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The IAOB is dedicated to working with its partners to provide the best possible quality and delivery assurance.View Details
IATF 16949 certified organizations may file a performance complaint against one of their certified suppliers to help improve overall quality.View Details
The IAOB continues to supply information for all stakeholders regarding IATF 16949 clauses and answers to frequently asked questions.View Details
The IAOB certification bodies provide 3rd party assessments and certification to IATF 16949.View Details
The IAOB continues to train new IATF 16949 certified auditors to help the industry meet customer requirements.View Details
About the International Automotive Oversight Bureau (IAOB)
The IAOB was established to:
- Implement and manage the IATF 16949 registration scheme oversight activities on behalf of the IATF.
- Coordinate with the other IATF Oversight Offices to ensure global consistency of the IATF 16949 registration scheme.
- Support the IATF in the pursuit of global harmonization with other automotive manufacturers.
- Develop and maintain a central IATF database of strategic information to assist in the management of the registration scheme.
IAOB Contracted Certification Bodies
The IAOB has 20 of the 41 IATF contracted Certification Bodies (CBs). These certification bodies provide 3rd party assessments and certification to IATF 16949.
The IAOB is committed to ensuring that our 20 CBs provide accurate non-bias audits that meet all requirements outlined in IATF Rules 5th.
The IAOB CBs have feedback mechanisms built in and receive updates on their client’s performance to the OEM customers.
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Do you want to make a difference in automotive manufacturing? How about traveling for work? Would you like to make your own work schedule? Or are you just ready for some new scenery?
Check out the links below for information on becoming an IATF Certified Auditor!
Learn More About Auditor Training
The IAOB is continually working on improving IATF certification. Below you will find useful information for all stakeholders.
The IAOB/SMMT YouTube channel brings practical examples of IATF audits to any internal, second-party, or third-party auditor.
For FAQs for suppliers and certification bodies, visit the FAQ page. If you have an ethics and compliance concern, visit the ethics and compliance page.
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