When you have finished this e-briefing, you will be able to: Describe the purpose and importance of the Process and Products Information Systems and how product and process data is interrelated, Describe the sources of data and how data is extracted for use in reporting product and process information, Describe what product and process data tells the engineer about the manufacturing process parameters, product attributes, and process and equipment performance, Describe common types of reports and how these reports and data extracted from the systems are used for problem solving and troubleshooting, and Identify common errors in reading and interpreting data.
When you have finished this e-briefing, you will be able to: Describe the purpose and key elements of the Materials and Tooling Control System, Describe how the system helps minimize variation in equipment use, process performance, and product quality, Identify examples of materials and tooling covered by the system, Describe how the system elements are applied to a given candidate material or tooling to provide a level of control needed to ensure consistent input to the process, and Describe plant, division, and corporate resources available support or manage materials and tooling.
When you have finished this e-briefing, you will be able to: – Explain the purpose and importance of measurement control and calibration in achieving process consistency. – Define measurement precision and accuracy. – Describe corporate and external requirements for measurement control. – Describe how critical process and product parameters are measured, and identify examples. – Identify plant, division, and corporate resources to resolve measurement issues.
When you have finished this e-briefing, you will be able to: Describe the purpose of the Quality Control and Quality Assurance Systems and how they are used to deliver consistent product quality and process capability, Describe the key elements of the Quality Control and Quality Assurance Systems, Describe corporate and external requirements for quality control and quality assurance, Explain how the Quality Control System is used to ensure consistent quality for outgoing products, and Describe how the Quality Assurance System establishes the formal process control mechanisms to ensure consistent process output relative to product quality.
When you have finished this e-briefing, you will be able to: Explain the importance of the Maintenance Management System (MMS) in delivering consistent inputs to the process, Identify corporate and external requirements for MMS, Identify key elements of MMS, Describe how preventive and predictive maintenance, planning, and scheduling lead to improved equipment utilization and performance, Identify the key elements of the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), and explain how they enhance the capability of MMS, and Describe how MMS can lead to continuous improvement in equipment performance and productivity.”
When you have finished this e-briefing, you will be able to: – Explain the importance of communication in achieving process consistency. – Describe commonly used communication forums and how they help in continuously improving the operation. – Describe expectations for engineers’ participation in these communications.
When you have finished this e-briefing, you will be able to: – Explain the importance of Process Planning and Review as the Engine that drives continuous improvement – Describe the four steps in Process Planning and Review – Explain how the system is used in different phases of process evolution and different functions within an organization – Describe best practices for using the Process Planning and Review system
When you have finished this e-briefing, you will be able to: – Describe why PCPD must become a way of life in the plant for manufacturing success. – Describe key behaviors and actions necessary to make PCPD a habit throughout the plant. – Identify key behaviors and actions that support or detract from PCPD in illustrative examples.
Check your knowledge of PCPD (Part II) content in this 25-question assessment. To complete this assessment, you must pass this assessment with a score of 80% or better, answering 20 of 25 questions correctly.
Apply and practice the Systems from PCPD Fundamentals 2 Curriculum through a real-world scenario to improve process consistency and solve process problems. This is the final activity, to apply what you have learned, in this curriculm. You must complete these ebriefings before you begin this activity: Process and Product Information Systems (MTA513), Materials and Tooling Control (MTA514), Measurement Control and Calibration Systems (MTA515), Quality Control and Quality Assurance (MTA516 ), Maintenance Management Systems (MTA517), Communication (MTA518), Process Planning and Review (MTA519), Making PCPD a Habit (MTA520), PCPD Assessment II (MTA521).