Phil Guest, Supply Chain Manager, commented: “We were recently very grateful to Jason Barker for coming to Preston Brook to train some of our newer starters in the Planning Office over the workings of an Asphalt Plant. Jason’s session definitely brought a unique hands-on approach to training. He used plastic cups to represent the bins on the Plants so that attendees soon become very acquainted with the cost and inconvenience of having to ‘empty out’ the bins when different products are scheduled in the wrong order.”
Pictured in action are trainees Amanda Young and Lucy Enright. Everyone is now more aware of the implications for the production process of scheduling the orders in the right order and can communicate this to our customers better.