How to Use Design and Process Failure Mode and Effects AnalysisSee upcoming dates
Find weaknesses in your overall product design process, and improve the robustness and safety of your processes, increasing overall value to your organization.
Who Should Attend?
Who should attend?
- Mechanical, electrical, and other engineers involved in designing your products
- Quality control and assurance professionals
- Manufacturing and industrial engineers
- Manufacturing/operations personnel
Defining product function
Identifying potential failure modes
Assessing effects of failure modes
Determining root causes of failure modes
Current controls: prevention, detection, moderation
Assessing risk using occurrence, detection, and severity scales
Brainstorming corrective actions
Workshop on process flowcharting
Developing a process FMEA
Workshop on process FMEA
Developing a process FMEA control plan
Workshop on process FMEA control plan
Making process FMEA work
Prior to retiring in 2018, Mr. Rath was the Director of the Maintenance Management Certificate program at UW–Madison and a program director with the Department of Engineering Professional Development in the College of Engineering. He developed and taught seminars in Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, industrial engineering tools, product development and design, ergonomics, Build-To-Demand, supply chain engineering, quality management in radiation therapy, and Quick Response Manufacturing. During his 31 years with UW-Madison, Mr. Rath consulted and led projects at dozens of companies including John Deere, Harley-Davidson, National Oil Well Varco and Kimberly Clark.
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