Analysis For Determining Factors That Make Good Design Process In Automotive Manufacturing Organization

AminuSaleh Mohammed, Dr. Iqbal Muhammad Hussain, Prof. Dr. Zuraidah Bin Zain
2017 IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  
This study involved a literature review as well as information, data collected and analysis in two automotive industries. The paper investigated factors that make good design process in automotive manufacturing organization in order to improve the design process at each stage of manufacturing. The methodology adopted in this work is to evaluate the said factors by qualitative technique in sending structured questionnaires to three automotive companies in Malaysia and Nigeria to fifty five
more » ... to fifty five product design engineers in those companies in order to get their input on a specific phenomenon. Reliability, descriptive and correlation analysis were carried out using SPSS software to analyze and justified the consistency, reliability and significant of each factor in order to increase the decision makers confidence. The factors are categorized as independent variables in the analysis namely; Customer requirement, Product life cycle, Process planning. Technology and Information gathering. While products design process was set to be the dependent variable. The study results analysis indicate that all the selected factors are within the acceptable range.
doi:10.9790/1684-14030597104 fatcat:oztld6botvbpxcyqaxxrmjcthi