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APQP PROCESS FLOW

Prepare for APQP Plan and Define Program

Product Design and Development

Process Design and Development

Product and Process Validation

Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action

APQP PROCESS FLOW


Prepare for APQP Plan and Define Program

Product Design and Development

Process Design and Development

Product and Process Validation

Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action

Organize the
Team Define the Scope Establish Team-toTeam Communication Provide Core Tools Training Involve Customers and Suppliers Implement Simultaneous Engineering Develop Control Plan Format Decide on Concern Resolution Develop Product Quality Timing Plan

APQP PROCESS FLOW


Prepare for APQP Plan and Define Program

Product Design and Development

Process Design and Development

Product and Process Validation

Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action

Organize the
Team Define the Scope Establish Team-toTeam Communication Provide Core Tools Training Involve Customers and Suppliers Implement Simultaneous Engineering Develop Control Plan Format Decide on Concern Resolution Develop Product Quality Timing Plan

Voice of the
Customer Business Plan/Marketing Strategy Product/Process Benchmark Data Product/Process Assumptions

Product Reliability Studies


Customer Inputs

INPUT

APQP PROCESS FLOW


Prepare for APQP Plan and Define Program
OUTPUT

Product Design and Development

Process Design and Development

Product and Process Validation

Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action

Organize the
Team Define the Scope Establish Team-toTeam Communication Provide Core Tools Training Involve Customers and Suppliers Implement Simultaneous Engineering Develop Control Plan Format Decide on Concern Resolution Develop Product Quality Timing Plan

Voice of the
Customer Business Plan/Marketing Strategy Product/Process Benchmark Data Product/Process Assumptions

INPUT

Design Goals
Reliability and Quality Goals Preliminary Bill of Material Preliminary Process Flow Chart Preliminary Listing of Special Product and Process Characteristics Product Assurance Plan Management Support

Product Reliability Studies


Customer Inputs

APQP PROCESS FLOW


Prepare for APQP Plan and Define Program
OUTPUT

Product Design and Development


INPUT OUTPUT

Process Design and Development

Product and Process Validation

Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action

Organize the
Team Define the Scope Establish Team-toTeam Communication Provide Core Tools Training Involve Customers and Suppliers Implement Simultaneous Engineering Develop Control Plan Format Decide on Concern Resolution Develop Product Quality Timing Plan

Voice of the
Customer Business Plan/Marketing Strategy Product/Process Benchmark Data Product/Process Assumptions

INPUT

Design Goals
Reliability and Quality Goals Preliminary Bill of Material Preliminary Process Flow Chart Preliminary Listing of Special Product and Process Characteristics Product Assurance Plan Management Support

Design Failure
Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) Design for Manufacturability and Assembly Design Verification Design Reviews Prototype Build Control Plan Engineering Drawings (Including Math Data) Engineering Specifications Material Specifications Drawing and Specification Changes

Product Reliability Studies


Customer Inputs

New Equipment, Tooling and Facilities Requirements


Special Product and Process Characteristics Gages/Testing Equipment Requirements Team Feasibility Commitment and Management Support

APQP PROCESS FLOW


Prepare for APQP Plan and Define Program
OUTPUT

Product Design and Development


OUTPUT INPUT

Process Design and Development


INPUT OUTPUT

Product and Process Validation

Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action

Organize the
Team Define the Scope Establish Team-toTeam Communication Provide Core Tools Training Involve Customers and Suppliers Implement Simultaneous Engineering Develop Control Plan Format Decide on Concern Resolution Develop Product Quality Timing Plan

Voice of the
Customer Business Plan/Marketing Strategy Product/Process Benchmark Data Product/Process Assumptions

INPUT

Design Goals
Reliability and Quality Goals Preliminary Bill of Material Preliminary Process Flow Chart Preliminary Listing of Special Product and Process Characteristics Product Assurance Plan Management Support

Design Failure
Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) Design for Manufacturability and Assembly Design Verification Design Reviews Prototype Build Control Plan Engineering Drawings (Including Math Data) Engineering Specifications Material Specifications Drawing and Specification Changes

Packaging
Standards Product/Process Quality System Review Process Flow Chart Floor Plan Layout Characteristics Matrix

Product Reliability Studies


Customer Inputs

Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)


Pre-Launch Control Plan Process Instructions Measurement Systems Analysis Plan Preliminary Process Capability Study Plan Packaging Specifications Management Support

