VDA 6.3 process audit training and qualification session concludes in Pune

VDA 6.3 is a platform which will help improve the standard for evaluating and improving standards in manufacturing. In order to provide much needed knowledge about the VDA 6.3 module there was a five day session which was held in Pune. This process training and qualification session was jointly organized by VDA QMC and TÜV SÜD South Asia – Academy. 16 participants from the tier 1-OEM suppliers participated in this session which was presided over by a trained instructor from VDA QMC Germany.

This German Automotive industry developed module is an assessment method which is used to evaluate capability and quality management system. This process can be used y any organization for purpose of evaluating internal audits or for evaluating existing suppliers. This is an excellent monitoring tool to help evaluate one’s own company process and supplier process monitoring.

According to Mr.Niranjan Nadkarni, CEO, TÜV SÜD South Asia, these VDA 6.3 modules allow for professionals to monitor quality in their manufacturing systems and can thereby be used for improving outputs and profits. Sessions based on this module with be held on the 21st of August in cities of Pune, Baroda and Chennai.

Read the press release below for more information.

News Release

VDA QMC and TÜV SÜD South Asia- Academy successfully deliver VDA 6.3 Process audit training & qualification modules in India

Pune, July 31, 2012: The five day intensive, VDA 6.3 process audit training and qualification session organized jointly by VDA QMC and TÜV SÜD South Asia – Academy concluded in Pune today.

It was attended by 16 participants representing tier-1 OEM suppliers and presided by a trainer of VDA QMC Germany.

VDA QMC is pleased to establish a relationship with a strong partner in India. TÜV SÜD South Asia as a licensee of VDA QMC is able to meet the demands for training of the VDA 6.3 Standard. VDA 6.3 as the process based audit standard of the German OEMs and their suppliers can now be offered in India as per local conditions.

Developed by the German Automotive industry, VDA 6.3 defines a process based audit standard for evaluating, analysing and enhancing controls in a manufacturing organization’s processes. The VDA 6.3 process audit is an assessment method to conduct process checks within a quality management system and assess capability and performance. The standard can be used by any organization, for either internal process audits or for evaluating potential or existing suppliers. The German Automotive OEMs have found this to be an excellent monitoring tool for their own and their supplier process monitoring. .

Speaking at the successful completion of the sessions Mr.Niranjan Nadkarni, CEO, TÜV SÜD South Asia said, “The VDA 6.3 modules enable professionals to ensure quality in their manufacturing systems and can go a long way in maximizing outputs and profits. Sessions like these help in enabling the Indian auto component manufacturing sector to lead the quality change.”

Similar sessions will be conducted by TÜV SÜD South Asia on the 21st of August in the cities of Pune, Baroda and Chennai.

About TÜV SÜD South Asia

TÜV SÜD South Asia is the leading quality certification, inspection and testing company in India, with an annual turnover (2011) of close to EUR 20 million and talent pool of more than 1100 employees. TÜV SÜD South Asia is

operational in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh and has serviced over 10,000 clients to date. With its presence in 28 locations including 10 labs, TÜV SÜD is an internationally competent source for solutions in the field of auto, plant engineering, environmental technology, food safety, textile & hardlines like toy testing, infrastructure consultancy and technical as well as soft-skills training.

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Established over 140 years ago as a steam boiler inspection association, TÜV SÜD is a globally active, future-oriented company. It is represented internationally in Europe, Americas and Asia Pacific

Headquartered in Munich, Germany, TÜV SÜD’s revenue was EUR 1.7 billion in 2011. TÜV SÜD employs over 17,000 highly skilled staff in more than 600 locations worldwide. In Asia Pacific, TÜV SÜD is represented by over 3,500 employees at 70 locations in Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam as well as the Middle East.

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