Continuing to improve the business quality management system, JSC HARP has successfully passed the external recertification audit, which was conducted by DQS Gmbh, German company on management system certification, against the requirements of international standards new versions ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 14001:2015. According to the results of the conducted audit, JSC HARP was awarded a conformance certificate BMS.
The conformance certificate awarding is a confirmation that the quality management system is introduced and maintained on the enterprise, which corresponds to the international standard for the automotive industry IATF 16949:2016 that is accepted as a replacement of the international technical specification ISO/TS 16949:2009 and also ISO 14001:2015, determining the approach for the environment protection and response to changed ecological conditions in balance with socio-economic requirements.
According to Valentina Vlasenko, HARP quality director, ISO 14001:2015 is intended for application by the organizations, which aims at system management of their responsibilities in ecology, at the implementation of the environment programs, and IATF 16949:2016, which fully includes ISO 9001:2015, is an innovative document, specifying the strict orientation on the customer. On the whole, the implementation of these three standards requirements is urged to provide the constant improvement of the enterprise effectiveness with the focus on the mistakes and losses prevention.
ISO 14001:2015 conformance certificate will be valid until August 13 20121. IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 certificates will be valid until October 28 2021.
“HARP attaches primary importance to the continuous improvement of the quality management system. It is very important for HARP, which supplies its products in more than 20 countries. Currently, there are among the partners not only customers from the CIS, but also from Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Romania, Slovakia, Germany, and Bulgaria. HARP is going to widen the geography of export further. When the best traditions go along with the innovations, the constant attention to quality and consumer orientation, exactly this is the motive force of the further production development”, – the Quality Director sums up.