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Project Management

  • Category of enquiry established:
  1. CAT 1: Low volume, standard components or products, simple fabrication with full drawing pack;
  2. CAT 2: Fabrication and/or bespoke component, with full drawing pack (medium value enquiry)
  3. CAT 3: Complex fabrication and/or bespoke component, with full drawing pack (high value enquiry)
  • Identify potential suppliers
  • Supplier feasibility and suitability assessed
  • Supplier approval and assessment

PROJECT MANAGEMENT – CAT 1
  • Agree delivery schedule with supplier
  • Pre-delivery checks:
  1. Material
  2. Dimensional and quality confirmation
  3. Approval to ship
  • Quality Inspection
  • Stock Check and agree delivery with customer
  • Release to production for assembly
  • Final inspection
  • Packing
  • Delivery
PROJECT MANAGEMENT – CAT 2

As Cat 1 plus:
  • Order Acknowledgement
  • Scheduling with customer JIT System
  • Full Production Planning (MRP)
  • Project meetings & inspection criteria
  • Final inspection & release to customer
PROJECT MANAGEMENT – CAT 3​
  • As Cat 1 and 2 plus:
  1. Multi-function team APQP
  2. Design FMEA
  3. Manufacturing FMEA
  4. Delivery FMEA
  • Critical Characteristics (CC)
  • Significant Characteristics (SC)
  • NPI Process:
  1. Prototyping
  2. Production process and flow validation plan
  3. Inspection criteria
  4. Loading plan