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Understanding AS6500 - Manufacturing Management Program for Aviation, Space and Defense Organizations

Seminar Content

This one-day seminar is designed to provide participants an understanding of the requirements for a manufacturing management system conforming to AS 6500, aimed at promoting the timely development, production, modification, fielding, and sustainment of affordable products by addressing manufacturing issues throughout the program life cycle.

Who Should Attend

Senior Managers and individuals with direct responsibility for introducing new products or new manufacturing technologies will benefit from this seminar.

Those responsible for manufacturing in the Aerospace industry, as well as AS9100D implementation team members will also benefit from this seminar.

Recommended Training and/or Experience

  • Basic understanding of management systems
  • Some exposure to the New Product Development (NPD) process

Seminar Materials

Each participant will receive a seminar manual including exercises.

Seminar Goals

  • Provide an understanding of the requirements of AS6500 for Aerospace Manufacturing Management Systems
  • Identify opportunities for alignment and integration of these requirements in the context of an AS9100 Quality Management System and AS9145, APQP & PPAP for the defense and aerospace industries
  • Identify opportunities for integration with, and enhancement of, the New Product Development Process (NPD), Aerospace APQP & PPAP, and sustainable manufacturing management during and after launch.

Seminar Outline

  • Scope, Conformance and References
  • Requirements of AS6500 — 6.1 through 6.3
    • Manufacturing Management System
    • Design Analysis for Manufacturing
    • Producibility Analysis
    • Trade Studies
    • Key Characteristics
    • Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
    • Manufacturing Risk Identification
    • Manufacturing Feasibility Assessments
    • Manufacturing Readiness Level Assessments
    • Production Readiness Reviews

Discussions: Gaps and Opportunities

  • Requirements of AS6500 — 6.4
    • Manufacturing Planning
    • Supply Chain & Material Management
    • Manufacturing Technology & Cost
    • Manufacturing Modeling & Simulation
    • Manufacturing System Verification
    • Tooling/Test/Equipment Facilities

Discussions: Gaps and Opporunities

  • Productions Scheduling and Control
  • Manufacturing Surveillance
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Process Control Plans
  • Process Capabilities
  • Production Process Verification
  • First Article Inspection/Test
  • Supplier Management
  • Supplier Quality

Discussions: Gaps and Opportunities

Understanding AS6500 - Manufacturing Management Program for Aviation, Space and Defense Organizations

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