Removing the Problem of Erratic Continuity in Assembly of Lever Combination Switch using Continuous Improvement Process
Anil Kumar, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, CMJ University, Meghalaya, India.
Manuscript received on September 27, 2012. | Revised Manuscript received on October 17, 2012. | Manuscript published on October 30, 2012. | PP: 184-186 | Volume-2 Issue-1, October 2012. | Retrieval Number: A0782102112/2012©BEIESP
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Abstract: Company Mindarika had reported poor quality of particular products in the Assembly department which results in increasing cost, lead time, and customer complaints. The purpose of this study is to help Company Mindarika to improve the product quality and to manage the data for a continuous improvement plan by using Continuous Process Improvement and the Quality Control Techniques. Methods and procedures of this study include a review of literature relevant to Continuous Improvement, Quality Control Techniques, Root cause Analysis, Seven Tools of Quality and Assembly process of a specific automotive product (Lever Combination Switch). After the causes of defects were identified, solutions and procedures were recommended to the Company to eliminate defects in the assembly process of Lever Combination Switch.
Keywords: Lever Combination Switch, Erratic Continuity, Continuous Process Improvement, Quality Control Tools.