On 3 August 2015 a 5S practises pre-audit visit by Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) auditor, Mr Mohd Khairil Anuar Amir Hamzah was held. The ceremony began with presentation of the IPQ 5S montage and a briefing by the Director of IPQ, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haim Hilman Abdullah.
In the opening session, the Auditor recommended the presentation slides to be improved in addition to reminding the Head of the Committee and Head of Zone to complete the respective documents before the actual certification audit is conducted.
Later, documentation and area audit was started, beginning with Global Competitiveness Zone. In the afternoon, the audit continued with Quality Excellence System Zone and ended with Corporate Planning Zone.
The audit was concluded with the Auditor’s presentation on findings and recommendations of improvements that need to be taken by the IPQ before the actual audit certification. Director of IPQ hoped that all staff would take immediate action to ensure IPQ manages to get MPC 5S certification later.