Machine Failure Mode Effect Analysis (MFMEA) Introduction

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Course Duration: 1 Day - 8 Hours/day

This one-day seminar deals with the concept of the Machine FEMA review and its links to new Machine Development and Machine Runoff. This methodology can be used during new product launches when machines and tools are purchased as well as to solve problems encountered with existing machinery. The class will be taught using an example of a machine or process from manufacturing. This very important tool can be used for implementing product realization of ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand process review concepts
  • Understand feasibility and contract review
  • Understand the benefits of Process Flow
  • Identify the links between Process Flow, MFMEA, Control Plan and Work Instructions
  • Understand MFMEA and Control Plans

Course Outline

  • Introduction to MFMEA
  • What is Machinery FMEA?
  • Benefits of MFMEA
  • Barriers to MFMEA
  • Customers of MFMEA
  • Two Approaches to MFMEA
  • Functional Approach
  • Hardware Approach
  • Item / Function / Performance Requirements
  • Completing the FMEA Form

Who Should Attend

This seminar is designed for development coordinators and others who are APQP team members, process engineers, quality professionals, PPAP coordinators, engineering, quality program and project managers, document control administrators, and subcontractors responsible for product realization.

Course Materials

Each participant will receive a seminar manual. 

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A general knowledge product development is recommended.

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