DQS Certification (M) Sdn. Bhd. (DQS) believes that learning is a lifelong process and is genuinely interested in helping all stakeholders develop knowledge. One of the official platform of DQS is to organize and facilitate an annual auditor exchange for all the auditors of our team.
This annual event is organized without fail and is compulsory for all auditors of DQS to attend and participate, irrespective of their auditing experience.
DQS Annual Auditor Exchange 2020 (AX 2020) was held at our training facility in our office at Setia Alam, Selangor, Malaysia on the 12th – 13th March 2020. Topics and discussions focused on the ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 as well as the ISO 45001:2018 standards with participation from all qualified auditors of DQS of those standards.
Agenda for the AX 2020 covered :
- How will auditing be in 15 years when DQS will be 50 years old
- Auditing validation process
- Auditing of highly digitized processes
- Evaluation of audit findings
- Audit planning of integrated management systems.
Each participant attending the AX 2020 worked on case studies, engaged in discussions and critical debates, challenged the robustness of interim conclusions before finalising the learning point to be incorporated in their respective audits.
A more specific session for the IATF 16949 automotive auditors was held on 14th March 2020 following the conclusion of the AX 2020 attended by IATF 16949 auditors from Malaysia, Vietnam and Indonesia.
The three days event was facilitated by Mr. E.S. Lau, the Senior General Manager of DQS Certification (M) Sdn. Bhd. whom attended the International Train The Auditor Trainer (TTAT) event held in Frankfurt, Germany back in January 2020 and was the approved trainer for the 2020 session in Malaysia.
The event in Malaysia were supported by the back-office team of DQS Certification (M) Sdn. Bhd. including Ms. Ayisyya Rahman (Operations Manager), Ms. Rose Abu Hassan (Customer Service Manager), Ms. Liz Teh Lu Peng (Senior Customer Service Executive), Ms. Sadrina Md. Said (Customer Service Executive), Ms. Nora Misbah (General Clerk), Madam Soo Son Ying (General Clerk), Ms. Chrissy Teh Siew Hua (Admin and Finance Manager) and Mr. Yeoh Keong Ang (Regional Operational Quality Executive).
We thank everyone who organized, facilitated, participated and for their constructive contributions that made AX 2020 an enjoyable and successful event. See you all at AX 2021!!!