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MANUFACTURING ADVISORY SERVICEPATRICK LEE24TH JULY 2012
AN OVERVIEW OF THE NEW MAS
THE NEW MAS SERVICE• A national service to all manufacturing businesses in England from 1st January 2012.• Built upon the ...
GEOGRAPHICAL RESPONSIBILITY                          WMMC                          PERA                          SWMAS    ...
CLIENT JOURNEY                                           Level 3                         Best Practice Events and Self Hel...
DELIVERY FORMAT• All Level 2 Reviews delivered by MAS Advisors• Level 4 Project delivery by Consultant & or MAS Advisor  •...
GROWTH AMBITION                      Medium Outcome Potential        High Outcome Potential               High          St...
GROWTH FOCUS100%90%80%70%                           Low Carbon60%                           Supply Chain50%               ...
ELIGIBLE PROJECTS• Those demonstrating a good fit with at least one overarching objective :- • Driving Business growth • D...
ELIGIBLE PROJECTS FOR MAS FUNDING• Developing a medium to long term strategy for growth• Developing and / or introducing n...
NON - ELIGIBLE PROJECTS• Sales lead generation, identifying selling agents (UK &  Overseas)• Generation of marketing and s...
SUBSIDY GUIDELINES• Foundation Project  Up to £1,000, up to 50% of total project costs and up to £300 per day subsidy.• St...
HIGH LEVEL PROCESS Enquiry                         Business Development Activity – Direct from Manufacturer to advisor or ...
FUNDING PROCESS                              Consultant                    £ Full£ Grant Sub   SME                        ...
MAS DIRECTORY
MAS DIRECTORY
MAS DIRECTORY• Consultant specific• On line – Open Access• National• Basic / Full registration options• Intelligent search...
CONSULTANT SELECTION• Choice of deliverer rests with Manufacturer.• Manufacturer contracts with the consultant.• No contra...
PROJECT REVIEW AND FEEDBACK• At the close of each project the AMS advisor will upload. • A numerical feedback rating (1-5 ...
SOME RULES• No use of MAS logo on email footers, Business Cards, Websites, Proposals etc• No “approved” consultant status•...
OTHER BENEFITS• MAS Sourcing.• MAS Networking – invitations to MAS events.• Sign-up to MAS e-bulletin.• Updates on MAS act...
Patrick Lee Phone: 07764 922730 Email: patrick.lee@mymas.org      : PatL_masTHANK YOU
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Presenter – Pat Lee from MAS will present the Manufacturing Advisory Service support package and how to access the opportunities that their programmes offer. MAS is funded by BIS to provide support for manufacturing businesses based in England to help them improve and grow. MAS aims to help the manufacturer, streamline processes, reduce waste, become more energy efficient and generally improve and grow.

