Automotive Industry

Implementation and Development of your QM System to IATF 16949

We at TopQM-Systems can account for numerous customer projects in the automotive supplier industry with more than 18 years experience in implementation, training and optimization to IATF 16949. Already from the early stages, we develop comprehensible, simple and meaningful QM systems according to the proven 5 TopQM-Systems project phases all the way to successful certification. Minimal use of paper, meaningful QM tools and a practicable QM-system tailored to suit the company are the benchmarks for your and our success. We not only show up necessary improvement potential, but provide suggestions for realization, or solutions, respectively, too.


Independent IATF 16949 Certification Service

We provide support in the implementation and development of QM systems:

  • IATF 16949
  • In combination with VDA6.1, QS9000, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
  • Matrix, or group certifications of your sites worldwide

A great advantage for our customers is that we at TopQM-Systems collaborate completely independently with recognized, accredited certification bodies according to which certification body is best suited to your company.


We take on the complete organization of your certification project at a guaranteed fixed price all the way to successful certification:

  • Project management and scheduling
  • Preparation of the complete QM documentation
  • Implementation of existing QM forms
  • Employee training
  • Internal auditor qualification
  • Enquiries, selection oft he certification body and the respective auditors
  • Presentation of certificate


Project Experience with IATF 16949 Core Tools

Due to our numerous active projects for OEMs and large T1/T2 automotive producers for whose suppliers we are globally appointed to quality, we know exactly the necessary requirements ancillary industries are subject to. Based on this project experience we are able to implement or optimize in detail the expectations of your customers in meaningful and practicable ISO TS 16949 (IATF 16949) tools within your company. We have especially mastered the use of the following important tools within your organization and production:

  • APQP project planning tool
  • D-FMEA and P-FMEA
  • Sampling to PPAP and PPF
  • Defect management (complaints processing, Pareto, 8D, Ishikawa, 5-Why)
  • Process capability (SPC, Cmk, Cgk, Ppk und Cpk)
  • Inspection and process planning (process flow chart, CP, Firewall)
  • Management of inspection, measuring and test equipment (administration, calibration, MSA)
  • Process approval and optimization (Run@Rate, OEE, setup workshop, 5S, Lean Management)
  • AIAG CQI standards
  • Technical cleanliness
  • Supplier qualification, supplier approval
  • Preparation of, and review of quality assurance agreements (QAA)
  • CAQ module and meaningful application


In-house Training and Workshops

At TopQM-Systems we offer, apart from project and certification support, company-specific in-house training.
The training content is always current and is based on experience, our know-how and our daily activities from customer projects. Thus we ensure interesting and current training content and a high level of learning success with your employees.Detailed information on our automotive training programme you can find here: Automotive Seminars


Trust our Expertise

TopQM-Systems has developed a strategy of realization for implementing, maintaining, extending and certifying these automotive standards, especially for small and medium size automotive suppliers. Our experience shows that certification to IATF 16949 and the realization of the ISO TS 16949 core tools is possilbe with simple solutions in the shortest possible time. Trust our experience and leave the realization to us according to our motto:

"IATF 16949 ... made easy"