NASA`s Joint Audit Planning Committee

Report
Registration Management Committee (RMC)
NASA’s Joint Audit Planning Committee
(JAPC) Complements Other Party Audits
Atlanta, GA
July 22, 2010
Buck Crenshaw, JAPC Deputy - Chairman
Tony Gutierrez, JAPC Manager
NASA
Company Confidential
Auditor Workshop
Atlanta, GA
July 22-23, 2010
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Registration Management Committee (RMC)
JAPC Latest Activity
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Joint audit activity continues to engage member
organizations and suppliers.
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Second Phase of the supplier invitation process
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Supplemental Oversight
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MOU Revision “B” new changes
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Nadcap and the Space Industry - Business case
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Auditing Titanium suppliers
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Oversight of Independent Distributors
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To validate JAPC goals and objectives
Atlanta, GA
July 22-23, 2010
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Registration Management Committee (RMC)
JAPC Suppliers’ invitation
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Suppliers that did not accept the initial invitation by
NASA Headquarters.
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Second phase of the invitation process
 Member organizations, with an active contract,
contacts supplier and sets an audit date.
 Extends a second invitation to the supplier
indicating that JAPC members will be participating.
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Joint audit is accomplished and the supplier is notified
that the results will be shared with JAPC member
organizations as well as the RMC.
Atlanta, GA
July 22-23, 2010
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Registration Management Committee (RMC)
JAPC supplemental oversight effort
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JAPC ready to perform supplemental oversight in
accordance with AS9104-2
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IAQG/AAQG member orgs. within the JAPC have
committed to provide support.
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Will provide one audit team member who will perform
this function.
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Perform JAPC joint audits and Supplemental Oversight
concurrently.
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Identify ICOP process strengths and weaknesses.
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Integrate this effort with RMC’s surveillance sub-team
using the OASIS database.
Atlanta, GA
July 22-23, 2010
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Registration Management Committee (RMC)
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Continuous improvement of the aerospace and defense
industry’s quality management performance and
enhancement of JAPC confidence in the certification
schemes
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Validate effectiveness of the ICOP Certification
Body (CB) process
 Accreditation Body (AB), CBs, Registration
Management Committee (RMC)
 Allow CBs to adjust their processes, procedures
and training
 Help identify CBs with systemic issues
 Obtain corrective action (if required)
 Keep JAPC members apprised
Long-term goal to maintain oversight and drop off
of second party audits
Atlanta, GA
July 22-23, 2010
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Registration Management Committee (RMC)
MOU Revision B
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MOU section 4.c revised – include (Certification Body
supplemental assessments are defined as IAQG/AAQG
member companies conducting additional oversight…)
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Identify CBs with JAPC supplier clients, 16 currently
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A few JAPC members were identified having trained
and qualified supplemental auditors.
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Determine JAPC supplemental audit scope – client
validations in concert with joint audits only?
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Determine method for choosing which joint audit shall
also include a supplemental audit and who will
perform.
Atlanta, GA
July 22-23, 2010
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Registration Management Committee (RMC)
Nadcap and the Space Industry – Business case
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Discussion within JAPC members – do we have enough
members interested in supporting this effort?
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Are there enough space requirements to build a case?
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Determine whether it makes business sense to add
space requirements to proven Nadcap processes.
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Nadcap welcomes collaboration with JAPC members.
Atlanta, GA
July 22-23, 2010
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Registration Management Committee (RMC)
Auditing Titanium suppliers
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Topic of discussion to reach consensus whether the
need justifies auditing Titanium suppliers.
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Do we need to build a list of trusted Titanium
suppliers?
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A JAPC member has taken the lead to identify reliable
Titanium suppliers including benchmarking other
organizations.
Atlanta, GA
July 22-23, 2010
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Registration Management Committee (RMC)
To validate JAPC goals and objectives
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Validate whether the JAPC has met its goals and
objectives.
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Are we doing everything possible to minimize the
number of individual audits performed by JAPC
member orgs?
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Determine if the suppliers have experienced a
reduction of QMS audits.
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What do we need to change to improve JAPC direction.
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Do suppliers understand what the JAPC is about.
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Encourage all of you to mention that the JAPC’s intent
is to reduce the number of individual audits!!!!
Atlanta, GA
July 22-23, 2010
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Registration Management Committee (RMC)
Questions?
Atlanta, GA
July 22-23, 2010
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