IATF 16949:2016

IATF 16949:2016 (formerly ISO/TS 16949:2009) is a technical specification aimed at the development of a quality management system that provides for continual improvement, emphasizing defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain. IATF 16949 applies to the design/development, production, and installation and servicing of automotive-related products.

SBS Software tools help with efficient compliance to IATF 16949:

SBS Product Key Features
Training Database · Maintain training records
· Record certification and re-certifications
· Evaluate training effectiveness
· Email delinquency notices
· Manage training compliance
Quality Database · Manage corrective actions (CARs)
–   Safety and Supplier CARs (SCARs)
· Manage preventive actions (PARs)
· Internal audit management
· Document Quality Management System reviews
· Manage continual improvement projects
· Monitor and measure customer perceptions
· Manage and assess risk (FMEA / SWOT analysis)
Ground Control · Complete document life cycle management
· Develop training requirements / training plans
· Track training based on new document releases
· Record certification and re-certifications
· Evaluate training effectiveness
· Email delinquency notices
· Manage training compliance
Asset Tracking · Control of monitoring and measuring devices
· Calibration recall list
· Manage preventive maintenance on critical equipment
· Time based PMs or counter based PMs
Vendor Management · Develop Vendor qualification plans
· Record qualification results
· Maintain your Approved Vendor List (AVL)
· Establish criteria for selection, evaluation and re-evaluation of suppliers
· Link electronic files (paperless system)