APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) and Control Plan
Through this APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) and Control Plan training, Exegens® offers participants an opportunity to understand the importance of the following elements: APQP language, formulating strategies consistent with APQP, evaluation of special features, especially how to make able and robust processes for special features in APQP.
All standards of Advanced Product Quality Planning provide structured methods for defining and establishing the necessary steps to ensure that the product meets the requirements of the customers. The Control Plans help products′ quality being consistent with customer requirements and apriori standards. The Control Plans provide the structural approach for design, selection and implementation of control methods for the added value in the whole system. A company that targets a high level of quality must use FMEA in the Advanced Quality Planning Processes and in the development of their control plans.
Summary of the training session:
Introduction in APQP and in Quality System working mode;
Fundamentals of Quality Planning;
Product Quality Planning Cycle: Deming’s cycle (P-D-C-A);
Presentation of the 5 APQP phases:
- Phase 1: Plan and Define (concept);
- Phase 2: Design and Development of the Product;
- Phase 3: Design and Development of the Process;
- Phase 4: Product and Process Validation;
- Phase 5: Feedback Assessments and Corrective Action;
APQP elements: FMEA positionning and goals, Control Plans, SPC, MSA and PPAP in APQP;
Control Plan: defining Control Plan; areas where improving Control and Reaction Plans;
Control Plan: important links to other documents; types of Control Plans; approaching common mistakes;
Control Plan: Control Plan in 26 steps – description of each step. Example;
Review. Conclusions. Free discussions.
Who should attend: quality engineers, maintenance engineers, industrial engineers, process engineers, department managers, operators.