Posts Tagged ‘Process’

ISO 9001 Resources and Tools to Prepare for Certification

Many companies aren’t sure where to start when it comes to implementing ISO 9001 or a new quality management system, so ISO 9001 resources and tools are useful.  SimpleQuE has been around since 2005 and over the years, we’ve developed some tools for organizations to utilize to “make quality excellence simple”.  After all, that’s what…

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Questions for Auditing Utilizing a Process Approach

Whether facing a surveillance audit from a certification body or preparing for an internal audit – knowing what you face and being prepared puts you a step ahead.  Review this checklist which covers the majority of the QMS requirements. 1)  Who or what are the: Processes Process Owner Personnel Interviewed Documentation Reviewed Records Sighted 2)…

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Look Fors – Part 1: Context of the Organization

What are 3rd party auditors looking for?  This is the first of a three part series by Jim Lee, President of simpleQuE Clause 4 of Annex SL – Context of the Organization This is the cornerstone of a management system and the business’ strategic direction.  An organization needs to identify internal and external issues that…

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