In conjunction with ISO 9001 deﬁnes the quality management system requirements for the design and development. production and. when relevant installation and service of automotivc related products. ISO/TS 16949 is applicable to sites of the organization where customer speciﬁed parts. for production and/or service are manufactured.
Supporting functions, whether on-site or remote (such as design centres. corporate headquarters and distribution centres). form part of the site audit as they support the site, but cannot obtain stand-alone certiﬁcation to ISO/TS 16949-ISO/TS 16949 can be applied throughout the automotive supply chain.