An Effective Management System

may 26, 2015

Some may ask why is it best to structure your management system according to your business processes or activities?
The answer is simple: A management system structured around elements of a standard is hard to understand and doesn’t mean a whole lot to most people. However, when a management system is structured based on the actual activities of a company, the system suddenly becomes easier to understand because it reflects a company’s everyday activities.

Here is an example: a company that manufactures precision products that also offers new product design can structure their management system according to the following activities: 1) Management, 2) Continuous Improvement, 3) Sales, 4) Product Design, 5) Purchasing, 6) Production, 7) Quality Control and 8) Reception and Shipping.

Then it becomes a question of determining the processes that are required for each activity and everything becomes easy to understand for management and employees alike. These processes are also easy to manage and to modify if need be.

We can help you with training, technical support, coaching and the implementation of a management system according to ISO 9001, 13485, 14001, 16949 (TS), 17015, 19011, 22000 (GFSI, HACPP and PAS), 27001, and AS 9100, 9101, 9102, 9103 and OHSAS 18001 (ISO 45001 to come). We can also help guide you in conducting environmental studies, the verification of environmental conformity, significant environmental aspects and laws and regulations pertinent to the environment. We can help you with occupational health and safety (OHS), with health and safety risks in the workplace, lockout procedures, working at heights, working in confined spaces and laws and regulations relative to occupational health and safety (OHS). We provide internal auditor training. We can also guide you in add-value processes (VAP), Kaizen, continuous improvement committees, continuous improvement teams, quality audits, internal quality audits, diagnosis, strategic planning, 5 S and various other improvement tools. We employ competent and experienced staff whether it be our consultants, auditors or trainers. Feel free to contact us to discuss your project: coaching services, training, technical support, customized interventions or any other project you may have.

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