AS9100 is a widely adopted and standardized quality management system for the aerospace industry. AS9100 fully incorporates the entirety of the current version of ISO 9001 standard, while adding additional requirements relating to quality and safety. Major aerospace manufacturers and suppliers worldwide require compliance and/or registration to AS9100 as a condition of doing business with them.
ISO 9001:2015 is a new standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organization needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide product that meets customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
Quality audit is the process of systematic examination of a quality system carried out by an internal or external quality auditor or an audit team. It is an important part of organization's quality management system and is a key element in the ISO quality system standard, ISO 9001.
Root cause corrective action for nonconformances is a process of determining the causes that led to a nonconformance or event, and implementing corrective actions to prevent a recurrence of the event.
Preventive action is taken to eliminate a potential root cause to a potential problem that has not occurred. A continual improvements process is an ongoing effort to improve products, services, processes, or system.
Six Sigma methodology improves the quality of process outputs by identifying and removing the causes of defects (errors) and minimizing variability in manufacturing and business processes.
Lean Manufacturing is a production practice that considers the expenditure of resources for any goal other than the creation of valuefor the end customer to be wasteful, and thus a target for elimination. Working from the perspective of the customer who consumes a product or service, "value" is defined as any action or process that a customer would be willing to pay for. Lean manufacturing is also a variation on the theme of efficiency based on optimizing flow; it is a present-day instance of the recurring theme in human history toward increasing efficiency, decreasing waste, and using empirical methods to decide what matters, rather than uncritically accepting pre-existing ideas.
The Seven Basic and Advanced Planning or Management Tools of Quality is a designation given to a fixed set of graphical techniques identified as being most helpful in troubleshooting issues related to quality.
Statistical process control (SPC) is a method of quality control which uses statistical methods. SPC is applied in order to monitor and control a process. Monitoring and controlling the process ensures that it operates at its full potential.
Training and Coaching are development processes in which an individuals get support while learning to achieve a specific topic related to quality area.
Business excellence is the systematic use of quality management principles and tools in business management, with the goal of improving performance based on the principles of customer focus, stakeholder value, and process management . Key practices in business excellence applied across functional areas in an enterprise include continuous and breakthrough improvement, preventative management and management by facts.