Automotive Quality Management

ISO/TS 16949:2009 [Quality management systems]

A global Quality Management System Standard for the Automotive industry.  IATF 16949:2016 incorporates the structure and requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 quality management system standard with additional automotive customer-specific requirements. It was developed by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) and the key areas of focus are:

  • Continuous improvement
  • Defect prevention
  • Reducing waste
  • Product safety
  • Risk management
  • Contingency planning
  • Requirements for embedded software
  • Change and warranty management
  • Management of sub-tier suppliers