During the pre-SoP (Start of Production) phase, each organization participates in the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) to confirm compliance with quality requirements.
Pareto diagram is an effective and simple analysis supporting tool that allows to set the right priorities during problem solving.
eSupplierConnect, MaPS, SQP, beSTandard client portals knowing should result not only from the IATF and CSR requirements but also from FCA PPAP process audit.
Organization supplying parts to automotive industry customers should be aware that in case of problems, the customer can inform the Certification Body, in consequence of which will be performed an special audit.
Layered Process Audits (LPA) are one of the most important elements of organization's quality management system improving. For this reason it's worth remembering a few good practices during their performing.
One of the important elements in solving problems is the proper implementation of its description, thanks to which it will be possible to solve it faster - this opportynity gives us 5W2H methodology application.
Each organization starting cooperation with a client from the automotive industry must be aware that during the start-up phase its representative will plan a dedicated process audit in the production plant.
Defining the actions that will ensure that we are able to avoid reoccurrence is just part of the process related to 8D methodology. The next step is their validation.