Learn more about the benefits of internal and supplier audits.
Looking to measure where your company’s efficiency and performance actually stand? Does your company need to complete an internal audit in support of your ISO-based certification? The answer to these questions may be a first-party audit provided by Smithers Quality Assessments division.
Our first-party or internal service audits are conducted within your organization and provide an independent review of your systems and processes, highlighting their strengths and weaknesses. Whether against external standards you wish to adhere to or those that have been mandated by your customers, Smithers delivers a high-value, unbiased, and objective review of your current state.
Comparing the reality of your daily operations with your documented policies and procedures allows you to better understand how well your quality management system is functioning. A first-party or internal service auditing gives you the opportunity to identify and correct issues that may lead to non-compliance or non-conformance penalties, gaps in your operational process, or excess waste.