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  • Random Shipping paperwork audits

    We have created an audit system for our shipping department. It involves a checklist type document. We do not audit every shipment, and the person shipping a particular item does not audit their own shipment. We have placed a vague statement in our procedure indicateing we do random audits using this form. Are we compliant?

  • Inspection and dock audit template and minimum criteria to satisfy IATF requirements

    We have been working hard through the tool kit we have purchased. 1. Is there a template for receiving inspection and dock audit? 2. What is the minimum criteria to satisfy IATF requirements?
  • IATF 16949 Process Audit Checklist

    I am looking for a process audit checklist for IATF 16949 Process Audit Checklist.  I see a 16949 Manufacturing Process Audit Checklist on the 16949 Academy website, but I have to do audits for processes other than Manufacturing.  I would like to find an all-purpose checklist that I can use for any audit.  Does that exist?
  • Characteristics of manufacturing process that should be controlled and documented

    What characteristics of a manufacturing process should be controlled and documented to enable a product to be recalled from the marketplace if deemed necessary?
  • Job description according IATF requirement

    Please tell me what would be extra responsibilities to be added in the job description to fulfill the requirements of IATF.

  • IATF 16949 scope

    I am starting working in a Tier 1 company who produces seat backrests for OEM and our current certicate scope says "manufacture of seat back reast". The company also produces other parts for automotive OE. In next audit, the only products that can be audited are back rests. Am I right?

  • Predictive Maintenance

    I am trying to develop a predictive maintenance plan. Was wondering if oil analysis program would be sufficient for passing the audit. We had a non conformity in this area during the audit

  • 2nd Party Audit

    I have a question regarding 2nd party audits. I am Quality Assurance Manager. I fully manage internal audit program for last 15 years. I attended and successfully completed Internal Auditor training where obtained Internal audit certificate for ISO9001:2015, AS9100D, IATF16949:2016 from QPS Institute and IATF16949:2016 Quality Management System Auditor Training including AIAG Core Tools provided by IATF Certified Lead Auditor.

    Can I conduct 2nd party audits, or I must attend special lead internal audit training and obtain Lead Internal audit certificate?

  • Archiving period for Documents in IATF 16949

    I want to know the archiving period for Documents in the IAtf 16949

  • Green field plant IATF certification


    We are into setting up a new plant(green field project). Please guide, what are the pre-requisite related to product and process records before going for the certification.

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