Purchase Terms & conditions
Value’s Purchase Order Terms & Conditions
100 QUALITY SYSTEM
The supplier shall establish and maintain a quality system to comply with applicable industry or regulatory standards, and be accepted by Value Production/Value Tool and Engineering Quality Assurance. The supplier shall submit a copy of its quality system certificate of registration, report the loss or suspension of registration and fully document and communicate changes that may affect the approved Quality System to Value Production/Value Tool and Engineering Quality.
Quality records shall be documented using permanent methods, remain legible, readily identifiable and retrievable.
Retention times of quality records shall be no less than 30 years unless otherwise specified. Records containing blank entries shall be considered incomplete.
Value Production/Value Tool and Engineering, its customer and authorities have right of access to all facilities involved in the order and to all applicable records.
110 PREFERENCE FOR DOMESTIC SPECIALTY METALS
Supplier shall comply with Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement DFARS 252.225.7014 Alt 1, and state the compliance.
120 NONCONFORMING PRODUCT
Supplier must request the approval from Value Production/Value Tool and Engineering for shipping nonconforming product. Nonconforming product shipped without prior approval is subject to return at the supplier’s expense. The supplier’s system shall provide for timely reporting of released nonconforming product that is detected after delivery.
Supplier shall provide complete traceability of material and processes from receipt of raw material through finished product. The traceability will include lot number, material type, specification and applicable revision or date of issue, heat number, serial number, etc.. Unless otherwise specified, the traceability records shall be maintained on file at supplier’s facility for 30 years subsequent to completion of purchase order deliveries.
140 MATERIAL TEST REPORTS
A copy of the mill test report which contains the complete chemical and mechanical test data shall be provided and verified by supplier to meet the acceptance requirements of the applicable raw material specification and/or engineering drawing.
150 CERTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE
Supplier must certify all products/processes supplied as to their compliance with all purchase order requirements and submit the certification with shipment.
The certification must contain, as a minimum:
Value Production/Value Tool and Engineering purchase
Part number provided by Value Production/Value Tool Engineering
Specification and revision letter or date
Company representative signature and title
160 PRODUCTION PART APPROVAL PROCESS (PPAP)
Supplier shall submit PPAP and obtain approval from Value Production/Value Tool and Engineering for:
A new part or product (i.e., a specific part, material, or
configuration not previously supplied to Value
Production/Value Tool and Engineering).
Correction of a discrepancy on a previously submitted
Any approved process baseline change
Value Production/Value Tool and Engineering reserves
the right to require a PPAP submission as part of a
Corrective Action Request.
A lapse in production of 2 or more years of time has
occurred (for aircraft applications only).
PPAP submission requirements defined in
WPQR-9102 (Woodward quality document accessible
170 SPECIAL PROCESSES
The technical schedule shall be used to document and control the special process designated by Value Production/Value Tool and Engineering. When specified in the purchase order, supplier must submit the schedule with First Article parts for approval by Value Production/Value Tool and Engineering prior to shipping the first production order. Changes to the approved schedule will not be allowed unless approved by Value Production/Value Tool and Engineering in writing.
Anodizing racking marks shall be minimized to the extent of not affecting product cosmetic quality.
Scratches, nicks, and other defects on the chemical process surface caused by improper handling will not be allowed. If the defects occur, repair them with the methods complied with required standards/specifications prior to shipping.
180 PURCHASE ORDER REQUIREMENTS FLOWDOWN
Supplier shall flow down the applicable requirements in the Value Production/Value Tool and Engineering purchase order to its sub-tier suppliers, including key characteristics where required.