Supplier / Factory Audit
Factory audit is part of an effective quality assurance program to minimize risks and improve supply chain performance. It can uncover problems before production or order confirmation. You could have a clear understanding of your supplier's capabilities, quality control system, management and operating procedures. This enables you make your crucial decision on whether you should trust and move forward with a potential supplier.
QCIC's Factory Audit adheres to the internationally recognized ISO 9000 standards for quality management systems. Our auditors are profiled specialists with many years of experience in this field, and undergo regular training and attestation.
The auditor will
conduct the factory evaluation to below items (Factory audit report covers below item):
-The organization of the factory
-The locaiton of the factory
-Verify the bank account of factory
-Verify the credit of the factory
-Verify the business license of the factory
-Verify the export license of the factory
-Verify the key customer/Market of the factory
-The history of the factory
-The export experiance of the factory
-The major market of the factory
-The development of factory's product
-Certifications of factory's product
-Certification of factory's system
-The quality management system of factory
-The status of key point of social responsibility
-The status of key point of environment responsibility.
The photos will be taken by auditor as the audit evidence, the photos will be sent to customer with the factory audit report. Hard copy or the Electrical copy of the SEA report is provided to the factory once the SEA is completed. QCIC guarantees that the formal report will be delivered to customer within 24hours after the completion of the SEA.
With our audit report, you can know how is the supplier from an un-know, then you can make the decision whether placing an purchasing order.
Social Compliance Audit
Social Compliance Audit is to evaluate implementation and performance of social accountability based on SA 8000. The aim is to ensure that your business partners abide by the social accountability and ethics standards and norms so that to maintain your company’s brand.
Our Social Compliance auditors use proven investigative techniques to gather and corroborate factory information, conduct comprehensive confidential staff interviews, record analysis, and evaluate all factory operations based on globally recognized compliance benchmarks.
In general, we will check the following sections and points for Social Compliance Audit:
---Health and safety
---Freedom of association