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.
Ford Motor Company, like almost all OEMs, has defined its own specific, individual requirements for Suppliers in the Automotive industry.
During automotive warranty management it’s worth to know about available software which supports organization in cost saving and prediction of quality spills from field.
Each of OEM clients has a defined escalation, which includes, among others, activity related to 100% Control Shipment.
VDA FFA (field failure analysis) is one of two reference manuals used to meet the specific customer requirements related to point 10.2.5. from IATF.