MAQMSR Gap Audit Checklist The automotive experts at simpleQuE have created a MAQMSR Gap Audit Checklist for suppliers. This Minimum Automotive Quality Management System Requirement for Sub-Tier Suppliers (MAQMSR) gap audit checklist is based on sections of IATF 16949 selected for supplier QMS development. The purchase of this checklist comes with a free half hour…

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What happens if a company drops its IATF 16949 certification, but still wants to maintain its automotive customers? That’s a question that some automotive suppliers are facing as they weigh the various costs and options of meeting the requirements of the new IATF 16949 standard. Deanne Sparr, simpleQuE’s Vice President, has discussed this area of concern…

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MAQMSR – Minimum Automotive Quality Management System Requirements Certification to ISO 9001 with Compliance to other customer-defined QMS (Quality Management System) requirements such as MAQMSR through second-party audits is a first step to IATF 16949 Certification for the Automotive Industry ISO 9001:2015 is in place to assure effective quality management systems for manufacturing industries around…

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IATF 16949 Automotive Supplier Certification Options Including MAQMSR As an option for suppliers, the Minimum Automotive Quality Management System Requirements for Sub-Tier Suppliers (MAQMSR) was released in September 2017 as a possible intermediate step for a supplier’s Quality Management System (QMS) under the authorization of IATF 16949, Section 8.4.2.3.c and Sanctioned Interpretation, SI #8. Learn more about the…

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Minimum Automotive Quality Management System Requirements (MAQMSR) Not ready for IATF Certification?  For automotive suppliers who are having a difficult time meeting the requirements of the new IATF 16949 quality standard, Minimum Automotive Quality Management System Requirements for Sub-Tier Suppliers (MAQMSR) may be an option you want to consider in conjunction with ISO 9001 certification. …

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