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Auditing Sponsorship

Discussion in 'ISO 9001:2015 - Quality Management Systems' started by jfranko, Sep 10, 2019 at 8:29 PM.

  1. jfranko

    jfranko New Member

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    Hello Everyone! I have been trying to find a company to sponsor and train me to be a full time auditor.
    I started this year auditing processes through-out my current facility and have taken a lead auditor course through BSI and was certified through Exemplar Global. My goal in this thread is to find guidance into how to become a full time auditor, find a mentor, and secure a sponsorship that will allow me to work and learn with as little out of pocket money spent as possible. This is my first posting, and I don't really understand the structure of the auditing community. Any information you could provide would be awesome. Thank you all.
     
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    Andy Nichols Moderator Staff Member

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    Don't hold your breath! I come from the CB industry and the CB's who will do this, will take you for a ride. Unless you have some specific industry skills and a lot of experience, most are not going to be interested. A lot of audits are done by 1 auditor, alone. So you'd be extra and they can't charge for for that.

    You'd be better off finding a supplier QA job and building the audit talent that way. Most CB auditors of any credibility came up that route.
     
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    Good day @jfranko
    Great to see you on the forum...you'll get some great advice here from extremely knowledgeable individuals.

    @Andy Nichols has beyond words experience in this area and his advice is always valuable and I would recommend any path he suggests. I would encourage you not to give up, as the juxtaposition to the challenges to reaching your goal is the fact that there is a shortage of available auditors in the industry. Keep reaching out and hopefully something will open for you.

    Be well.
     
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    Andy Nichols Moderator Staff Member

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    Where would you like me to send the check? :D
     
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    John C. Abnet Well-Known Member

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    AIAG. That's where all the rest of the money seems to go ;)
     

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