Topic outline

  • Task: SS110-002


    Supplier Selection

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

    Functional Discipline: Quality

    ADLI Scale: IV.K.5.

    Process: Verify Suppliers' Technical Capabilities

    Process Purpose: 

    To physically evaluate and ensure the supplier/partner can perform to the requirements of the technical data and purchasing documents. This verification shall also ensure the supplier has the ability to interpret the design media provided.

    Supplier Emphasis: 

    Evaluation may include process monitoring/witnessing, inspections, testing, and other methods that will yield objective evidence of sustained technical capability.

    Knowledge and Skills Requirements: 

    Ability to define evaluation scope to ensure suppliers/partners have adequate technical capability to execute the scope of intended work. Ability to physically evaluate and ensure the supplier/partner can perform to the requirements of the technical data and purchasing documents. Ability to document any risks discovered during evaluation. Ability to document the evaluation results.