What Services can An ISO 9001 Consultant Provide?
When ISO 9001 quality management system standards were published in 1979, the ISO 9001 consulting came into existence. Currently, a million business companies are certified to ISO standards. These applicable standards are ISO 9001, ISO 14001, AS9100, ISO/TS 16949, etc.
ISO 9001 standard Interpretation
The ISO 9001 quality management system standard is a hard document to understand which is written in quasi-legal language and is applicable for all types of business activities.
An experienced ISO 9001 consultant can help to apply the standard to the business process.
ISO 9001 Gap Audit
It is required to understand what is missing between the existing practice before applying the ISO 9001 standard to your business. You can have a thorough study to understand the current management system, practices, and controls and to know how much it confirms to ISO 9001 standard.
The ISO 9001 consultant will give the detailed report that indicates the gap along the recommendation to apply the standard.
ISO 9001 Project Planning and Organization
An ISO 9001 implementation project usually takes time between six months to eighteen months depending upon size and complexity of the company. The ISO project needs to be well defined to define the time and resources needed, activities to be carried out, responsible for each activity, authorizations, dealing with problems etc.
ISO 9001 Business Process Identification and Documentation
ISO 9001 business process can have internal as well as outsourced processes.
The ISO 9001 consultant can help to identify, document all organizational processes to distinguish between the process, departments and functional activities.
The processes may vary from management, product realization, customer-oriented, resource planning etc.