Adient Plant Tour
August 14-15, 2018 | West Point, GA
Theme: High Performance Teams & Empowering Workforce
Join the Manufacturing Leadership Council at the Adient facility in West Point, GA for an opportunity to tour the facility and learn about how an engaged workforce drives operational excellence. You will have an opportunity to see how Adient is focusing on a high performance team approach and how that works within the Adient Manufacturing System. This facility is an excellent representation of how customer focus, a stable operating environment, and zero tolerance for waste make Adient a world class manufacturer.
Adient’s West Point facility provides complete seat systems for the Kia Optima vehicle in a just-in-time/just-in-sequence manner. Adient is a global leader in automotive seating. With 85,000 employees operating 238 manufacturing/assembly plants in 34 countries worldwide, we produce and deliver automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEMs. From complete seating systems to individual components, our expertise spans every step of the automotive seat making process. Our integrated, in-house skills allow us to take our products from research and design to engineering and manufacturing – and into more than 25 million vehicles every year. For more information on Adient, please visit adient.com.
Walk Away With Actionable Insights
Attend this plant tour, which will be followed by a panel and executive roundtable discussion on high performing teams, and walk away with actionable insights, including:
High performance teams using a metric driven approach
The Adient Manufacturing System
Just in time manufacturing and delivery to the customer
Automation including collaborative robots, automatic guided carts for material transport, and electronic Kanban for material replenishment
Space is limited for this tour! Register today to secure your spot.
August 14, 2018
6:00pm CST/ 7:00pm EST Networking Dinner
August 15, 2018
7:00am CST/ 8:00am EST Breakfast & Registration at Hotel
8:00am CST/ 9:00am EST Executive Welcome at Hotel
9:30CST CST/ 10:30am EST Depart for Adient
10am to 1pm CST/ 11am to 2pm EST Plant Tour
1pm to 1:45pm CST/ 2pm to 2:45pm EST Networking Lunch
1:45pm to 4:00pm CST/ 2:45pm to 5:00pm EST Panel & Roundtable Discussion
4:00pm CST/ 5:00pm EST Depart back to Hotel
Please note: The hotel operates in Central Time, while the Adient Plant and Atlanta Airport operate in Eastern Time.
Executive Director, Manufacturing Excellence
Manufacturing Leadership Council Member
75 miles (1 hour 15 mins): Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL / KATL)
35 miles (30 mins): Columbus Metropolitan Airport (CSG / KCSG)
11 miles (20 mins): Lanette Municipal (LNT)
17 miles (25 mins): LaGrange-Callaway Airport (LGC / KLGC)
20 miles (30 mins): Callaway Gardens GA (CWG)
Where to Stay:
Group Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn Auburn/Opelika in Auburn, AL
Discounted room rate: $104
Book by: Saturday, July 21, 2018 (in order to secure this rate and availability)
To make your reservations online, click here.
To make your reservations by phone, call (334) 502-3500 and reference Manufacturing Leadership Adient Plant Tour
If you have any questions about this or another upcoming Plant Tour & Executive Roundtable. Please complete the form below or email Lauren Jaeger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Manufacturing Leadership Council’s Executive Plant Tour and Roundtable events are made possible by the members for members and guests. Council members participate as part of their annual membership, and non-members may attend for a fee.