Category Archives: Consulting

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ISO 9001 Consulting – QMS Documentation Implementation Checklist

ISO 9001 Consulting QMS Documentation Implementation Checklist Quality Manual Does the Quality Manual: Outline the structure of the quality management system   Include the supplier’s name, address, quality policy and objectives and organization structure?   Define the Scope of the Quality management system for products, services, facilities, applicable quality system standard and elements, and functional… Read More »

ISO 9001 consulting – The Need for ISO 9001 Consultancy

ISO 9001 Consulting The Need for ISO 9001 Consultancy It’s become an increasing challenge for many organizations to develop and maintain management systems. The pressures of daily workload and responsibilities combined with the lack of adequate resources and specific expertise in these standards are key factors that prevent organizations from implementing effective systems in a… Read More »

ISO 9001:2015 Consulting, Training and Auditing eCourse

ISO 9001:2015 Consulting, Training and Auditing eCourse This ISO 9001:2015 eCourse provides in plain English an in-depth explanation of the requirements of the standard in pdf form. This eCourse is targeting ISO 9001 beginners, consultants, auditors, trainers, QMS managers and certification bodies or registrars to help them become experts in this ISO standard. You don’t… Read More »

ISO 9001 Consulting, Training & Auditing Services

ISO 9001 Consulting, Training & Auditing Services The ISO 9001:2015 Standard is a tool that can help you better manage your organization. Like any other business tool, how much it helps will depend on how well you put it to use. This requires your organization to be clear on the benefits to be gained and… Read More »

ISO 9001 Consulting – Can ISO 9001 QMS improve your business?

ISO 9001 Consulting – Can ISO 9001 QMS improve your business? The major purpose of your organization is to identify and meet the needs and expectations of its customers and other stakeholders and to gain competitive advantage. To achieve these goals, your primary long-term focus must be to continuously create and add value by improving the… Read More »

ISO 9001 Consulting-What services can an ISO 9001 consultant provide?

ISO 9001 Consulting ISO 9001 Consulting – What Services Can An ISO 9001 Consultant Provide? ISO 9001 Consulting has been provided ever since the ISO 9001 quality management system standards were first published in 1979.. At present, nearly a million business companies worldwide have been certified to one ISO standard or another. These include ISO… Read More »

ISO 9001 Consulting – How to select an ISO 9001 consultant

ISO 9001 Consulting How To Select And Use An ISO 9001 Consultant 1. What are the benefits of using an Consultant? Companies hire consultants for many reasons. An organization may lack the specific expertise, time, experience, or objectivity to perform the QMS development work without outside assistance. A quality management system (QMS) consultant will: ·… Read More »

ISO 9001 Consulting-Compelling reasons to use an ISO 9001 consultant

ISO 9001 Consulting ISO 9001 Consulting-Compelling reasons to use an ISO 9001 consultant When we market ISO 9001 Consultancy services, business owners often ask, “explain exactly how we benefit from employing your services?” Good question. Implementing an ISO 9001 quality management system (QMS) can provide significant benefits to your company. To realize these benefits, a… Read More »

ISO 9001 Consulting-How to select a certification body (Registrar)

ISO 9001 Consulting How to select a certification body (Registrar) Auditing is an art that is subject to variation among auditors and Certification Bodies (CB’s). Auditor interpretation of requirements and their consistency may have a significant impact on your organization. You need to understand their position on issues important to your business. You want auditors… Read More »

ISO 9001 Consulting-What are process variables?

ISO 9001 Consulting QMS Process Variables QMS Variable  Variable Attributes Materials – Raw materials, wip, & finished goods – Inventory management – Non production materials & supplies – Inspections & Tests – Standards & Specifications – Supplier Management – Identification & Traceability – Handling & Preservation Machine – Production equipment & technology – Engineering &… Read More »

ISO 9001 Consulting-Framework for a Process Audit Checklist

ISO 9001 Consulting How To Create and Use ISO 9001 Process Audit Checklists ISO 9001 places heavy emphasis on using a process based approach to implementing your quality management system. To understand what this means, read “Process Approach”. Internal audits are a necessary tool to monitor and maintain the health of management systems. Audits are… Read More »

ISO 9001 Consulting-What are process measureables?

ISO 9001 Consulting Process Measurables QMS Process Metric/Measurable Sales – Incomplete inquiry checklist – Late cost estimates – Revisions to proposals – Incorrect order information – Incomplete/inaccurate database – Sales order entry errors Production – Rework & repair – Excessive cycle time – Unscheduled machine downtime – Excessive variation – Inefficient set-ups/changeovers – Lost time… Read More »