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EDP&C/CM - Engineering Doc Processes & Control PDF Print E-mail

OUTLINE
EDP&C/CM Engr Doc Processes and Control Seminar
3 days
(can be shortened if preceeded by an assesment)

By: Frank Watts BSME, CCDM

This course focuses on the processes/work flow. The seminar follows a product (electronic ignition, front-end loader) through the Release, BOM, Request for Change and the associated processes. Several exercises are included aimed at establishing an optimum work flow. Other excercises and questions asked to encourage participation. Emphasis on subjects you choose.

1 - INTRODUCTION - The critical / strategic nature of the discipline

2 - MANAGING DOCUMENTS

  • Drawings, Specs, Parts Lists, Source Control & Spec Control
  • Design Document Formats, Pitfalls and Signatures
  • Document Types, What doesn't belong on drawings
  • Document and File Control, what are the minimum requirements

3 - IDENTIFICATION

  • Product, Model, Part Numbers, Serial Numbers
  • Date, Lot, VIN, Batch and Release Numbers, Change Tracking Mods
  • Significant / Non Significant Part Numbers, the Ideal Part Number
  • Marking/not marking parts, major modules, PCBs and end items
  • AVL/QVL/approved sources

4 - INTERCHANGEABILITY / SPARES

  • Interchangeable Defined, Practical Discussion
  • Rolling Revs & Part Numbers - when / when not
  • Spares, What is important

5 - BILLS OF MATERIAL AND DATA BASES

  • Populating the MRP/ERP files
  • The item master file
  • Data Dictionary, Group Technology / Class Codes
  • BOMs, Accuracy, Where Used, Content
  • CAD/PLM/PDM Single Database, Single Structure, Minimum Levels
  • Modular BOMs, Spares BOM, Manufacturing and Engineering Views
  • A discussion of practical product/BOM structuring

6 - PRODUCT / ITEM / DOCUMENTATION RELEASE

  • The proper use of cross functional teams in releases
  • Writing Standards and Flow Diagramming principals
  • Forms, Phases, Rules, Revs, Change Control by phase
  • Baselines, Relationships, MRP/ERP/PDM/PLM Status Coding
  • Delegated Design, Pilot Production, Check List(s)
  • Process flow diagram Release of an item

7 - CHANGE REQUEST & CONTROL

  • Deviations, Waivers and non-conforming material
  • Change Request Process Need, Flow, Form(s)
  • What should constitute a change
  • Types, Classes, Who What How Why When Where, Deviations
  • Signatures, Teams, Impacts / Affects
  • Forms, Cost, Control Boards, Status, Audits, Reports/Metrics
  • Minimum Automating, Software & Firmware Control Discussion
  • Urgency, blankets, ADCNs and much more

8 - CHANGE EFFECTIVITY/TRACING/SPEED/FLOW

  • Implementation, Effectivity, Tracing the change
  • Why is Speed Important, Manage for Speed
  • Rules and Suggestions for a fast change process
  • What steps are necessary in a change process
  • Flow Diagram change elements for accuracy, speed & clear responsibilities

9 - COST/FIELD CHANGE/MISC/ PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

  • Change Cost Analysis
  • Field Change
  • Manufacturing Instructions
  • Are engineering assembly drawings really needed
  • Quality CM
  • Process Improvements/Reinvention/Re engineering
  • Implementing a New / Improved Process

10 - ATTACHMENTS

Acronyms & Definitions. Reference & Reading List. CM Policy Statement. Best of the Best CM check list. Specs & Standards Ref List. Doc Sources & Societies

Certificate from EC3 Corp.

This material represents 100% of Frank's University material plus most segments from his In-House seminar material.

 

PUBLIC SEMINARS: Frank Watts offers his Engineering Documentation Control / Configuration Management course through the University of Illinois. You may get more information by visiting http://www.tac.uiuc.edu/training/seminars/edccm/.

 

 
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