NPLX Programme – Module 5: Managing Product & Quality

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Course overview:  

The Managing Product Quality module is designed to ensure that Quality Engineers have the necessary knowledge and essential skills appropriate to their role to effectively contribute to successful new product launch.The Managing Product Quality module forms part of the NPLX (New Product Launch Excellence) Programme.

Who should attend:  

Quality Engineers who are responsible for assuring the compliance of quality standards for new product introductions; including processes to ensure component and vehicle reliability.

Benefits and Learning Objectives   

Quality Engineers will obtain the necessary knowledge and essential skills for effective new product launch.Learning objectives in this three day course include:

  • How to implement an effective Part Approval Process
  • How to implement root cause problem solving
  • How to capture lessons learned How to manage the customer

Topics covered:   

Business impact and programme review (roadmap) Problem solving & visual management PFMEA Control Plans MSA Planning - gauges and fixtures SPC Part Approval Process Application of lessons learned and continuous improvement

Why choose Industry Forum: 

Industry Forum helps major global manufacturers understand, optimise and improve both manufacturing capability and business performance.

An integrated team of consultants and practitioners, all seasoned expert engineers with multi-sector manufacturing experience, Industry Forum brings together a world-class combination of improvement competency, insight, process and best practice.

Spanning automotive, aerospace, construction, consumer appliance, electronics and food sectors, for over 20 years Industry Forum has planned and delivered some of the world's most consistent and successful transformations for business-critical manufacturing operations.

Our trainers are expert practitioners in New Product Introduction with hands-on industrial experience and highly developed communication skills.

They have a wealth of technical expertise and often provide on-site advice and coaching. During every course we will encourage collaboration and sharing of practical experiences, ensuring learning can be put into context and empowering delegates to apply their new skills successfully in their workplace as well as making sustainable improvements.

Topics Covered:

- Problem solving and visual management
- Control plans
- MSA Planning - gauges and fixtures
- Part approval process
- Application of lessons learned and continuous improvement

Further information

SMMT QMD is the Automotive Quality Management Division of SMMT Industry Forum.

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