Avoid product recalls, reduce cost of quality (CoQ) and ensure customer satisfaction with a world-class product inspection management system that simplifies product inspection process from receiving, manufacturing and finished goods inspection
ENABLE YOUR WORKFORCE TO RUN A ROBUST PRODUCT INSPECTION PROCESS THAT ENSURES ALL
PRODUCT SPECS AND QUALITY METRICS ARE MET BEFORE THE GOODS ARE RELEASED INTO INVENTORY
Inspection is that crucial step in the manufacturing process that ensures quality metrics are met before products are accepted from suppliers or released into inventory. On the one hand, the inspection process enables assessment of the quality of raw materials being sourced from suppliers. On the other, it ensures that the final product matches required specifications and compliance and is defect-free before it is released to the inventory. ComplianceQuest’s Inspection Management Solution is designed to make sure that all inspection data are documented and recorded with ease.
It is closely tied to our Equipment, Non-Conformance and CAPA solutions, so it is easy to collaborate with relevant stakeholders and take action in case any issues are identified during an inspection. ComplianceQuest’s Inspection Management Solution automates your inspection process by streamlining inspection-related processes such as receiving raw materials, in-process goods, shipments and product returns. It enables you to track, conduct and complete inspection activities in a timely manner, while meeting the highest standards of quality.
Meet all quality metrics before releasing products into inventory
Delivering high quality products is a commitment every business makes to its customers. To ensure that the product is defect-free and meets the specifications requires timely inspection to help identify any potential shortfalls. By identifying any defects before a product is released into the inventory, enterprises can reduce the cost of quality and rework. The CQ Inspection Management Software enables thoroughly checking the quality of finished products and the components throughout the supply chain value cycle – from incoming raw material to in-process and final stages of a manufacturing process.
Deliver customer delight and satisfaction
Customer safety and satisfaction are the two wheels on which a business is balanced. Any defect that leaves them dissatisfied or endangers them in any way can lead to product recalls, erosion of brand image and loss in revenue. With CQ’s Inspection Management Software, businesses can customize the inspection workflow to help identify quality issues and non-conformance, initiate CAPA or Root Cause Analysis as needed and effect continuous improvement of operations through a data-driven, collaborative approach. CQ’s Inspection Solution integrates with the rest of the EQMS, thereby serving as a system of collaboration that makes it simple to rope in relevant stakeholders to deal with findings from an inspection.
Automate the inspection process and adherence to SOPs
Right from initiating the inspection to determining the sample size, the specifications, the parameters to measure their conformance, the target value and rejecting defective pieces or accepting those that conform – inspection is a many-step process. Workflow automation with the ComplianceQuest Inspection Management Software easily enables the following: establishing inspection protocol/criteria, CTQ (Critical To Quality) checklist, managing the inspection queue, facilitating collaboration, change of ownership, uploading pictures from an inspection, and/or uploading a certificate of analysis(CoA). Any failed inspections will automatically generate the creation of the required nonconformance, will alert the relevant MRB personnel and will await disposition as necessary. With integration to an ERP/MES system, any failed inspection can also alert the relevant team to mark and quarantine the failed material.
Avoid Product Recalls and Reduce Cost of Quality (CoQ)
Product recalls due to noncompliance and defects prove expensive for manufacturers as they can entail anything from reputation damage and market loss to penalties, compensation and litigation. The product may need reworking anywhere in the development lifecycle, adding to the cost of quality. With timely and proper risk-based inspections, any nonconformance and noncompliance can be identified and rectified early to mitigate risks and reduce the cost of quality. The key is to make it easy to conduct inspections any time, with ease.
Seamlessly integrate with the Supplier Management Solution, to inspect incoming material
The quality of raw materials plays a key role in the quality of the output, making inspection of the inputs critical. CQ Inspection Management Software enables you to establish the supplier sampling plan and parameters for testing the materials and run periodic inspections depending on the risk-level of the supplier. It facilitates standardization, uniformity, and quality control based on standards and specs and automates rejection of materials that do not match the criteria. This leads to initiating corrective measures, preventive measures, root cause analysis, and supplier training or replacement in case of too many deviations. With ComplianceQuest EQMS, the quality leader is able to automate an end-to-end QMS workflow across supplier, internal and customer lifecycles based on inspection findings.
Drive Continuous Improvement (CI), enabled by inspection data
One of the key benefits of using ComplianceQuest Inspection management Software is the access to insights based on inspection data and operational improvement opportunities. This can enable identifying commonly recurring problems through root cause analysis and implementing preventive measures. Continuous Improvement (CI) is key to the pursuit of operational excellence, and inspection data can be very handy while trying to improve Overall Operations Effectiveness (OOE).
Support Your Entire Organization
Provide dashboards to access enterprise-wide inspection data to enable informed decision making for continuous improvement
Set up an Inspection Queue to schedule inspection, establish Inspection Protocol/Criteria and CTQ to measure parameters and determine sample size
Use inspection data to record and document findings from an inspection, identify trends and drive continuous improvement
Improve overall product quality, reduce cost of quality, minimize product recalls and improve overall customer satisfaction
The plant head is able to have a finger on the pulse of all inspection-related processes and enable collaboration as needed
Supply Chain Leaders
Risk-based inspection of raw materials to mitigate supplier risks and improve quality metrics of in-coming goods
“We have developed some out of the box functionality with our incoming inspection process, and the ComplianceQuest team listened very carefully to our requirements, and provided insightful recommendations. We were easily able to customize the look and feel of the interface which made it user friendly for our inspectors.”
Key Features of CQ Inspection Management Solutions
Define inspection characteristics that should be measured for a raw material that is being received or a product that is being made internally or shipped
Integration To ERP
Integration with ERP, MES or any inventory control system, enables generating an inspection requirement alert with relevant inspection record
Built-in inspection queues allow inspectors to select, and perform inspection based on the inspection criteria presented
Integration To Nonconformance
Failed inspections automatically generate the creation of the required nonconformance and alert relevant teams for further action
Reach out to others across the enterprise and in the supply chain to solicit feedback without having to give up on the ownership of the tasks.
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