What is the RMC? What is its purpose?
The RMC is a permanent subcommittee of the Americas Sector of the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) and is established by SAE document AS9014. This document addresses the Requirements for the Registration of Quality Systems to AS9100. It is a requirements document which describes the system which has been implemented in the Americas (North and South America) to provide industry control of the recognition of aerospace suppliers to quality systems document, AS9100, by Certification/Registration Bodies (CRBs). The RMC provides support and control over the process in both North, Central and South America.
The RMC is responsible for:
a. recognizing Accreditation Bodies (ABs) which are going to operate in the Americas to AS9014
b. recognizing CRBs and their auditors
c. recognizing the audit management program of CRBs
d. performing an annual review of recognized CRBs including the effectiveness of the AB recognition process
e. overseeing the activities of the recognized ABs and CRBs
SAE Staff Representatives: