05 September 2019

IATF have updated the IATF Auditor Guide to Version 4.

Originally developed to support IATF 3rd party auditors, this latest version aligns the essential auditor competency requirements to the IATF 3rd Party Auditor Training & Evaluation process.

Nonconformity management has been added as an essential auditor competency and the auditor guide now includes clear guidance on writing and structuring nonconformities.

Auditing customer specific requirements and core tools has been extensively expanded to define knowledge and competency requirements around Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Measurement System Analysis (MSA), Statistical Tools and Control Plan.

This 4th edition represents a consolidation of automotive audit best practice through the complete audit cycle. The guide describes the knowledge and skills required through every stage of the audit process and provides a mechanism for organisations to support the development of their auditors, be they 3rd party, internal or 2nd party auditors.

The 4th Edition can be purchased at https://www.iatfglobaloversight.org/iatf-publications/