ISO/TS 16949 Lead Implementer Certification

The ISO/TS 16949 Implementer certifications are professional certifications for professionals needing to implement a Quality Management System in Automotive Industry (AQMS) and, in case of the ISO/TS 16949 Lead Implementer Certification, needing to manage an implementation project.

The principal competencies and knowledge skills needed by the market are the ability to support an organization in implementing and managing a Quality Management System in Automotive Industry as specified in ISO/TS 16949:2009: planning, implementation, surveillance, re-examination and operation of a QMS, continual improvement of business processes and quality, management’s commitment, follow-up and review.

Various professions may apply for this certification:

  • Manager or consultant wanting to implement a Quality Management System in an Automotive Industry (AQMS)
  • Project manager or consultant wanting to master the Quality Management System implementation process
  • Person responsible for the quality management or conformity in an organization related with Automotive services
  • Member of the quality management team
  • Expert advisor in quality management
  • Technical expert wanting to prepare for an quality management audit function

The requirements for “Implementer” certifications are:

Credential Exam Professional experience AQMMS project experience Other requirements
ISO 16949 Provisional Implementer PECB Certified ISO 16949 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalent None None Signing the PECB code of ethics
ISO 16949 Implementer PECB Certified ISO 16949 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalent Two years: One year of work experience in related field Project activities totaling 200 hours Signing the PECB code of ethics
ISO 16949 Lead Implementer PECB Certified ISO 16949 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalent Five years: Two years of work experience in related field Project activities totaling 300 hours PECB Certified ISO/TS 16949 Lead Implementer Exam

For certification purposes, the following implementation types constitute valid implementation experience:

If an applicant doesn’t have all requirements to apply for the credentials of ISO/TS 16949 Lead Implementer he/she may apply for the credentials of ISO/TS 16949 Implementer or ISO/TS 16949 Provisional Implementer.

  1. Internal implementation
  2. External/consulting implementation
  3. Partial implementation

To be considered valid, these implementation activities should follow best implementation practices and include most of the following activities:

  1. Drafting an QMS implementation business case
  2. Managing an QMS implementation project
  3. Implementing a QMS based on ISO/TS 16949
  4. Implementing corrective and/or preventive actions
  5. Performing internal audit
  6. Performing a management review
  7. Performing evaluation, monitoring and measurement of a QMS based on ISO/TS 16949
  8. Managing a quality management team

 

Informations and registration:

Poza-site-ANAlexandra Niculae, Training Director ENVISO

alexandra.niculae@enviso.org

0723.592.977


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