Supplier Quality Requirements
When specified on a 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT Purchase Order, the requirements, as stated herein, become a part of the purchase order issued by 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT. Failure to comply with these SQR’S could result in the rejection of and/or delay in payment for material supplied under the purchase order issued.
SQR-1 QUALITY SYSTEM REQUIREMENT
The supplier’s quality system, as a minimum, must comply with the requirements as stated in ISO-9001
SQR-2 SPECIAL PROCESS REQUIREMENTS
2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT requires approval of product, qualification of personnel, process and equipment usage for special processes.
SQR-3 IDENTIFICATION OF SPECIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
The identification and revision status of specifications, drawings, process requirements, inspection/verification instructions and other relevant technical data.
SQR-4 PRODUCT ACCEPTANCE REQUIREMENTS
Requirements for design, test, inspection, verification (including production process verification), use of statistical techniques for product acceptance, and related instructions for acceptance by 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT, and as applicable critical items including key characteristics.
SQR-5 TEST SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Requirements for test specimens (e.g., production method, number, storage conditions) for design approval, inspection/verification, investigation or auditing.
SQR-6 RIGHT-OF-ENTRY REQUIREMENT
By acceptance of this purchase order, the subcontractor grants to 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT, its customer, their customer and/or applicable regulatory agency, the right-of-entry for the purpose of examining work, materials, and records to insure conformance to contractual requirements. The supplier shall flow down this requirement to their sub-tiers.
SQR-7 PROCESS APPROVAL REQUIRED
The process specification(s) indicated on our purchase order requires prior approval of your facility by our customer. Notify our Purchasing Department immediately if you are not an approved supplier or if there has been a change in your approval status.
SQR-8 INSPECTION REPORT REQUIRED
The supplier shall furnish a copy of the completed final acceptance dimensional inspection report, along with actual measurement data and Quality Control acceptance stamps/buyoff evidence, for each shipment of each item listed on this purchase order.
SQR-9 CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMANCE REQUIRED
The supplier shall furnish a Certificate of Conformance (C of C) with each shipment of each item listed on this purchase order. As a minimum, the C of C shall include the following information:
- 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT purchase order number.
- 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT part number and Revision.
- A reference to all applicable specifications as listed on P.O. or drawings.
- Quantity and U/M of items shipped.
- Name and address of manufacturer/processor.
- Date of Certification.
- The statement: “WE HEREBY CERTIFY THAT ALL MATERIALS FURNISHED CONFORM TO ALL DRAWINGS, SPECIFICATIONS, PROCESSES, AND/OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS AS STATED ON THE ABOVE REFERENCED PURCHASE ORDER.” (Reasonable variations of this statement are acceptable as long as the content concurs.)
- The ORIGINAL signature of an authorized company representative.
SQR-10 CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL TEST REPORTS REQUIRED
The supplier shall furnish a copy of a certified test report with each shipment for each item listed on this purchase order. As a minimum, the test report shall include the following information:
- A certified copy of the actual producing company’s test report, or
- A certified copy of an accredited laboratory’s test report, or
- A certified copy of the distributor’s test report. These test reports must contain the following:
- The name of the producing company.
- The material specification and revision level.
- The raw material heat/lot number.
- The actual quantitative results of all lot acceptance testing as required by the raw material specification (i.e. – chemical, physical, and metallurgical).
- The ORIGINAL signature of an authorized mill, laboratory, or distributor representative.
SQR-11 MANDATORY 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT APPROVAL OF SUPPLIER CHANGES
When specified on individual Purchase Orders, 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT requires the supplier to notify 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT of any changes to supplier’s manufacturing facility, product, processes, raw material suppliers or services.
SQR-12 SUPPLIER FLOW DOWN OF REQUIREMENTS TO SUB-TIER
When specified on individual Purchase Orders, 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT requires the supplier to flow down to sub-tier suppliers the applicable requirements in the Purchase Order, including any key characteristics
SQR-13 NON-CONFORMING DOCUMENTATION
Any deviation to 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT’S requirements or known delivery of nonconforming product as set forth in Purchase Order shall be documented and submitted to 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT for disposition prior to product shipment from supplier’s facility.
SQR-14 SUBCONTRACTING WORK
The supplier is prohibited from subcontracting any portion of the work to be performed in the performance of this contract, without written 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT authorization.
The supplier shall maintain records of manufacturing, inspection, testing and traceability used in the performance of this contract. Records shall be maintained, in the appropriate medium, for a period not less than 7 years after the completion of this contract.
SQR-16 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT SOURCE INSPECTION REQUIRED
Upon completion of the order and prior to shipment, notify 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT Purchasing Department so that arrangements can be made for a Quality Representative from 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT to visit your facility and perform a source inspection.
SQR-17 FIRST ARTICLE APPROVAL REQUIRED
A written acceptance by 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT of the first article produced or processed against this purchase order is required. The supplier must furnish to 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT a first article item for approval, along with a completed first article inspection dimensional acceptance report and all necessary verifiable certifications and test reports required by this purchase order – prior to the commencement of any further production.
SQR-18 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT FURNISHED MATERIALS
Items manufactured under this purchase order agreement shall be fabricated from 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT furnished material intended for the completion of this order only. The supplier shall not substitute, rework, or dispose of 2A MACHINE / 2A ARMAMENT furnished material in any way, except as allowed for or instructed to do so in writing. Unused material must remain properly identified and returned with the last shipment of fabricated parts, unless instructed otherwise.
SQR-19 SPECIAL PROCESS APPROVAL
Special process suppliers are responsible for compliance to the applicable specifications, including customer special process approval, whether the operation is performed within their
The metrology subcontractor shall provide and maintain a calibration system that meets at least one of the following requirements, as currently amended, in the performance of this contract.
- MIL-STD-45662A “Calibration System Requirements”
- ISO 10012-1 “Quality Assurance Requirements for Measuring Equipment”
- ANSI/NCSL Z540-1 “American National standard for Calibration”