Supply Chain Process Performance Standards

 

 

SUGGESTED MINIMUM PROCESS STANDARD

TYPICAL BEST-PRACTICE PROCESS

3.0 MAKE

3.1 PRODUCT ENGINEERING

3.1.1

Product Engineering

• Formal product engineering process in place

• A formal New Product Introduction (NPI) process is in place

• Feedback to the NPI process is at least minimally effective

• Process in place to reverse engineer competitors’ products/services and incorporate best-practice designs into new products/services

• Customers and suppliers are involved in engineering as appropriate

• Online collaborative engineering processes and tools are available and used

• Measures exist to determine extent to which engineering resulted in savings/improvements

• Human factors design addresses ...

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