TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
EXTERNAL PROVIDER ENSURES, WITH THE ACCEPTANCE OF THIS
PURCHASE ORDER, THAT PERSONS ARE AWARE OF THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO PRODUCT OR
SERVICE CONFORMITY INCLUDING THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO PRODUCT SAFETY AND THE
IMPORTANCE OF ETHICAL BEHAVIOR AND FURTHER AGREES TO THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS
AS SPECIFIED BY THE INTERNATIONAL STANDARD (AS9100/AS9120/AS9110) AND/OR
CUSTOMER REQUIREMENTS WHICH INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:
Our organization reserves the right of final approval of
product, procedures, processes, and equipment.
Our organization reserves the right to approve or specify
any design, tests, inspection plans, verifications, use of statistical
techniques for product acceptance, and any applicable critical items including
External Provider shall maintain the proper identification
and revision status of specifications, drawings, process requirements,
inspection/verification instructions and other relevant technical data.
IMPLEMENTED A QUALITY
External Provider including their sub-tier providers must
have implemented a quality management system. The QMS shall be made available
to us upon request.
Those providing calibration services must maintain registration/certification
Those providing special processing must maintain a system
for validating processes similar to that of a NADCAP program.
External Providers with registration/certification
(ISO9001, AS9100, ISO17025, AS9120, etc.) must notify our organization of any
changes to the status of that certification.
RIGHT OF ACCESS
External Provider grants us the right of access by our
organization, our customer including regulatory authorities to the applicable
areas of facilities and to applicable documented information, at any level of
the supply chain.
External Provider shall retain documented information
including disposition requirements for a period of 10 years
after the date of completion. These records shall be made available
within 72 hours of our written request and be provided at no charge to us.
External Provider will notify us of any non-conformity
found in the purchased product within 24 hours of discovery of such
non-conformity, regardless of whether it be prior, during, or after receipt of
the product. We do not grant disposition authority for non-conforming product.
No known non-conforming product shall be shipped to us without our written
External Provider shall notify us and obtain our approval
of changes to processes, products, or services, including changes of their
external providers or location of manufacture.
When it is indicated that the Purchase Order can affect end
item quality ("Certifications Required with shipment" or "No Certs
Required"), certifications must accompany product delivery. We reserve the
right to refuse delivery of any shipment without applicable certifications.
Delivery will not be complete until appropriate certifications are received.
External Provider shall ensure that all products is
inspected and validated using acceptable monitoring and measuring equipment
prior to shipment. External Provider shall ensure that all tools used for final
acceptance are calibrated to NIST standards and equipment calibrations are
For services providing Calibration, all activities must be
traceable to NIST and certificates provided indicate those standards. Certificates
must also identify "received" and "as left" conditions in
whatever terminology deemed appropriate. Notification must be made if items are
determined damaged or unable to calibrate as soon as possible for potential
External Provider will flow down all requirements including
customer requirements. External Provider shall use customer-designated or
approved external providers, including special process sources when directed.
Provide test specimens for design approval,
inspection/verification, investigation, or auditing (where applicable).
Corrective Actions flowed to the External Provider shall be
completed and returned in a timely manner.
External Provider is required to flow down corrective
action requirements to an external provider when it is determined that the
external provider is responsible for the nonconformity.
External Provider shall maintain a FOD (Foreign Object
Debris) prevention program and flow down this requirement to the sub-tier. This
program shall utilize effective FOD prevention practices proportional to the
FOD generating potential of the manufacturing methods.
External Provider shall plan, implement and control their
process for the prevention of counterfeit or suspect counterfeit parts from use
or inclusion into the product in accordance with AS9100/AS9120/AS9110 clause
8.1.4 (Prevention of Counterfeit Parts).
We monitor performance in
regard to Quality and Delivery of all external providers and take appropriate
action when performance levels fall below desired levels. These actions can include re-evaluation,
submission of a Supplier Corrective Action (SCAR), and potential removal from
approval for use status. Timely delivery
of products/services that meet requirements and prompt attention to any SCAR
submitted is required and appreciated.