What is ISO 16949:2016?
IATF 16949:2016 is a global technical specification and quality management standard specifically for the automotive industry. IATF 16949:2016 is a standard which is in alliance with ISO 9001:2015. It states the requirements of the quality system required for major automotive sections such as design/development, manufacturing and servicing of automotive-related products.It is a standard which is recognised worldwide and related to quality management systems in the automotive industry.
Benefits of ISO 16949:2016
- IATF 16949:2016 is a worldwide accepted standard, which is a requirement when an organisation is in search for a suitable supplier. This is particularly the requirement if any organisation is competing for orders/tenders/closings in the automotive industry. So, getting IATF 16949:2016 implemented in your organisation is often a must in these situations. This provides the organisation with recognition and enables to target broader
- One of the most important principles that are the foundation of the IATF 16949:2016 requirements is to enhance customer satisfaction by working towards meeting customer requirements. By improving your customer satisfaction, you will be able to maintain the customer base, as happy and satisfied customers are loyal customers and such customers bring in additional revenues and are influential in expanding the business.
- IATF 16949:2016 is based on ISO 9001:2015. So, mainly it promotes a process approach. By using this approach, it results in enhanced levels of understanding of the inter-relationship of processes. This improves the product and quality of the methods and avoids problems in the supply chain.
- An organisation which involve employees in its drive for improvement of their process, generally constitute of a happier and talented bunch of employees as compared to other organisation. Engaged employees have more understanding of the system and will help the company to improve the processes specifically assigned to them as they understand how the quality of the process depends on them.
How TQCAS helps you achieve Unique Values of ISO 16949:2016?
Unlike other consultants, TQCAS focuses on delivering the unique values of ISO 16949:2016. This includes understanding all gaps that the organization has to achieve its objectives which are not only achieving ISO certificates but also achieving other objectives that help in accomplishing the mission of the organization.
No matter how small or big your company is, ISO 16949 can benefit you by sending the message to all interested parties of yours that you are competent enough to provide goods and services worldwide and this will lead to higher confidence in all your interested parties.
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