New Equipment, Tooling and Facilities Requirements


Special Product and Process Characteristics Gages/Testing Equipment Requirements Team Feasibility Commitment and Management Support

APQP PROCESS FLOW


Prepare for APQP Plan and Define Program
OUTPUT

Product Design and Development


OUTPUT INPUT

Process Design and Development


OUTPUT INPUT INPUT

Product and Process Validation


OUTPUT

Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action

Organize the
Team Define the Scope Establish Team-toTeam Communication Provide Core Tools Training Involve Customers and Suppliers Implement Simultaneous Engineering Develop Control Plan Format Decide on Concern Resolution Develop Product Quality Timing Plan

Voice of the
Customer Business Plan/Marketing Strategy Product/Process Benchmark Data Product/Process Assumptions

INPUT

Design Goals
Reliability and Quality Goals Preliminary Bill of Material Preliminary Process Flow Chart Preliminary Listing of Special Product and Process Characteristics Product Assurance Plan Management Support

Design Failure
Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) Design for Manufacturability and Assembly Design Verification Design Reviews Prototype Build Control Plan Engineering Drawings (Including Math Data) Engineering Specifications Material Specifications Drawing and Specification Changes

Packaging
Standards Product/Process Quality System Review Process Flow Chart Floor Plan Layout Characteristics Matrix

Production Trial
Run Measurement Systems Evaluation Preliminary Process Capability Study Production Part Approval Production Validation Testing Packaging Evaluation Production Control Plan Quality Planning Sign-Off and Management Support

Product Reliability Studies


Customer Inputs

Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)


Pre-Launch Control Plan Process Instructions Measurement Systems Analysis Plan Preliminary Process Capability Study Plan Packaging Specifications Management Support

New Equipment, Tooling and Facilities Requirements


Special Product and Process Characteristics Gages/Testing Equipment Requirements Team Feasibility Commitment and Management Support

APQP PROCESS FLOW


Prepare for APQP Plan and Define Program
OUTPUT

Product Design and Development


OUTPUT INPUT

Process Design and Development


OUTPUT INPUT INPUT

Product and Process Validation


OUTPUT INPUT

Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action


OUTPUT

Organize the
Team Define the Scope Establish Team-toTeam Communication Provide Core Tools Training Involve Customers and Suppliers Implement Simultaneous Engineering Develop Control Plan Format Decide on Concern Resolution Develop Product Quality Timing Plan

Voice of the
Customer Business Plan/Marketing Strategy Product/Process Benchmark Data Product/Process Assumptions

INPUT

Design Goals
Reliability and Quality Goals Preliminary Bill of Material Preliminary Process Flow Chart Preliminary Listing of Special Product and Process Characteristics Product Assurance Plan Management Support

Design Failure
Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) Design for Manufacturability and Assembly Design Verification Design Reviews Prototype Build Control Plan Engineering Drawings (Including Math Data) Engineering Specifications Material Specifications Drawing and Specification Changes

Packaging
Standards Product/Process Quality System Review Process Flow Chart Floor Plan Layout Characteristics Matrix

Production Trial
Run Measurement Systems Evaluation Preliminary Process Capability Study Production Part Approval Production Validation Testing Packaging Evaluation Production Control Plan Quality Planning Sign-Off and Management Support

Reduced Variation
Customer Satisfaction Delivery and Service

Product Reliability Studies


Customer Inputs

Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)


Pre-Launch Control Plan Process Instructions Measurement Systems Analysis Plan Preliminary Process Capability Study Plan Packaging Specifications Management Support

New Equipment, Tooling and Facilities Requirements


Special Product and Process Characteristics Gages/Testing Equipment Requirements Team Feasibility Commitment and Management Support

APQP PROCESS FLOW


Prepare for APQP Plan and Define Program
OUTPUT

Product Design and Development


OUTPUT INPUT

Process Design and Development


OUTPUT INPUT INPUT

Product and Process Validation


OUTPUT INPUT

Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action


OUTPUT

Organize the
Team Define the Scope Establish Team-toTeam Communication Provide Core Tools Training Involve Customers and Suppliers Implement Simultaneous Engineering Develop Control Plan Format Decide on Concern Resolution Develop Product Quality Timing Plan

