Client: Jaguar Land Rover

Location: Halewood, UK

Services: Business Improvement, Supply Chain, Training & Development

One of the UK’s largest automotive manufacturers required specialist support with a launch of a new sequenced vehicle-specific wiring loom. Through deploying top level business diagnostics followed by tactical support, adhering to industry standards and best practice, Jigsaw Business Group assisted Jaguar Land Rover with a smooth and successful launch.

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Client: JCB

Location: Rochester, UK

Services: Business Improvement

JCB, is a manufacturer of equipment for construction, agriculture, waste handling, and demolition and required from Jigsaw Business Group the transfer of an entire heavy products production facility to a new greenfield site.

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Client: Arkal Automotive

Location: Eastern Europe (Czech Republic)

Services: Supply Chain

Arkal Automotive, one of the world’s leading thermoplastic automotive parts manufacturers required a solution to meet its increased production requirements across Eastern Europe. The company commissioned Jigsaw Business Group to carry out a supplier sourcing process. Through vigorous desktop screening to full on-site audits, scoring and ranking, Jigsaw Business Group presented a series of recommendations that were implemented by Arkal Automotive which allowed the company to meet its production needs with the appointment of a new trusted supplier offering multiple benefits.

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Client: Snorkel UK

Location: Washington, UK; USA; Middle East

Services: Specialist Recruitment

Jigsaw Business Group was appointed by Snorkel, following a recommendation from its parent company, to head hunt two new Territory Managers to be positioned in Europe. The company had a very quick requirement to fulfil these positions and Jigsaw Business Group managed to achieve this with two ideal candidates put forward to the company in only a matter of one week, both of which were subsequently offered the roles.

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Client: Calsonic Kansei

Location: Washington, UK

Services: Business Improvement

Jigsaw Business Group was commissioned by leading automotive specialist Calsonic Kansei to deploy a series of business improvements across its 1st tier injection moulded and painted parts division. The improvements implemented seen Jigsaw Business Group place two interim managers to enable significant improvements to capacity, quality and deliveries.  Now with a self-managed team, Calsonic Kansei benefits from savings of £69k per month on special transport, has reduced its staff overhead and scrappage materials, as well as significantly reduced its plant downtime. 

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Client: Bombardier

Location: Crewe, UK

Services: Business Improvement, Supply Chain, Training & Development

A multinational manufacturer of business jets and rail – Bombardier – commissioned Jigsaw Business Group to conduct a value stream review, verify data, recommend and implement improvements to its 2-shift Bogey re-manufacturing operation at its Crewe manufacturing plant. From the review process the company made a series of recommendations that significantly enhanced the re-manufacturing process.

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Client: Welwyn TT

Location: Bedlington, UK

Services: Training & Development

As a previous client of Jigsaw Business Group, Welwyn TT trusted the business to source and acquire talent for them as a leading provider of resistor technologies, hybrid microcircuits and multi-chip modules. 

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Client: Pandora

Location: Thailand

Services: Supply Chain

Pandora, which had grown exponentially from an independent retailer to a globally recognised jewellery brand, needed support on global quality issues whilst embedding appropriate operating systems and processes.

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Client: Applied Component Technology

Location: Wrexham, UK

Services: Training & Development

The requirement to find a commercial buyer with a quick turnaround, in a location with no automotive presence but where a buyer with automotive experience was a pre-requisite.

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Client: Vestas

Location: Magdeburg-Germany; Skagen, Arhus, Lem – Denmark; Guldsmedshyttan, Lidkoping – Sweden; Kristiansand – Norway.

Services: Business Improvement

With a significant uplift in demand for renewable energy across the globe, Vestas – one of the world’s largest designer, manufacturer, installer, and maintainer of wind turbines – needed to increase its output quickly and effectively without disrupting existing production.

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Client: Faurecia

Location: Banbury, UK

Services: Training & Development

Faurecia – as one of the world’s largest car component manufacturers – was required to build a plant that would support its client BMW Mini and where 280 new employees were required to seamlessly integrate into this new start-up facility, without any disruption to production.

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Client: Barfoots

Location: Bognor Regis, UK

Services: Training & Development

Barfoots is a family owned business that grows, processes, packs, markets and supplies a range of semi-exotic produce to major UK supermarkets and leading national restaurant chains.  The business needed professional support to manage a flexible workforce and seasonal labour demands.

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Client: Siemens

Location: Aalborg, Denmark

Services: Business Improvement

Siemens Wind Power and Renewables division is a leading supplier of reliable, environmentally-friendly and cost-efficient renewable energy solutions. The company required a partner to support in improving its first-time manufacturing capabilities and Jigsaw Business Group provided six highly skilled practitioners to achieve this.

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Client: Applied Component Technology (ACT)

Location: Wrexham, UK

Services: Business Improvement, Supply Chain

Applied Component Technology (ACT) – a leading UK automotive parts manufacturer – was looking to launch a new lightweight aircraft into the aerospace industry. With no prior experience in this sector, the company required external specialist support to develop the new design within only a matter of seven months, overcoming several challenges. Jigsaw Business Group deployed its leading business improvement and supply chain services to support with the delivery of the project, which was achieved on time and, under budget. The project led to the companies scooping top industry accolades in recognition of its innovation.

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