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Suppliers delivering their products to German and North American manufacturers (OEM) are obliged to assess their FMEA based on the differing charts for severity, probability and detection according to the FMEA manuals of VDA and AIAG. This leads to confusion and increases the complexity and activities of product development and improvement by suppliers. The common requirements and expectations for FMEA enable suppliers to determine an FMEA process and the requisite methods and tools that deliver a robust and complete FMEA fulfilling the needs and expectations of their customers.
Suppliers delivering their products to German and North American manufacturers (OEM) are obliged to assess their FMEA based on the differing charts for se-verity, probability and detection according to the FMEA manuals of VDA and AIAG. Starting with these assessment charts, the two VDA and AIAG manuals were adapted and standardised. This upgrade presents the differences up until now in approach between VDA and AIAG and the implementation in FMEA 2016.
Suppliers delivering their products to German and North American manufacturers (OEM) are obliged to assess their FMEA based on the differing charts for severity,
probability and detection according to the FMEA manuals of VDA and AIAG.
In the automotive and automotive supply industry, product safety and product liability have always been crucial topics. Throughout the world, countries have laid this down in national and international laws which have been adopted as contractually agreed, specific requirements of the automotive industry. These apply both to the OEM directly, and the whole supply chain (described e.g. in the "Formel Q" by the VW group). Here, suppliers are required to appoint and employ a product safety representative.
The technical cleanliness of components and assemblies is an important functional quality characteristic in the manufacture of modern vehicles. The VDA Vol. 19.1 “Inspection of Technical Cleanliness – Particulate Contamination of Functionally Relevant Automotive Components” covers the approaches and procedures for the classification of the state of cleanliness of products within the automotive industry’s quality chain in detail. VDA QMC first introduced VDA Vol. 19.1 (previously VDA 19) in 2005, and the completely revised and extended version is available since 2015.
Increased customer expectations, safety requirements, statutory requirements as well as the increased use of electronic components and software lead to more complex products. End customer expectations can no longer only be determined in specifications. Automotive manufacturers and the supplier industry must identify these product characteristics independently and transfer them into the products. This focus must also be taken into account when conducting product audits. Meanwhile, product quality is assured by consistent implementation of preventive quality planning methods. For this reason, product audits have the task of not only assuring quality but also providing evidence. Within the process chain, product audits are expected to highlight the quality level of the internally / externally manufactured products.
Using the process approach and the respective customer-specific requirements, this seminar covers the basics for VDA 6.3 process auditors. For immaterial processes (services), please note our special seminar offer, “VDA 6.3 – Process Auditor Qualification for Services” (ID316).
The introduction to the basics of process auditing includes general requirements, methods, principles, assessment scheme, and risk analysis. Furthermore, the underlying questionnaire is explained according to the assigned process elements, so that the respective risks and potentials along the supply chain may be identified throughout the process audit. The following highlights are covered here and explained through use of practical examples:
This upgrade course covers the changes in VDA 6.3 (2016 edition) pertaining to the questionnaire updates, as well as changes to the assessment and potential analysis, and other adjustments.
This three-day training course covers the basics for VDA 6.3 process auditors for services, with regard to the process approach and respective customer requirements. These include general requirements, methods, principles, risk analysis, and the assessment scheme. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to use the process audit to identify risks and the respective potentials along the value-added chain.