ISO 9001 Manufacturing Gap Assessment
A UK based equipment supplier for the offshore oil and gas industry, normally dependent on outsourced manufacturing, had acquired a manufacturing unit specializing in hydraulic equipment. The brief was to add this unit and its manufacturing processes to the existing management system and ISO 9001 certificate. At the same time the company required assurance that HSE regulatory requirements were being implemented in the unit
Following an initial site visit to understand the organization, layout, products and processes, a maturity matrix was developed, completed and the initial status agreed with local management. Actions were assigned to key stakeholders before handing over the action plan for local management to implement.