Error proofing (EP) and Mistake proofing (MP) are two techniques used to minimize failures in production processes. Their main goal is to detect and eliminate errors in the initial stages of the process before they affect the final product from quality point of view.
Pre-launch Control Plan
During new projects implementation, one of the IATF standard requirements is the implementation of the Pre-launch Control Plan. Its main purpose is to increase the quality assurance for the delivered product by increasing the control net.
LPA audit – What are benefits for plant management?
Layered Process Audit performing is an important element of the organization's functioning maturity. In addition, it brings many benefits to the management, starting from opportunity to better understand the company production processes.
Special Characteristics and their identification during new project implementation
Special characteristics management in the automotive industry is a crucial aspect of ensuring the quality, safety, and performance for produced parts. Their implementation is carried out in the appropriate steps assigned to the launch plan milestones.
Everything You need to know about Yard Hold
Yard Hold is one of the escalation tools used by some customers in the automotive industry. It can pose many problems in terms of cost burdens, loss of customer satisfaction and reputation. For this reason, it is worth knowing how to manage it.
Quality Alert – what you should know during implementation
Quality Alert is triggered after receiving a complaint from the customer or identifying an internal nonconformity. Its main purpose is to visualize the occurrence of a problem at the workplace. In addition, it serves to improve employee awareness.
A3 Report – Knowledge Compendium
A3 Report is a quality tool that has been disseminated in Toyota production facilities. By presenting all the information in a simple and coherent structure, it has also been appreciated by other companies.
Risk management in the Automotive sector
In the era of increasing volatility, uncertainty and complexity of the world, the experiences of companies show instability and a tendency to risk, which can surprise practically every company in the world. For this reason, it is crucial for organizations to plan effective risk management that allows appropriate actions implementation and anticipatory decisions.
What competencies must have customer quality engineer
Customer quality engineer is one of the most important in the company. This is mainly due to its specificity, which combines cooperation with the customer representatives and the organization's team members. When preparing to take up this position, it's worth getting to know the main competences that affect work efficiency.
10 changes You need to know when working with Stellantis ex-FCA
After PSA and FCA combining into Stellantis group, both organizations began to unify the requirements resulting from synergy. The following article presents the top 10 changes that You need to know during coopertion with this client.