Integrating QS-9000 with Your Automotive Quality System

Integrating QS-9000 with Your Automotive Quality System

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This detailed reference was the first of its kind to discuss the requirements for QS-9000 certification. Written for automotive suppliers and manufacturers responsible for developing a quality strategy for achieving high quality standards, this book serves as an overview and critical interpretation of the ISO 9000 quality standards and the QS-9000 requirements. In this revised and expanded edition to his best-selling book, Integrating QS-9000 with Your Automotive Quality System, D. H. Stamatis explains the changes to the QS-9000 requirements. the author also introduces some issues regarding the applicability of audits and auditors to the industry perspective. Two new chapters dealing with auditors and auditing have been added to address concerns most often expressed by those involved with an evaluation. A new chapter discusses the environmental impacts relating to QS-9000 and the role ISO 14000 plays in the QS-9000 arena. the VDA 6 German requirement is also introduced. You'll find a full quality manual (QM) to demonstrate how a QM can be written in a paragraph format combining the elements with the subelements of the standard. Two revised appendices offer an overview of the production part approval process (PPAP) and the advanced product quality planning process (APQP).The Quality System Requirements: QS-9000, third edition, mandates the use of quality plans, such as following the ... Background The Advanced Product Quality Planning and Control Plan Reference Manual (APQP) and Production ... Key representatives from these companies developed these quality plans jointly with the QS-9000 effort under the auspices of the Automotive Industry Action Group ( AIAG).

Title:Integrating QS-9000 with Your Automotive Quality System
Author:D. H. Stamatis
Publisher:Asq Press - 1999-01-01


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