Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant

Platinum Leading Organisation for Excellence in the Automotive sector
Flexibility

We now live in a VUCA world and this means that we need to be highly flexible. Bosch Rodez Plant has several strong advantages : the management of the working time, the management of resource capacity, plant opening, closing and flexibility of deliveries until D-Day.

Our flexibility is proven on a daily basis by our practices:...

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I4.0 Leadership at RzP

Our Rodez Plant has made of its geographical disadvantage a huge competencies strength through becoming a nationally labelled Factory of the Future. This lead to a motto: “Rodez Plant, the connected excellence”.
Thanks to our passionate associates we succeeded to develop an impressive story board: RFID extraordinary implementation all...

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Strategy and Policy Deployment

The Steering Committee of Rodez Plant realized, early on, that engaging its associates in the achievement of the strategic goals was one of the key milestones in the Journey to Excellence. As a result, a policy deployment approach is implemented in 1997. Since then, thanks to RzP’s commitment to the EFQM, the implementation of the process...

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World Class Quality

For all our customers, one off the major key performance indicators is Quality. BOSCH is synonym of quality and as our founder said “I prefer to lose money rather than customer trust“. Bosch Rodez invested its efforts in the journey towards Excellence and Quality. Today they have become part of our DNA and are firmly anchored in our daily...

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Committed to Sustainability

Following the Kyoto agreements, RzP implemented an approach for reducing energy consumption. Thereafter, starting with 2007, the Bosch Group, announced its environmental commitment to reduce CO2 emissions by 15% until 2012 and by 35% until 2020. In 2016, the Bosch Group decided to raise the target to 35% CO2 reduction until 2020. In RzP, a team...

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Process Management

From its beginnings, our plant has known many events that have shaped its organization. For many years our plant had a classical organizational structure that generated a lot of conflicts regarding the targets of different departments. Since 1996, our plant has set up a performance oriented organizational structure of the production areas called...

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Based on our more than 15 years’ experience with the Model I can only encourage other organisations to follow into our footsteps. The RADAR systematic enables the management to ask the right questions, to empower the associates through cause-effect reasoning and in the end gives meaning to the business decisions that will guide the organization towards continuous learning and improvement. Olivier Pasquesoone, Plant Manager
What defines us.
Vision
We are an united and future-oriented team.
We develop the current product lines as well as new product and service offerings.
We are a Smart and connected factory.
We are recognized and visible through our results and networks.
Each associate has an entrepreneurial mindset.
Mission
EXCELLENCE, to build TOGETHER our factory of the FUTURE
Values
We live the Bosch Values :
Future and result focus - Our actions are result-focused. This allows us to secure our future. It also creates a sound basis for the social initiatives of the company and the foundation.
Responsibility and sustainability - We act responsibly in the interest of our company, also taking the social and ecological impact of our actions into consideration.
Initiative and determination - We act on our own initiative, take entrepreneurial responsibility, and pursue our goals with determination.
Openness and trust - We communicate important company matters in a timely and open fashion. This is the best foundation for a relationship built on trust.
Fairness - We deal fairly with our colleagues and business partners, and view this fairness as a cornerstone of our corporate success.
Reliability, credibility, legality - We promise only what we can deliver, accept agreements as binding, and respect and observe the law in all our business transactions.
Diversity - We appreciate and encourage diversity for the enrichment it brings, and see it as essential for our success.
Our core business

With approximately 1600 associates, Bosch Rodez is the most important Bosch plant in France. It is located in the South of France, in an essentially agricultural area of Midi-Pyrénées.
We manufacture high precision mass production products with tolerances up to less than 1 micron (0,001 mm) and with less than 2 ppm (non-conform parts per...

Our products and services

Rodez plant is in charge of the manufacturing of 3 types of high technology and last generation diesel components: Common Rail Injectors (CRI), Injector Nozzles (DLL) and Glow Plugs (GLP). Bosch Rodez is Leadplant for the Glow Plugs and also driving the International Production Network for this product.
Our products are exported all...

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Our people

Around 1600 people work in Bosch Rodez Plant. They are the makers of its success.
We foster an open corporate culture that allows mistakes and recognizes success, in which regular discussions between employees and managers take place and where targeted employee development programs lead to successful employees who provide quality work...

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Company Data
SectorAutomotive
Size of the organisation> 1000 employees
OperatingInternationally
LocationRodez Cedex 9 , France
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features car and automotive component manufacturers (OEMs)

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