VENDOR TERMS & CONDITIONS
1. Raw Material
One certification report copy shall support all raw materials on this P.O. for both the chemical and physical test reports. Each report shall list the following:
a.) Material specification and revision
b.) Heat number and supplier
c.) Results of any chemical analysis and physical tests
d.) QPC’s, part number, P.O. number and quantity
e.) Note: Use raw material from a domestic source otherwise noted.
2. Test Report
The supplier shall include with shipment one copy of the test results and/or inspection data required by purchase order.
3. Process Certifications (Supplier Performed)
One copy of reports of all special processes and inspection verification results shall be furnished with each shipment of processed product if required by P.O.
4. Certification of Conformance
One copy of the C. of C. shall be included with each shipment of product if required by QPC P.O.
5. First Article Inspection
Inspection of a First Article product manufactured to satisfy this purchase order must be submitted to our Quality department prior to the start of production. Notify QPC’s Q.A. department.
6. Source Inspection
QPC in-process or final source inspection of product at your facility. Upon receipt, notify QCP Q.A. department.
7. Change Notification and Approval
QPC must be notified of any changes in product or process, changes of sub-tier suppliers, supplier/sub-tier manufacturing /process facility location, supplier management changes, and approval of changes must be obtained from QPC.
8. Contract Number
The Prime Contract number listed on the QPC P.O. will be recorded on all subcontracts Po’s. All items shown on this P.O., including all applicable records, are subject to surveillance and inspection at your facility, at the option of Government, regulatory agencies, and/or Customer Representative. QPC will provide sufficient notice to schedule surveillance.
9. Inspection System
Supplier shall maintain an inspection system in compliance with ISO 9001, AS 9100, or equivalent, including record control.
10. Calibration System
Supplier shall provide and maintain a calibration system in compliance with NIST, or equivalent.
11. Notification of Nonconformance
All non-conformances or any rework to meet requirements must be reported to QPC on suppliers’ nonconformance document or via email for dispositional approval.
12. Special Process Control
QPC customer approved sources required. Only sources approved by QPC customers may be used to satisfy this P.O. flow-down requirement.
13. Customer/Government Source
QPC Customer and/or Government source inspection/verification is required at your facility. Customer may still reject subsequent delivered product.
14. Flow Down to Sub-Tier Suppliers
All QPC requirements including QPC customer requirements & key characteristics must be part of the flow down requirement to sub-tier suppliers and as needed sub-tiers maybe subject to QPC approval.
15. Right of Access by the Purchaser
QPC, our customers and any regulatory authorities must be permitted access to all facilities, and at any level of the supply chain, involved in the order and all applicable records.
16. Records Retention
All records involved in the order must be available to QPC, our customers and any regulatory authorities for a period of 10 years unless specified on purchase order.