Suppliers

TwinStar Suppliers must meet TwinStar’s requirements and the statutory and regulatory requirements related to the product.

Notes to Supplier Regarding Purchase Order from TwinStar: The products referenced on this Purchase Order (PO) must be manufactured and tested using approved procedures, processes, qualified personnel and calibrated test equipment. TwinStar prefers that the supplier have an ISO 9001 quality management system, but TwinStar can approve a supplier’s existing quality management system. If the manufacturer’s part number and description given in the PO do not match the supplier’s component, the supplier must immediately notify TwinStar. Any custom specifications/requirements, revision status, design, verification, process requirements, inspection instructions, test requirements or use of statistical techniques for product acceptance will be listed in the description section of the PO. If the supplier has knowledge of nonconforming product, the supplier must contact TwinStar in order to potentially get approval for shipment of the nonconforming product. The supplier must immediately notify TwinStar if there have been any changes in the product and/or manufacturing process, TwinStar must approve the changes prior to shipment. When requested, the supplier must grant access to TwinStar, our customer, and regulatory authorities to all supplier facilities and all applicable records involved in executing the PO. The supplier must also flow down all applicable requirements and key characteristics to sub-tier suppliers using their own purchasing documentation.

Suppliers are required to maintain all records for a minimum of twenty years unless otherwise stated.

AS9100 Requirements:

Section 7.4.2 of the AS9100 standard: Purchasing information describes the product to be purchased, including where appropriate:  Requirements for approval of product, processes and equipment  Requirements for qualification of personnel  Quality management system requirements the identification and revision status of specifications, drawings, process requirements, inspection/verification instructions and other relevant technical data,  requirements for design, test, inspection, verification (including production process verification), use of statistical techniques for product acceptance, and related instructions for acceptance by the organization and as applicable critical items including key characteristics,  Requirements for test specimens (e.g. production method, number, storage conditions) for approval, inspection, investigation or auditing.  Requirements relative to: o Supplier notification to TwinStar of nonconforming product and o Arrangements for TwinStar approval of supplier nonconforming material. o Notify TwinStar of changes in product and/or process, changes of suppliers, changes of manufacturing facility location and, where required, obtain organization approval, and o Requirements for the supplier to flow down to sub-tier suppliers the applicable requirements in the purchasing documents, including key characteristics where required. o records retention requirements, and o Right of access by the organization, their customer and regulatory authorities to the applicable areas of all facilities, at any level of the supply chain, involved in the order and to all applicable records. The purchasing documents are reviewed to ensure the adequacy of requirements before orders are placed with the supplier.

Note to Suppliers Regarding Purchase Orders from TwinStar:

Products referenced on TwinStar Purchase Orders must be manufactured and tested using approved procedures, processes, qualified personnel, and calibrated test equipment. Suppliers must have an ISO 9001 quality management system or the system must be approved by TwinStar. If the part number and description given on the PO do not match the supplier’s component, the supplier must immediately notify TwinStar. Any custom specifications/requirements, revision status, design, verification, process requirements, inspection instructions, test requirements or statistical techniques required for product acceptance will be listed on the Purchase Order.

If the supplier has knowledge of nonconforming product, the supplier must contact TwinStar in order to potentially receive approval for shipment of the nonconforming product. The supplier must immediately notify TwinStar if there have been any changes in the product and/or manufacturing process. TwinStar must approve the changes prior to shipment. When requested, the supplier must grant access to TwinStar, our customer, and regulatory authorities to all supplier facilities and all applicable records involved in executing the Purchase Order. The supplier must also flow down all applicable requirements and key characteristics to sub-tier suppliers using their own purchasing documentation.







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