Our Quality Policy

We at GKN Automotive are committed to delivering Safe, Quality Products and Services which are defect free and durable over its life cycle.

To maintain our competitive leadership in Conventional and Electrified Driveline Systems, we will use the Voice of our Customers to Continuously Innovate and Improve our products, processes and systems.

We will achieve this by implementing a Quality Management System that supports our strategic direction and provides a framework for setting the Quality Objectives in our total business including our design, development, manufacturing and supply chain which comply with, as a minimum the requirements of:

Legal and regulatory requirements

ISO 9001:2015 Quality management systems - requirements

IATF 16949: 2016 Automotive Industry Standard

Customer Specific Requirements

GKN Automotive Excellence System (DES) – GKN Best Business Practices

It is mandatory for all employees to understand, implement and communicate this policy, to continuously improve our products, services and processes with a commitment on Prevention, Right First Time and Zero Defects.

The VP Quality and Risk is appointed as the Management Representative for Quality, irrespective of other duties and responsibilities is authorized to implement this quality policy and to ensure its continuing suitability, adequacy and effectiveness on a minimum annual basis.


Markus Bannert

GKN Automotive

David Whetton

Management Representative

GKN Automotive