Doing business with aerospace customers require implementation of a sound quality management system. AS 9100:2016 is internationally recognized Quality Management System (QMS) standard for aerospace industry. This standard presents the requirements for an organization to manage its quality system to meet the high expectations of this industry.
Knowledge and awareness to AS 9100:2016 standard is not only important for an organization which is certified for AS 9100 standard but also to benefit in establishing a good management system to be able to serve its aerospace customers.
AS 9100 standard is designed to help companies at many levels, including engagement of leadership, focus on customer requirements, consideration of risk and finding ways to continually improve business processes and system.
The knowledge of AS 9100 standard will help the leadership and the management of the company to better understand the benefits of this standard to improve its processes and the system. It will help them to understand their role in ensuring the implementation of the required controls in the processes and their effectiveness.
For all other employees the awareness of the standard will help for effective implementation of the requirements of the standard to maintain AS 9100 certification or compliance. It will harmonize the overall objectives of the organization and effective communication of the objective and purpose of the organization to better serve the customers.