Ford have the in-house expertise to manage a full New Product Introduction (NPI) programme for multiple part packages. The process Ford use is tried and tested when introducing components of various complexity and urgency. Depending on the part or package of parts an in house project manager is carefully selected to plan and run the process from conception to full first batch delivery. The PM will be the single point of contact for that project, however will be supported by key members of staff from:

  • Engineering
  • Account Management
  • Purchasing
  • Quality
  • Planning
  • Goods in
  • Despatch
  • Senior Management


During the planning phase of Fords NPI projects, every aspect is covered as standard:

  • Raw Material Procurement, Shipping and Storage
  • Engineering Manufacturing Methods and tooling
  • Production planning, economic batch quantities and stock holding
  • Subcontact procurement, economic batch quantities, shipping and packaging
  • Quality control plans, measurement and paperwork requirement
  • Despatch, packaging and shipping requirements
  • Project risks

Each element is covered during regular project meetings until all parts are proven, approved by customer and full production batches delivered.


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