For 2 days onsite, a small Vention product development team embedded with the customer’s product development team for a full-immersion look into the challenges of product design, manufacturing, and quality. Team members contributed root-cause analysis tools; expertise in Design for Manufacturing, Assembly, and Reliability (DFM, DFA, DFR); and proficiency in supply chain management.
- Design for Reliability
- Component Manufacturability & Supply Chain
- Assembly Process & Manufacturing Quality Controls
This report card gave the customer a top-level "dashboard" for prioritizing resources to solve the most pressing issues. The report also provided detailed observations and recommendations to put in place – including design change solutions, alternative manufacturing process methods, supplier options, and Statistical Process Control (SPC).