Objective

The participant will know the different requirements for each phase of the APQP, will understand the importance of the advanced planning for failure prevention and will be able to create a basic plan that suits the needs of your organization.


Participant’s Profile

Professionals involved in quality planning, project management and new products introduction, including administrative areas.


APQP – Advanced Product Quality 

Planning 2nd Edition)

Introduction

• Importance of APQP

• Relation to IATF 16949:2016

• PDCA cycle vs APQP

• Gantt Chart / Timing Chart

Phase 1 – Plan and define program

• Voice of the customer (VOC)

• Business plan

• Benchmark

• Product / Process assumptions

• Design goals

• Quality goals

• Reliability goals

Phase 2 – Product design and development

• Design FMEA

• IMDS – International Material Data System

• Design for Manufacturability and Assembly

• Prototype build

• DVP&R – Design Verification Plan & Report

• Design review

• Special product characteristics

• Technical specification

• Feasibility commitment

Phase 3 – Process design and development

• Packaging standards and specifications

• Product / Process quality system

• Process flow diagram

• Process FMEA

• Pre-launch Control Plan

• Process definition

• Process instructions

• Measurement systems definition

• Attribute master samples

• Checking aids

Phase 4 – Product and process validation

• Significant production run

• MSA – Measurement System Analysis

• Dimensional results

• Records of material / performance test results

• Initial process capability study

(Cp, Cpk, Pp, Ppk)

• Production Control Plan

• Qualified laboratory documentation

• Appearance Approval Report (AAR)

• Sample production parts

• Customer specific requirements

• PSW – Part Submission Warrant

Phase 5 – Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action

• Improved customer satisfaction

• Improved delivery and service

• Lessons learned

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