Design for Manufacturing

When you choose GM Components Holdings, LLC for your next project you will ensure that your program will receive expert support when Designing for Manufacturing.

Product Engineering

Kokomo Electronic Assembly provides engineering support for every product we produce. Working in cross-functional teams, our product engineering professionals serve as a primary resource for design, warranty, and validation concerns. Kokomo Electronic Assembly’s product engineers have extensive experience supporting varying product platforms.

Serving as both customer and production liaison for many technical issues, product engineers provide the following services:

  • Customer technical support liaison
  • Warranty analysis
  • Failure analysis
  • Product validation
  • Supplier validation
  • Product change management
  • Process change management
  • Continuous improvement
  • Collaborative design with local partners
  • Design maintenance

Production Engineering

Design for Manufacturing is conducted through periodic DFMEA and PFMEA reviews, customer requirement verification, identification of sources of waste, and reduction in process variation throughout a product’s life cycle. We excel at introducing new products into our manufacturing system that require nontraditional manufacturing techniques.

Utilizing PFMEA analysis and engineering expertise to effectively identify and monitor process risk, we are continuously developing new methods to improve manufacturing performance, eliminate wastes, and improve quality within the products we produce and within our manufacturing processes.

To further aid process optimization and waste reduction, Kokomo Electronic Assembly has embraced industry-recognized, structured problem solving techniques. Within Kokomo Operations, over 40% of our salary workforce is certified in Six Sigma (including Black Belts and Master Black Belts) or Shainin™ methodologies (including Shainin™ Masters).

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