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5 Whys Problem Solving Within Manufacturing

The 5 whys problem solving strategy is targeted at discovering the root cause of a particular problem. This was developed by Toyota and is very effective. The fundamental idea is to get to the root of a problem by continuously asking “Why?” for at least five times until you [...]

By |September 17th, 2018|Categories: Quality Articles|Comments Off on 5 Whys Problem Solving Within Manufacturing

Statistical Process Control Tutorial on How to Implement SPC

Statistical Process Control (SPC) is an industry-standard approach for assessing and managing quality throughout the production process. Quality data is acquired in the form of product or procedure capacity right away during production. Setting up Statistical Process Control is a process in itself, calling for organizational dedication across functional [...]

By |September 13th, 2018|Categories: Quality Articles|Comments Off on Statistical Process Control Tutorial on How to Implement SPC

Developing a NCR Process Within Your Organization

When we talk about non-conformance, it means that something is not right indicating that a problem has emerged and we must address it in order to fix what went wrong. An organization has to deal with non-conformances by addressing them with corrective actions. In a non-conformance report (NCR) the [...]

By |September 10th, 2018|Categories: Quality Articles|Comments Off on Developing a NCR Process Within Your Organization

Determining the Manufacturing Capability of a Process

A uniform product having very low defect rate is usually given by a capable process. The comparison of yield of an in control process with the specified limits is called as manufacturing capability. It is also known as process capability. Manufacturing capability and defect rate are inversely proportional to [...]

By |September 6th, 2018|Categories: Quality Articles|Comments Off on Determining the Manufacturing Capability of a Process

Becoming a Certified Internal Auditor

An auditor having a professional certification from a registered institute is known as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). The internationally recognized institute for this certification is The Institute of Internal Auditor that has more than 175,000 members and is acceptable worldwide. If a person wants to pursue their career [...]

By |September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Quality Articles|Comments Off on Becoming a Certified Internal Auditor

Benefits of Using Supplier Audit Within an Organisation

Some suppliers react negatively when a supplier audit is requested by one of their customers. A supplier audit could evolve around compliance if fire doors installed in a building to controls in place when manufacturing a mobile phone. You may hear a supplier say something as "we do not [...]

By |August 30th, 2018|Categories: Quality Articles|Comments Off on Benefits of Using Supplier Audit Within an Organisation