Topic outline

  • Task: PP025-001


    Pre-Production

    Knowledge Category: IV.K.6. Supplier Approvals (ASL)

    Functional Discipline: Quality

    ADLI Scale: IV.K.6.

    Process: Ensure Supplier Approvals Match Approved Commodity Types

    Process Purpose: 

    Review the approvals granted to the supplier/partner and ensure the approvals match the products or services the supplier/partner is providing. The approvals shall note the scope of system approval, product approvals, and special process approvals. (i.e., Unique approvals may include commodities such as forgings, castings, ESD controls, NDT, special processes, etc.)

    Supplier Emphasis: 

    To the extent a supplier sources work to sub-tier suppliers, they shall ensure the sub-tier supplier is approved to perform the scope of work assigned.

    Knowledge and Skills Requirements: 

    Ability to review and verify that the approvals granted to the supplier/partner match the products or services the supplier/partner is providing. The approvals shall note the scope of system approval, product approvals, and special process approvals. (i.e., Unique approvals may include commodities such as forgings, castings, ESD controls, NDT, special processes, etc.). Ability to verify that supplier's/partner's are validating the certifications their sub-tier suppliers hold to ensure sub-tier suppliers are approved to perform the scope of work assigned. Knowledge of industry certification schemes.