From: John Woodgate
Subject: Re: NEED A TRANSFORMER - WE MANUFACTURER
Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2002 20:19:30 +0000
Organization: JMWA Electronics Consultancy
Reply-To: John Woodgate
NNTP-Posting-Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2002 21:39:34 +0000 (UTC)
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I read in sci.electronics.design that Spam Hater
wrote (in ) about 'NEED A TRANSFORMER - WE MANUFACTURER', on Tue, 5 Nov
>Bob speaks the truth. (Probably wisdom gained from direct
>Reminds me of a fight I had with an auditor:
>Me: I need to change this module.
>Auditor: You can't. That's been tested and certified.
>Me: But if I change it, it won't fail at the customer's site, and
>they will buy the product.
>Auditor: Sorry. No can do.
>Me: But it's -broken-. It doesn't work!
>On Wed, 30 Oct 2002 03:56:21 -0000, firstname.lastname@example.org
>(Bob Wilson) wrote:
>>No it doesn't. All you need to do to pass ISO9001 is to do and document what
>>you say you are going to do. If you establish a business whose aim is to
>>manufacture absolutely unreliable crap, you can get ISO certified to do just
>>that (and if you, by mistake, erroneously make quality goods, your ISO9001
>>certificate will be revoked). :)
This, and similar anecdotes in this thread, indicates to me that there
is a large number of poorly-trained assessors at loose. There is nothing
in ISO 9000 that says that 'Common sense is repealed'.
Regards, John Woodgate, OOO - Own Opinions Only. http://www.jmwa.demon.co.uk
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