Quick Response Quality Control in Field training
15-17 May – Salonta, Romania
“Quality is not a matter of certifications or tools, but a matter of Management”
How to build a Lean Quality system
A major frustration for companies is the failure to definitely solve recurring problems, even when implementing countermeasures, problems reappear.
Being able to solve these issues requires:
Skills to analyze in the shop floor in order to find the problem’s root cause
Get real information from operators level to solve the problems fast.
Validate the factors that reproduce the problem
Verification methods that help keep any countermeasure
Develop actions to prevent future problems.
Host Company: Inteva Products Salonta
Inteva is a customer-driven global supplier of engineered components and systems for the automotive industry. We provide top-tier competitive products and services, with quality measured at single-digit rejected parts per million, delivered on-time with competitive pricing.
Committed to the highest standard for quality, Inteva meets all customer requirements and expectations. The company is focused on total commitment toward the continuous improvement of products and processes. Inteva employs over 15,000 team members in 18 countries. Inteva World Headquarters is in Troy, Michigan.
Inteva Products Salonta Plant produces latches, window regulators and mechanical cables for several world class automakers. Salonta site has began its QRQC implementation since late 2016, achieving tangible benefits in performance, developing the teamwork to solve any kind of issue and continuously learning.
Our product lines include Closure Systems, Interior Systems, Motors & Electronics and Roof Systems, and we have more than 90 customers, including virtually all of the world’s leading global and regional automakers.
QRQC Main benefits:
- Solve quickly and effectively problems, prevent occurrence.
- Develop in your team an attitude of reality based management & problem solving
- Use lessons learned for future projects to improve product and process quality.
- Understand the San Gen Shugi attitude
- Explain the QRQC objectives, phases and tools
- Practical application of the QRQC method
- Understand how to implement the QRQC method in your plant
Training Length: 3 days
Who should attend? General Managers, Managers and Leaders in Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering and Lean departments.
Group size: Only 12 external participants
What is QRQC?
A structured approach to quickly answer to problems that occurs at our customer or internally, taking immediate countermeasures and analyzing to develop solutions that eliminate the recurrence of the problem.
Understand the QRQC Structure
Understand step by step how to build a quick & effective quality management
Team up with other professionals
Share experiences and discuss with colleagues from different industries
We will practice the concepts directly on the host plant shop floor
Investment: 950 Euro/participant
Senior Management & Leadership Consultant
Alfonso has accumulated +20 years of experience in the automotive industry serving in several functional areas and Top Management. He held several positions serving Mexico, Brazil, USA, Scotland and Japan. In functions like IT, Materials Management, Operations and Plant Management.
He has a proven record of Operational Excellence in his tenures as Plant Manager, achieving awards like the Shingo Prize for manufacturing excellence and group’s best plant.
Alfonso´s automotive experience includes 15 years working for American Axle and Manufacturing (AAM) and Nemak. Alfonso previously served as Technology Information Manager in a dairy company, where he was part of a systems culture transformation for the whole company.
Alfonso`s AAM`s plants won several Leadership and Productivity awards.
Alfonso has been working with the Shingo Prize and other Organizations for the last 7 years being part of several conferences, serving as speaker, and acting as a Shingo Prize evaluator.
He was part of 2010 Shingo Prize Japan study tour learning directly from several former Toyota Leaders.
Alfonso´s experience includes Launching 6 brand new plants for AAM and Nemak, being part of the Lean Culture establishment at the new plants from both companies.
He was part of the successful Production transition between USA and Mexico Plants for AAM that included 6 plants.
He worked as a supplier for GM, FCA, Ford, VW, Audi, Nissan, BMW and other OEM`s.
Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering from ITESO in Guadalajara. Specialist in Education certified by ITESO.
Top Management Direction certified by IPADE. Japan Tour Lean Manufacturing and TPS studies with Utah University.