Selecting the right ISO 9001 standard, including appropriate exclusions, is the starting point for implementing a quality system that defines you. Registration using an Accredited Registrar, using competent Lead Auditors and designing the audit process to meet your needs including cost, timing and a working relationship are all key to making the system work for you.
Advantage International Registrar Provides ISO 9001 and AS 9100 quality managment system registration services
•Step 1 - Request a quotation and sign the agreement
•Step 2 - Submit your documentation and we will review and provide a report (an on-site visit may be required).
•Step 3 - Prepare for the Registration Assessment (Time is dependent upon the number of employees/locations that you have, the type of processes that you are in control of, etc - No surprises here, it is all covered in the quote).
•Step 4 - Correct any deficiencies noted by the audit team.
•Step 5 - Receive your certificate and Congratulations!
What is ISO 9001 ?
Released November 2008, ISO 9001 provides the framework of a quality system. Major processes include:
ISO 9001 / ISO 14001 / AS 9100 / AS 9120 Accredited Registration
For the defined certification scope, an organization with a certified quality management system consistently provides products that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and aims to enhance customer satisfaction.
To achieve conforming products, the accredited certification process is expected to provideconfidence that the organization has a quality management system that conforms to the applicablerequirements of ISO 9001. In particular, it is to be expected that the organization:
A. has established a quality management system that is suitable for its products and processes, and appropriate for its certification scope
B. analyzes and understands customer needs and expectations, as well as the relevant statutory and regulatory requirements related to its products
C. ensures that product characteristics have been specified in order to meet customer and statutory/regulatory requirements
D. has determined and is managing the processes needed to achieve the expected outcomes (conforming products and enhanced customer satisfaction)
E. has ensured the availability of resources necessary to support the operation and monitoring of these processes
F. monitors and controls the defined product characteristics
G. aims to prevent nonconformities, and has systematic improvement processes in place to:
1. Correct any nonconformities that do occur(including product nonconformities that are detected after delivery)
2. Analyze the cause of nonconformities and take corrective action to avoid their recurrence
3. Address customer complaints
H. has implemented an effective internal audit and management review process
I. is monitoring, measuring and continually improving the effectiveness of its quality management system
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