences include

  • Reworking interior and exterior trim
  • Mechanical reworks including engines, transmission, suspension etc.

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Technicians

Our Technicians are trained to NVQ Level 3 standard with a vast knowledge of multiple OEM products. Typical skills and competence include:

  • Full vehicle strip down
  • Full interior removal & replacement
  • Interior component replacement
  • Water test Root cause analysis support

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Electricians

Our Electricians are trained to NVQ Level 3 standard with a vast knowledge of multiple OEM products. Typical skills and competences include:

  • Ability to operate electronic diagnostics equipment.
  • A vast Knowledge of electrical systems
  • Root Cause Analysis and Fault finding
  • Repair & Maintenance of electrical systems to EDF standards

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Engineers

Our engineers have backgrounds within Quality design and manufacturing .They are adaptable to work within both a client's team or in a managed service capacity.

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SMS REPORTING

  • Supplier Status Reports
  • Quality Performance¬†
  • Training Program Details
  • Total Cost
  • Recommended Actions
  • Client Concerns
  • Next Period Plan
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Plan Progress

SMS REPORTING

  • Supplier Status Reports
  • Quality Performance¬†
  • Training Program Details
  • Total Cost
  • Recommended Actions
  • Client Concerns
  • Next Period Plan
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Plan Progress

We will work with you to compile a detailed Service Level Agreement (SLA) and a comprehensive set of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s). These form the basic measurement tool for the performance of the supplier development program and the improvement of that supplier’s performance over time, all of which is driven by our ‘master schedule of activities and targets. The way we share the information with you will be agreed at the start of the project and can range from hourly texts with high level summaries, end of shift emails and consignment packs at the close of the job.