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Ignite your....mas 240712

  1. 1. MANUFACTURING ADVISORY SERVICEPATRICK LEE24TH JULY 2012
  2. 2. AN OVERVIEW OF THE NEW MAS
  3. 3. THE NEW MAS SERVICE• A national service to all manufacturing businesses in England from 1st January 2012.• Built upon the foundations of a successful service.• Single common delivery model.• Nationally co-ordinated, locally delivered.• Delivering strategic and technical support to SMEs.• Driving Business Growth.• Developing advanced manufacturing capabilities.
  4. 4. GEOGRAPHICAL RESPONSIBILITY WMMC PERA SWMAS Grant Thornton
  5. 5. CLIENT JOURNEY Level 3 Best Practice Events and Self Help collateral Manufacturing Review Direct Calls Level 4 Intervention Enquiry Handling Foundation Foundation Improvement Email Level 1 Level 2 Website Step Change Change MAS Client Referrals Transformation External Referrals Level 5 Active Referrals Integrated Action Plan
  6. 6. DELIVERY FORMAT• All Level 2 Reviews delivered by MAS Advisors• Level 4 Project delivery by Consultant & or MAS Advisor • Majority by Consultant• Foundation & Step Grants committed by the MAS Advisor at Level 2 stage• Transformation Grants awarded by MAS Funding Panel – details TBC
  7. 7. GROWTH AMBITION Medium Outcome Potential High Outcome Potential High Step Service Transformation Service Ambition Identify Growth Potential Release Growth Potential Low Outcome Potential Medium Outcome Potential Low Foundation Service Step Service Start Improvement Journey Increase Growth Ambition Low High Potential
  8. 8. GROWTH FOCUS100%90%80%70% Low Carbon60% Supply Chain50% New Product Development40% Strategy30% Operational Improvement20%10% 0% Old MAS New MAS
  9. 9. ELIGIBLE PROJECTS• Those demonstrating a good fit with at least one overarching objective :- • Driving Business growth • Developing advanced manufacturing capabilities • Creating high value jobs • Improvement of resource efficiency (carbon footprint)• Return on Investment or > £66 : £1
  10. 10. ELIGIBLE PROJECTS FOR MAS FUNDING• Developing a medium to long term strategy for growth• Developing and / or introducing new products• Reducing operational costs• Application of Lean principles (especially beyond the manufacturing shop floor)• Introduction of advanced manufacturing techniques
  11. 11. NON - ELIGIBLE PROJECTS• Sales lead generation, identifying selling agents (UK & Overseas)• Generation of marketing and selling materials• Advertising, PR, Marketing materials, Logos & Branding, Brand Management• Intellectual property fees• Anything related to websites or social media• Open training courses, NVQ courses• Anything that is a statutory requirement• Preparing annual accounts, Tax and VAT consultancy
  12. 12. SUBSIDY GUIDELINES• Foundation Project Up to £1,000, up to 50% of total project costs and up to £300 per day subsidy.• Step Change Project Up to £3,000, up to 50% of total project costs and up to £300 per day subsidy.• Repeat Projects 1st Project in rolling 12 month period – up to 50% subsidy 2nd Project in rolling 12 month period – up to 40% subsidy 3rd Project in rolling 12 month period – up to 30% subsidy
  13. 13. HIGH LEVEL PROCESS Enquiry Business Development Activity – Direct from Manufacturer to advisor or helpline, referral from partner (e.g. UKTI), or form consultants. Manufacturing Free On-site review of manufacturing business – determine SME status, Review understand current issues, record observations, develop action plan including project scope. Funding Application Manufacturer submits application form for grant funding to assist with delivery of identified / scoped projects. Selection of consultant form AMS Directory. Funding Offer MAS allocates and confirms level and condition of grant funding (e.g. Time bound) Project Delivery & Project Delivery – MAS Advisor manages project to ensure on Management track MAS Advisor collates project outputs and feedback from Outputs & Feedback client. Another Project? Grant Payment Manufacturer invited to invoice MAS for Grant funding
  14. 14. FUNDING PROCESS Consultant £ Full£ Grant Sub SME Performance
  15. 15. MAS DIRECTORY
  16. 16. MAS DIRECTORY
  17. 17. MAS DIRECTORY• Consultant specific• On line – Open Access• National• Basic / Full registration options• Intelligent search function to Manufacturing clients• Link to national CRM for consultant allocation to projects• “Feedback hungry” – comments, rating , previous projects
  18. 18. CONSULTANT SELECTION• Choice of deliverer rests with Manufacturer.• Manufacturer contracts with the consultant.• No contract between MAS and the consultant.• Manufacturers to browse directory using following search filters. • Location / Distance • Capabilities • Fee Rate • Previous MAS Project • Feedback Filters
  19. 19. PROJECT REVIEW AND FEEDBACK• At the close of each project the AMS advisor will upload. • A numerical feedback rating (1-5 stars) • Any feedback comments from the client• Average feedback rating will show on consultant profile• Feedback comments only visible to MAS advisors & consultant• Testimonials & improvement
  20. 20. SOME RULES• No use of MAS logo on email footers, Business Cards, Websites, Proposals etc• No “approved” consultant status• No commitment of funding
  21. 21. OTHER BENEFITS• MAS Sourcing.• MAS Networking – invitations to MAS events.• Sign-up to MAS e-bulletin.• Updates on MAS activities.• Possible wider search categories e.g. UK Tooling Manufacturers .
  22. 22. Patrick Lee Phone: 07764 922730 Email: patrick.lee@mymas.org : PatL_masTHANK YOU

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