Audits for Remote Locations within IATF 16949 certificate:

  • The remote locations can be audited by DQS or other Certification Bodies recognized by IATF.
  • The remote location report package include audit plan, audit report, corrective actions and verification actions to issued NCs, without overdue opening nonconformity.
  • The remote location audit report shall describe the relevant supported manufacturing sites, supporting functions, audited interfaces, and Customer Specific Requirements (CSRs).
  • The remote location report package to DQS HK shall be in English or Chinese.
  • The remote location audit reports shall be used by the site as an input for QMS planning and management reviews.

Audits for Remote Locations in ISO 9001 Certificate:

  • The accreditation body for ISO 9001 certifications didn’t issue a rule to allow the Certification Body (CB) for site to directly adopt an ISO 9001 audit report by another CB for a Remote Location.
  • For a site certified against ISO 9001 by DQS, if a remote location is not audited by DQS, this remote location shall not be listed in the ISO 9001 certificate issued by DQS for the site.
  • If a certificate is found not aligned with it during audit plan or audit, communication between the CB and the client shall be made to correct it.
  • A possible approach is to include the site only for the ISO 9001 certificate.

 

IATF 16949证书中的外部支持场地的审核:

  • 外部支持场地可以由DQS或IATF认可的另一个认证机构审核。
  • 外部支持场地的审核报告文件包需包括审核计划审核报告、不符合项的纠正措施验证措施,并且没有过期未关闭的不符合项。
  • 外部支持场地的审核报告应描述相关的受支持的制造场地支持功能、被审核的接口顾客特殊要求
  • 发送给DQS HK的外部支持场地审核报告文件应使用英文中文
  • 制造场地应将其外部支持场地的审核报告用作管理体系策划和管理审核的输入之一。

ISO 9001证书中的外部支持场地的审核:

  • ISO 9001认证的认可机构发布规则允许主场地的认证机构直接采纳其它认证机构对相关外部支持场地发行的ISO 9001审核报告。
  • 对于获得DQS的ISO 9001认证的主场地,如果外部支持场地未经DQS审核,则该外部支持场地应列在DQS颁发给主场地的ISO 9001证书中。
  • 如果在审核策划或审核过程中发现某证书与此要求不符,DQS与客户之间需沟通更正证书。
  • 其中一种可能的方案是仅将主场地包含在ISO 9001证书中。