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Supplier Quality Inspection & Requirements


Requirements to Ensure Quality

The following requirements apply based on the Purchase Order received from Stanron Steel Specialties. Please review at the time of receipt of the Purchase Order. Other requirements may be stated on the Purchase Order. Rev NC.

PACKING AND SHIPPING Supplier shall prepare and package product for Stanron Steel Specialties. (Stanron Steel Specialties) to prevent damage and deterioration during shipping.

SHIPMENT/DELIVERY Shipments or deliveries, as specified in a Stanron Steel Specialties Purchase Order, shall be in accordance with the specified quantities and to the specified schedule unless approved by Stanron Steel Specialties. Supplier must notify Stanron Steel Specialties of any anticipated delay and make arrangements for alternative due dates.

MATERIALS FURNISHED BY Stanron Steel Specialties All materials furnished by Stanron Steel Specialties, including prints, tooling, etc. are to be returned with the product upon completion of the order unless other arrangements have been made. Supplier must notify Stanron Steel Specialties of nonconforming product for disposition. Supplier must also notify Stanron Steel Specialties of supplied property is lost or damaged.

SUBCONTRACTING/APPROVED SUPPLIERS Any Stanron Steel Specialties supplier may subcontract Stanron Steel Specialties work to another supplier. Suppliers may only use Stanron Steel Specialties approved suppliers. Prior to subcontracting, Stanron Steel Specialties must be contacted for approval. All applicable requirements in the Stanron Steel Specialties Purchase Order must be flowed down to the sub-tier suppliers. Stanron Steel Specialties must be provided with the same rights and protection as contained in the Right of Access clause following.

RIGHT OF ACCESS Supplier shall allow Stanron Steel Specialties representatives, Stanron Steel Specialties customers, and regulatory agencies right of entry into the entire supply chain's facilities to determine and verify product, process, records, personnel, material, procedures and systems. These verification activities do not absolve the supplier of its responsibility to provide acceptable product and comply with all Stanron Steel Specialties requirements.

QUALITY Supplier shall provide and maintain an inspection system which will assure that all delivered products conform to Purchase Order requirements, whether manufactured or processed by the supplier or a sub-tier supplier. Supplier shall maintain controls and perform all inspections and tests required to substantiate product conformance to requirements. Specifications and other requirements must be performed to the revision stated on the Purchase Order or the most current revision of the specification, as applicable.

INSPECTION AND TEST EQUIPMENT Supplier shall maintain inspection and test equipment to assure calibration traceable to a known national or international standard. Calibration records must be maintained and made accessible to Stanron Steel Specialties, if required.

FOREIGN OBJECT DEBRIS (FOD) Supplier shall control/prevent foreign object damage or contamination during manufacture, assembly, inspection and/or shipment. Every effort must be made to ship Stanron Steel Specialties products without FOD.

RECORDS The supplier shall maintain records of work performed for Stanron Steel Specialties. Records shall include the certificate provided to Stanron Steel Specialties as well as all records that substantiate the certificate. These records are to be maintained for a minimum of five years unless specified by Stanron Steel Specialties in a Purchase Order or specific communication.

NON-CONFORMING MATERIAL Supplier must notify Stanron Steel Specialties of any nonconforming product and make arrangements for approval to submit nonconforming product. If nonconforming product is produced from material supplied by Stanron Steel Specialties, these parts must be returned with the remainder of the order.

CERTIFICATIONS Certifications must reflect that all applicable manufacturing and process specifications called for on the engineering drawing, Purchase Order and any other document provided with an order have been met. It is recommended that all specifications be listed on the certification and in proper sequence, if possible.

FIRST ARTICLE INSPECTION If required by Stanron Steel Specialties on the Purchase Order, first article inspections are to be recorded on form AS9102, current revision. Any other format used must be in conformance with AS9102 and approved by Stanron Steel Specialties prior to use.

CALIBRATION SERVICES ONLY Calibration of inspection equipment shall be performed traceable to National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) or other national or international standards. Certificates of Calibration or other similar record must be provided. If calibration is performed on the Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM), it must include validation of the software using a certified artifact traceable to NIST.

CHANGES Any changes to the requirements of the Purchase Order or the order details must be approved by Stanron Steel Specialties in advance of the change for Stanron Steel Specialties approval.

AWARENESS Personnel shall be made aware of their contribution to product or service conformity, contribution to product safety and the importance of ethical behavior.