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The Seven-Step Problem-Solving Process provides a comprehensive checklist of actions to be considered for each of the steps or phases of developing corrective and preventive actions to a problem.
The benefits of the APQP or Control Plan would be a reduction in the complexity of products quality planning for the customers and organizations, and a means for organizations to easily communicate product quality planning requirements to suppliers.
The AIAG & VDA FMEA Handbook is the new automotive industry reference manual for Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, it is to be used as a guide to assist suppliers in the development of Design FMEA, Process FMEA, and Supplemental FMEA for Monitoring and System Response. Developed with a global team of OEM and Tier 1 Supplier Matter Experts (SME's) it incorporates best practices from both AIAG and VDA methodologies into a harmonized, structured approach.
Traceability provides product visibility throughout the supply chain, greatly reducing the amount of product and/or vehicles needing recall due to a non-conformance. AIAG's Traceability Guideline is a single, consistent application guideline for traceability, highlighting best practices and showcasing applications/case studies of the latest technology solutions. The Guideline includes a Traceability Self-Assessment and Traceability Fire Drill forms to identify and verify the effectiveness of an organization's traceability system.
Guideline drives consumer satisfaction and warranty improvement by providing a robust warranty management program. The guideline provides an assessment tool, and No Trouble Found case studies to guide an organization to proactively reduce warranty incident rates associated with warranty events.
The primary focus of this document is to present a unified procedure for approval of rubber and plastic formulation ingredient changes. Where ingredients must be changed due to commercial and/or regulatory issues and does not require PPAP testing.
This document focuses on the business aspects of the AutoSTEP pilot, which has examined the business processes used in product data exchange and identified best practices for product development through the supply chain. Product Description Problem Areas Business Case Templates References
Purpose of the Business Process narratives is to provide a description of baseline EDI concepts from the perspective of the truck & heavy equipment industry and a series of summaries of potential EDI activities for today's business environment.
Most companies typically waste up to 35% of their operating budgets doing things less efficiently than possible or by failing to capitalize on opportunities. The Cost of Poor Quality Guide will help you identify and quantify where inefficiencies exist, effectively communicate these deficiencies to upper management, and prioritize the actions needed for immediate operational improvement and reduction in variance. Take the first step in taking your performance to the next level today!
This report is the first step in a project to develop reference documents that provide guidance for improving product data quality throughout the supply chain.
The DRBFM Reference Guide is intended to provide information and examples of procedures to implement DRBFM proficiency expectations at all levels of engineering and management. The DRBFM document also aligns with the SAE J2886 DRBFM Recommended Practice.
The DRBFM manual describes the basic principles and implementation of the DRBFM process and how it is integrated within the product and process development cycle. The DRBFM manual also provides descriptions and examples of the four steps of the process and their specific advantages and limitations, and guidance of how the analysis is to be carried out for the maximum benefit of the process.
The purpose of the SAE J2886 document is to establish a basic understanding of DRBFM and to describe the basic principles and processes of DRBFM.
Provides an overview of the fundamental principles and key phases of the ECR reference process.
Effective Error-Proofing is a comprehensive guideline on how to implement change within an organization by moving away from detection oriented quality practices, toward a culture of zero error.
Does your organization need help eliminating repeat problems and implementing sustainable improvements in your products or processes? This guideline supports organizational efforts to develop and implement a robust problem solving process that will improve problem descriptions, team member participation, qualitative methods for problem solving, and the ability to prioritize, analyze and review concerns, as well as ensure that steps are not skipped. The publication is laid out in sections, each covering a different stage of problem solving. Each...
A global recommendation on Management Strategies for Engineering Changes.
Reference document that supports AIAG's D-29 (Engineering Change Management, ECM Recommendation) and D-30 (ECM Recommendation Engineering Change Request ECR), Engineering Change Management Documents.
Overview of Feature-Based Processing (FBP), which is a method for an OEM and supplier to forecast, manufacture, ship, receive, invoice, remit payment, control inventory, and supply for service without the assignment of a top-level part number.
This manual supports the machinery (the term machinery as used in this manual applies to tooling and equipment also) design process from design development through design approval.
This document represents AIAG's efforts to harmonize and commonize terminologies used in the Automotive Reliability Domains.
