BorgWarner implemented a Layered Process Audits (LPA) in its powertrain plant in the USA in 2003. Extensive error proofing was built into press fixtures with a variety of sensors and LPA auditors ran several checks of each fixture daily to verify that the press would fault when any of the required components were omitted. For example, in the final assembly line, the line supervisor conducted audits during each shift daily. Each week, the area manager audited the same line using the same check sh...

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5.5.6 Inspections, tests, process/performance audits
14.3.2 Implement an improvement approach/method/technique

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