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Top 10 minor nonconformities in IATF 16949 audit in 2021


Qualitywise.pl, Agata Lewkowska, Top 10 minor NC in IATF audit

In the previous article, I presented “Top 10 major nonconformities in the IATF 16949 audit in 2021”. But as we know, according to the “Rules for achieving and maintaining IATF Recognition”, nonconformity can be divided into major and minor. So what TOP 10 minor nonconformity dominated in 2021?

Minor nonconformity in IATF 16949 third party audit

Let us remind on the basis of the “Rules for achieving and maintaining IATF Recognition 5th Edition for IATF 16949” when do we have a minor nonconformity:

minor nonconformity – failure to meet the requirements of IATF 16949, which, based on experience, does not lead to failure of the quality management system or limitation of its ability to provide supervised processes and products. It could be one of the following situations:

– the reliability of the part of the quality management system related to compliance with IATF 16949;

– individual failure to meet one of the elements of the organization’s quality management system.

Top 10 minor nonconformities in 2021

The top 10 minor nonconformities accounted for 33,7% of all minor non-conformities in 2021.

Below you will find their statistics.

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Agata Lewkowska Ph.D.

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The article was based on the following literature:

IATF 16949: 2016 Requirements for quality management systems in serial production and the production of spare parts in the automotive industry, 1st edition, 2016

ISO 9001:2015 Quality management systems — Requirements

Rules for achieving and maintaining IATF Recognition 5th Edition for IATF 16949

ISO 19011:2018 Guidelines for auditing management systems

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