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ISO 9001 Consulting Service
Tap into the expertise and experience of a senior ISO consultant to improve an under-performing quality management system or support your ISO 9001 implementation. This service can be used as stand-alone consulting or to add more time – and applications – to any of our other services.
This service is currently only available remotely due to Covid-19 related restrictions.
From USD 750.00
Our ISO 9001 Consulting Service is aimed at companies seeking personalized advice and assistance from one of our professional ISO 9001 consultants. This is an extremely flexible solution that can be booked from a half dayone to five days.
How to use the ISO 9001 Consulting Service
There are no fixed applications because it is you – the client – that determines what our consultant does once on-site. The following examples, however, are both typical and representative of how this service is used.
Solving startup issues
It's quite normal for companies to feel lost during the initial stages of ISO implementation. If you're struggling to make a start or have put a foot in the water and are unsure how to proceed, we can help.
It's not uncommon for ISO implementations to stall due to opposition from managers or a lack of executive support. If your implementation is hindered by corporate personnel, let our experts help. We know how to create buy-in and enthusiasm among executives and managers.
Implementing ISO may seem like smooth sailing for many companies. But are all processes developed and implemented without unnecessary bureaucracy? Are there efficiencies to gain? If you want to be sure your quality management system is as efficient as possible, let our consultants review your processes and contribute with insights and best practices.
It's not unusual to hit some form of roadblock during implementation. If you are struggling to adapt an ISO requirement to your specific situation, our consultants excel at analyzing your processes and formulating a solution even in the most complex circumstances.
Addressing critical processes
Companies with high risk or sensitive processes may require special expertise to correctly address all nuances. Our consultants have the expertise and skills necessary to consider a wide range of factors when developing a critical custom solution.
Preparing for the certification audit
The certification audit can be a nerve-wracking experience. Our consultants can improve your chance of passing the audit and getting certified. We will prepare your staff to allay fears, provide guidance on interacting with auditors, share our insights in the most common audit risks, and review areas of concern.
Some companies slack off after achieving ISO certification. But your auditors will periodically return to assess continued compliance and even improvement of your QMS. Our consultants can help provide evidence to external auditors that your QMS is central to the way your organization operates and that processes are continuously improving.
Improving an underperforming QMS
Many companies are hindered by ISO systems that have been poorly implemented and suffer from inefficiencies and excessive bureaucracy. Our consultants will review your processes and documentation, and get you firmly back on track with recommendations for simplification and improvement.
The ISO 9001 Consulting Service is
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We can arrange for remote consultancy as early as 1 week from the date of payment. We will contact you upon your purchase to agree on a mutually convenient schedule. There will also be some communication prior to the consultancy to discuss required communications technologies and to allow our consulting team to prepare. Preparation instructions and any additional materials will be sent in advance.
One of our consultants can arrange to visit your company as early as 3 weeks from the date of payment. We will contact you upon your purchase to agree on a mutually convenient schedule. There will also be some communication prior to our visit to allow our consulting team to prepare. Preparation instructions and any additional materials will be sent in advance.
This service offers complete flexibility. You hire one of our ISO 9001 consultants, and you decide the work or tasks that need doing. Whether you need assistance with implementation, certification or improvement, we are completely flexible and ready to help.
0.51-5 full days of on-site consulting according to your needs. Travel and expenses are included.
Participants will need to be connected through video conferencing - either individually or in group settings. To allow our consultant to virtually visit work areas, you need to prepare a mobile device with video conferencing capabilities. If meetings are envisaged, we will need access to a room with sufficient seating for attendees, along with a presentation screen and projector (with connection to a laptop) and refreshments.
Our consultant will be available, remotely, for 0.5, on-site, for 1-5 days.
Our ISO 9001 Consultants
Colin has been consulting, training and auditing in management systems for more than 30 years, and has designed and implemented management systems in hundreds of companies. He has numerous professional qualifications (including an MBA) and is an IRCA registered QMS Lead Auditor.
Emily has over 20 years of experience in manufacturing. She is experienced in consulting, training and auditing several management systems, including ISO 9001. Emily is an IRCA registered QMS Lead Auditor and a trainer for the accredited IRCA ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Class.
Melodi has over 25 years of quality experience, including direct responsibility for internal audits and certifications. She is experienced in ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 14001 and ISO 17025. Melodi is an IRCA registered QMS Lead Auditor and a trainer for the accredited IRCA ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Class.
How many consultant days are needed to fix our ISO system?
This depends entirely on your needs and requirements, as well as on your company's size. If you're unsure, contact us before purchase and we'll give you an honest appraisal of what's best for you.
As a general rule of thumb, a single day of remoteon-site consulting can have great results for smaller companies with a limited number of processes and documentation. For larger companies, and for assistance with several issues of concern, more consultingon-site time may be needed.
What hours will the consultant be availableon-site?
We will make ourselves available during your business hours and for the duration of a normal workday (approximately 8-9 hours).We will visit your facility during daytime business hours and stay for the duration of a normal workday (approximately 8-9 hours). If your company works in shifts or outside normal, daytime business hours, please contact us prior to purchasing this service.
Can I buy this service even if I'm not using your other products / services?
Yes, absolutely. Most companies use the ISO 9001 Consulting Service to improve an underperforming QMS that isn't based on the 9001Simplified system. Other clients use this service to complement our products or to add more time to our otheron-site services.
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