The PlanTech Methodology for Completing an FMEA

  • Obtain Management Sponsorship & Define Scope
  • FMEA Preparation:
    • For DFMEA: Develop a block diagram / identify the functions / performance requirements
    • For PFMEA: Walk through plant - Review process flow diagram / process requirements
    • For MFMEA: Identify the functions / machine movements / performance requirements
  • Identify FMEA team and key contacts
  • Review sufficiency of existing FMEAs
  • Obtain warranty / field performance data
  • Conduct kick-off meeting
  • Customize Ranking Scales
  • Initiate FMEA meeting & conduct JIT training (if needed)
  • Facilitate the FMEA
  • Summarize meeting and plan next steps
  • Management review with sponsor
  • Begin risk reduction / continuous improvement program
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