ISO/TR 10017:2003 is not intended for contractual, regulatory or certification/registration purposes. It is not intended to be used as a mandatory checklist for compliance with ISO 9001:2000 requirements. The justification for using statistical techniques is that their application would help to improve the effectiveness of the quality management system.
ISO 19011:2018 provides guidance on auditing management systems, including the principles of auditing, managing an audit program and conducting management system audits, as well as guidance on the evaluation of competence of individuals involved in the audit process. These activities include the individual(s) managing the audit program, auditors and audit teams. It is applicable to all organizations that need to plan and conduct internal or external audits of management systems or manage an audit program.
The application of this document to o...
This standard, coupled with the applicable customer-specific requirements, defines the quality management system requirements for automotive production, service and/or accessory parts. IATF 16949:2016 is an autonomous QMS standard that is fully aligned with the structure and requirements of ISO 9001:2015. However, it is not a stand-alone document, but is implemented as a supplement to, and in conjunction with, ISO 9001:2015, which must be purchased separately. This revised standard cancels and replaces ISO/TS 16949:2009.
Set includes the latest editions of the IATF 16949, the RULES 5th Edition, and the Core Tools manuals: APQP, PPAP, FMEA (FMEA 4th edition), MSA, & SPC.
This document contains the Rules for achieving and maintaining IATF recognition related to IATF 16949. Now in its 5th Edition, the document is commonly referred to as "Rules 5th". It includes the criteria for certification body recognition, certification body audit process, certification body auditor qualifications, and IATF 16949 certificates. This document replaces "Rules 4th Edition" and encompasses previous Sanctioned Interpretations and Rules related Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) issued by the IATF prior to the release of this docume...
This bundle contains the IATF 16949 and ISO 9001:2015.
The IATF 16949 Memory Jogger is a reference to answer many questions regarding IATF 16949:2016 and its background, rules, and implementation/maintenance strategies. Concepts are presented in a brief, focused format that discusses IATF 16949 clauses in conversational language. The Guide is applicable to employees at all levels of an IATF 16949 certified organization. This printing is a desktop sized document measuring 5" x 7".
The IATF 16949 Memory Jogger is a reference to answer many questions regarding IATF 16949:2016 and its background, rules, and implementation/maintenance strategies. Concepts are presented in a brief, focused format that discusses IATF 16949 clauses in conversational language. The Guide is applicable to employees at all levels of an IATF 16949 certified organization. This printing is a pocket sized document measuring 3.5" x 5.5".
This bundle contains a copy of both the IATF-1 and RULES-5.
Now in its 4th edition, the IATF Auditor Guide has been updated to include additional essential auditor competency requirements, such as audit nonconformity management and auditing top management processes. The document is organized in three distinct sections: The first and second sections outline the 32 audit steps and are divided into Stage 1 Readiness Review and Planning (Section 1) and Site Audit, Nonconformity Management and Certificate Issue (Section 2); The third and final section covers Auditing Competency Criteria, and reinforces the k...
Information Technology. Radio Frequency Identification Device Performance Test Methods. Part 3:Test Methods for Tag Performance.
IISO/IEC 18046-3:2012 defines test methods for performance characteristics of RFID tags for item management, and specifies the general requirements and test requirements for tags which are applicable to the selection of the devices for an application. The summary of the test reports forms a unified tag datasheet. It does not apply to testing in relation to regulatory or similar requirements.
ISO 9001:2015 specifies requirements for a quality management system when an organization. Needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. Aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. All the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 are generic and are intended to be...
Key elements of the revised CQI-8 guideline: " Integrates LPA with management of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) so that LPAs have a positive impact on business results. " Expands ownership beyond the Quality function " Suggests the role of the LPA Planning Team " Promotes utilization of LPAs in non-manufacturing areas (e.g. Engineering, Purchasing, Program Management, etc.) " Recommends Roles and Responsibilities for LPA (RASIC chart) " Provides expanded guidelines for writing effective LPA checksheet questions " Explains of the audit pro...
Long Term Archiving & Retrieval of Digital Product Definition Data - Format Recommendation - In today's OEM and supplier companies, storing product definition information has moved to computer based digital management systems. Unfortunately, up to this point there has been no alignment between organizations on storage media, data architecture, authoring/editing software, and hardware infrastructure.
The SASIG Long Term Archival and Retrieval team (LTAR) developed this project to guide the industry in effective, efficient, and common archiva...
