Quality Management Systems, Quality Management Standards Ireland
Definition of a Quality Management System
A Quality Management System consists of;
For implementing that aspect of the overall management function that determines and implements the overall quality intentions and direction of an organisation….
What is ISO 9001:2008?
- ISO 9000 is a voluntary standard for quality management
- Produced by leading specialists borrowed from business worldwide, who wish to improve and maintain their product or service quality
- This standard is the result of their efforts.
- The standard provides a framework which when applied ensures the consistent delivery of a given level of quality and continuous process improvement.
- It is an internationally recognised quality management system
What does ISO mean for you?
- Depending on your business whether:
- ISO 9001:2008 may be tailored to facilitate your business requirements and industry best practice
ISO 9001 principles in brief
Key elements of ISO in brief
- Quality management system
- Management responsibility
- Resource management
- Product realisation
- Measurement, analysis and improvement
QMS Solutions service to you
- QMS Solutions will design, develop, draft and implement your complete QMS in consultation with you.
- We will also provide in-house training on all aspects of your new QMS, tailored to your specific training needs and business requirements
Steps to Certification
- Following initial quotation, an assessor will review your company’s product, processes, procedures, facilities, work environment and resources.
- Prepare a current state assessment & gap analysis.
- Develop your Draft Quality Policy, Objectives, Plans, Processes, Procedures and Records as per ISO 9001, best practice and your specific business needs, excluding applicable exceptions.
- Review and approve the above documentation with the client, as per agreed project approach.
- Handover / implementation of your Quality Management System
- Provide in-house training where appropriate.
- After a period of 3 months QMS Solutions will review the establishment of the QMS and seek registration where appropriate.
- Follow-up audits and pre-audits are conducted on request in advance of the clients annual independent audit.