Value Stream Q-Basics


The name “Bosch” stands for high quality products. To assure this we continuously support our suppliers to improve their quality. Most frequent failure modes can be avoided by applying the Value Stream Q-Basics.


Why do it? / Purpose

To assure excellent product quality, leading to customer satisfaction and avoiding failure costs.

When to do it

Permanently at the supplier’s value stream.

Key Performance Indicator (KPI)

  • ppm rate
  • number of quality incidents
  • failure costs


Production of parts for RB with possibility of failures.


Consequent application of the Value Stream Q-Basics on all hierarchy levels at suppliers.


Stable and efficient production at the suppliers. The delivered products fulfill our quality agreements.