AREA OF EXPERTISE
Automotive Quality Systems, Project Management, Purchasing & Supplier Management, Certification, Supplier & Internal Audits, Process Development & Engineering, Quality Engineering for Design, Build, & Approval of Tooling, Test Equipment and Gages, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Statistical Process Control (SPC), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA), Technical Writing, Problem Solving (8-D, PRR, 5 Phase, ...), Calibration, and Reliability Testing.
Components & Assemblies including: Interior & Exterior Door Handles; HVAC; Mirrors, Plastic & Metal Decorative Trim; Grilles; Wheel Covers; Radio Bezels; Fascias; Shifter Knobs & Bezels.
Manufacturing Processes including: RIM & Thermoplastic Injection Molding, Pad Printing, Hot Stamping, Chrome Plating, RFI/EMI Shielding, Ultrasonic, and Hot Plate Welding, Heat Staking, and Assembly operations. Roll Forming; Metal Stamping, Fabrication, Welding, Machining, PCBs & Electronics, and Foundries & Die-Casting.
Paint Systems including: High Bake, Catalyzed, Base/Clear HVLP with Hand Application, Electrostatic and Robotic Interior and Exterior Paint Systems.
Miscellaneous: Design and implement Quality Systems. On-Site & Public Training Workshops on: APQP, PPAP, Calibration & MSA, SPC, Corrective Action, Internal Auditing & APQP Software. ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO/IEC 17025, IATF 16949, AS9100, ISO13485, and QS-9000 with TE Supplement.
Standards:Quality Management Standards: