Internal Audit Checklists as per IATF 16949

Internal Audit Checklists

Internal audit checklists are the checkpoints of different departments to perform an internal quality system audit. It covers all the requirements as per ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 standards with updated sanctioned interpretations. (IATF SIs). All departments like Production, quality, maintenance, purchase, store, marketing, top management, Human resources etc. Internal Audit Checklist for Top Management: … Read more

How to close IATF audit NC | IATF Non-Conformities


To close IATF non-conformities received from the IATF auditor, upload the JSON file in the NC Cara portal. The full form of CARA in IATF is Common Audit Report Application. This is the application on the IATF Global oversight website. There are a total of 7 steps for closing the IATF non-conformity on the NC … Read more

Latest Mandatory procedures as per IATF 16949

Mandatory Procedures IATF 16949

List of mandatory procedures for IATF 16949: IATF 16949:2016 is the latest version of IATF 16949. There are 21 documented mandatory processes as per IATF 16949. There are 282 shall requirements in IATF 16949. Below are the IATF mandatory procedures. Process Description Clause No Product Safety Calibration Competence Training 7.2.1 Internal Auditor Competency … Read more

What is the difference between ISO and IATF clauses?

Difference between ISO and IATF clauses

ISO 9001:2015 defines the fundamental quality management system requirements for all organizations. It was prepared and managed by the International Organization for Standardization. IATF 16949 is an automotive QMS standard along with applicable customer-specific requirements. It was developed by the IATF (International Automotive Task Force). However, IATF 16949 is not a stand-alone standard but a … Read more

IATF Clauses and requirements

IATF Clauses

IATF 16949:2016 standard is the latest edition. There are a total of 10 IATF clauses in this new standard. The IATF (International Automotive Task Force) published this new automotive standard. IATF 16949 shall be used in conjunction with ISO 9001:2015. This standard is applicable for all manufacturing facilities supplying to the automotive segment. Also there … Read more

What are the new QMS Principles of IATF-16949?

QMS Principles

Quality Management Principles: QMS principles ” are a set of fundamental beliefs, norms, rules and values that are accepted as fine and can be used as a basis for quality management. The principles can be used as a foundation to guide an organization’s performance improvement. They were developed and updated by experts of ISO/TC 176, … Read more

Product safety procedure as per IATF 16949

Product Safety

Purpose : To establish a procedure for the management of product safety-related products and manufacturing processes. Ensure that product safety requirements are considered during development and regular production. Scope : Applicable for all products and manufacturing processes where safety requirements need to be considered. Responsibility : Head development is responsible for fulfilling all these activities … Read more

Benefits of implementing an IATF 16949 quality management system

Benefits of IATF 16949

The automotive industry is one of the most competitive industries in the world. With customers demanding higher quality products, it can be challenging to maintain a competitive edge. One way to stand out in the marketplace is by implementing an IATF 16949 quality management system. This article will explore the benefits of implementing an IATF … Read more

What are the major changes in the IATF 16949 standard?

Major changes in IATF 16949

The International Automotive Task Force (IATF) 16949 is a quality management system standard specifically developed for the automotive industry. Following is the list of major changes in the IATF 16949:2016 standard (New Requirements with reference to ISO/TS 16949:2009):- You may like to read more about: Corporate responsibility policies. The latest version of the standard, IATF … Read more

Corporate Responsibility Policies as per IATF 16949

Corporate policy

The organization shall define and implement corporate responsibility policies. Below are the minimum three corporate responsibility policies that any company should define and implement as a part of their quality management system as per IATF 16949. Corporate Responsibility The organization shall define and implement corporate responsibility policies, including at a minimum anti-bribery policy, an … Read more