Voice of the
Customer Business Plan/Marketing Strategy Product/Process Benchmark Data Product/Process Assumptions

INPUT

Design Goals
Reliability and Quality Goals Preliminary Bill of Material Preliminary Process Flow Chart Preliminary Listing of Special Product and Process Characteristics Product Assurance Plan Management Support

Design Failure
Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) Design for Manufacturability and Assembly Design Verification Design Reviews Prototype Build Control Plan Engineering Drawings (Including Math Data) Engineering Specifications Material Specifications Drawing and Specification Changes

Packaging
Standards Product/Process Quality System Review Process Flow Chart Floor Plan Layout Characteristics Matrix

Production Trial
Run Measurement Systems Evaluation Preliminary Process Capability Study Production Part Approval Production Validation Testing Packaging Evaluation Production Control Plan Quality Planning Sign-Off and Management Support

Reduced Variation
Customer Satisfaction Delivery and Service

Product Reliability Studies


Customer Inputs

Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)


Pre-Launch Control Plan Process Instructions Measurement Systems Analysis Plan Preliminary Process Capability Study Plan Packaging Specifications Management Support

New Equipment, Tooling and Facilities Requirements

FMEA

Special Product and Process Characteristics Gages/Testing Equipment Requirements Team Feasibility Commitment and Management Support

APQP PROCESS FLOW


Prepare for APQP Plan and Define Program
OUTPUT

Product Design and Development


OUTPUT INPUT

Process Design and Development


OUTPUT INPUT INPUT

Product and Process Validation


OUTPUT INPUT

Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action


OUTPUT

Organize the
Team Define the Scope Establish Team-toTeam Communication Provide Core Tools Training Involve Customers and Suppliers Implement Simultaneous Engineering Develop Control Plan Format Decide on Concern Resolution Develop Product Quality Timing Plan

Voice of the
Customer Business Plan/Marketing Strategy Product/Process Benchmark Data Product/Process Assumptions

INPUT

Design Goals
Reliability and Quality Goals Preliminary Bill of Material Preliminary Process Flow Chart Preliminary Listing of Special Product and Process Characteristics Product Assurance Plan Management Support

Design Failure
Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) Design for Manufacturability and Assembly Design Verification Design Reviews Prototype Build Control Plan Engineering Drawings (Including Math Data) Engineering Specifications Material Specifications Drawing and Specification Changes

Packaging
Standards Product/Process Quality System Review Process Flow Chart Floor Plan Layout Characteristics Matrix

Production Trial
Run Measurement Systems Evaluation Preliminary Process Capability Study Production Part Approval Production Validation Testing Packaging Evaluation Production Control Plan Quality Planning Sign-Off and Management Support

Reduced Variation
Customer Satisfaction Delivery and Service

Product Reliability Studies


Customer Inputs

Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)


Pre-Launch Control Plan Process Instructions Measurement Systems Analysis Plan Preliminary Process Capability Study Plan Packaging Specifications Management Support

New Equipment, Tooling and Facilities Requirements

FMEA

Special Product and Process Characteristics Gages/Testing Equipment Requirements Team Feasibility Commitment and Management Support

APQP

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APQP PROCESS FLOW


Prepare for APQP Plan and Define Program
OUTPUT

Product Design and Development


OUTPUT INPUT

Process Design and Development


OUTPUT INPUT INPUT

Product and Process Validation


OUTPUT INPUT

Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action


OUTPUT

Organize the
Team Define the Scope Establish Team-toTeam Communication Provide Core Tools Training Involve Customers and Suppliers Implement Simultaneous Engineering Develop Control Plan Format Decide on Concern Resolution Develop Product Quality Timing Plan

Voice of the
Customer Business Plan/Marketing Strategy Product/Process Benchmark Data Product/Process Assumptions

INPUT

Design Goals
Reliability and Quality Goals Preliminary Bill of Material Preliminary Process Flow Chart Preliminary Listing of Special Product and Process Characteristics Product Assurance Plan Management Support

Design Failure
Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) Design for Manufacturability and Assembly Design Verification Design Reviews Prototype Build Control Plan Engineering Drawings (Including Math Data) Engineering Specifications Material Specifications Drawing and Specification Changes

Packaging
Standards Product/Process Quality System Review Process Flow Chart Floor Plan Layout Characteristics Matrix

