About Us

Spitfire provides expert management consulting, professional training and coaching to clients worldwide.

We specialise in improving business performance through our unique combination of skills and expertise to deliver measurable and sustainable results.... Read More
Client Testimonials
  • "We were very impressed by the quality of the delivered solution, as well as of professionalism of the consultants, their understanding of our complex internal processes and their commitment to quality and respect of deadlines."

    Global Train Manufacturer
  • "With Spitfire's support we have been able to identify impressive savings and with the tools and coaching they provided we will be able to identify even greater savings. The Spitfire team were impressive from the start, quickly becoming part of the team and working in a structured way."

    Material Planning - Ordering Officer Aerospace Company (UK)
  • "At the end of the project we made quite a few changes to our existing systems. The best outcome is the change to the way we now think within the department whenever we are reviewing even the simplest of procedures, we find ourselves applying the 'lean' way of thinking and continue to make improvements."

    Cytology Manager NHS – Primary Care Trust Hospital
  • "A  number of excellent pieces of work all delivered with professionalism and a good level of outside best practice knowledge shared and transferred. Good cross-functional connections made with the team at all levels and are very well respected and trusted in the organisation…"

    Market-leading provider of steam systems and services
  • "This Programme has revolutionised the way my team delivers its projects. It has enabled personal ownership and commitment from everyone involved. The teams are empowered to remove waste from their own processes and deliver real improvements in a matter of weeks, rather than months."

    Head of Station Upgrades Global Metro
  • "The Spitfire consultants were very knowledgeable and able to relate complicated techniques to us in language we understood. Their experience and expertise gave us a great leap in understanding."

    BT Manager Leading Energy Saving Group
  • "The real power of the programme is the empowerment and tangible cultural change it delivers in a short time scale. It releases momentum from every level and every silo of the organisation, generating immediate impact and identification and eradication of waste."

    Independent Investment Programme Advisory Group to the Mayor of London
  • "After many months of analysis, planning and effort we have, for the first time, achieved all of our Operational Performance Indicators for defects. This is a great achievement and has been delivered at the same time as working to drastically cut the number of outstanding defects, which have reduced from over 2,000 to about 150 today."

    Highways & Transport Manager Local authority (UK)
  • "An excellent piece of work delivered by knowledgeable and experienced logistics experts. Spitfire's packaging design concepts and Lean Logistics approach not only tackle space constraint issues, they also improve ergonomic handling and part quality. The designs ensure reduced handling of sub-assembled material & parts, and reduce costs."

    Plant Manager, Bremen Major Aircraft Manufacturer
  • "The turnaround of the fleet has been incredible! Spitfire Consultancy have been instrumental in making this happen. We now have the tools and the knowledge to maintain control and continue to meet our future performance challenges."

    Fleet Manager Asset Maintenance Company
  • "A great result, this supplier was one of our biggest concerns in terms of parts supply for the new model and now we're getting parts ahead of the model launch, a very positive outcome, well done…."

    Quality Director Leading Prestigious Car Manufacturer
  • "Spitfire have delivered a strategy that is clear and follows all Lean principles to ensure parts are available when required, all without impacting on production. Stakeholders involved have been impressed by Spitfire's knowledge and approach."

    Head of Supply Chain Logistics Major Aircraft OEM
  • "During development of the project, we recognised the immediate potential and in a joint activity with the original project team, installed the Body Shop Training Centre into a brand new manufacturing plant being built in the U.S.A. to assist us with the very difficult task of new plant hire and skill-up."

    Global Lean Centre Manager Global Vehicle Manufacturer
  • "A stellar performance from a rotating team of consultants achieved all I could have hoped for. A great programme which should be wider applied in my organisation."

    Head of Delivery Global Metro
Our Clients
Consulting

Tomorrow’s performance today.

Consulting
Our global expertise in delivering programme performance excellence using advanced Lean expertise, leadership and thinking will ensure that you deliver the performance your customers require.... Read More
Training

World-class solutions delivered globally.

Training
Combining experiential learning with advanced techniques in the delivery of Lean strategy, leadership coaching, Lean transformation programmes, fundamental skills, bespoke training courses and individual training modules.... Read More
Industries

Working with you – Because every industry is unique, isn’t it?

We have an extensive range of industry expertise that enables us to clearly recognise and articulate the unique differences between each industry, and even more importantly the shared learning that can be gained from one industry to another. From retail to rail & construction, and healthcare to aerospace & defence, our senior consultants are in a unique position that enables them to combine industry expertise with out-of-the-box thinking.
  • Rail
    Rail
    We are market leaders in delivering successful business improvement strategies through a …
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  • Aerospace
    Aerospace
    We provide industry specific process, technical and supply-chain logistics expertise, wit…
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  • Automotive
    Automotive
    Applying over 20 years of knowledge and experience from working directly in senior operat…
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  • Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    Our depth of industry expertise provides a unique offering of specialist skills throughou…
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  • Construction
    Construction
    We partner with leading construction companies to develop and implement the principles of…
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Our Approach

We pride ourselves on developing bespoke solutions.

At Spitfire our approach is defined and measured through the Spitfire Way, and delivered by senior experts to ensure consistency in everything we do. Our approach enables our clients to improve performance, develop their people and create sustainable results. Read More
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