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ISO/TS 16949:2002 Gap Analysis

ISO/TS 16949:2002 Gap Analysis



David Hoyle and John Thompson

(pdf version EB015 17.00)
E-book : December 2005
Pages: 146
Formerly ISBN 1-903417-08-2 

pdated to take account of the changes to bring this automotive technical specification into line with ISO 9001:2000, this book is packed with information that will enable users to size the gap wherever they start from be it from ISO 9000:1994, QS-9000, VDA 6.1, EAQF'94, AVSQ'94 or ISO/TS 16949:1999. Electronic copy of the Compliance tables is also available see EB007.

Sample pages from:
Introduction .pdf 56KB  Cross reference ,pdf 57KB
Differences and implications .pdf 89KB
Transition plan .pdf 56KB  Compliance table .pdf 38KB Requirement Comparisons .pdf 86KB

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  • Save time in comparing the old and the new standards
  • Match QS-9000, VDA 6.1, EAFQ'94 or AQSV'94 with TS 16949:2002
  • Map the two versions to see how the requirements have been dispersed
  • Get an analysis of not just the Automotive specific requirements but ISO 9001:2000 as well
  • Select criteria for demonstrating application of the 8 quality management principles
  • Get a real understanding of the difference between procedures and processes
  • Electronic version of compliance table available on request for you to record the size of the gap
  • Calculate the size of the gap

This publication will assist organizations analyse the gap between QS-9000 Ed 3 and ISO/TS 16949:2002. It describes the differences between the first and second edition of ISO/TS 16949 and, compares ISO/TS 16949:2002 with ISO 9001:1994, QS-9000, VDA 6.1, EAQF'94 and AVSQ'94 and contains a compliance table for use in conducting gap analysis.

The compliance table does not just list the headings from the technical specification - it identifies all the requirements - all the shall statements and is thus useful as a planning and auditing check list with  coding to distinguish between ISO 9001:2000 and ISO/TS 16949:2002 requirements

  • Evolution of ISO/TS 16949
  • Certification to ISO/TS 16949
  • Scope and applicability of ISO/TS 16949
  • Customer specific requirements
  • Provisions of ISO/TS 16949:2002
  • Auditor qualification
  • Witness auditing provisions
  • Benefits of ISO/TS 16949 certification
  • Requirement comparisons, ISO/TS 16949:2002 to QS-9000, VDA 6.1, EAQF '94, AVSQ '94 and ISO/TS 16949:1999
  • The Transition - key stages and tasks
  • Transition from QS-9000 Edition 3
  • Transition from ISO 9001:1994
  • Compliance Table
  • Alignment with European Excellence Mode

Translated into Japanese and published by JSA. We have a small number of these in stock. Please contact us if you wish to purchase.

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