------MM Elective Game Theory for Business
SOU/ Universidad de Guanajuato
How can improve the performance of the PPAP departmentteam (FPA)?
Throughout my professional experience, I would say that FPA is the most important part of the new projects so it is very the key to get new business.
I am in charge ofthis department and I have the commitment to get better results before the end of the year; those results are related for two items: a) budget distribution and b) Improve customer score aboutefficiency.
The Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) provides customers with evidence that -
• Component suppliers have understood their requirements,
• The product meets thecustomers requirements
• The production process is capable of consistently producing conforming product
PPAP is an important part of the product development process, allowing producers toevaluate the components and sub-systems which they receive from suppliers, and establishing confidence in the supplier's management systems.
The PPAP process is designed to demonstrate that the componentsupplier has developed their design and production process to meet the client's requirements, minimizing the risk of failure by effective use of the Advanced Product Quality Planning Process.Requests for part approval must therefore be supported by:-
• Sample Parts
• Documentary evidence from the development process.
• Evidence of satisfactory design and process validation
Theevidence may be collated as the project progresses from concept through to production, reducing the administrative burden and overheads associated with the approval process. However, the supplier mustdemonstrate that they have responded to changing customer requirements, and that records are up to date.
In our PPAPs department we have three technicians or specialists in...