The AIAG MBE Roadmap Wallchart provides companies; their partners and suppliers a visual means to assess current capabilities and measure their progress from a Level 1- 2D drawing centric environment towards a comprehensive Level 4 - "Model Based Enterprise". The Wall Chart identifies the key aspects of drawing/model usage to determine your current MBE level, and highlights where to focus to make the transition to the next level. Achieving the transition to full MBE performance will enable the industry to realize greater product compliance AND ...
Measurement data is used in nearly every manufacturing process. As the quality of the data improves, the quality of decisions improves. This guide will help you assess the quality of your measurement systems, providing a basis for recognizing where improvements can be made. The result is knowledge that can be used to improve your measurement process, in turn improving repeatable product quality.
The automotive industry is expanding the use of 3D CAD systems and related technology from engineering and product design to tooling, process development, manufacturing, quality and other downstream business areas. This white paper describes the current state of MBE in the automotive industry and will focus on promoting the implementation of the 3D-MBD model to enable seamless sharing of product information within the automotive industry.
Information Technology - Radio Frequency Identification for Item Management - Part 7: Parameters for Active Air Interface Communications at 433 MHz.
ISO/IEC 18000-7:2014 defines the air interface for radio frequency identification (RFID) devices operating as an active RF tag in the 433 MHz band used in item management applications. It provides a common technical specification for RFID devices that can be used by ISO technical committees developing RFID application standards. ISO/IEC 18000-7:2014 is intended to allow for compatibility and to ...
New to the Sixth Edition, each knowledge area will contain a section entitled Approaches for Agile, Iterative and Adaptive Environments, describing how these practices integrate in project settings. It will also contain more emphasis on strategic and business knowledge, including discussion of project management business documents, and information on the PMI Talent Triangle and the essential skills for success in today's market
In order to achieve the greatest quality in manufacturing, potential failures must be identified before they occur. As an industry-wide standard, this reference manual clarifies questions concerning the technical development of both Design and Process FMEAs.
Guideline based on existing best practices and the vision of participating organizations. This document will enhance a supplier's ability to focus on the factors most important to product development effectiveness and efficiency.
This document presents the results of an as-is study of business process issues related to product data exchange during product development in automotive supply chains.
Ensure your suppliers understand the processes required to produce parts with consistent quality during an actual production run at production rates. PPAP is the industry standard for defining the production part approval process to ensure engineering design record and specification requirements are consistently met.
This bundle contains a copy of 1 each of the IATF-1, RULES-5 and I9001-15.
ISO 9004:2018 gives guidelines for enhancing an organization's ability to achieve sustained success. This guidance is consistent with the quality management principles given in ISO 9000:2015. ISO 9004:2018 provides a self-assessment tool to review the extent to which the organization has adopted the concepts in this document. ISO 9004:2018 is applicable to any organization, regardless of its size, type and activity
ISO 9000:2015 describes the fundamental concepts and principles of quality management which are universally applicable to the following. Organizations seeking sustained success through the implementation of a quality management system. Customers seeking confidence in an organization's ability to consistently provide products and services conforming to their requirements. Organizations seeking confidence in their supply chain that their product and service requirements will be met, and organizations and interested parties seeking to improve c...
Quality management - Guidelines for quality plans. This document gives guidelines for establishing, reviewing, accepting, applying and revising quality plans. This document is applicable to quality plans for any intended output, whether a process, product, service, project or contract, and any type or size of organization. It is applicable whether or not the organization has a management system in conformity with ISO 9001. This document provides guidance and does not specify requirements. It is focused primarily on the provision of outputs ...
Based on XML, the standard will enable gages to seamlessly exchange all types of quality information, including SPC and MSA studies to different tools.
This document defines the vocabulary of terms used in the ISO 26262 series of standards.
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 10: Guidelines On ISO 26262 document provides an overview of the ISO 26262 series of standards, as well as giving additional explanations, and is intended to enhance the understanding of the other parts of the ISO 26262 series of standards. It has an informative character only and describes the general concepts of the ISO 26262 series of standards in order to facilitate comprehension. The explanation expands from general concepts to specific contents.
In the case of inconsistencies between this do...
