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 supplement to and used in conjunction with ISO 9001:2015.
Difference between ISO and IATF Clauses:
There are 10 clauses in both ISO 9001 and IATF 16949. ISO and IATF clauses are the same. But there are some differences between standard requirements.
|S.No / Clause
|It is managed by the International Organization for Standardization
|It was developed by the International Automotive Task Force
|It considers customer satisfaction
|Additionally, it focuses on Customer specific requirements
|It is applicable to all units of an organization
|IATF 16949 is applicable for Automotive industries only which provide products and services to OEM auto parts
Not applicable to after-market parts
|This standard is complete by itself
|IATF standard is used in conjunction with ISO 9001
|Quality management system and its processes
|Added Product Safety
Conformance of Product and Processes
|Leadership and commitment
Process efficiency and effectiveness
|Address Risk and Opportunities
|Added Risk analysis,
Preventive actions and
|Resources, People, Infrastructure and measurement traceability
|Added Plant, facility and equipment planning
|Internal and External laboratory requirements
|Added more detail with respect to calibration and verification activities
|Operational planning and control, Design and development planning
|Added Product design skill
|Internal auditor requirements
|Added Internal auditor requirements in more detail and separated system, process and product auditor.
|Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation
|Identification and application of statistical tools
|Non-conformity and corrective action
|Added Problem solving
Error proofing and
Warranty management system
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IATF questions and answers:
Q 1. What is the full form of IATF?
Q 2. What is the first edition of IATF?
Q 3. How many clauses are in IATF?
Q 4. How many shall requirements in IATF 16949?
Q 5. What is the full form of ISO?
Q 6. What is the full form of QMS?
Q 7. How many quality management principles are in IATF?
Q 8. Which are 5 quality core tools?
Q 9. What is the full form of APQP?
Q 10. What is the full form of PPAP?
- International Automotive Task Force
- IATF 16949:2016
- 10 Clauses
- International Organization for Standardization
- Quality Management System
- 7 Principles
- APQP, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, SPC
- Advanced Product Quality Planning
- Production Part Approval Process