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IATF 16949

IATF 16949 (Automotive Quality Management System)

IATF 16949

Place your company to a Global Automotive Market

IATF 16949:2016 is designed for automotive companies to implement effective and robust Quality Management Systems relating to the design, development, production, installation and servicing of all automotive related products.


IATF 16949 can be integrated with ISO 9001:2015.


Regardless of what you’re looking for, Universal ISO expert will assist you through how an ISO 16949 management system standard can put your company on a path to success in automotive business.


What are the benefits of IATF 16949?


  • Enhance product and process quality, reducing overheads, waste and error


  • Increases on-time delivery


  • Guarantees absolute consistency throughout the supply chain


  • Conform the automotive mandates of International Automotive Task Force (IATF) members around the world


  • Removes the need for compliance to multiple third-party registrations in different countries


  • Improves competitiveness in global markets


  • Match demand for the direct provision of substantiating information


Meet industry requirements of world-class quality, productivity and continued improvement


  • Automotive industry’s stakeholders are highly quality-conscious. All material sourced must comply with the highest quality standards.


  • IATF 16949 is a framework for you to prove your product quality, supply chain competitiveness and build lasting relations within the automotive industry.


  • IATF 16949 guides for standardization and improvement across the automotive industry.


  • IATF 16949 certification has been achieved by over 25,000 companies in 80 countries till date. It is a mandatory requirement for all leading vehicle manufacturers.


Steps to getting IATF 16949 certification


The process of getting IATF 16949 certified with Universal ISO is a trouble-free step-by-step approach.



  • Initial consultation

We help you setting your objectives, focusing on what your business wants to achieve and how it defines success, specific in relation to your clients’ requirements. Together, you and our ISO specialist consultant will agree reasonable outcomes and delivery dates.


  • Preparing your organization’s IATF 16949 documents

Next, the Universal ISO Consultant will the gap analysis for existing procedures and help you document the new systems that will help deliver success – both existing and how you will improve these. This manual and procedures confirm how your business should operate going forward so that it can deliver Quality Management System IATF 16949.


  • Training you to implement the IATF 16949 standard

While the QMS documents are important document moving forward, it is even more important that it is placed to implement. We work with the top management team to ensure the ongoing framework is adopted throughout your organization. We also develop and deliver customized training for staff to ensure understanding and implementation of IATF 16949 is meaningful. This will create consistency across your organization, transforming your business from day one so it is optimized for efficiency, continual improvement and greater profitability.


  • Audit by an external certification body

Before you can be awarded the IATF 16949 certification, your organization applies to the third-party certifying body that you have selected to conduct your audit. This audit is an objective view on whether your business is conforming to IATF 16949. As we will have provided excellent support and guidance to your business every step of the way, you can be assured that your IATF 16949will be successful.


  • IATF 16949 awarded

Once confirmed that you are IATF 16949 compliant, your organization will be issued with the certificate. This international certification will be recognized by current, potential and future clients as a mark of quality.



How much IATF 16949 certification will cost?


IATF 16949certification price depends upon ISO Standard and Accreditation body you will opt for your business organization.


How long it takes to get IATF 16949 Certified?


Universal ISO certification process is simpler, faster and affordable. However, again, depends on the size and process of the Organization.


What is the current version of IATF 16949?


IATF 16949:2016 is the most updated version of the certification


What are mandatory requirements of IATF 16949?


The IATF 16949 standard is very flexible when it comes to what information it requires.




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Conduct Gap Analysis


Providing Training to Management & Employees


Guidance Regarding Documentation & Implementation of QMS


Guidance on Conducting Risk/opportunity Assessment


Internal Audit by the Consultant


Guidance & Closure of Observations


External Audit by Certifying Body


Closure of External Audit Observations


Issuing Certificate

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