20 Examples of Potential Nonconformities in IATF 16949 Audits Related to FMEA AIAG-VDA

FMEA nonconformities to IATF

The first aim of this e-book is to help your organization in quality and risk awareness increase relevant for work with FMEA. This method is supporting “risk-based thinking” strongly incorporated in automotive industry and is connected to certain requirements in IATF 16949. However, bare on mind that there is no approach to FMEA indicated in those requirements.

Due to stronger pressure from automotive OEMs for FMEA acc. to VDA-AIAG implementation the second aim of this e-book is to make you aware which nonconformities may be obtained during an audit. This may help you to investigate the probability of them in your organization. But before you will read the potential nonconformities, please make sure you understand what audit criteria means.

In this e-book it is IMPORTANT to understand that audit criteria in connection to FMEA AIAG-VDA may come from 2 sources:

  • ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 STANDARD ….and Customer Specific Requirements connected to this standard
  • Internal organizational requirements connected to implementation of FMEA AIAG-VDA (thus requirements derived from this method itself).

Based on it in this e-book the potential nonconformities are presented according to this 2 sources.

Moreover, in this e-book you will find a statistics from a survey conducted in QualityWise® networking. The results are confirming which of presented 20 potential nonconformities related to work with FMEA AIAG-VDA were experienced in the organizations the most frequently. 

Use it as your Lessons Learned!



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