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APQP PROCESS FLOW

Prepare for Plan and Define Product Design Process Design Product and Feedback,
APQP Program and and Process Assessment and
Development Development Validation Corrective Action

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APQP PROCESS FLOW
Prepare for Plan and Define Product Design Process Design Product and Feedback,
APQP Program and and Process Assessment and
Development Development Validation Corrective Action

Organize the
Team
Define the Scope
Establish Team-to-
Team
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

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APQP PROCESS FLOW
Prepare for Plan and Define Product Design Process Design Product and Feedback,
APQP Program and and Process Assessment and
Development Development Validation Corrective Action

INPUT
Organize the Voice of the
Team Customer
Define the Scope Business
Plan/Marketing
Establish Team-to-
Strategy
Team
Communication Product/Process
Benchmark Data
Provide Core
Tools Training Product/Process
Assumptions
Involve Customers
and Suppliers Product Reliability
Studies
Implement
Simultaneous Customer Inputs
Engineering
Develop Control
Plan Format
Decide on
Concern Resolution
Develop Product
Quality Timing Plan

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APQP PROCESS FLOW
Prepare for Plan and Define Product Design Process Design Product and Feedback,
APQP Program and and Process Assessment and
Development Development Validation Corrective Action

OUTPUT
INPUT
Organize the Voice of the Design Goals
Team Customer
Reliability and
Define the Scope Business Quality Goals
Plan/Marketing
Establish Team-to- Preliminary Bill of
Strategy
Team Material
Communication Product/Process
Preliminary
Benchmark Data
Provide Core Process Flow Chart
Tools Training Product/Process
Preliminary Listing
Assumptions
Involve Customers of Special Product
and Suppliers Product Reliability and Process
Studies Characteristics
Implement
Simultaneous Customer Inputs Product
Engineering Assurance Plan
Develop Control Management
Plan Format Support
Decide on
Concern Resolution
Develop Product
Quality Timing Plan

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APQP PROCESS FLOW
Prepare for Plan and Define Product Design Process Design Product and Feedback,
APQP Program and and Process Assessment and
Development Development Validation Corrective Action

OUTPUT

OUTPUT
INPUT

INPUT
Organize the Voice of the Design Goals Design Failure
Team Customer Mode and Effects
Reliability and
Analysis (DFMEA)
Define the Scope Business Quality Goals
Plan/Marketing Design for
Establish Team-to- Preliminary Bill of
Strategy Manufacturability and
Team Material
Assembly
Communication Product/Process
Preliminary
Benchmark Data Design Verification
Provide Core Process Flow Chart
Tools Training Product/Process Design Reviews
Preliminary Listing
Assumptions
Involve Customers of Special Product Prototype Build
and Suppliers Product Reliability and Process Control Plan
Studies Characteristics
Implement Engineering
Simultaneous Customer Inputs Product Drawings (Including
Engineering Assurance Plan Math Data)
Develop Control Management Engineering
Plan Format Support Specifications
Decide on Material
Concern Resolution Specifications
Develop Product Drawing and
Quality Timing Plan Specification Changes
New Equipment,
Tooling and Facilities
Requirements
Special Product and
Process
Characteristics
Gages/Testing
Equipment
Requirements
Team Feasibility
Commitment and 5
Management Support
APQP PROCESS FLOW
Prepare for Plan and Define Product Design Process Design Product and Feedback,
APQP Program and and Process Assessment and
Development Development Validation Corrective Action

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT
INPUT

INPUT
INPUT
Organize the Voice of the Design Goals Design Failure Packaging
Team Customer Mode and Effects Standards
Reliability and
Analysis (DFMEA)
Define the Scope Business Quality Goals Product/Process
Plan/Marketing Design for Quality System
Establish Team-to- Preliminary Bill of
Strategy Manufacturability and Review
Team Material
Assembly
Communication Product/Process Process Flow Chart
Preliminary
Benchmark Data Design Verification
Provide Core Process Flow Chart Floor Plan Layout
Tools Training Product/Process Design Reviews
Preliminary Listing Characteristics
Assumptions
Involve Customers of Special Product Prototype Build Matrix
and Suppliers Product Reliability and Process Control Plan
Process Failure
Studies Characteristics
Implement Engineering Mode and Effects
Simultaneous Customer Inputs Product Drawings (Including Analysis (PFMEA)
Engineering Assurance Plan Math Data)
Pre-Launch Control
Develop Control Management Engineering Plan
Plan Format Support Specifications
Process Instructions
Decide on Material
Measurement
Concern Resolution Specifications
Systems Analysis
Develop Product Drawing and Plan
Quality Timing Plan Specification Changes
Preliminary
New Equipment, Process Capability
Tooling and Facilities Study Plan
Requirements
Packaging
Special Product and Specifications
Process
Management
Characteristics
Support
Gages/Testing
Equipment
Requirements
Team Feasibility
Commitment and 6
Management Support
APQP PROCESS FLOW
Prepare for Plan and Define Product Design Process Design Product and Feedback,
APQP Program and and Process Assessment and
Development Development Validation Corrective Action

