SUPPLIER QUALITY REQUIREMENTS
As a PPM supplier, it is your responsibility to ensure
that all clauses, terms and conditions specified or referenced within the P.O.
and this document are understood and complied with.
Failure to meet all quality clauses and requirements
defined or referenced may result in rejection of the items or services you
supply and can affect your Supplier Approval Status.
All written and verbal communications with PPM are to be
through the Purchasing department, and or Customer Service.
In special circumstances, which relate to quality, you
may contact PPMS Quality Manager directly at
860-632-2800 ext. 28 or by fax at
It is the policy of PPM to procure goods and services
only from those Suppliers who are approved by PPM. If you are a new supplier,
you must complete a Supplier Quality Questionnaire (SQQ) and return it to PPM
for review before any order can be placed with your company.
In addition, or as an alternative, PPM may elect to
conduct an on-site survey of your facility to ensure that the required quality
system and process controls are in compliance with PPM quality requirements.
This provision shall also allow PPM’s customers and regulatory agencies right
Your Supplier Approval Status may also be subject to
review based on the quality and timeliness of delivered items, responses to PPM
Supplier Corrective Action Requests, changes of administration or ownership of
your company, and/or other quality related issues.
In the case of a change in ownership or relocation of
your company, PPM’s Purchasing department must be notified within 30 days.
If, as a supplier of PPM, you are not specifically
requested to use a company approved source, then you may use other sources. In
such cases, you are responsible to effect the necessary controls on your
suppliers to ensure compliance with the applicable provisions of PPM’s POs,
drawings, specifications and this document.
In all cases, your company is fully responsible for monitoring
the work performed by your suppliers and must also ensure a flow-down of PPM’s
quality requirements to your supplier to the extent applicable for the work
Nonconforming product produced from PPM’s provided
material will be segregated, tagged, and returned to PPM along with completed
(Supplier’s) internal nonconformance report. Documented cause and corrective
action is required.
SUPPLIER DISCLOSURE NOTIFICATION
Suppliers are required to notify PPM on all known
nonconformities, which have already shipped to PPM and/or PPM customers.
Notification shall be timely and in writing. If a PPM customer contacts the
Supplier directly on a nonconformance issue, the Supplier shall notify PPM in a
timely manner and supply PPM with all the same data/information supplied to
PROTOTYPE & PLASTIC MOLD CO., INC. SUPPLIED MATERIAL
As a PPM supplier, you are responsible for evaluating
damage due to transport at time of receipt of PPM supplied materials and for
the appropriate controls and periodic inspection of PPM supplied material
during storage, handling, and processing.
Strict segregation and control of PPM material is
required by your organization. No material substitution is permitted without
prior PPM written approval.
It is your responsibility to ensure that the latest issue
of PPM drawings and specifications as stated on the P.O. are available and
maintained within your facility. Any missing or additional documentation you
may require can be obtained through the PPM Purchasing department upon request.
REQUEST FOR CHANGE or DEVIATION
If you require a change to released PPM drawings,
specifications, etc., these changes must be approved in writing by PPM’s
Engineering department. Without an authorized change, you are expected to meet
all requirements defined or referenced within the PO and this document.
DOCUMENT RETENTION: Unless otherwise specified under the terms of a contract or dictated by an applicable jurisdiction, the specific content and retention period for all documents is 10 years.
“Any changes to processes, materials, sourcing, machines or manufacturing locations
Will require pre-approval by PPM Engineering.”