Production Trial
Run Measurement Systems Evaluation Preliminary Process Capability Study Production Part Approval Production Validation Testing Packaging Evaluation Production Control Plan Quality Planning Sign-Off and Management Support

Reduced Variation
Customer Satisfaction Delivery and Service

Product Reliability Studies


Customer Inputs

Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)


Pre-Launch Control Plan Process Instructions Measurement Systems Analysis Plan Preliminary Process Capability Study Plan Packaging Specifications Management Support

New Equipment, Tooling and Facilities Requirements

FMEA

Special Product and Process Characteristics Gages/Testing Equipment Requirements Team Feasibility Commitment and Management Support

SPC
APQP
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APQP PROCESS FLOW


Prepare for APQP Plan and Define Program
OUTPUT

Product Design and Development


OUTPUT INPUT

Process Design and Development


OUTPUT INPUT INPUT

Product and Process Validation


OUTPUT INPUT

Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action


OUTPUT

Organize the
Team Define the Scope Establish Team-toTeam Communication Provide Core Tools Training Involve Customers and Suppliers Implement Simultaneous Engineering Develop Control Plan Format Decide on Concern Resolution Develop Product Quality Timing Plan

Voice of the
Customer Business Plan/Marketing Strategy Product/Process Benchmark Data Product/Process Assumptions

INPUT

Design Goals
Reliability and Quality Goals Preliminary Bill of Material Preliminary Process Flow Chart Preliminary Listing of Special Product and Process Characteristics Product Assurance Plan Management Support

Design Failure
Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) Design for Manufacturability and Assembly Design Verification Design Reviews Prototype Build Control Plan Engineering Drawings (Including Math Data) Engineering Specifications Material Specifications Drawing and Specification Changes

Packaging
Standards Product/Process Quality System Review Process Flow Chart Floor Plan Layout Characteristics Matrix

Production Trial
Run Measurement Systems Evaluation Preliminary Process Capability Study Production Part Approval Production Validation Testing Packaging Evaluation Production Control Plan Quality Planning Sign-Off and Management Support

Reduced Variation
Customer Satisfaction Delivery and Service

Product Reliability Studies


Customer Inputs

Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)


Pre-Launch Control Plan Process Instructions Measurement Systems Analysis Plan Preliminary Process Capability Study Plan Packaging Specifications Management Support

MSA

New Equipment, Tooling and Facilities Requirements

FMEA

Special Product and Process Characteristics Gages/Testing Equipment Requirements Team Feasibility Commitment and Management Support

SPC
APQP
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APQP PROCESS FLOW


Prepare for APQP Plan and Define Program
OUTPUT

Product Design and Development


OUTPUT INPUT

Process Design and Development


OUTPUT INPUT INPUT

Product and Process Validation


OUTPUT INPUT

Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action


OUTPUT

Organize the
Team Define the Scope Establish Team-toTeam Communication Provide Core Tools Training Involve Customers and Suppliers Implement Simultaneous Engineering Develop Control Plan Format Decide on Concern Resolution Develop Product Quality Timing Plan

Voice of the
Customer Business Plan/Marketing Strategy Product/Process Benchmark Data Product/Process Assumptions

INPUT

Design Goals
Reliability and Quality Goals Preliminary Bill of Material Preliminary Process Flow Chart Preliminary Listing of Special Product and Process Characteristics Product Assurance Plan Management Support

Design Failure
Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) Design for Manufacturability and Assembly Design Verification Design Reviews Prototype Build Control Plan Engineering Drawings (Including Math Data) Engineering Specifications Material Specifications Drawing and Specification Changes

Packaging
Standards Product/Process Quality System Review Process Flow Chart Floor Plan Layout Characteristics Matrix

Production Trial
Run Measurement Systems Evaluation Preliminary Process Capability Study Production Part Approval Production Validation Testing Packaging Evaluation Production Control Plan Quality Planning Sign-Off and Management Support

Reduced Variation
Customer Satisfaction Delivery and Service

Product Reliability Studies


Customer Inputs

Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)


Pre-Launch Control Plan Process Instructions Measurement Systems Analysis Plan Preliminary Process Capability Study Plan Packaging Specifications Management Support

MSA

New Equipment, Tooling and Facilities Requirements

PPAP

FMEA

Special Product and Process Characteristics Gages/Testing Equipment Requirements Team Feasibility Commitment and Management Support

SPC
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