Is a Quality Manual still required by TS 16949?

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ImprovementJunkie

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Hello Covers,

I have not been able to identify a need for my companies old QM. As I begin to review the QMS I am finding that a spreadsheet identifying COPs SOPs & MOPs with tabs for inputs outputs etc. is functioning as the overview the QM used to provide. Is this document required if it's contents are redundant?

Thanks for your opinions.
 
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"Honest" Mistake !

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Thanks Craig!!!!

Got so involved defining process interactions that I forgot the standard.
Dumb question in hindsight.

4.2.2 Quality Manual
The Organization shall establish and maintain a quality manual that includes
a) the scope of the quality management system, including details of and justification for any exclusions (see 1.2)
b) the documented procedures established for the quality management system, or reference to them, and
c) a description of the interaction between the processes of the quality management system.

Thanks again for your kind response.
 

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I suggest you modify your manual based on the processes you identified and make it as simple as you can.
 
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