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Organisational Structure 2017-09-24T14:49:03+00:00

Single Site

Description

  • An organisation that operates at one site
  • May operate under one large building or several buildings at that location.
  • May have one or multiple products or product families flowing through one or multiple processes.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Stand-alone self-supporting organisation, with no value stream dependencies from related companies, operating under the same quality management system
  • One address

Multiple Site

Description

  • An organisation having an identified central function and a network of sites at which activities are fully or partially carried out
  • All sites must be doing substantially the same manufacturing and/or value-added process

Eligibility Criteria

  • All sites shall have a legal or contractual link with the central office.
  • One quality management system with central control, management review, and internal audit.
  • Central office can require other sites implement corrective action.
  • Central collection and analysis of data, with the ability to initiate organisational change.
  • All quality management system processes at all sites have to be substantially (i.e., >80%) the same and are operated to the same methods and procedures.
  • Some sites may conduct fewer processes than others.
  • One address per site

Campus

Description

  • An organisation having an identified central function and a decentralised, sequential, linked product realisation process.

Eligibility Criteria

  • All sites shall have a legal or contractual link with the central office.
  • One quality management system with central control, management review, and internal audit.
  • Central office can require other sites implement corrective action.
  • Central collection and analysis of data, with the ability to initiate organisational change.
  • The outputs from one site are an input to another site to realise the final product or service; a value stream.
  • Can be dissimilar processes at different sites or combination of sites that contribute to the same overall product or service.
  • More than one product or service may be realised provided they are substantially (i.e., .80%) the same (e.g., a family of products) and realised through the same methods and procedures.
  • One address per campus.

Several Sites

Description

  • An organisation having an identified central function and a network of sites that do not meet the criteria for a multiple site or campus organisation.
  • Several sites are listed on the same certificate

Eligibility Criteria

  • All sites shall have a legal or contractual link with the central office.
  • One quality management system with central control, management review, and internal audit.
  • Central office can require other sites implement corrective action.
  • Central collection and analysis of data, with the ability to initiate organisational change.
  • Processes at each of the sites are not substantially similar (i.e., <80% Similar).
  • Processes may be operated to the same or different methods and procedures that are controlled through one common quality management system.
  • Sites realise different products or services.
  • One address per site.

Complex Organisation

Description

  • -An organisation having an identified central function and a network of locations that are any combination of multiple sites, campus (can be more than one campus), or several sites

Eligibility Criteria

  • All sites shall have a legal or contractual link with the central office.
  • One quality management system with central control, management review, and internal audit.
  • Central office can require other sites implement corrective action.
  • Central collection and analysis of data, with the ability to initiate organisational change.
  • Overall structure contains combinations of multiple sites, campus (can be more than one campus, or several sites
  • One address per site and campus
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