IATF 16949 Quality Policy
What is a quality policy?
A quality policy is a statement which aligns with your organization’s purpose and strategic direction. Additionally a quality policy provides framework for quality objectives, and includes a commitment to meet applicable requirements, along with continual improvement. Usually the quality police includes the organization’s vision or mission statement.
Who is responsible for the quality policy?
The top management of an organization is responsible for establishing, documenting and communicating the quality policy, as well as make it available to relevant interested parties. In most cases, organizations accomplish these requirements by documenting the quality policy within their quality manual. The quality policy should be communicated to employees during training sessions and also by posting printed copies throughout the premises.