IATF 16949: 2016 Quality Management System Requirements
The International Automotive Task Force (IATF) 16949:2016 requirements Quality Management System Requirements is one of the automotive industry’s most widely used international standards for quality management. The latest version of published in 2016 was developed with a groundbreaking level of industry feedback and engagement, making this quality management standard top notch and tailored specifically for this industry.
IATF 16949 is based on ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS). It is designed to be used in conjunction with ISO 9001, as the requirements are the same with additional supplemental requirements specifically for the automotive industry.
IATF 16949 requirements are broken down into ten sections, the first three being introductory and the last seven requirements being requirements to implement the QMS.
Here we have broken down the requirements for IATF 16949 based on ISO 9001 with the additional requirements for 16949. To be successful and become certified the organization must meet all requirements in sections 4-10 (also referred to as clauses). Minimum Automotive Quality Management System Requirements for Sub-Tier Suppliers (MAQMSR) in conjunction with ISO 9001:2015 is an alternative for automotive suppliers who are having a difficult time meeting the requirements of the IATF 16949 quality standard.