Streamlined Sorting and Terminology

Automotive
OEM

CUSTOMER

  • German Automotive OEM

 

TARGET

  • Set-up dedicated team to standardize projects with consistent terminology and methodology
  • Reduce time delays in executing sorting projects

NATURE OF SERVICE

  • Streamline sorting process and standardize defect terminology

 

TASKS

  • Assign a dedicated team of experienced quality engineers with trained back-ups to act as internal liaison between OEM departments
  • Verify and validate defect criteria was accurate up to including part numbers
  • Develop standardized criteria for descriptions of non-conformance

LOCATION

  • Tennesse, USA
Tenesse, USA

PROJECT KEY FIGURES

  • 3-4 New Sorting Projects/Day
  • Savings of 2 hours / Sorting Project

TEAM

  • 2 Quality Engineers
  • 1 Site Manager
  • 1 Site Leader

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS & RESULTS

  • Reduced sort start cycle time by 50% as a result of implementing  standardized processes  
  • Reduced objectivity and variation by standardizing processes, terminology and methodology