Core Tools

Core Tools Course

Objective
The participant will understand the fundamentals of the automotive Core Tools and will be able to apply them through practical examples following the AIAG latest guidelines.

Participant’s Profile
Professionals in charge of the new products introduction process, quality engineers reponsible for the integration or revision of PPAPs, internal auditors and all those interested in the analysis, control and improvement of processes within the automotive industry.

Content:

 Day 1: APQP  – Advanced Product Quality Planning 
• Introduction to APQP. • Relation to  IATF16949:2016.
• Product Quality Planning Cycle.
+ Phase 1. Plan and define program.
+ Phase 2. Product design and development.
+ Phase 3. Process design and developmen.
+ Phase 4. Product and process validation.
+ Phase 5. Feedback, assessment and corrective action.
• Feasibility commitment.

Day 1: PPAP – Production Part Approval Process
• Introduction to PPAP.
• Relation to  IATF16949:2016.
• Submission of PPAP.
• Significant Production Run.
• PPAP requirements.
• Submission levels.
• PSW – Part Submission Warrant.

Day 2: FMEA – Failure Mode and Effects Analysis.
• Introduction to FMEA.
• Relation to IATF16949:2016.
• FMEA model.
• Failure modes, Effects and Causes.
• Severity, Occurrence and Detection.
• Prevention, Detection and Containment.
• RPN – Risk Priority Number.
• FMEA practice.

Day 2: Control Plan
• Introduction to Control Plan.
• Relation to IATF16949:2016.
• Controlling vs. Monitoring.
• Special product characteristics.
• Special process characteristics.
• Evaluation technique.
• Sample size / frequency.
• Control method.
• Reaction plan.

Day 3: SPC – Statistical Process Control
• Introduction to statistical control.
• Relation to IATF16949:2016.
• Basic statistics.
• Elements of Control Charts.
• Common and Special Causes.
• Establish control limits.
• Special cause criteria.
• Variables Control Charts.
+ X-R Chart.
+ I-MR Chart.
• Attributes Control Charts.
+ p Chart.
+ u Chart.
• Process Capability (Cp, Cpk).
• Process Performance (Pp, Ppk).

Day 3: MSA – Measurement Systems Analysis
• Introduction to measurement systems analysis.
• Relation to IATF16949:2016.
• Elements of measurement systems.
• Repeatability and Reproducibility.
• Gage R&R Study – Guidelines.
+ Range Method.
+ ANOVA Method.
+ Results interpretation.
• Attribute Study.

 

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ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 Course

Objective
At the end of the course the participant will acquire the theoretical concepts required to audit the automotive quality management system ISO9001:2015, will understand the importance of preparation previous to the audit and will be able to write effective audit reports.

Participant’s Profile
Professionals responsible for the planning, execution or follow up of internal audits to the Quality Management System.

Content:

ISO 9001:2015 Overview.
Introduction.
• Terms and definitions.
• Quality management principles.
• Process approach.
• Risk-based thinking.
• Quality Management System.

Interpretative review ISO 9001:2015.
• Context of the organization.
+ Context of the organization.
+ Interested parties.
+ Scope of the QMS.
• Leadership.
+ Quality policy.
+ Roles, reponsibilities and authorities.
• Planning.
+ Risks and opportunities.
+ Quality objectives.
• Support.
+ Resources.   + Organizational knowledge.   + Competence.   + Awareness.   + Communication.
+ Documented information.
• Operation,
+ Operational planning and control.
+ Requirements for product.
+ Design and development of the product.
+ Control of externally provided products.
+ Control of production.
+ Release of products and services.
+ Control on nonconforming outputs.
• Performance evaluation.
+ Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation.
+ Internal audit.
+ Management review.• Improvement.
+ Nonconformity and corrective actions.
+ Continual improvement.

Auditing Management Systems.
• Terms and definitions.
• Principles of auditing.
• Audit programme.
• Competence of the Internal auditor.
• Auditing methods.
• Preparing Audit activities.
• Conducting the audit.
• Audit findings.
• Audit report.
• Audit follow-up.

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