Design for Manufacturing and Assembly

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Course Duration: 3 Days - 8 Hours/day

This three-day hands-on seminar is intended to provide insight on the influence of Design for Manufacturing & Assembly (DFM/DFA) on quality, performance and cost.

Learning Objectives

· Crete advanced knowledge in Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (knowledge preparation)

o Development of cross-functional approach to share knowledge

o Use TGRs and TGWs from the DFMEA flow

o Plan for DFM/DFA small group activities (component level) within a project

· Integrate DFM/DFA in Product Design Process (proactive approach)

o Develop DFM/DFA rules, standards and checkpoints

o Establish and integrate DFM/DFA in the management system

o Utilize the DFM/DFA to achieve success in New Product Development

· Implement and sustain a DFM/DFA program impact (sustainability)

o Establish metrics (KPI) for monitoring DFM/DFA implementation

o Review mechanism and updating DFM/DFA manual and checklists

· Overview of Design for Manufacturing and Assembly

· Design for Manufacturing and Assembly General Design Rules

o Breakout Exercise 1: Design Evaluation — General Design Rules

· Methods for Evaluating the Design for Assembly

o Boothroyd-Dewhurst Evaluation Method

o Breakout Exercise 2: Design Evaluation — Boothroyd Dewhurst Method

o Lucas DFA Method

o Breakout Exercise 3: Design Evaluation — Lucas Method

· Design for Assembly Rules and Manual Assembly Rules

o Design for Assembly Rules

o Manual Assembly Rules

· Developing Design for Assembly Checklists

o Steps in Developing a DFA Manual and Checklist

o Breakout Exercise 4: Complete a DFA Checklist

· Design for Manufacturing Rules

o Design Rules for Specific Processes with Exercises

o Breakout Exercise 5: Evaluate the Manufacturability of a Design

· Developing Design for Manufacturing Checklists

· New Product Development Methodology

· Introduction to Characteristics Linkage and Flowdown

· DFM/DFA Integration in Product Development Cycle

· Effectiveness Monitoring / Evaluation and Review

o Breakout Exercise 6: Using Indicators

· Development of DFM/DFA Toolkit

· Program Managers

· Project Managers

· Quality Managers

· Design Engineers

· AQP Team Members

Each participant will receive a seminar manual and a workbook including all team breakout exercises.

Participants should possess a working knowledge of quality systems and methodologies.

Upcoming Training

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