Sophsticated support module for New Product Introduction (NPI) / PPAP / APQP
Are you an innovative, global company that constantly introduces new complex producs into the market? We have a solution for you! Easy-to-use NPI / APQP / PPAP module that helps co-ordinate globally distributed R&D, purchasing and production organisations.
Is your New Product Introduction (NPI) proces running smoothly? Or are you constantly fire-fighting?
Increased warranty costs?
Increased rework cost?
Engineering department delivering drawings too late?
Capacity problems when hundreds of parts need to be approved in a few weeks?
Undocumented deviations from specifications? Mixed-up drawings?
Purchasing selecting unapproved suppliers weeks before serial production starts?
Lacking transparency: too many different ERP systems globally? Too many projects?
You need the Global Part Approval Process (GPAP) module to integrate the New Product Introduction processes
We can help you smooth out the New Product Introduction Process and allow you to monitor the progress across multiple sites and projects.
Features of the system
Part profile with contacts from R&D, QM, SQE/SQD, Procurement
Shortlisted and selected suppliers with target costing
Technical reviews on part level
Support for Part + Suffix + Drawing # for constantly evolving parts
Go/No-go process to avoid creating a duplicate
Auto-enrichment with commodity based on supplier lead commodities
Auto-assignment of responsible persons
Rules based on Business Unit, Project, Supplier – either fixed persons or supplier contacts