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Sroubarna Kyjov successfully passed recertification audit

In the days of 20. -22. 5. 2013 was carried out the recertification audit of quality management system (QMS) and the first inspection audit of environmental management (EMS) in Sroubarna Kyjov by the certification company Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA).

According to the standards ISO 9001 and ISO/TS 16949 has been assessed the quality management system for all the company's activities focused on the production and supplies to the supply chain for the automotive industry, in particular, forgings of cam lobes. The audit was focused on the overall efficiency and improvement of the system and the efficiency of processes and evaluation of the effectiveness of the cam lobes forging process.

The auditor Ing. Jindřich Znamenáček, Head of quality management Aleš Lupač and the production foreman Martin Hýsek checking the heat treatment process of bearing rings forgings on continuous annealing furnace

Objective of the audit according to the standard ISO 14001 has been examining the company's approach to improving and protecting the environment. The control audit of EMS was thematically focused on the improvement of the environmental performance of all major manufacturing and support processes, specifically on the evaluation of the energy intensity of production and on the infrastructure status. In the course of the manufacturing process, the company focuses on minimizing waste generated, reducing the impact of the use of hazardous chemical substances and mixtures, acting on the workers and the surrounding environment. Management of environmental risks, impacts and aspects during the processing of a customer RFQ and during the poduction technology planning with emphasis on the lowest possible effect on the environment, were positively assessed by the auditor Mr. Welszar.

The control audit of the EMS confirmed that all three environmental commitments (pollution prevention, compliance with environmental laws and other requirements including the continual improvement of environmental performance) are fulfilled, and in this way is EMS in Šroubárna Kyjov effective.

The aim of recertification QMS audit was renew a certificate and review of the implementation of results-based management system for planning, review and confirm the conformity of the quality management system of the enterprise with the requirements of ISO/TS 16949 and applicable specific requirements of our customers, in particular in the field of deliveries to the automotive industry. Part of the audit was to verify the effectiveness of the ongoing project of forgings production of cam and pump lobes for the German company MAHLE GmbH, where the serial deliveries are already in progress. Project realization of lobes forgings production has managed to sample successfully the input material of the Třinecké železárny, resulting in a further increase in material sales of the Třinecké železárny – Moravia Steel Group.

The main auditor Ing. Roman Prchal with the head of economic-personal department Ing. Iveta Esterková by the personal and human resources management’s process verification

 

It follows from the conclusions of the QMS audit, that the QMS system in the company can be considered as an effective monitoring and evaluation of the key indicators of processes and taking of remedial, preventive measures and improvement measures to achieve the stated objectives.

Although the audit in the manufacturing and supporting facilities was very demanding and detailed, auditors did not find any serious disagreement, which could lead to cancellation of the quality and the environment certificate validity. In the course of the both audits were also identified and reported the suggestions, ideas and recommendations to improvement, which will be included in the programme of measures for further improvement.

 

Rudolf Nesvadba

Head of quality and environment management

Šroubárna Kyjov, spol. s r.o.