Business Systems and Program Management
A robust integrated business system ensures organisation wide visibility, material and inventory management and on time delivery.
Filtronics proprietary web-based WIP Tracking, SPC and Yield Reporting System provides live real time information. Full product traceability is maintained down to each serialised module, essential for defence programmes. Filtronic uses a commercial MRP system to track and control material and finished goods.
The Filtronic Document Control System ensures that all process and product changes are implemented and tracked appropriately. Filtronic’s accredited quality systems and procedures ensure robust project management with Tollgate based NPI system to provide seamless introduction of new products into volume supply, with minimum time to market. Each customer has a dedicated project team providing regular communication and interaction from the concept phase through to volume ramp.
Filtronic has significant experience both designing & manufacturing products for OEMs. Filtronic uses Design for Manufacture techniques to ensure cost effective manufacture is achieved. A number of existing customers products have benefited from small design changes, recommended by Filtronic, to improve manufacturability. These changes have led to significant improvements in throughput and yield.