Q1 QUALITY SYSTEM REQUIRED
If required by M&R Engineering's customer, the supplier shall establish and maintain an effective Quality System in compliance with the requirements of ISO 9001, AS9100, NADCAP, etc. As part of the Quality System, supplier must ensure that their personnel is aware of their contribution to product conformity, product safety, and the importance of ethical behavior. The supplier's Quality System is subject to On-Site or Off-Site audit, verification, approval and/or disapproval by M&R Engineering's representatives.
Q2 MRB AUTHORITY
Material review board authority is not authorized on this purchase order.
Q3 APPROVAL & CHANGES
Supplier is not authorized to approve changes in product or process on this purchase order.
Q4 RAW MATERIALS
Raw materials used on this purchase order shall be accompanied with original mill certifications, chemical and/or physical test results. The supplier shall certify the specific requirements (ie: AMS Spec) defined on the purchase order. Unless otherwise specified on the Purchase Order, material/process shall be compliant to the latest specification revision.
Q5 LOT CONTROL/TRACEABILITY
Supplier shall apply a unique identification to the individual product, material, or batch (ie: Lot #, Heat #, Date code). This identification data shall be recorded and traceable to the related supplier's records and must appear on both the packing slip and product certification. Only one Lot/Heat number of material per purchase order will be accepted unless the Supplier receives written approval to provide multiple Lot/Heat numbers for that purchase order prior to shipping.
Q6 SUPPLIER QUALITY RECORDS
The supplier shall maintain suitable records (inspection reports, test reports, material certifications, PO requirements, etc) to serve as evidence of conformance with specified requirements. Such records shall be legible and traceable to the product involved. These records shall be maintained for a minimum of ten (10) years from the date of the final manufacture or as stated otherwise in the PO and must be disposed of via on-site shredding.
Q7 SUBMISSION OF NONCONFORMING PRODUCT
Nonconforming product returned to supplier by R & B Plastics, and subsequently resubmitted to R & B Plastics shall bear adequate identification of such nonconformance. Identification may be on the previously non-conforming articles, materials, or applicable supplier's records. The supplier shall provide evidence that the root cause of the nonconformance was corrected and that actions were taken to prevent reoccurence.
Q8 SUPPLIER NOTIFICATION OF NONCONFORMING PRODUCT DELIVERED
When the supplier has determined that nonconforming product(s) have been delivered to R & B Plastics, the supplier shall notify the buyer within twenty-four (24) hours of the initial discovery. The supplier shall use receipt acknowledgement e-mail or other positive notification method. The notification shall include the supplier name, R & B Plastic's PO number, part number and description, affected quantity and serial numbers (if applicable), packing slip numbers and a brief description of the nonconforming condition.
Q9 ACCESS TO SUPPLIER'S FACILITIES
During contract performance, the supplier shall grant reasonable access to the supplier's facilities to the representatives of R & B Plastics, R & B Plastic's customers, US government and/or regulatory agencies for the purpose of evaluating supplier's conformance to all PO/Contract requirements. When applicable, the access requirement shall be flowed-down by the supplier to the supplier's sub-tier sources.