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 11: Guidelines On Application Of ISO 26262 To Semiconductors document has an informative character only. It contains possible interpretations of other parts of ISO 26262 with respect to semiconductor development. The content is not exhaustive with regard to possible interpretations, i.e., other interpretations can also be possible in order to fulfil the requirements defined in other parts of ISO 26262.
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 12: Adaptation Of ISO 26262 For Motorcycles document specifies the requirements for adaptation for motorcycles, including the following:
-- general topics for adaptation for motorcycles;
-- safety culture;
-- confirmation measures;
-- hazard analysis and risk assessment;
-- vehicle integration and testing; and
-- safety validation.
Annex A provides an overview on objectives, prerequisites and work products of this document.
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 2: Management Of Functional Safety document specifies the requirements for functional safety management for automotive applications, including the following:
-- project-independent requirements with regard to the organizations involved (overall safety management), and
-- project-specific requirements with regard to the management activities in the safety lifecycle, i.e. management during the concept phase and the product development phases (at the system, hardware and software level), and regar...
This document specifies the requirements for the concept phase for automotive applications, including the following:
-- item definition;
-- hazard analysis and risk assessment; and
-- functional safety concept.
Annex A provides an overview on objectives, prerequisites and work products of this document.
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 4: Product Development At The System Level document specifies the requirements for product development at the system level for automotive applications, including the following:
-- general topics for the initiation of product development at the system level;
-- specification of the technical safety requirements;
-- the technical safety concept;
-- system architectural design;
-- item integration and testing; and
-- safety validation.
Annex A provides an overview on objectives, pre...
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 5: Product Development At The Hardware Level document specifies the requirements for product development at the hardware level for automotive applications, including the following:
-- general topics for the product development at the hardware level;
-- specification of hardware safety requirements;
-- hardware design;
-- evaluation of the hardware architectural metrics;
-- evaluation of safety goal violations due to random hardware failures; and
-- hardware integration and verificat...
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 6: Product Development At The Software Level document specifies the requirements for product development at the software level for automotive applications, including the following:
-- general topics for product development at the software level;
-- specification of the software safety requirements;
-- software architectural design;
-- software unit design and implementation;
-- software unit verification;
-- software integration and verification; and
-- testing of the embedded so...
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 7: Production, Operation, Service And Decommissioning document specifies the requirements for production, operation, service and decommissioning, including related planning activities.
Annex A provides an overview on objectives, prerequisites and work products of this document.
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 8: Supporting Processes document specifies the requirements for supporting processes, including the following:
-- interfaces within distributed developments;
-- overall management of safety requirements;
-- configuration management;
-- change management;
-- documentation management;
-- confidence in the use of software tools;
-- qualification of software components;
-- evaluation of hardware elements;
-- proven in use argument;
-- interfacing an appli...
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 9: Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL)-Oriented And Safety-Oriented Analyses document specifies the requirements for Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL)-oriented and safety-oriented analyses, including the following:
-- requirements decomposition with respect to ASIL tailoring;
-- criteria for coexistence of elements;
-- analysis of dependent failures; and
-- safety analyses.
Annex A provides an overview on objectives, prerequisites and work products of this document.
This standard enables the industry to move from a traditional 2-D drawing world to a full 3-D model, which is completely annotated; contains all the information necessary to manufacture the part.
Document identifies what Digital Engineering Visualization is, and how it can be utilized. Implementing the tools and processes in this guideline will help enable global engineering collaboration and standards within the worldwide automotive industry.
The SASIG Long Term Archiving & Retrieval (LTAR) Project developed a set of recommendations to guide companies to implement effective and efficient archival and retrieval practices. The recommendations are partitioned into four topic areas: 1) Format, 2) Process, 3) Time Period, and 4) Quality Assurance.
This document addresses the set of process recommendations. In particular, this document aims to provide a company with the key activities, inputs, outputs, controls and mechanisms needed to fully support the long term archiving and retriev...
This document contains an assessment of the current state of LTAR and the future vision within the auto industry. Includes the necessary tools to identify tasks, deliverables, and work stream timelines for projects.
Service Production Part Approval Process (Service PPAP) is a supplement to Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) 4th edition. This document identifies PPAP requirements for all service parts. These requirements are intended to be clarifications to the PPAP process for service parts and not additional requirements.
