Timely webinar to explain new process of automotive audits

Join the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) Aug. 31 at 10 a.m. as we host a one-hour webinar featuring expert tips and insights about what to expect during an IATF 16949: 2016 monitoring audit by your certification body.

Learn about the International Automotive Task Force's interim guidelines for conducting monitoring audits to IATF 16949: 2016. The guidelines allow certification bodies to conduct monitoring audits of an automotive supplier’s Quality Management System to assess its continued effectiveness during the Covid-19 pandemic and proactively identify risks to the organization’s system.

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Presenters Paul Jinks and Erica Cheetham will help suppliers understand the new monitoring process and the extended time frames for monitoring periods and nonconformity closures during this free webinar.  

Jinks is a 30-year veteran in audit techniques who has led more than 400 third-party audits for major certification bodies. He has conducted more than 250 second-party audits and worked with companies such as Ford Motor Company, Jaguar Cars, Hewlett Packard, Eastman Kodak, Honda Motor and Caterpillar.

Cheetham, director of Quality Services at RCBI, has completed more than 100 second-party audits. She also has provided internal auditor training for numerous organizations – both manufacturers and service providers. 

For more information, contact Cheetham at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304.781.1687.