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ISO/TS 16949:2009 – Lead Internal Auditor Training (32hrs)  |  Columbus, IN

Date:  August 27th-30th, 2012  |  Columbus, Indiana

Description:   This advanced internal auditing course caters to the full spectrum of auditor responsibilities – from process auditing to audit program management.   This course will teach you the fundamental tools necessary to conduct audits using the automotive process approach while providing vital strategic information to top management.  Case studies and scenarios make this course fun.  If you are looking for a Lead Auditor course for internal processes or supplier quality development, look no further.  This course is for you.

Designed for:  Audit Program Managers, Lead Auditors, Advanced Audit Team Members, Supplier Quality Engineers & Managers, Process Improvement Managers, Quality Directors, Continuous Improvement Managers, Organizational Development Directors, Management Representatives

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Day 1

  • Introduction & Welcome
  • Gathering of Student Goals & Expectations (CSRs)
  • Overview of ISO 9001 & ISO/TS 16949 – Part I
  • Selling QMS to Top Management
  • The Automotive Process Approach
  • Overview of ISO 9001 & ISO/TS 16949 – Part II

Day 2

  • Use of Turtle Diagrams for Process Mapping
  • ISO/TS 16949 Requirements – Clause 4.0, Quality Management System
  • ISO/TS 16949 Requirements – Clause 5.0, Management Responsibility
  • ISO/TS 16949 Requirements – Clause 6.0, Resource Management
  • Overview of AIAG Core Tools (APQP & CP, FMEA, MSA, PPAP & SPC)
  • ISO/TS 16949 Requirements – Clause 7.0, Product Realization

Day 3

  • ISO/TS 16949 Requirements – Clause 7.0, Product Realization
  • ISO/TS 16949 Requirements – Clause 8.0, Measurement, Analysis & Improvement
  • Audit Objectives & Auditor Attributes
  • Process Auditing Breakout
  • Writing Audit Findings – NCRs & OFIs

Day 4

  • Reporting Audit Findings
  • CAPA – Corrective Action & Preventive Action
  • Closing Out Audit Findings
  • Closing the Audit Cycle
  • Evaluating Audit Effectiveness
  • Final Review/Q&A
  • Student Goals & Expectations (Reviewed)
  • Course Examination
Cost is $1495/student*
Consultant Profile - Monty:  Monty is a foremost expert in international standards for quality and environmental practices.  He has held titles such as Better Idea Quality Manager for The Ford Motor Company, Corporate Manager of Quality & Compliance and Corporate Director of Quality & Engineering among others during his career.Monty has been the responsible change agent for the transformation of manufacturing and assembly plants to improve profits and performance scorecards.  He has spent an equal amount of time helping to grow the top line of several billion-dollar companies within the organizational improvement, cost reduction, supply chain develpment and executive development fields.

Today Monty works as a consultant, training instructor and auditor focusing on helping organizations from various industries achieve and maintain certifications to various international standards such as ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and ISO/TS 16949:2009.  Monty works with various organizations around the world with an emphasis on automotive OEM’s and their supply chains.  His primary focus is in the auditing field where he has averaged over 200 audit days per year as a contracted Lead Auditor to 2 different registrar’s all over the globe.Awards & Accomplishments

-RABQSA QMS Lead Auditor certification -IATF TS16949:2009 Lead Auditor certification -AIAG QS9000:1998 Lead Auditor certification -ISO 14001:2004 Lead Auditor certification -ISO 9001:2008 Lead Auditor certification -Member of AIAG Supplier Focus Group that interacts with the Board of Governor’s for QS9000 interpretations and compliance’s. -One of the first 3 people worldwide to hold the Lead Auditor certification for TS16949:2002 -Performed the first audit in the world to the TS16949:2002 standard. -Earned 7 varsity letters in high school and 4 in college

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