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Quality Lear Chennai MWC Plant Wins Ford Q1 Award

Lear Chennai MWC Plant Wins Ford Q1 Award

On June 26, 2018, Lear Chennai MWC plant received Ford's Q1 Award at a ceremony held in Ford's Chennai Regional Office. Ron Johnson (STA Dir. – Ford Asia Pacific & Africa) presented the Q1 Award to the Lear India team for their substantial and ongoing quality performance towards customer satisfaction with continuous improvement on the EcoSport B515 MCA program.

To receive and keep Q1 status there are numerous requirements and expectations that have to be fulfilled. The Chennai MWC plant successfully met and even exceeded Ford's expectations regarding the new Q1 3.0 requirements. Lear has well demonstrated its sustained quality performance during the B515 MCA launch process, from slow build to start of production (SOP), which was recognized by Ford in this significant award.

Chennai has followed a safe launch plan and the customer's specific requirements such as Ford Quality Operating System (QOS) requirements that examine launch performance, quality reject trends, delivery performance, process variability and warranty performance, all these providing a framework for the plant to achieve continuous improvement.

Posted on 6/26/2018

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