Topic outline

  • Task: SS090-001


    Supplier Selection

    Knowledge Category: IV.K.1. Risk Based Acquisition Management

    Functional Discipline: Quality

    ADLI Scale: IV.K.1.

    Process: Make a Supplier Selection

    Process Purpose: 

    Based on the criteria established by the organization, and the ability of the potential supplier/partner to deliver to the defined scope of work, select a supplier/partner.

    Supplier Emphasis: 

    In the selection analysis, ensure the supplier/partner has adequate controls applied to its supplier base. In the analysis, considerations may include, price, total cost, QMS system, location, past performance, process capability, and other variables. If the supplier has not previously been used, then ensure the appropriate organizational procedure for new supplier selection is applied.

    Knowledge and Skills Requirements: 

    Based on the criteria established by the organization, and the measured ability of the potential supplier/partner to deliver to the defined scope of work, the ability to select a supplier/partner.