8D Problem solving methodology | 8D in quality

8D Problem Solving methodology

The purpose of the 8D problem solving methodology is to identify, correct, and eliminate recurring problems, making it useful in product and process improvement. Eight disciplines problem solving (8Ds) is a method developed at Ford Motor Company. Quality engineers use this methodology in the automotive industry. 8 Steps of the 8D problem-solving process D0: Planning … Read more

How to close IATF audit NC | IATF Non-Conformities


To close IATF non-conformities received from the IATF auditor, upload the JSON file in the NC Cara portal. The full form of CARA in IATF is Common Audit Report Application. This is the application on the IATF Global oversight website. There are a total of 7 steps for closing the IATF non-conformity on the NC … Read more

Latest Mandatory procedures as per IATF 16949

Mandatory Procedures IATF 16949

List of mandatory procedures for IATF 16949: IATF 16949:2016 is the latest version of IATF 16949. There are 21 documented mandatory processes as per IATF 16949. There are 282 shall requirements in IATF 16949. Below are the IATF mandatory procedures. Process Description Clause No Product Safety Calibration Competence Training 7.2.1 Internal Auditor Competency … Read more

Employee Training and development in automotive industry


Purpose: To ensure that the personnel performing work affecting product quality are competent based on appropriate education, training, skill & experience. Also to motivate employees to achieve quality objectives, continual improvement and create an environment to promote quality culture and innovation. Scope: This procedure relates to all personnel carrying out activities affecting the quality of … Read more

Difference between SOP (Standard operating procedure) and Control Plan


Standard operating procedures (SOP) and a Control Plan are critical for a manufacturing process. SOPs are detailed work instructions to help workers carry out routine jobs. A Control Plan is a documented description of the systems and processes required for controlling the manufacturing of a product. But there are some differences between SOP and Control … Read more

Control plan in quality | Types of control plan

Control Plan

Control Plan The Control Plan in Quality is a documented description of the systems and the processes required for controlling the manufacturing of the product as per the IATF 16949 standard. A control plan is the main document of the (PPAP) production part approval process. The control plan covers All processes per PFD and PFMEA … Read more