End-to-end product safety, quality and operational efficiency
For vehicle component suppliers, compliance with national, international or OEM supplier requirements is key. How do you ensure that your components conform consistently to required safety and quality requirements whilst maintaining a profitable operation?
TÜV SÜD provides a wide range of services for automotive suppliers along their product lifecycle. From design review through to product compliance testing and management system audits and certification. We support international tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers meet the quality and safety requirements of the leading vehicle OEMs. As a leading global player in the automotive quality and safety sector, our experts are highly-regarded and participate in international automotive standards development committees. The early insight we have into standard changes and updates will be invaluable to you. Ensuring you can anticipate new product and process requirements at an early stage saving you time and money.
Our services at a glance
Design review and engineering support throughout the product lifecycle
- We provide expert opinion, from initial design reviews to expert opinion component design to interpreting safety and quality standards/regulations
Vehicle component testing according to national, international and OEM criteria
- We conduct mechanical, electrical, functional and chemical tests for all vehicle components including tires, wheels, engine, exhaust, chassis, brakes
Management System auditing and certification
We audit and provide management system certification to several international management system standards including:
- We provide Integrated Quality Assurance (IQA) service - a 360 degree view on a supplier from design, through to manufacturing and quality management systems and quality awareness of staff to pre-shipment inspections.
- We conduct 2nd party supplier audits e.g. ISO, ECE, INMETRO to ensure consistent component quality and performance to your specific supplier criteria.
Quality and safety training
- We provide training to all national and international regulations or to customized OEM requirements, as well as quality, safety and environmental management system awareness training.