iatf 16949:2016

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    IATF 16949 - Product audit - Must each product be audited?

    Do i understand it right? It must be audited each product? If we produce e.g. wire harnesses, so each wire harness is produced with same/very similar process, we must conduct product audit for each kind? Thank you for reply,
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    IATF 16949 7.1.5.3.2 External Laboratory - Calibration of Nikon machine in factory

    Hi all, Hopefully anyone can help me with this External Laboratory requirement. We are using Nikon machine in factory and engage Nikon members to calibrate the machine all this while. During last year audit, auditor have highlight to us that Nikon is not certified with ISO 17025 and they...
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    How to comply with IATF 16949:2016 9.3.2.1k - Management review

    I'm curious about how people are addressing the requirement in IATF 16949:2016 9.3.2.1k - "Input to management review shall include: actual field failures and their impact on safety or the environment". What are people reviewing in management review to meet this requirement? We review our...
  4. Ashland78

    IATF 16949 Control Plan Authorizations

    I am working for an automotive company and am surprised currently that only the engineer who made the control plan revision is signing off on these. From my prior experience multiple departments needed to sign off. I am reviewing the APQP, and PPAP blue books, but I am thinking this could be...
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    IATF 16949 requirements for Product Safety Procedures

    This is something that is required for our audit...We do not do any safety products, but it is still required while getting IATF certified...Any examples or tips that can lead me in the right direction?
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    IATF 16949 - Mandatory Corporate Documents

    Hi all, My company is starting to implement IATF across all of our locations - 3 manufacturing plants and 1 design center. Our corporate management group and remote sites (purchasing, HR, etc) are spread across all locations. We will have a Corporate manual, policy, objectives and processes...
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    Acquiring an IATF 16949 Certified Company - What happens at the next audit?

    Hi Everyone, I work for a Tier 1 supplier to several automotive OEMs in Europe. We are currently in the process of acquiring one of our sub-tier companies. They have transitioned to IATF 16949 and are due to have a surveillance audit approximately two weeks following the acquisition. To...
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    IATF 16949 manufacturing cell in ISO 9001 factory?

    I've been tasked with conducting a gap analysis on our current facility. We are ISO9001 and are currently negotiating a new 5 years contract worth millions with a new customer. However, the new customer wants us to be IATF accredited, I'd just like press you for some guidance on this. The new...
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    Choosing not to calibrate (IATF 16949)

    Hi all, I could do with an idea if this would be acceptable or not. I am looking at calibration with a sensible eye after i have inherited a bloated and unrealistic system. One massive pain is the fitting / trimming aids we use, there are hundreds of them, completely impossible to calibrate and...
  10. Sidney Vianna

    Informational UTC ASQR Rev.11 has a mistake; certification of distributors to IATF 16949

    United Technologies has recently released a new revision of it's Supplier Quality System Requirements document. In paragraph 4.1.2, it requires: As people in the automotive supply chain knows, distributors cannot be certified to the IATF16949 standard; only manufacturing sites. I tried...
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    IATF 16949, accredited logos, calibration capabilities, etc.

    the certificate of calibration or test report shall include the mark of a national accreditation body; or - there shall be evidence that the external laboratory is acceptable to the customer. Wouldn't evidence of the external laboratories acceptability be explained with a requirement that the...
  12. PastorBee13

    IATF 16949 Audit Nonconformance Responses per 5.1.1.2 - Format

    I have a couple non-conformances to respond to from our IATF 16949 audit a few weeks ago but I'm unsure of the best format to use for the responses. Fortunately, my auditor was kind enough to simply state a section of the rule book. Unfortunately, I only have the mini version of the standard...
  13. Ashland78

    IATF 16949 Internal Audit Checklist

    I am tasked with getting an internal audit team to audit all elements of the IATF standard in a 3 year period. I have no $ to purchase software to have questions and checklists available for using. I am going to start our audits in February and have sections 5.1, 5.2 , 5.3 and 8.1, 8.2 to...
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    Eligibility for certification to IATF 16949 - Exclusions

    Hello all, In IATF 16949 Rules 5th ed. clause 1, it has stated that: "Customer-specified production parts" shall be understood as parts that are an integral part of a vehicle. The only customer-specified parts that do not meet this requirement but are to be included are the following: fire...
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    IATF 16949 7.1.5.3.2 FAQ #7 Audit Finding - External Calibration Laboratory

    Hello! Long time lurker to this forum, decided it was finally time to get my feet wet by sharing a recent experience. IATF FAQ #7 for External Laboratory states: QUESTION 1: When can the equipment manufacturer be used to calibrate inspection and test equipment? If an accredited laboratory...
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    Anyone Dropping IATF and going back to ISO ?

    Anyone Dropping IATF and going back to ISO ? My company had an issue with the German IATF board refusing our audit because the auditor turned in our audit to late. Although we are certified until 2021, after discussions with our customers, Executive Management has decided to drop IATF and return...
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    ISO / IATF 16949 Requirements for Second Party Services

    Hi. Long time lurker, first time asking a question. I work in quality at a certified IATF 16949 / ISO 9001: 2015 plastic injection molding company. Our annual IATF audit is coming up and we are doing some prep work. We send our scrap parts out to a second-party for repelletization (basically...
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    IATF 16949 7.1.5.3.2 External Calibration Laboratory Requirelents

    Hello 16949 experts, I am the quality manager for an analytical sales and service company. Our parent company is located in Europe. We as a subsidiary sell and service only instruments manufactured by us and we never use sub-contractors. All of our work is done in the field by company trained...
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    Notify Registrar of Escalation letter

    Manufacturing plant received an Controlled shipping Level 1 letter from PSA Groupe. PSA has not notified the CB. Does the manufacturing plant have to notify the CB?
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    IATF 16949 9.1.1.3 Application of statistical concepts - Our technicians are quizzed for statistical knowledge

    Per the standard, "statistical concepts...shall be understood and used by employees involved in the collection, analysis, and management of statistical data." I work at a company with highly automated equipment. SPC is implemented pretty much anywhere, and our ERP system tracks material...
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