Supplier Quality Clauses

Stellar Engineering
2899 E. Coronado St. Unit E, Anaheim, CA 92806
Supplier Quality Clauses

Suppliers have a Quality goal of 95% and Delivery goal of 90%

Material Supplier: the following are the minimum requirements

Q1 thru Q13

Processing Suppliers: the following are the minimum requirements

Q1 thru Q13, Q17

Fabrication Suppliers: the following are the minimum requirements

Q1 thru Q13, Q17

Calibration/Testing Suppliers: the following are the minimum requirements

Q1 thru Q13
Calibration/test suppliers must furnish calibration/test reports to the purchase order requirements, & be traceable to the specific equipment or item for which they are calibrating or testing traceable to NIST &/or other national or international standards. ISO 9001, ISO 17025, NADCAP testing, ANSI Z540, &/or Navlap accreditation will be the quality system requirements. Actual data must be supplied.
ISO 10012-1



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CERTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE: Seller shall provide a certification, signed by an authorized company management representative that addresses compliance with the Customer's drawing & drawing revision, workmanship standard(s), revision(s), & compliance to the Stellar Engineering purchase order, material certification with actual chemical & physical test reports from the lot represented per the specification indicated, & shall not supply material for which they are not certificated or approved. A certificate of conformance is required with each delivery lot/quantity.


Supplier is required to maintain documentation pertaining to this order for a minimum of ten (10) years after delivery, unless otherwise directed by the Purchase Order. This documentation must remain on file & available for review by Stellar Engineering, our customer and/or a designated representative or responsible regulator agency for the specified period of time.


Quality System Requirements
Seller & its subcontractor(s) shall, in the performance of this Purchase Order, provide & maintain a quality system that is in conformance with ISO 9001, ISO 13485, AS9100, or the equivalent.


Supplier is required to notify Stellar Engineering in the event that nonconforming product, which can't be reworked to specification, is produced. Supplier is to obtain Stellar Engineering approval of nonconforming product dispositions. Unapproved repairs or non-conformances that are shipped to Stellar Engineering will be subject to rejection upon detection regardless of the levels of consumption within Stellar Engineering. If Stellar Engineering labor and/or materials are added prior to the detection & rejection, then the supplier &/or subcontractor agrees to reimburse Stellar Engineering for the full loss in value (i.e. the supplied material, component, or assembly; & added Stellar Engineering WIP labor as well as the added higher level material consumed during the WIP process which occurred prior to detection of the repair).


Supplier is required to identify each lot with a unique code number for each heat lot number of raw material and/or each batch of items processed together but separately from the total quantity of the order (i.e. - Heat treatment batches, plating batches, etc.)


All special processes must be performed by sources approved by Stellar Engineering. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: Surface treatments including plating, painting & cleaning, Nondestructive Testing or Welding. NOTE: Use of non-approved sources may result in rejection & return of material.


The suppler shall allow Stellar Engineering, our customer and/or a designated representative or responsible regulator agency, access to any location, including sub-tier suppliers, where operations pursuant to a Stellar Engineering purchase order are being executed or where there are records stored applicable to product processed for Stellar Engineering Inc.


Supplier must pass on to their sub-tier suppliers all applicable Quality Terms & Conditions as well as any pertaining corrective actions requests, quality alert and/or nonconformance information.


Supplier shall package product for shipment in keeping with good commercial practice, unless otherwise instructed by Purchase Order requirements. Packaging shall be adequate to preclude damage, loss, or corrosion of product shipped. Supplier shall identify the outer container or pallet with the applicable PO#, Part # & Lot #. Shipper/pack slip are to be included with the order.


The supplier is required to notify Stellar Engineering of any product or process changes which include but not limited to: sub-tier supplier, manufacturing location, substitute components or a change in processing that may have an effect on Stellar Engineering's product quality. Suppliers must obtain Stellar Engineering approval prior to implementation changes.


Suppliers shall assure that all products provided to Stellar Engineering are genuine and no counterfeit product shall be used or shipped. Seller shall notify Stellar Engineering immediately if seller suspects or is aware they have furnished counterfeit goods and promptly replace the counterfeit parts with genuine parts. Supplying counterfeit goods to Stellar Engineering will hold the seller responsible for all costs associated with the replacement of said counterfeit parts.              


Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) shall be supplied with shipments of any product that contains polymers, solvents, reducers, adhesives or other materials prone to outgassing volatile organic compounds (VOC's).


Supplier is required to ensure that personal are aware of

  1. Their contribution to product or service conformity
  2. The importance of ethical behavior.
  3. Their contribution to product safety


Submit a Final Inspection Report (FIR) listing actual dimensions measured. The report must indicate:
Total quantity, Sample size (please identify the sampling plan you are employing), Quantity accepted
Quantity rejected, Signature, initials or stamp of qualified company representative performing the inspection & the date the inspection was performed.


Submit a complete First Article Inspection Report (FAIR) AS9102 to Stellar Engineering for inspection & approval prior to proceeding with any further processing &/or production. The FAIR shall include: a fully processed sample, a formal dimensional report, Complete certification, Signature/ initials /or stamp of qualified company representative performing the inspection & the date the inspection was performed. Items produced prior to Stellar’s approval shall be completely at the risk of Seller.


EXPORT / ITAR COMPLIANCE: Items, including any associated drawings or technical data, sent to the seller or to be delivered under this purchase order could be subject to U.S. Export Control laws and / or controlled by the U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) 22 CFR part 120-130. Items not specifically classified by Buyer on this purchase order as military items subject to ITAR control are assumed to be commercial items. Where seller maintains the design authority, Seller agrees to notify Buyer if any deliverable under this purchase order is a Defense Article within the meaning of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, 22 CFR 120-130 (ITAR). Unless otherwise specified by Seller, Seller warrants that no deliverable supplied under the contract is a Defense Article as defined by CFR 120.6.


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