ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation for technical competence of testing and calibration laboratory represents a commitment to continuous improvement in quality testing for development of metrology-grade measuring equipment
Of all of the changes in ISO 9001:2015, the one that users typically mention as being the one they are most concerned about is Management Commitment (clause 5.1.1). Maybe it is because the change has been emphasized so much in communication and training.
The Aerospace Standard 9100 includes the requirements for aviation, space and defense organizations. This certification evidences Exact Metrology practices a Quality Management System (QMS) that consistently meets customer expectations.
A robust document control management process lies at the heart of a quality management system (QMS); almost every aspect of auditing and compliance verification is determined through the scrutiny of documented evidence. As the saying goes: “If it’s not documented, it didn’t happen.”
It shouldn’t come as a surprise, but even after all these years the ISO9001 quality management system (QMS) requirements still come under attack and mostly from those in the quality profession. I recently read another super critical appraisal of ISO9001 from someone who commented they were on the “front lines.” I’m not sure what front lines they’ve been on, but it’s obviously not the same ones I’ve been on.
The company will implement Q-Pulse in two stages, with document control, supplier management and asset care within the labs being of most importance for its Quality team. The second stage will involve the software being rolled out across the entire production team.
The management systems auditing community has recently engaged in a lot of talk about how to audit a quality management system (QMS) when there are minimal requirements for documentation in the ISO 9001:2015 standard.