A workpiece that does not conform to the relevant bill of material, blueprint, specifications, etc.
The following are examples of incorrect workpieces:
- Production runs consisting of multiple versions of base product, for which part “A” is selected when part “B” is required.
- Workpiece that has not been made correctly.
- Workpiece that is not of the proper design level (revision).
Incorrect workpiece may be detected by observing one or more of the following issues:
Quality, Workplace Issues, Cost, Downtime, Maintenance, Throughput (cycle time; PPH), are all potentially affected by this condition.
- Improper detection of current model (mechanical or electrical failure)
- Improper location of stock material
- Improper revision level documentation on plant floor
- Inadequate training
Note: Also see Damaged Part.