S026 - Section 7.2.3: Internal auditor competency
| Organizations need to:
Provide a documented process to verify competence (Including any customer specific requirements)
Record a list of the approved auditors
Approved auditors competent on process approach, risk based thinking, customer specifics, ISO 9001 & IATF 16949, Core tools, Plan, report, close findings
The clause differentiates between quality management system auditors, manufacturing process auditors, and product auditors, and clarifies the competence requirements for each type of audit.