Purchase Order Quality 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:
- Material specification and revision
- Heat number and supplier
- Results of any chemical analysis and physical tests
- US Metalcraft part number, P.O. number and quantity
Note: Use raw material from a domestic source unless 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 (Vendor Performed)
One copy of reports of all special processes and inspection verification results shall be furnished with each shipment of processed components.


4. Certification of Conformance
One copy of the C. of C. shall be included with each shipment of product.


5. First Article Inspection
Inspection of a First Article product, manufactured to satisfy this purchase order must be submitted to US Metalcraft Quality department prior to the start of production. Notify US Metalcraft Q.A. department at (310) 532-5557.


6. Source Inspection
US Metalcraft in-process or final source inspection of product at your facility. Upon receipt, notify US Metalcraft Q.A. department at (310) 532-5557


7. Change notification and approval
US Metalcraft must be notified of any changes in product or process definition, supplier location, supplier management changes, etc., immediately, and approval of change must be obtained from company management.


8. Contract number
The Prime Contract number listed on the US Metalcraft 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 US Metalcraft Customer Representative. US Metalcraft will provide sufficient notice to schedule surveillance.


9. Inspection system
Supplier shall maintain an inspection system in compliance with MIL-I-45208, ISO 9001, ISO 9002, or equivalent, including record control & retention for 10 years minimum. (For disposition records, contact US Metalcraft Q.A. Dept.


10. Calibration system
Supplier shall provide and maintain a calibration system in compliance with MIL-STD045662, or equivalent.


11. Notification of nonconformance
All non-conformances that cannot be reworked to requirements must be reported to US Metalcraft on suppliers’ nonconformance document for approval.


12.
Special process control
US Metalcraft customer approved sources required. Only sources approved by US Metalcraft customers may be used to satisfy this P.O. flow-down requirement.


13. US Metalcraft
process control
Only US Metalcraft approved sources may satisfy this P.O. requirement.


14. Customer/Government source
US Metalcraft Customer and/or Government source inspection/verification is required at your facility. Customer may still reject subsequent delivered product.


15. Key characteristics
This part of assembly has Key Characteristics (KC) or Interface Key Characteristics. Do not alter. KC’s require a 100% dimensional inspection record.


16. Right of Access by the Purchaser
We, our customers and any regulatory authorities must be permitted access to all facilities involved in the order and all applicable records involved with the order.

17. Packaging, Handling, and Marking
In performance of the purchase order, the Supplier shall assure that all articles are packaged in a manner and with material necessary to prevent deterioration, corrosion, or damage. Requirements for packaging shall consider conditions affecting the article while at the supplier's plant, transportation to destination, and the expected or specified conditions at the destinations.

18. Supplier Awareness
In performance of the purchase order, the Supplier shall assure that all persons associated with the furnished product or service is aware of:
* their contribution to product or service conformity
* their contribution to product safty
* the importance of ethical behavior