As part of the three-year transition to the new version of the international standard announced in 2015, in November 2017 JSC IUEC successfully passed the recertification audit that confirmed compliance of the Quality Management System (QMS) implemented in the Company with requirements of International Standard ISO 9001:2015.
The audit was conducted by Bureau Veritas, which was founded in 1828 and is the world leader in tests, inspections and certifications.
As part of this audit, the Company’s actions towards risks and possibilities, its personnel skills in analyzing and assessing the business environ current external and internal factors affecting achievement of planned results were assessed for the first time in JSC IUEC.
The employees of JSC IUEC demonstrated a high level of implementation of the risk-oriented thinking concept, skills of having an eye for the dynamic environment to achieve pre-set goals as well as the use of preventive means of management to minimize negative consequences and maximum use of emerging opportunities.
The auditors noted that JSC IUEC demonstrated improvements of the QMS system existing in the Company. The QMS processes, established responsibility and powers are fully compliant with the area of application.
Representatives of Bureau Veritas noted strong points of JSC IUEC as the leadership, high degree of professional competence and responsibility of the personnel, involvement and commitment of the management and personnel towards quality management principles, lack of claims from the stakeholders, ensuring that nuclear fuel was stored in full compliance with the IAEA requirements, and maintaining the infrastructure and engineered featured at the highest level.
«In the Company, the QMS is developing dynamically that has been demonstrated in the documents provided to the auditors and in interviews with the Company’s employees», leading auditor of JSC Bureau Veritas Certification Rus (the representation office of Bureau Veritas in Russia) Evgeny Prudnikov noted.
The recertification audit of JSC IUEC resulted in issuing the Certificate of Compliance of the Quality Management System to requirements of the International Standard ISO 9001:2015.