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An Introduction to International Automotive Task Force (IATF) 16949: 2016 Management System

IATF 16949:2016 (IATF 16949) is designed to help business working in the automotive sector; increase productivity, reduce workplace risks and enhance customer specific requirements.

IATF 16949 provides a comprehensive framework to incorporate common automotive customer specific requirements within a Management System. Building on the requirements of ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949 provides more detailed focus on; customers communication & feedback, auditing, supplier competencies, equipment training & maintenance and certification. IATF 16949 has considerable emphasizes on risks within the business, incorporating contingency planning to ensure customer receive quality products on-time a; the time. IATF 16949:2016 is not a stand-alone quality management standard but is implemented as a supplement too and in conjunction with ISO 9001:2015.

The IATF 16949:2016 supersedes the previous standard ISO/TS 16949:2009 which ceased to be a recognised Standard on 14th September 2018. If you still working to the 2009 Standard AvISO can offer advice on the required updates and make sure the transition is a simple and painless one.

IATF 16949

IATF 16949: 2016 An Introduction to International Automotive Task Force (IATF) 16949: 2016 Management System.

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