Quality ClausesRight of entry
The buyer and buyers customer, and their customers, or any applicable regulatory agency will have the right to enter the supplier’s facility to perform inspection or ensure compliance to the contract.
Supplier shall retain all records pertaining to material/ mfg process special processes, test and inspection for a minimum of 10 years or as required by the customer; changes to this requirement shall be addressed on the purchase order. Additional quality requirements may apply when referenced in the po.
To this order, and/or quality clauses shall be set forth in writing, via purchase order change notice, and /or revisions to the purchase order quality clauses.
In the event that the product is identified as non-conforming after the product has been shipped, the supplier shall provide notification of such escape. Additionally supplier shall control non conforming product to prevent the product from leaving the facility, unless otherwise approved in writing. Obtain organization approval for non conforming product disposition.
All parts / material and applicable documents must be identified by a manufacturing lot or batch number by the supplier.
Quality Management System
Suppliers shall implement and maintain a quality management system in compliance with AS9100 and/or ISO9001.
Supplier shall notify the organization of changes in product and/or process, changes of suppliers, changes of manufacturing facility locations and where required obtain organiation approval.
Suppliers shall flow down the requirements listed on the purchase orders including customer requirements to their supply chain.
When required by purchase orders personnel shall be quality to specific processes.
Certificate of Conformance
Certificate of Conformance with Lot and Batch information is required on all orders and shipments
When required by purchase order test reports shall be provided.
When required by purchase order, ITAR controls shall be applied.
When required by purchase order DFAR controls shall be applied.
When specified on purchase order, all inspections used for acceptance shall be conducted to a minimum sample acceptance level in accordance with ANSI/ASQ z1.4 sampling table 1 for inspection activities. General inspection level (ii). Lot acceptance shall be at zero. Reject shall be at one.
Monitoring of Supplier
New Technology Plastics suppliers shall be measured against a goal of 90% quality and 90% delivery. New Technology Plastics may choose to flow down a corrective action request any time a supplier is below the goal. Suppliers may be subject to removal from New Technology Plastics Approved Supplier List if the supplier does not respond to the corrective action request in a timely manner.
Suppliers shall purchase all products directly from the original manufacturer, from distributors, reseller or aftermarket supplier who can provide full traceability back to the original manufacturer. Product shall only be purchased from the original manufacturer or their authorized representative. Suppliers are responsible for providing any C of C and test reports as required by the purchase order.
Suppliers shall ensure persons performing work affecting New Technology Plastics are aware of:
- Their contribution to product or service conformity
- Their contribution to product safety
- The importance of ethical behavior
Delegation for verification and approval of test reports contents