Maintaining Your ISO 9001 Quality Management System

Sometimes, companies are certified but struggle to maintain and improve their quality management system, or just need to update the knowledge and skills of the quality team.  SimpleQuE can help with customized training, resources and continuous improvement initiatives.  In addition, outsourcing internal audits provides a fresh perspective that not only gives opportunities for improvement but also meets the standard’s requirements and prepares an organization for 3rd party surveillance audits. The experts at simpleQuE can keep you on track.

Our ISO 9001 Audit and Gap Analysis can identify any areas where improvement is needed. Having simpleQuE perform these internal audits will result in increased operational efficiency and customer satisfaction. With simpleQuE’s consulting services at your disposal, you will have a quality management system in place that ensures you maintain your ISO 9001 certification.

More ways simpleQuE can help:

  • Implement the management review presentation materials and required records
  • Perform internal audits
  • Help with corrective action and finding closure. Both from internal audits and the certification body or from customer issues that have been identified
  • Facilitate and train for a more effective root cause analysis and problem-solving to get to systemic corrective actions and fixes for the business and the company
  • Preparation for outside 3rd party audits
  • Contingency planning
  • Document and record control
  • CAR (Corrective Action Request) tracking and timely closure
  • Continual improvement activities, such as helping to maintain the records and processes

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Continual Improvement for ISO 9001

Ongoing auditing and evaluation, both of internal operations and external resources, are essential to maintain your certification, ensure customer satisfaction and remain in compliance with all requirements. The following highlights the components of simpleQuE’s continual improvement process of monitoring and measuring.

    • Internal Audit—Our team will work with you to conduct the periodic internal audits required to maintain your ISO 9001 certification.
    • Training— Internal Auditor Training with the Process Audit Approach course fulfills the requirements for competent, knowledgeable and well-trained internal auditors and includes hands-on development of key processes, audit planning, and hands-on auditing exercises.
    • Supplier Risk Management — A supply chain audit measures the performance and reliability of your suppliers, external providers, and outsourced processes, driving supplier development, and allows you to resolve both supplier quality and internal issues more effectively to maintain an efficient quality management system.

 

Helping Magna with Certification

“Their assistance was unlike most consultants that come in and modify everything; they came in and observed our operation then offered improvements knowing that a useful system is one that has ownership”. – Dan Mills, Magna Powertrain

The simpleQuE Advantage

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Whether you have a management system in place or are just developing one, understanding the requirements and having an experienced consultant or auditor by your side is key. Our team members have third-party auditing experience, industry-related work experience, and firsthand knowledge of what is required to pass a certification assessment and maintain certification.

The experts at simpleQuE can keep you on track with their simple, customized approach – “Quality Excellence Made Simple”.

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