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Compare IATF 16949:2016 to ISO 9001:2015

IATF 16949:2016 is the international technical specification and quality management standard for the automotive industry based on ISO 9001:2015. It was created to be used in conjunction with ISO 9001:2015, containing all of ISO 9001:2015 requirements with additional supplemental requirements specific to the automotive industry rather than being a stand-alone QMS. If you are curious on how to account for the differences between the two standards we have created an ISO 9001:2015 to IATF 16949:2016 Gap Analysis Checklist.

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 ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 Correlation Matrix

Section 9001:2015 Section Title IATF 16949 Additional Requirements
4 Context of the organization  
4.1 Understanding the organization and its context  
4.2 Understanding the needs and expectations of interested parties  
4.3 Determining the scope of the quality management system 4.3.1 Determining the scope – Supplemental
4.3.2 Customer specific requirements
4.4 Quality management system and its processes Conformance of products and processes Product safety
5 Leadership  
5.1 Leadership commitment responsibility Process effectiveness and efficiency Process owners
5.2 Policy  
5.3 Organizational roles, responsibilities and authorities 5.3.1 Organizational roles – Supplemental
5.3.2 Responsibility and authority for product requirements and corrective action
6 Planning  
6.1 Actions to address risks and opportunities Risk analysis Preventative action Contingency plans
6.2 Quality objectives and planning to achieve them Quality objectives – Supplemental
6.3 Planning of changes  
7 Support  
7.1 Resources Plant, facility, and equipment planning, Environment for the operation of processes, Environment for the operation of processes- supplemental Measurement systems analysis Measurement traceability Calibration/verification records requirements
7.2 Competence 7.2.1 Competence – Supplemental
7.2.2 On-the job training
7.2.3 Internal auditor competency
7.2.4 Second-party auditor competency
7.3 Awareness 7.3.1 Awareness – Supplemental
7.3.2 Employee motivation and empowerment
7.4 Communication  
7.5 Documented Information management system documentation               Record retention Engineering specifications
8 Operation  
8.1 Operational planning and control 8.1.1 Operational planning – Supplemental
8.1.2 Confidentiality
8.2 Requirements for products and services 8.2.1 Customer communication – Supplemental, Determining the requirements -Supplemental – designated special characteristics Organization manufacturing feasibility
8.3 Design and development of products and services Design and development – Supplemental, Design planning – Supplemental Product design skills Development of products with embedded software Product design input Manufacturing process design input Special characteristics Monitoring Design and development validation Prototype program Product approval process Design and development outputs Manufacturing process design output Design and development changes – Supplemental
8.4 Control of externally provided processes, products and services General – Supplemental Supplier selection process, Customer-directed sources Control – Supplemental Statutory and regulatory requirements Supplier quality management system development Automotive product- related software Supplier monitoring Second-party audits Supplier development External providers – Supplemental
8.5 Production and service provision Control plan Standardized work Verification of job set-up Verification after shutdown Total productive maintenance Management of production tooling Production scheduling, Identification and traceability – Supplemental Preservation – Supplemental from service agreement with customer Control of changes – Supplemental Temporary change of process controls
8.6 Release of products and services 8.6.1Release – Supplemental
8.6.2 Layout inspection and functional testing
8.6.3Appearance items
8.6.4 Verification of conformity of externally provided products and services
8.6.5 Statutory and regulatory conformity
8.6.6 Acceptance criteria
8.7 Control of nonconforming outputs Customer authorization for concession Customer specified process Control of suspect product Control of reworked product Control of repaired product Customer notification Nonconforming product disposition
9 Performance evaluation  
9.1 Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation Monitoring and measurement of manufacturing processes Identification of statistical tools Application of statistical concepts Customer satisfaction – Supplemental, Prioritization
9.2 Internal audit Internal audit program Quality management system audit Manufacturing process audit audit
9.3 Management review Management review – Supplemental Management review inputs – Supplemental Management review outputs – Supplemental
10 Improvement  
10.1 General  
10.2 Nonconformity and corrective action 10.2.3 Problem solving
10.2.4 Error-proofing
10.2.5 Warranty management systems
10.2.6 Customer complaints and field failure test analysis
10.3 Continual improvement 10.3.1 Continual improvement – Supplemental


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