Second Annual Supplier Quality Management Congress
August 18–20, 2010
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Developing Supplier Quality Auditor Training Programs—Tips and Tricks Revealed Presentation by Seth Mailhot, Counsel, Nixon Peabody LLP
To have an effective supplier audit program, your company must have an effective audit team. Supplier audits are often performed either to begin a fruitful relationship or to save a teetering one. It is important that the audit team be trained to get as accurate a picture as possible of the supplier’s quality system, but also trained in the subtleties of appropriate supplier interaction. This presentation details effective methods for training auditors and includes tips and tricks for performing supplier audits.
- Discover successful methods for auditor selection and training
- Train auditors how to perform supplier audits that will create beneficial relationships
- Learn auditing tricks to keep in your back pocket when conducting on-site audits