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IATF 16949 Automotive Quality Management

The automotive industry’s most widely used international standard for quality management, ISO/TS 16949 has now been replaced to bring it into line with ISO9001:2015

 

The International Automotive Task Force (IATF) has taken responsibility for the standard and it has now been reborn as; IATF 16949:2016 it was was published by the IATF and therefore supersedes and replaces the current ISO/TS 16949:2009.

 

It defines the requirements of a Quality Management System for organizations in the automotive industry.

This is not a standard to be taken lightly in summary this standard expands the requirements of ISO9001:2015 quite extensively especially in respect of clause 8. Operation. To achieve certification to this standard will in a lot of cases require fundamental cultural change.

IATF 16949 will only be accepted by an automotive tier one customer if it is certified by a UKAS Accredited Certification Body. UK National Certification can offer a certificate of compliance only.