All employees and managers always act in accordance with applicable law and the company‘s corporate policy.
IFA monitors the performance of IFA products and that of her competitors. IFA product design is guided by customer requirements and by internally developed know-how. Innovation is driven by an annual technology review process.
IFA seeks to improve customer satisfaction, product quality, workplace safety, environmental sustainability and associate satisfaction while maintaining a profit margin which guarantees IFA’s future. To this end, targets are set annually by the management board. Achievement of targets influences bonus compensation.
IFA improves continuously the quality of the delivered product with customer-approved specifications. “Zero defect” is the goal. Improving of environmental and energy performance is one of IFA’s strategic objectives. This is management responsibility and the duty of employees at all levels. In manufacturing of products IFA strives for energy efficiency. IFA aims to continuously reduce the energy usage and gains sustainable improvement in the energy performance.
The IFA production system, IPS, combines robust design with capable processes. Where necessary, tests are performed to ensure only good parts leave each workplace. IFA enhances product design and manufacturing processes to improve product durability in the field and to ensure consumer safety.
Uncompromising workplace safety is the basis of all activities at IFA.
IFA has a management system of directives, against which IFA’s performance is regularly audited. The adequacy of the management system is annually assessed. Every year, IFA writes a multi-year business plan to ensure availability of resources.
All IFA actions comply with all binding obligations, applicable laws and IFA rules.
IFA manages closed supply and disposal cycles for all materials. Remanufacturability and recyclability are criteria for product design.
IFA offers competitive compensation. IFA encourages diversity and life-long-learning. IFA offers training to all associates.