AS9145: Requirements for Advanced Product Quality Planning and Production Part Approval

Production and continual improvement of safe and reliable products is key in the aviation, space and defense industries. Customer and regulatory requirements must not only be met, but they are typically expected to exceeded requirements. Due to globalization, the supply chain of this industry has been expanded to countries which were not part of it in the past and has complicated the achievement of requirements compliance and customer satisfaction. The IAQG has established and deployed the AS9145 Standard, as a step to help achieve these objectives. The hope is to also reduce costs worldwide by enforcing these activities through the regional representatives: Americas (AAQG), Europe (EAQG) and Asia/Pacific (APAQG).

AS9145 standardizes the requirements for the Product Development Process (PDP) through the use of APQP and PPAP methodologies. The establishment of common requirements, for use at all levels of the supply chain, should result in the elimination or reduction of organizational unique requirements, and the resulting variation inherent in the multiple expectations placed upon suppliers in the past.

What Will You Learn

By attending this seminar, you will be able to identify and explain:
  • APQP and PPAP terminology
  • APQP general requirements
  • APQP project management
  • APQP phases (1 to 5) requirements
  • PPAP process requirements
  • PPAP file and submission
  • PPAP disposition, submission, recording and resubmission

Is This Course For You

This seminar is designed for aerospace industry roles such as: Quality Managers, Quality Engineers, Plant Managers, Compliance Officers, Manufacturing Managers, Manufacturing Engineers, Production Managers, and Production Engineers, etc.

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  • Agenda & Introductions
  • Introduction
  • Scope and purpose
  • APQP Planning Requirements
    • General requirements
    • Project management
    • Phase 1 requirements, activities, deliverables and outputs – Planning
      • Inputs
      • Requirements
      • Business plan, marketing, benchmark, assumptions and reliability studies
      • Design and quality goals
      • Preliminary items (CIs, KCs, BOM, process flow diagram, sourcing plan)
      • Review of SOW
      • Project plan
      • Management support
    • Phase 2 requirements, activities, deliverables and outputs – Product design and development
      • Design risk analysis
      • Design records, BOM, DFMEA, DMRO
      • Design for manufacturability and assembly
      • Special requirements (CIs, product KCs, packaging, tooling, equipment, gages/testing equipment, and facilities)
      • Preliminary risk analysis of sourcing plan
      • Design review report
      • Product build plan
      • Drawings and specifications (Engineering, material, changes)
      • Design verification and validation plans
      • Feasibility assessment
    • Phase 3 requirements, activities, deliverables and outputs – Process design and development
      • Process flow diagram
      • Plan layout
      • Production preparation plan
      • PFMEA
      • Process KCs
      • Control plan
      • Capacity assessment
      • Process documentation
      • MSA plan
      • Supply chain risk management plan
      • Material handling, packaging, labelling, and part marking approvals
      • PRR results
    • Phase 4 requirements, activities, deliverables and outputs – Product and process validation
      • Production process runs
      • MSA
      • Process capability studies
      • Control plan
      • Capacity verification
      • Packaging evaluation
      • Product validation results
      • FAI
      • PPAP file and approval form
      • Customer specific requirements
    • Phase 5 requirements, activities, deliverables and outputs – On-going production, use, and post-delivery service
      • Measuring performance
      • MRO KPIs and plans to reach the established targets
      • Continual improvement actions (reduced variation, improved customer satisfaction, improved delivery and service)
      • Lessons learned
  • PPAP Process
    • Submission of PPAP
    • Process requirements (production run)
    • PPAP requirements
      • Design record
      • Change documents and customer approvals
      • DFMEA, process flow diagram, PFMEA
      • Control plan
      • MSA and dimensional results
      • Records of material/performance test results
      • Process studies and AAR
      • Sample production parts, master sample and checking aids
      • Customer-specific requirements
      • Part submission warrant
    • Submission requirements
      • Customer notification
      • Submission to customer
    • Submission to customer
    • Part submission status
    • Record retention
    • Process disposition
    • Process resubmission
    • PPAP approval form