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Certification for Product Safety and Conformance Process Owners

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Seminar Content

The entire automotive supply chain is obligated to ensure the safety and conformity of its products. Process Owners shall be aware and understand their role as it related and integrates with product safety requirements and the conformity of products and services provided.

The aim of this two-day seminar is to explore the requirements in the Product Integrity handbook and to qualify persons assigned be top management as the Product Safety Representative for the organization.

Who Should Attend

This seminar is designed for management and process owners who are to be deployed as or already designated as Product Safety Representatives for the organization. FMEA facilitators, process auditors, or product designer/developer may also benefit from this class.

Recommended Training and/or Experience

In order to attend this training, technical and/or product knowledge and process experience is necessary as well as reasonable experience with prevention methods, and automotive quality management processes, such as in reclamation and failure and or root cause analysis.

Participants should be qualified and experienced in the evaluation of technical product and process risks for and be knowledgeable about the use of the organization’s products, the state of the art as well as the requirements from relevant laws and customer requirements.

Seminar Materials

Each participant will receive a course companion manual and breakout exercise materials.

Omnex is not presently a VDA licensee for this training course.

Seminar Goals

  • Enable the prospective or existing Product Safety Representative to handle their everyday work more professionally
  • Define the responsibilities for managing product safety and conformity throughout the entire supply chain; from development through manufacture and delivery, and up to the end of the period of intended use
  • Discuss product integrity in the product life cycle and give direction for dealing with issues of product non-conformance

Seminar Agenda

Module 1

  • Intro to Product Safety and Legal Compliance
  • Recalls and Safety Concerns
  • Product Liability and Compliance Obligations
  • IATF 16949 on Product Safety

Module 2

  • Intro - Product Integrity in the Organization
  • VDA Volume on Product Integrity
  • Functional Responsibilities
  • Delegation of Responsibilities

Module 3

  • Product Specific Qualification
  • Process Specific Qualification
  • Awareness and Product Safety Requirements Flowdown
  • Capturing Lessons Learned (FMEA) and Prevention

Module 4

  • Product Integrity Over the Product Lifecycle
  • Product Development Phase
  • Production Phase and Line Walk Reporting
  • Usage Phase
  • Product Monitoring

Module 5

  • Conformity of Production (CoP)
  • Response to Deviations
  • Corrective Action

Organizational Implementation of Role for PSCR

Additional Background and Considerations

Product Integrity Qualification Examination


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