FP have ISO 9001:2008 certification, and have been continuously approved since February 1991. FP have a Supplier Number issued by the M.O.D., supply the Rail Industry, and were assessed and given a Supplier “A” status by Lex Auto Logistics in 2004.
A batch control process is used to control all critical spares used in remanufacturing, and these are documented on each Workshop Job Number for traceability.
FP use long-standing suppliers with a proven track record and all receipts are inspected.
Calibration systems are in place, which have been devised and are monitored by the Quality Assurance Department.
After final test, finished products are permanently marked with the Workshop Job Number, allowing full traceability.
Director Lorraine Lowe is responsible for Quality Assurance. Lorraine has a “BA” in Business Studies. Lorraine has qualifications from the Institute of Quality Assurance, obtained at Manchester University.
The Cover Section Leader & Plate Section Leader have 45 years experience between them.
Our Workshop Foreman and Workshop Manager have 58 years experience between them at FP.
The Section Leader in charge of the Brake Chamber Section has over 20 years experience within this Department.
The Section Leader in charge of the Brake Caliper Section has over 20 years experience within the Company.
FP employ six qualified Engineers. The two most senior of these have over 40 years experience within the company between them.
The Diagnostic Department is led by Mark Erskine, who has over 20 years experience within the industry.