Contamination Identification and Control Utilizing VDA 19

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Course Duration: 2 Days - 8 Hours/day

Omnex is not presently a VDA licensee. If the VDA auditor “card” is required by a customer for their suppliers’ auditors, attendees should confirm with a licensed provider if they can take the official exam after this course. Omnex auditor certification is the technical equivalent of the VDA (6.3) training. Many customers do not require the VDA auditor credential.

This two-day course is designed to introduce the Tiered Supply Base to the Philosophy of Contamination Control. This class aligns with both GM BIQS and VDA 19. The course will help you understand:

  • What is a Contaminant?
  • Six Major Types of Contamination
  • Equipment and Methods used to Identify and Control Contamination
  • PFMEA, Control Plan, Standard Work, and Maintenance Plans
  • Layered Audits and Visual Management of Controls of product is discussed and offers guidance on its use.

The scope of this class is Contamination Control throughout the entire Supply Chain. Product at various stages of the production process may generate Contaminants that affect the End Customer and need to be controlled.

This course will help you understand VDA 19 and is one of many documents produced by the VDA (Verband der Automobilindustrie), an interest group of German automobile manufacturers and component suppliers. It has been adopted by German automakers as a supplier requirement.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the Contamination Philosophy
  • Communication of Contamination Control Requirements to the Tiered Supply Base
  • Identify Detrimental Contaminants
  • Define the Six major types of Contamination
  • Develop Procedures and Work Instructions for the Six Types of Contamination

  • Understand the Contamination Philosophy
  • Identify Detrimental Contaminants
  • Identify Equipment and Methods used in Contamination Control
  • Define the Six Major Types of Contamination
  • Have procedures and Work Instructions for the Six Types of Contamination
  • Best Practices / Lessons Learned

This seminar is designed for Manufacturing Engineers and Managers, Quality Assurance Managers and Production Maintenance Personnel.

Each participant will receive a seminar manual with case studies and breakout team exercise materials.

Process, Product or System experience is recommended.

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