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT
INPUT

INPUT
INPUT
INPUT
Organize the Voice of the Design Goals Design Failure Packaging Production Trial
Team Customer Mode and Effects Standards Run
Reliability and
Analysis (DFMEA)
Define the Scope Business Quality Goals Product/Process Measurement
Plan/Marketing Design for Quality System Systems
Establish Team-to- Preliminary Bill of
Strategy Manufacturability and Review Evaluation
Team Material
Assembly
Communication Product/Process Process Flow Chart Preliminary
Preliminary
Benchmark Data Design Verification Process Capability
Provide Core Process Flow Chart Floor Plan Layout
Study
Tools Training Product/Process Design Reviews
Preliminary Listing Characteristics
Assumptions Production Part
Involve Customers of Special Product Prototype Build Matrix
Approval
and Suppliers Product Reliability and Process Control Plan
Process Failure
Studies Characteristics Production
Implement Engineering Mode and Effects
Validation Testing
Simultaneous Customer Inputs Product Drawings (Including Analysis (PFMEA)
Engineering Assurance Plan Math Data) Packaging
Pre-Launch Control
Evaluation
Develop Control Management Engineering Plan
Plan Format Support Specifications Production
Process Instructions
Control Plan
Decide on Material
Measurement
Concern Resolution Specifications Quality Planning
Systems Analysis
Sign-Off and
Develop Product Drawing and Plan
Management
Quality Timing Plan Specification Changes
Preliminary Support
New Equipment, Process Capability
Tooling and Facilities Study Plan
Requirements
Packaging
Special Product and Specifications
Process
Management
Characteristics
Support
Gages/Testing
Equipment
Requirements
Team Feasibility
Commitment and 7
Management Support
APQP PROCESS FLOW
Prepare for Plan and Define Product Design Process Design Product and Feedback,
APQP Program and and Process Assessment and
Development Development Validation Corrective Action

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT
INPUT

INPUT

INPUT
INPUT
INPUT
Organize the Voice of the Design Goals Design Failure Packaging Production Trial Reduced Variation
Team Customer Mode and Effects Standards Run
Reliability and Customer
Analysis (DFMEA)
Define the Scope Business Quality Goals Product/Process Measurement Satisfaction
Plan/Marketing Design for Quality System Systems
Establish Team-to- Preliminary Bill of Delivery and
Strategy Manufacturability and Review Evaluation
Team Material Service
Assembly
Communication Product/Process Process Flow Chart Preliminary
Preliminary
Benchmark Data Design Verification Process Capability
Provide Core Process Flow Chart Floor Plan Layout
Study
Tools Training Product/Process Design Reviews
Preliminary Listing Characteristics
Assumptions Production Part
Involve Customers of Special Product Prototype Build Matrix
Approval
and Suppliers Product Reliability and Process Control Plan
Process Failure
Studies Characteristics Production
Implement Engineering Mode and Effects
Validation Testing
Simultaneous Customer Inputs Product Drawings (Including Analysis (PFMEA)
Engineering Assurance Plan Math Data) Packaging
Pre-Launch Control
Evaluation
Develop Control Management Engineering Plan
Plan Format Support Specifications Production
Process Instructions
Control Plan
Decide on Material
Measurement
Concern Resolution Specifications Quality Planning
Systems Analysis
Sign-Off and
Develop Product Drawing and Plan
Management
Quality Timing Plan Specification Changes
Preliminary Support
New Equipment, Process Capability
Tooling and Facilities Study Plan
Requirements
Packaging
Special Product and Specifications
Process
Management
Characteristics
Support
Gages/Testing
Equipment
Requirements
Team Feasibility
Commitment and 8
Management Support
APQP PROCESS FLOW
Prepare for Plan and Define Product Design Process Design Product and Feedback,
APQP Program and and Process Assessment and
Development Development Validation Corrective Action

