AS9100 Purchase Order Terms and Conditions
- Our organization reserves the right to review and approve the Suppliers Quality Management System. Standard QMS requirements include:
- Suppliers providing special processing must maintain a system for validating processes similar to that of a NADCAP program, or other system as required by purchase order.
- Customer directed sources must operate in accordance with approved specifications and standards as dictated and controlled by the customer in question.
- Suppliers initially approved for use via Certification (ISO, AS9100, ISO 17025, AS9120, etc.) must notify our organization of any changes to that certification.
- All special processes required by a purchase order must be performed by qualified personnel.
- Our organization reserves the right of access by our representatives, our customers, any regulatory authorities to the applicable areas of all facilities, at any level of the supply chain, involved in the order and to all applicable records.
- All suppliers providing calibration services must be certified to ISO17025 (or equivalent). All calibration certificates must identify standards used and must be traceable to NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology).
- The supplier shall maintain the proper identification and revision status of specifications, drawings, process requirements, inspection/verification instructions and other relevant technical data.
- Our organization reserves the right to approve or specify any designs, test, inspection plans, verification, use of statistical techniques for product acceptance, and any applicable critical items, including key characteristics.
- The supplier is required to retain all records associated with our purchase order for 10 years minimum, by contract.
- The supplier is required to:
- Notify our organization of nonconforming product immediately upon discovery.
- Obtain our organizational approval for nonconforming product disposition.
- Notify our organization of changes in product and/or process, changes of suppliers, and changes of manufacturing facility locations.
- Flow down to the supply chain the applicable requirements including customer requirements.
- Our organization reserves the right of final approval of product, procedures, processes, and equipment.
- Our organization reserves the right to designate requirements for test specimens for design approval, inspection/verification, investigation or auditing.
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