The subcontractor/supplier shall provide ProEdge Precision, its customers and regulatory authorities access to the applicable areas of all facilities at any level of the supply chain involved in the order and to all applicable records to verify and determine quality of work, records and material, including CAD/CAM/CAI quality systems. The subcontractor/supplier shall provide necessary information, facilities and equipment to perform the required tests, inspections and verifications. The subcontractor/supplier shall notify ProEdge Precision, LLC if it is discovered after shipment that nonconforming products/services have been provided to ProEdge Precision, LLC. ProEdge Precision, LLC must approve in writing any product/service that does not meet requirements as defined by the ProEdge, LLC Purchase Order and the ProEdge Precision, LLC Quality System Terms and Conditions. Verification by ProEdge Precision, LLC or its customers does not absolve the contractor of the responsibility to provide acceptable product, nor will it preclude subsequent rejection. Such verification shall not be used by the subcontractor as evidence of the effective control of quality. Suppliers are required to notify ProEdge Precision, LLC in writing when there is significant change in product or process, changes of suppliers, as well as facility or organizational change such as company name, location or senior quality management.
Subcontractors/suppliers are required to flow down their supply chain all ProEdge Precision, LLC requirements as defined on the ProEdge Precision, LLC Purchase Order and the ProEdge Precision, LLC Quality System Terms and Conditions.
NOTE: All specialty metals must comply with FAR 252.225-7014
The subcontractor/supplier shall provide a system for indicating the inspection status of articles throughout all stages of manufacture. Identification may be accomplished by means of stamps, tags, routing cards, move tickets, cards or other control devices that are attached to, or travel with the product. Adequate records of inspection, test and gage calibration, and other quality control activities shall be retained on file a minimum of thirty (30) years or as otherwise identified on the Purchase Order.
Test Data on File
Raw materials records shall be maintained on file by subcontractor/supplier and identify lot number, material type, specification and heat number. Records shall be retained on file a minimum of thirty (30) years or as otherwise identified on the Purchase Order.
Supplier Evaluation Process
Records will be maintained on a continual basis regarding the performance of suppliers in the following categories: 1) On-Time Delivery 2) Part or Delivery Acceptance Rate, and 3) Proper Documentation. Corrective Actions will be requested if problems occur. If these fail to improve the condition, a supplier may be removed from the Approved Supplier List.