Ford CSR: Creating Family, Foundation, and Part FMEAs with AQuA Pro Software

by Nikhil Unnikrishnan published on November 29, 2022

Ford has updated its customer specific requirements. Its new CSR discusses family, foundation, and part FMEAs and requires Ford suppliers to adopt an FMEA software package by July 1, 2022. Ford is also requiring reverse FMEAs (RFMEAs) to be implemented into process FMEAs (PFMEAs).

This webinar explains how to create family FMEAs, foundation FMEAs, and part FMEAs with Omnex AQuA Pro software using RFMEAs. The latest innovations, including multipoint FMEAs and linked FMEA and 8Ds, are also examined.

AQuA Pro is format agnostic, using AIAG, AIAG-VDA, and SAE J1739. For example, FMEAs can be developed in the AIAG format and saved in AIAG-VDA FMEA. In addition, the software satisfies Honda and BMW FMEA requirements, and its ROI is typically a few months.


Nikhil Unnikrishnan

Nikhil Unnikrishnan is a Consultant with a broad range of experience, involved in the design & development of hardware, software and mechanical systems and components. He has worked with organizations to analyze process deficiencies and drive improvement by implementing best-in-class practices conforming to internationally recognized standards such as Automotive SPICE®, ISO 26262 Functional Safety, ISO 9001 & IATF 16949 Quality Management Systems. Nikhil has been involved with performing detailed documentation reviews, Automotive SPICE®, Functional Safety & QMS assessments, process documentation development and conducting roll-outs for numerous leading automotive organizations including multiple Software and Hardware systems. Mr. Unnikrishnan is a Certified Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma Methodologies (CLSSGB) and also Certified Quality Process Analyst (CQPA). He is an Exemplar Global certified Lead Auditor for IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 9001:2015.