Location: Detroit, DC
This Big-Three automobile manufacturer believed that re engineering of its Quality programs across the supply chain was required. Significant resources were being applied to the management of Quality across the organization and across the supply-base, yet the company consistently received poor marks for overall product quality. It was clear to senior management that a new vision for Quality and initiatives to turn around the situation were required. The scope of the study included advanced quality planning and current management of Quality related to model-year rollouts and new model launches. It included the entire value-chain including Strategy/Culture, Engineering and Design, Platform Management, Purchasing, the Supplier base, Manufacturing, and Warranty.
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Company X is a provider of high-end computing power to industry. One of Company X major supplier partners was responsible for producing the main board for their new server line. The design is extremely challenging and owned by Company X. History had shown a number of quality problems with this main board that repeated over time. Company X looked to SQA as an outsourcing partner who could provide an effective and technically viable solution to investigating these issues utilizing SQA’s Process Science Engineering diagnostic tool.
Industry: Medical Device
Location: USA, East Coast
Companies in the medical device industry face many challenges in today’s highly regulated marketplace. Manufacturing high-quality products and delivering them on time while complying with strict government regulations, particularly those issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has become increasingly challenging for many companies. SQA has a proven record of success in consistently providing professional expertise and solutions that are designed to address the needs of this industry.
One of the most respected manufacturers of medical devices has recently called in SQA to provide management consultancy and to analyze and improve their measurement systems. It is critical for all manufacturers to identify, analyze and minimize the variation in their measurement systems.