The new CQI-25 SPC Quick Start Guide is a supplement to the full SPC Manual and provides the building blocks of statistical process control for those who are new to the topic or have only experienced SPC from a limited perspective. The Quick Start Guide covers about 90 percent of the full manual's SPC applications in a succinct format with text and graphics and includes examples of the most commonly used control charts with easy-to-understand calculation sheets.
Suppliers have struggled in the past with quickly finding answers to their SPC-r...
The SPC Short Run Supplement (CQI-26) guideline was developed to address the particular uniqueness of short run production, where suppliers do not have the production volume to readily apply the approaches identified in the SPC Reference Manual, 2nd Edition. Providing easy to understand examples of commonly used short run charts, the SPC Short Run Supplement is a guideline used to analyze, monitor and control process that do not satisfy the sampling requirements of standard SPC charts. This document is not intended to supplant the SPC Refere...
The CQI-27 Special Process: Casting System Assessment provides requirements for foundry suppliers of OEM automotive castings. It is a collective effort by OEM and Tier 1 customers to create common process requirements for foundries, requirements which our shared experiences tell us will benefit the foundry industry for their OEM automotive customers. The document comes with an Excel file to complete as part of the assessment.
Learn the process requirements your organization needs to follow to develop a coating management system that provides for continual improvement, emphasizing defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain. Application of this process will allow you to meet regulatory requirements and identify areas of improvement while enhancing customer satisfaction. This manual includes a downloadable assessment with forms to complete the assessment.
Learn the process requirements your organization needs to follow to develop a heat treat management system that provides for continual improvement, emphasizing defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain. Application of this process will allow you to meet regulatory requirements and identify areas of improvement while enhancing customer satisfaction. This manual includes a downloadable assessment with forms to complete the assessment.
AIAG's Molding System Assessment is a common process approach to control molding processes and a methodology to evaluate and remediate current processes. It also provides best practices for continual improvement, emphasizing defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain, and includes a downloadable assessment with forms to complete the assessment.
Learn the process requirements your organization needs to follow to develop a plating management system that provides for continual improvement, emphasizing defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain. Application of this process will allow you to meet regulatory requirements and identify areas of improvement while enhancing customer satisfaction.
Learn the process requirements your organization needs to follow to develop a soldering management system that provides for continual improvement, emphasizing defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain. Application of this process will allow you to meet regulatory requirements and identify areas of improvement while enhancing customer satisfaction. This manual includes a downloadable assessment with forms to complete the assessment.
Intended to provide a common approach to a welding management system for automotive production and service part organizations, this document specifies process requirements for an organization or its suppliers performing applicable ferrous and non-ferrous metallic welding. Now in its second edition, numerous updates have been made including the addition of job audit questions to the Process Tables to reduce redundancy and simplify the audit flow, and the addition of two additional processes: Fastener Projection Welding and Magnetically Impelled ...
Continuous improvement is vital to prospering in today's economy. This guide provides several basic and advanced statistical methods that can be used to make your manufacturing improvements more effective, resulting in products and services that improve value to both you and your customer.
Improve product quality and lower cost with the Sub-Tier Supplier Management Process Guideline. Developed to address common issues in the industry, this guideline defines the minimum quality-related requirements for Sub-Tier suppliers and provides explicit guidance on effective identification and control of Pass Through Characteristics (PTC). It also defines the minimum content for use in an organization's supplier risk and quality system assessments, and lists qualifications for supplier development "coaches", resulting in higher quality and l...
AIAG has released a common supplier management process developed by tier 1 automotive suppliers for use with tier 2 suppliers (CQI-19). It focuses on current automaker concerns, e.g. "pass through" characteristics, risk management, quality involvement in sourcing selection from the pre-selection phase through launch to production monitoring, escalation and development as applicable. This free Readiness Checklist is a tool for management to use to assess their organization's compliance with the aligned AIAG CQI-19 performance expectations.
A comprehensive set of reliability tools and process to manage product development and supplier assessment.
Document identifies existing/emerging telecommunication and network options, including: verify/summarize current OEM supply chain management business processes, and EDI and CAD/CAE/CAM connectivity requirements/specifications.
Set includes the latest editions of the Core Tool manuals: APQP, PPAP, FMEA (FMEA 4th edition), MSA and SPC in English
ISO/IEC 15434:2006 defines the manner in which data is transferred to high-capacity automatic data capture (ADC) media from a supplier's information system and the manner in which data is transferred to the recipient's information system.