An additional quote from the "letter never sent" (except to the OIG)
So that brings us to what is probably the main reason why BCAG is hard at work subverting our Quality System at every opportunity.
We internally have a not very widely known goal of reducing average airplane unit cost (minus the engines)...for the stated goal of "enhancing profitability."
That goal seems impossible to me. Are wages going to decrease that much over that time? Of course not. Are the prices of parts and raw materials we procure from suppliers going to reduce that much...? Nope.
How does BCAG intend to reach such a huge cost reduction goal? What major change could they make to our production system that would reduce costs anywhere near that much? You’ve guessed it—getting rid of our "non-valued added" independent Quality System!
How do they intend to do that seemingly also impossible task? No need to go into that. All you need to know of their methods for doing so are documented in detail above and in my report.
If you look at the "efficiencies" they gained just in subverting the PSD Quality System by "leaning out" all of the time for inspectors to inspect and defects to be documented and reworked/repaired, all they have to do to reach much of their...goal is to replicate that "across the enterprise," plus have mechanics do the rollerstamping with SI&A and put us inspectors on real welfare.
It is this...reduction in costs goal that still has corrupt BCAG Management running around like chickens with their heads cut off trying to find any way, legal or not, to cut costs some five years after the losses of 1997 spawned the first wave of rampant cost cutting without regard to the consequences therefrom.
So when BCAG states that they have no motive for subverting our Quality System as I have documented they are doing in my report, you will have what is likely the main motive at your fingertips to rebut their prevarication on the subject, in addition to the other obvious contributing factor—the total lack of independence at BCAG between Quality and Manufacturing.
The Last Inspector