Ford q1 certification. For example q1 certification will require a manufacturing site assessment in some cases performed jointly with ford. More importantly q1 is no longer a one time reading of a suppliers. In attaining the q1 second edition certification suppliers are entitled to receive the required technical assistance and additional help from ford.
A q1 manufacturing site is greatly benefited by the extended process of self assessment along with periodic re evaluations by ford sta. The jasper georgia facility of quality synthetic rubber qsr was recently awarded ford motor companys q1 certification which is considered throughout the world as an indication of exceptional quality and customer satisfaction. Waupaca foundry inc a hitachi metals group company has earned q1 certification from ford motor company.
Third party certification by an iatf recognized and contracted certification body. The orders are sent to q1 suppliers directly from ford operations and further processing is done according to the q1 standards. Ford motor company honors dts with q1 certification may 30 2017 detroit thermal systems employees at the world class romulus headquarters received the highly coveted q1 certification ford motor companys highest designation for suppliers.
Fords q1 certificate is the highest honor bestowed on a supplier by the auto maker. To achieve q1 production and service part organizations supplying product to ford shall be third party registered to isots169492009 through an iatf recognized certification body. The achievement confirms waupaca foundrytell city consistently delivers high quality products on time to ford customers and q1 certification is a milestone in the pursuit of quality.
Isots 16949 is applicable to manufacturing sites of suppliers to ford motor company production and service parts and materials and to assemblers of production parts or. Ford q1 quality certification.