Cogent Technology powered by MaPS – your route to quality and on-time delivery
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MaPS is one of the unique and outstanding aspects that sets Cogent Technology apart when you are looking for PCB Assembly from a Contract Electronics Manufacturer.
MaPS enables Cogent Technology unrivalled, centralised, monitoring and planning of its’ entire PCB Assembly operations from end to end.
Furthermore, dovetailed into this, MaPS provides Access to our QMS, change control, concession authority and capacity planning alongside close monitoring of vital KPIs, giving us the tools to deliver you confidence in quality for your PCB Assembly.
MaPS controls the work stack of the indirect team from estimating through to document control and provision of production tooling.
Manufacturing stages are planned with a focus not just on capacity but also on capability with an integrated matrix of training which ensures the right tools are on hand for your PCB Assembly job and flagging training needs ahead of the time.
The whole process begins with Contract Review; part of our PO entry gate, this launches the necessary activities, controlled via Contract Review Actions, Green House (NPI), NPI Hot House or Fast track Hot House ensuring the right path for your product.
Our client focused approach means that monitoring and controlling every aspect of your PCB Assembly requirements, to ensure quality and on-time delivery is at the heart of everything we do and our MaPS, only found at Cogent Technology, puts us in an unrivaled position.
The benefits of MaPS for you...
Our quality policy begins with our ethos ‘to measure and continuously improve in an open and honest environment’ , which is managed through our QMS within MaPS. This makes it quick to navigate for the Cogent team to verify policies and procedures as well as for auditing purposes or customers conducting their due diligence when selecting a CEM partner.
We have defined quality gates and daily sunset meetings in place which flag early warning of potential issues triggering communication with our customers where necessary, ensuring we meet our lead times and client expectations.
Drives Contract Review Actions
On receipt of your order a PO Entry Gate is held to determine the level of contract review meeting required. Actions are assigned as a result of the meeting and are linked to the clients order and monitored and recorded in accordance with the deadlines defined by the High Level Plan. This ensures tooling and assembly documentation is in place prior to production.
Facilitates Strategic Planning
The system helps us identify untapped production capacity which enables us to respond positively to existing client needs and new sales opportunities ensuring we have the necessary skills available for your requirements.
MaPS provides greater control of resources by using the high level plan to drive team plans and individuals work stacks ensuring less waste and reducing costs for clients.
Changes to your schedule can be easily reviewed and processed to give timely responses to your requests to ensure your peaks in demand are met and we can prioritise your requirements.
MaPS enables us to measure and monitor Key Performance Indicators to drive continuous improvement in accordance with our regulatory requirements. This gives you confidence and peace of mind that as your chosen subcontractor your products are being produced to a high standard on a repeatable basis.
Improved Client Response
Live order status tracking in MaPS enables us to quickly redeem information needed to go back to our client and update on order status.