Bombardier chooses ATS Global to enhance the quality control of their C-Series and Lear Jet programs in Ireland


  • Create a lean quality management methodology
  • Improve quality and enhance cost optimization
  • Enhance system traceability

Project Scope

  • Connect any device with an output to its Shop-floor Execution System (SES)
  • Enable data extraction from measuring devices like Vernier caliper, micrometer, etc. and record the information in the database
  • Extend the software code to interface with new products as they are introduced.

Solution Approach

  • Proposed a complete computer aided quality (CAQ) solution, with modules for quality planning like Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and first article inspection (FAI)
  • Consolidated Bombardier’s requirements into gauging sets depending on the function of the operator or process in the factory.
  • Machine tools across the production floor were monitored to identify the most common recurring reasons for downtime
  • System configuration and on-job training to customer personnel

Systems & Tools

  • ATS Inspect
  • Quality Management System consulting

The Results

Enabled the customer to create a data-driven business model

Enhancement in the overall quality Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

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