We reserve the right to review the processes and records associated with this order at all suppliers' facilities with appropriate notification. This right extends to our customers, applicable regulatory agencies, and any sub-tier suppliers used in the fulfillment of this order.
Certificates of Conformance are required for each line item listed on a purchase order.
Traceability is required for all material and processes associated with this order. All conformance records must indicate complete traceability.
Documents and records regarding the parts and/or services associated with a purchase order are required to be retained for a minimum of 7 years.
Suppliers must maintain conformance and traceability records regarding the product or service provided in regards to this order.
When utilizing sampling inspection, the method must be in accordance to a statistically valid standard (i.e. ANSI Z1.4 or equivalent). This must also be in conformance with a C=0 acceptance plan, meaning NO lots with known nonconformities can be accepted and shipped.
All special processes required by this purchase order must be performed by qualified personnel and the processes be periodically validated to ensure output meets requirements. Process validation records will be made available upon request.
Any differences between what is listed above and what is provided by the supplier must be clearly identified, communicated and approved prior to shipping.
Suppliers are not, under any circumstance, granted MRB authority to alter the product characteristics.
Detection of a nonconforming product regarding any order (currently in work or previously shipped) must be promptly communicated to our quality department for risk assessment.
If any of this order is outsourced to your suppliers, all applicable requirements and specifications must be communicated (including all applicable key characteristics) to each sub-tier supplier used.
If providing calibration services, all certificates must identify standards used and must be traceable to NIST (National Institute of Standards Technology).
See also our: Terms & Conditions of Purchase Orders