IATF 16949 Audit

Since 2000, TopQM-Systems has been conducting IATF 16949 audits in the automotive supplier industry on a global scale. The purpose of an IATF 16949 audit is to verify that processes are robust, are compliant with automotive standards and that system sequences are effective.

Our experienced and practice-oriented auditor team is ready to serve you anywhere in the world. We will prepare your IATF 16949 system audit in detail on the basis of a process analysis. At a kick-off meeting, we will establish deadlines and the audit plan with you. We will take care of the information for the areas being audited. Coordination is carried out flexibly on the day of the audit with an opening and follow-up meeting, along with prompt feedback sent to the audit participants. In the audit report, we will clearly document potentials and recognized critical elements based on the audit evidence and the underlying requirement. The audit report will be supplemented by recommendations for action that are drawn from the wealth of experience of our auditors. Our TopQM philosophy guarantees you that the conduct of our auditors will be the picture of decency and loyalty.

Whom do we offer our IATF 16949 audits for?

For automotive suppliers with series production, i.e. OEM, tier 1, tier 2, companies that need to reorganize their IATF 16949 management system, and suppliers with a QM system according to DIN EN ISO 9001 that want to assess whether their processes are suitable for the automotive industry.

What is the goal of an IATF 16949 audit?

As a customer, you will receive:

  • an unbiased perspective of your process flows
  • information on discovered interfaces/interactions and risks
  • insight into deviations from the basis for the audit and customer requirements
  • best practice recommendations for your continuous improvement
  • preparation for an external audit with decision-related consequences (certification audit, customer audit, etc.)
  • a GAP analysis as the basis for a decision on whether to introduce IATF 16949


Important Information for IATF 16949!

Please note that for both internal and external IATF audits the following guidelines should be observed:

  • ISO 9001 is valid in its entirety
  • Customer requirements for confirmed contracts or agreements are also valid
  • The FAQs in the IATF standart should also be taken into consideration
  • The sanctioned interpretations (Sis) are also valid as a "must" requrirement, these include corrections
        to the point of IATF 16949 1st Editon

Under current you can find the SIs


Your benefits with TopQM Systems:

  • Many years of auditing experience
  • Global auditor network (multilingual)
  • Audits conducted in a way that is clear and simple
  • System adjusted for the size of the company
  • Logical and understandable audit documentation

Do you need assistance in carrying out your audit? Then click here to contact us. We look forward to your inquiry.