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT
INPUT

INPUT

INPUT
INPUT
INPUT
Organize the Voice of the Design Goals Design Failure Packaging Production Trial Reduced Variation
Team Customer Mode and Effects Standards Run
Reliability and Customer
Analysis (DFMEA)
Define the Scope Business Quality Goals Product/Process Measurement Satisfaction
Plan/Marketing Design for Quality System Systems
Establish Team-to- Preliminary Bill of Delivery and
Strategy Manufacturability and Review Evaluation
Team Material Service
Assembly
Communication Product/Process Process Flow Chart Preliminary
Preliminary
Benchmark Data Design Verification Process Capability
Provide Core Process Flow Chart Floor Plan Layout
Study
Tools Training Product/Process Design Reviews
Preliminary Listing Characteristics
Assumptions Production Part
Involve Customers of Special Product Prototype Build Matrix
Approval
and Suppliers Product Reliability and Process Control Plan
Process Failure
Studies Characteristics Production
Implement Engineering Mode and Effects
Validation Testing
Simultaneous Customer Inputs Product Drawings (Including Analysis (PFMEA)
Engineering Assurance Plan Math Data) Packaging
Pre-Launch Control
Evaluation
Develop Control Management Engineering Plan
Plan Format Support Specifications Production
Process Instructions
Control Plan
Decide on Material
Measurement
Concern Resolution Specifications Quality Planning
Systems Analysis
Sign-Off and
Develop Product Drawing and Plan
Management
Quality Timing Plan Specification Changes
Preliminary Support
New Equipment, Process Capability
Tooling and Facilities Study Plan
Requirements
Packaging
Special Product and Specifications
FMEA Process
Characteristics
Management
Support
Gages/Testing
Equipment
Requirements
Team Feasibility
Commitment and 9
Management Support
APQP PROCESS FLOW
Prepare for Plan and Define Product Design Process Design Product and Feedback,
APQP Program and and Process Assessment and
Development Development Validation Corrective Action

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT
INPUT

INPUT

INPUT
INPUT
INPUT
Organize the Voice of the Design Goals Design Failure Packaging Production Trial Reduced Variation
Team Customer Mode and Effects Standards Run
Reliability and Customer
Analysis (DFMEA)
Define the Scope Business Quality Goals Product/Process Measurement Satisfaction
Plan/Marketing Design for Quality System Systems
Establish Team-to- Preliminary Bill of Delivery and
Strategy Manufacturability and Review Evaluation
Team Material Service
Assembly
Communication Product/Process Process Flow Chart Preliminary
Preliminary
Benchmark Data Design Verification Process Capability
Provide Core Process Flow Chart Floor Plan Layout
Study
Tools Training Product/Process Design Reviews
Preliminary Listing Characteristics
Assumptions Production Part
Involve Customers of Special Product Prototype Build Matrix
Approval
and Suppliers Product Reliability and Process Control Plan
Process Failure
Studies Characteristics Production
Implement Engineering Mode and Effects
Validation Testing
Simultaneous Customer Inputs Product Drawings (Including Analysis (PFMEA)
Engineering Assurance Plan Math Data) Packaging
Pre-Launch Control
Evaluation
Develop Control Management Engineering Plan
Plan Format Support Specifications Production
Process Instructions
Control Plan
Decide on Material
Measurement
Concern Resolution Specifications Quality Planning
Systems Analysis
Sign-Off and
Develop Product Drawing and Plan
Management
Quality Timing Plan Specification Changes
Preliminary Support
New Equipment, Process Capability
Tooling and Facilities Study Plan
Requirements
Packaging
Special Product and Specifications
FMEA Process
Characteristics
Management
Support
Gages/Testing
Equipment
Requirements
Team Feasibility
Commitment and
Management Support
APQP 10
APQP PROCESS FLOW
Prepare for Plan and Define Product Design Process Design Product and Feedback,
APQP Program and and Process Assessment and
Development Development Validation Corrective Action

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT
INPUT

INPUT

INPUT
INPUT
INPUT
Organize the Voice of the Design Goals Design Failure Packaging Production Trial Reduced Variation
Team Customer Mode and Effects Standards Run
Reliability and Customer
Analysis (DFMEA)
Define the Scope Business Quality Goals Product/Process Measurement Satisfaction
Plan/Marketing Design for Quality System Systems
Establish Team-to- Preliminary Bill of Delivery and
Strategy Manufacturability and Review Evaluation
Team Material Service
Assembly
Communication Product/Process Process Flow Chart Preliminary
Preliminary
Benchmark Data Design Verification Process Capability
Provide Core Process Flow Chart Floor Plan Layout
Study
Tools Training Product/Process Design Reviews
Preliminary Listing Characteristics
Assumptions Production Part
Involve Customers of Special Product Prototype Build Matrix
Approval
and Suppliers Product Reliability and Process Control Plan
Process Failure
Studies Characteristics Production
Implement Engineering Mode and Effects
Validation Testing
Simultaneous Customer Inputs Product Drawings (Including Analysis (PFMEA)
Engineering Assurance Plan Math Data) Packaging
Pre-Launch Control
Evaluation
Develop Control Management Engineering Plan
Plan Format Support Specifications Production
Process Instructions
Control Plan
Decide on Material
Measurement
Concern Resolution Specifications Quality Planning
Systems Analysis
Sign-Off and
Develop Product Drawing and Plan
Management
Quality Timing Plan Specification Changes
Preliminary Support
New Equipment, Process Capability
Tooling and Facilities Study Plan
Requirements
Packaging
Special Product and Specifications
FMEA Process
Characteristics
Management
Support
Gages/Testing
Equipment
Requirements
Team Feasibility
SPC
Commitment and
Management Support
APQP 11
APQP PROCESS FLOW
Prepare for Plan and Define Product Design Process Design Product and Feedback,
APQP Program and and Process Assessment and
Development Development Validation Corrective Action

