Opening Meeting - An Imperative Prelude of a BV Service in the Factory
An opening meeting, also called working preparation meeting, is aimed to implement the inspection or audit service smoothly in the factory (or other service location).By Bureau Veritas Technical Services 2 minutes read
In the meeting, the inspector (or auditor) makes introduction of themselves, BV Code of Conduct, the inspection / audit scope, the desired supporting from factory, safety condition, etc. The factory shall acknowledge those completely in the meeting and make thorough communication with the inspector (or auditor) on their concerns, e.g. the inspection criteria, etc. At the end of opening meeting, the factory representative will be requested to sign on the COC letter as the acknowledgement;
In an inspection service, the inspector will additionally cover:
In an Audit service, the auditor will additionally cover:
It is recommended that the attendees of the opening meeting shall be from factory quality control team, production workshop, seals team and warehouse as those staff have direct connections with the products to be inspected (or the audit scope) and will be more concern about the inspection / FA than others.