Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance Requirements for Purchase Orders
  • Q01 Copies of all material, processing, and test certificates must accompany each shipment of parts required by the drawing and applicable specifications.
  • Q02 All special processes are to be performed by sources approved by the prime customer and to the latest revision level of the process specification.
  • Q03 Original chemical & physical analysis certifications must accompany each shipment of parts from supplier purchased materials and hardware.
  • Q04 Parts must be 100% inspected and accepted by the supplier. Any rework which needs to be performed after receipt will be debited from the supplier's invoice.
  • Q05 In a case of nonconformance to drawing requirements, all items must be tagged with the discrepancy. The packing slip shall identify the number of items discrepant.
  • Q06 During the performance of the purchased order, Cubitek, its customer, and regulatory authorities have the right of entry to the supplier's premise to assure and verify the quality, material, records and performance of the order.
  • Q07 All parts must be protected against damage and corrosion during delivery using sound packaging practices.
  • Q08 The supplier is responsible to ensure that material used for an order, whether consigned by Cubitek or furnished by the supplier, is to be segregated to insure traceability and prevent being intermingled with other material. Material consigned by Cubitek may not be substituted by any other material to complete the order requirements.
  • Q09 As a minimum, the supplier shall maintain a calibration system in accordance with the latest revision level of ANSI/NCSL Z540 or an equivalent document.
  • Q10 Standard hardware (MS, NAS, BAC, AN etc) shall be manufactured to the latest revision specification and will require certification of compliance indicating the original hardware manufacturer.
  • Q11 Cubitek rates supplier performance for delivery of products or services. Supplier ratings will be calculated comparing total lots received against total lots accepted.
  • Q12 When Cubitek's customer is identified on the purchase order, the most current quality system and record retention requirements of Cubitek's customer apply to this purchase order.
  • Q13 If applicable, assigned serial numbers shall be maintained throughout all operations and shall be identified on all documentation at time of shipment.
  • Q14 Upon receipt of a drawing from Cubitek , it is the supplier's responsibility to thoroughly review and understand the drawing geometric tolerance symbols and be capable of complying with the requirements prior to manufacturing.
  • Q15 Any technical questions regarding interpretation shall be sent in writing to Cubitek.
  • Q16 Cubitek shall be made aware of any change in product and/or process definition and, where required, obtain approval of change.
  • Q17 Supplier is required to inform Cubitek , within 48 hours, of any nonconforming product. Cubitek reserves the right to disposition nonconformances related to this PO.
  • Q18 When a sub-tier is used by a Cubitek supplier, the supplier will flow down to the sub-tier all applicable requirements cited in purchasing documents, including Key Characteristics where required.
  • Q19 Ensure supplier's personnel are aware of:
    Their contribution to product or service conformity
    Their contribution to product safety
    The importance of ethical behavior
  • Q20 Supplier shall take precautions to prevent Counterfeit Parts from entering the supply chain. Any instance of counterfeit product involved in our purchase order must be reported to Cubitek Quality.

Table of Applicable Clauses

Clause Number

Finishing

Heat Treat

NDI

Machining

(ex. Grinding,

Honing)

Hardware

Raw Material

Q01

X

X

X

X

X

Q02

X

X

X

   

Q03

X

   

X

X

Q04

X

X

X

X

 

Q05

X

X

X

X

   

Q06

X

X

X

X

X

X

Q07

X

X

X

X

X

X

Q08

X

X

X

X

   

Q09

X

X

X

X

 

X

Q10

       

X

 

Q11

X

X

X

X

X

X

Q12

X

X

X

X

X

X

Q13

X

   

Q14

X

X

X

X

X

 

Q15

X

X

X

X

X

 

Q16

X

X

X

X

X

X

Q17

X

X

X

X

X

X

Q18

X

X

X

X

X

X

Q19

X

X

X

X

X

X

Q20

X

X

X

X

X

X

             
             
           


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