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT
INPUT

INPUT

INPUT
INPUT
INPUT
Organize the Voice of the Design Goals Design Failure Packaging Production Trial Reduced Variation
Team Customer Mode and Effects Standards Run
Reliability and Customer
Analysis (DFMEA)
Define the Scope Business Quality Goals Product/Process Measurement Satisfaction
Plan/Marketing Design for Quality System Systems
Establish Team-to- Preliminary Bill of Delivery and
Strategy Manufacturability and Review Evaluation
Team Material Service
Assembly
Communication Product/Process Process Flow Chart Preliminary
Preliminary
Benchmark Data Design Verification Process Capability
Provide Core Process Flow Chart Floor Plan Layout
Study
Tools Training Product/Process Design Reviews
Preliminary Listing Characteristics
Assumptions Production Part
Involve Customers
and Suppliers Product Reliability
Studies
of Special Product
and Process
Characteristics
Prototype Build
Control Plan
Matrix
Process Failure
Approval
Production
MSA
Implement Engineering Mode and Effects
Validation Testing
Simultaneous Customer Inputs Product Drawings (Including Analysis (PFMEA)
Engineering Assurance Plan Math Data) Packaging
Pre-Launch Control
Evaluation
Develop Control Management Engineering Plan
Plan Format Support Specifications Production
Process Instructions
Control Plan
Decide on Material
Measurement
Concern Resolution Specifications Quality Planning
Systems Analysis
Sign-Off and
Develop Product Drawing and Plan
Management
Quality Timing Plan Specification Changes
Preliminary Support
New Equipment, Process Capability
Tooling and Facilities Study Plan
Requirements
Packaging
Special Product and Specifications
FMEA Process
Characteristics
Management
Support
Gages/Testing
Equipment
Requirements
Team Feasibility
SPC
Commitment and
Management Support
APQP 12
APQP PROCESS FLOW
Prepare for Plan and Define Product Design Process Design Product and Feedback,
APQP Program and and Process Assessment and
Development Development Validation Corrective Action

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT
INPUT

INPUT

INPUT
INPUT
INPUT
Organize the Voice of the Design Goals Design Failure Packaging Production Trial Reduced Variation
Team Customer Mode and Effects Standards Run
Reliability and Customer
Analysis (DFMEA)
Define the Scope Business Quality Goals Product/Process Measurement Satisfaction
Plan/Marketing Design for Quality System Systems
Establish Team-to- Preliminary Bill of Delivery and
Strategy Manufacturability and Review Evaluation
Team Material Service
Assembly
Communication Product/Process Process Flow Chart Preliminary
Preliminary
Benchmark Data Design Verification Process Capability
Provide Core Process Flow Chart Floor Plan Layout
Study
Tools Training Product/Process Design Reviews
Preliminary Listing Characteristics
Assumptions Production Part
Involve Customers
and Suppliers Product Reliability
Studies
of Special Product
and Process
Characteristics
Prototype Build
Control Plan
Matrix
Process Failure
Approval
Production
MSA
Implement Engineering Mode and Effects
Validation Testing
Simultaneous Customer Inputs Product Drawings (Including Analysis (PFMEA)
Engineering Assurance Plan Math Data) Packaging
Pre-Launch Control
Evaluation
Develop Control Management Engineering Plan
Plan Format Support Specifications Production
Process Instructions
Control Plan
Decide on Material
Measurement
Concern Resolution Specifications Quality Planning
Systems Analysis
Sign-Off and
Develop Product Drawing and Plan
Management
Quality Timing Plan Specification Changes
New Equipment,
Tooling and Facilities
Preliminary
Process Capability
Study Plan
Support
PPAP
Requirements
Packaging
Special Product and Specifications
FMEA Process
Characteristics
Management
Support
Gages/Testing
Equipment
Requirements
Team Feasibility
SPC
Commitment and
Management Support
APQP 13