for suppliers of products for the aerospace industry
Valid from: February 2018
These supplementary contract provisions are to be seen as minimum requirements with regard to manufacturing, quality assurance and documentation for suppliers of components and materials for use in the aerospace industry.
The supplier maintains a quality management that at least meets the requirements of DIN EN ISO 9001; Suppliers with a proven QM system according to EN 9100 ff. (AS 9100 ff.) Are given preferential treatment. lf different requirements are placed on the quality management system for a specific product, these are listed separately / proven. The supplier will produce and test the products according to the rules of this quality management system. The supplier will immediately ascertain that these requirements are compatible with his quality management system.
Notification of process changes
Any modification of manufacturing processes, materials, purchased parts, relocations of production sites, changes in procedures or facilities for testing the products or other quality assurance measures shall be released by the purchaser. The supplier shall make a request in good time to the customer if he plans a corresponding change.
The supplier inquires about authorized sources of supply for special processes (surface treatment, NOT, etc.) at the customer.
The delivery documents must contain all data for the unique identification of the product, the work carried out and the order.
The supplier shall keep records of the execution of the aforementioned quality assurance measures, in particular on measured values and test results, and store these and any samples of the products in a clearly arranged manner. He will provide the purchaser -and possibly the end customer as well -with the necessary amount of information and copies of the records as well as any samples. All records are to be kept for an indefinite period and may only be destroyed by the written approval of the customer.
Suppliers / dealers undertake to purchase raw materials from recognized, aviation-approved manufacturers.
Notification of process changes
The supplier undertakes to inform the client about changes in the product and / or process definition and, if necessary, to obtain its approval.
Audits and Audits at the supplier's factory
The supplier undertakes an access right to the organization for the client, whose customers are to be granted all facilities that have to do with the order, as well as access to all relevant records.
Forwarding requirements to downstream suppliers
The supplier is obligated to inform the client about the commissioning of subcontractors and, if necessary, to obtain their approval. Furthermore, it is the responsibility of the supplier to forward the respective requirements of the procurement documents, possibly including key features, to the subcontractors.
Report of defective and counterfeit products
The supplier undertakes to immediately notify the client in the event of errors or discrepancies concerning the delivered product; furthermore, full support in the return call case must be guaranteed. The supplier must supply defective products and products with reason for clarification (counterfeit products) to a blocked warehouse and report the client in writing about the nature and scope of the damage. The obligation does not apply to documents and knowledge which are generally known or which were already known to the Partner upon receipt, without being obliged to maintain secrecy or which are subsequently transmitted by a third party entitled to transfer or which are to be kept by the respective partner without utilization Documents or knowledge of the other partner.
Each Affiliate will use all material and knowledge obtained in connection with this Agreement for the purposes of this Agreement only, and with the same degree of care as its own records and knowledge of third parties, keep it confidential if the other Affiliate designates or recommends it as confidential their secrecy has an obvious interest. This obligation starts from the first receipt of the documents or knowledge and ends 36 months after the end of the agreement. The obligation does not apply to documents and knowledge which are generally known or which were already known to the Partner upon receipt, without being obliged to maintain secrecy or which are subsequently transmitted by a third party entitled to transfer or which are to be kept by the respective partner without utilization Documents or knowledge of the other partner.
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