2nd Party Compliance Audits
A second party audit is when a company performs an audit of a supplier to ensure that they are meeting the requirements specified in the contract/ quality agreement. These requirements may include special control over certain processes, traceability of products (raw materials, semi-finished and finished), housekeeping, documentation of processes or any of a host of other items of special interest to that customer. These audits can be performed on-site by reviewing the processes or even off-site by reviewing documents submitted by the supplier. The customer can audit against the entire contract or part of the contract which may lead to submitting the audit report to the supplier, comprising audit results, observations, conformities and non-conformities.
The supplier reviews the audit report and plan an effective corrective action against the non-conformities observed during the audit.
Vektors, can engage with the core team of the supplier organization:
- to effectively control the processes covered under the contract, develop documentary evidences of the controlled processes, prior to the audit.
- Analyse & Determine the corrective action plan against the non-conformities observed during the audit and shall work towards closure of non-conformities within the stipulated time/ deadline.