Topic outline

  • Task: SS050-001

    Supplier Selection

    Knowledge Category: IV.K.5. Pre-Award/Post-Award Evaluations

    Functional Discipline: Quality

    ADLI Scale: IV.K.5.

    Process: Determine Supplier Capacity (Assess Who has Capacity to take on additional/changed work)

    Process Purpose: 

    To understand where production/servicing capacity resides in the supplier/partner base. This requires recent assessment of supplier/partner workload and an accurate understanding of their total production capacity.

    Supplier Emphasis: 

    To the extent a supplier/partner intends to outsource work to sub-tiers, it must be understood their capability and capacity to oversee the performance of sub-tier suppliers.

    Knowledge and Skills Requirements: 

    Ability to assess the production/servicing capacity in the supplier/partner base. Ability to review various data inputs to determine supplier/partner capacity. Ability to determine the effects of material shortages on production/serving capacity. Ability to determine the effects of additional work load in the supplier/partner base on overall capacity. Ability to document the results of supplier/partner work scope capacity assessments.