Quality Management System Maintenance
We offer several programs to maintain your quality management system. They range from annual
audits to complete management of all aspects of the system except inspection. Individually these services cost a minimum
of $600 per day. However, you can contract us for the whole package at a fixed annual rate. Contact Us for a Quote.
Services we offer include:
Assistance with Audit Questionnaires
Some of these can be
confusing. We can prepare these for you because we are familiar with your system. This service is only offered
to customers who regularly use us as the quality system auditors.
Audits of the Quality
We conduct real audits that focus on customer satisfaction and
the effectiveness and efficiency of you Business practices that impact customer satisfaction and/or product quality. (See Audit Service)
Corrective Action Assistance
lot of time can be wasted on answering customer requests for corrective action. We coordinate the response activity
in a way that makes the most sense to you and satisfies your customer. We make sure the actions are effective and not
just window dressing.
Management Review Coordination
We are part of one management review per year and ensure that inputs are effectively covered and identify
actions that will drive improvement.
On Site Assistance with Customer Audits
This service is only available for customers that use us as their auditor.
With sufficient notice we will be present for your customer’s audit and act as an agent for your company in ensuring
their questions are properly addressed. The package includes up to 2 of these per year with at least a 21-day notice.
On occasion we can accommodate shorter notice.
On Site Assistance with Outside Agency
This service is only available for customers that use us as
their auditor and for systems that we designed. With sufficient notice we will be present for the agency’s audit
and act as an agent for your company in ensuring their questions are properly addressed. Because IATF does not allow
onsite assistance, this service is not available for IATF 16949 audits by a Third Party Registrar. The package includes
one of these per year.
Organization of Data for Quality System Measurable Objectives
You are required to monitor the health of your business by various measurable
indicators. We organize the data that you have collected over time to accomplish this and drive continual improvement.
You make the products
and perform the inspections and we take care of the Auto Industries’ required busywork documentation. Its not
value added but they want it anyway. Why waste your time when we can do it for you? The package includes up to
6 of these per year.
Process Effectiveness Evaluations
We analyze your business processes and ensure they are the most effective or help you develop one that is
Supplier Approval and Supplier Maintenance
We gather the information on your suppliers required by the standard and maintain your approved
supplier registry. In some cases, you may share a supplier with another customer. We can alert you to warning
signs experienced by others, when appropriate.