IATF-16949 – International Automotive Task Force is an internationally recognised Quality Management System standard for the automotive industry. It has replaced the technical specification of ISO-TS-16949, and is fully aligned with the structure and requirements of ISO 9001:2015. This latest version was developed with an unprecedented level of industry feedback and engagement by AIAG (Automotive Industry Action Group) members representing North America. It has become one of the mostly widely used international standards in automotive industry, harmonizing the different assessment and certification systems in the global automotive supply chain.
IATF 16949 is not a stand-alone document and it is implemented as supplement tool in conjunction with ISO 9001 2015. This means the organization looking for IATF 16949 certification must comply with both standards. The purpose of IATF 16949 is to provide automotive organization with the framework for continual improvement of the organization, reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain and emphasis on defect prevention. And here NIQC is one of the leading Institution in providing the program to the professionals to implement these skills in the Automotive industry.
Here are the some of the benefits of IATF-16949:
- More consistent products and services.
- Customer Satisfaction and repeat business.
- Improved chances of wining new business where IATF 16494 certification is required for doing business.
- Greater efficiency and productivity.
- Increased focus on risk management.
- Credibility and image.
- Credibility to supply the automotive industry.
- Decision making.
- Employee motivation and empowerment.
The IATF 16949 will help your organization build better quality in running a business even though you have the ISO 9001. Implementing and certifying IATF16949 can take a lot of effort and financial resources, but it adds value to the company in striving higher and achieving more than the competitors when it comes to customer satisfaction. NIQC provides s training programs on IATF certification program