Along with the many questions that go to our team about how the maintenance steps ISO 9001: 2015, then this part of our article will provide an overview of the maintenance. ISO certification
As we know that the ISO 9001: 2015 is only issued by the agency / official certification body. In Indonesia there are many certification bodies authorized to complete ISO 9001: 2015, such as SGS, TUV, BVQI, URS, DQS, NQA, etc. ISO certification
Perusahaan Konsultan Iso, To be able to apply for the certification of ISO 9001: 2015 Certification body to the company / organization must meet the following requirements, among others:
- Has implemented a quality management system IS0 9001: 2015
- Passed the certification audit
When a company / organization has implemented ISO 9001: 2015 company / organization can apply to be audited to the desired certification bodies. In the previous ISO 9001 (2008), the certification body will ask the company to submit documents such as ISO 9001 quality manual, quality policy, quality objectives, six mandatory procedures, the working procedure of the department / section, proof of the implementation of internal audit and management review meeting.
But in ISO 9001: 2015, Prior to the audit process, the Board of Certification will request written information (documented information) which proves the company has implemented ISO 9001: 2015, as document Context Organizational, Identify Internal / External Issue, identification of needs and expectations stake Holder, Risk Assessment Report, Policy, Objective, evidence of internal audit and management review, as well as some procedures / written information related to the core process (core).
No longer must send six mandatory procedures and quality guidelines (manual). But the company may be put organizational context in a document called a quality manual or user companies. ISO certification
The number of days and the time required for the certification audit is determined by the scope, number of employees and fields of work of the company / organization. Technically, the certification audit carried out in two stages:
- stage 1, stage is aimed at checking compliance documentation requirements, by some of the Certification Body Stage 1 is typically done off site, do not need to come to the company (considering its urgency)
- stage 2, to examine the implementation of the overall compliance in your company / organization
Major failure if not found during audits and all failures and observations minor improvements have been made, the company / organization can be passed ISO 9001: 2015. Certificates will be issued by the Certification Body average one month after all the findings repaired. ISO certification
ISO 9001: 2015 is valid for 3 years. Among the 3-year-old, Certification Body will conduct surveillance audits every 6 months or once a year to ensure consistency in the application of ISO 9001: 2015 company / organization. After 3 years, the Company will re-certification audit, for the renewal and extension of the certificate.
The cost of the certification of ISO 9001: 2015 depending on the field of employment and, the scope and magnitude of the company / organization. And any certification bodies also have a standard price is different also. At least a company that will do the certification of ISO 9001: 2015 should prepare:
- Fee Issued à certification audit in early submission of certification
- Issued à surveillance audit fees ahead of surveilance (6 months or once a year).
Certification process can proceed smoothly when the company has implemented the requirements of ISO 9001: 2015 consistently.
NOTE: Obtaining ISO 9001: 2015 is not an end, but rather the first step in order to improve the company’s performance by implementing a consistent and sustainable requirements.
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