Diversified Spring Technologies

Q01 THE SUPPLIER/VENDOR SHALL DOCUMENT AND MAINTAIN A HIGHER LEVEL QUALITY SYSTEM MEETING THE REQUIREMENTS OF AN ESTABLISHED, STANDARD (ISO, AS9100, MILITARY STANDARD, AQAP, NADCAP, OR OTHERS)

Q02 THE SUPPLIER/VENDOR SHALL MAINTAIN RECORDS OF ALL INSPECTION AND TEST PERFORMED ON REPRESENTATIVE LOTS/MATERIAL DELIVERED TO DST AND RECORDS OF ALL INCOMING MATERIALS ACCEPTANCE DOCUMENTATION.  DST RESERVES THE RIGHT OF REQUEST OR REVIEW ON SITE ANY INSPECTION OR TEST RECORDS USED TO FORM THE BASIS OF ACCEPTANCE.   

Q03 DST RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CONDUCT SURVEILLANCE AT THE SUPPLIER AND/OR THEIR SUBCONTRACTOR/SUPPLIER’S FACILITY. 

Q04 DST AND/OR DST’S CUSTOMER, OR GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVE MAY INSPECT AND EVALUATE THE SUBCONTRACTOR/SUPPLIER AND/OR THEIR SUBCONTRACTOR/SUPPLIER’S FACILITIES, SYSTEM, DATA, EQUIPMENT PERSONNEL AND ALL COMPLETED ARTICLES MANUFACTURED FOR DST 

Q05 A CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMANCE SIGNED BY A QUALITY ASSURANCE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ORGANIZATION MUST ACCOMPANY EACH LOT OF MATERIAL AND/OR PARTS SUBMITTED TO DST. THE CERTIFICATION WILL INDICATE THAT THE PARTS OR MATERIAL SUPPLIED AGAINST THE PURCHASE AGREEMENT MEET ALL DRAWING AND/OR ALL PURCHASE ORDER REQUIREMENTS.

Q06 DST’S MINIMUM RETENTION REQUIREMENT IS 10 YEARS FOLLOWING CLOSEOUT OF PO. CUSTOMER REQUIREMENTS WHEN SPECIFIED ON PO TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER THIS REQUIREMENT. 

Q07 MANUFACTURING LOT INTEGRITY CONTROL MUST BE MAINTAINED THROUGH-OUT THE MANUFACTURING AND/OR HEAT TREATMENT, CHEMICAL AND/OR COATING PROCESSING CYCLE.

Q08 THE SUPPLIER/VENDOR CERTIFIES THAT MATERIAL AND/OR FINISHED PARTS SHALL BE CONTROLLED AND TESTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, AND WILL MEET, SPECIFIED ORDER REQUIREMENTS, AND THAT APPLICABLE RECORDS ARE ON THE FILE SUBJECT TO EXAMINATION. THE SUPPLIER AGREES TO FURNISH CERTIFIED COPIES OF TEST AND/OR CONTROL DATA UPON REQUEST.

Q09 THE SUPPLIER/VENDOR SHALL KEEP IN FILE A PROCESS CONTROL PLAN TO SERVE AS A BASIS FOR INSPECTION AND ACCEPTANCE OF THE DELIVERABLE MATERIAL. THE PLAN SHALL DESCRIBE THE QUALITY REQUIREMENTS INCLUDING IDENTIFICATION OF INSPECTION POINTS AND RESOURCES TO BE APPLIED TO A SPECIFIC PRODUCT FROM MATERIALS RECEIPT TO SHIPPING. 

Q10 THE SUPPLIER/VENDOR SHALL CERTIFY THAT NO COUNTERFEIT MATERIALS, PARTS OR COMPONENTS MAKE UP ANY PORTION OR CONTENT OF THE SHIPMENT TO DST. 

Q11 PRODUCT FOUND TO BE NONCONFORMING BY DST RECEIVING INSPECTION DEPARTMENT OR DURING SUBSEQUENT EVALUATION(S) SHALL BE PROCESSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH DST’S CONTROL OF NONCONFORMING PRODUCT PROCEDURE. 

Q12 THE SUPPLIER/VENDOR IS NOT AUTHORIZED TO DELIVER ANY MATERIAL, WHICH DEVIATES FROM THE REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIED ON THIS PURCHASE ORDER OR PRINT. SUCH NONCONFORMANCE MUST BE IDENTIFIED, IN WRITING BY THE QUALITY MANAGER, TO DST FOR APPROVAL PRIOR TO SHIPMENT.  THE SUPPLIER SHALL COOPERATE WITH THE CORRECTIVE ACTION PROCESS OF DST, WHICH INCLUDES ROOT-CAUSE INVESTIGATION, CORRECTIVE ACTION IMPLEMENTATION, AND ASSOCIATED DOCUMENTATION, WHEN IT IS DETERMINED THAT THE SUPPLIER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE NON-CONFORMITY. 

Q13 THE SUPPLIER/VENDOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PREVENTING FOREIGN OBJECT DAMAGE, AND THE INTRODUCTION OF FOREIGN OBJECT DEBRIS (FOD) TO THE PARTS MANUFACTURED AND/OR PROCESSED AT THE SUPPLIER/VENDOR FACILITY. 

Q14 WHEN DFAR REQUIREMENT IS STATED ON PO IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF SUPPLIER/VENDOR TO PROVIDE CERTIFICATION OF QUALIFIED COUNTRY OF ORIGIN OF ANY MATERIAL USED IN THE PRODUCTION OF SUPPLY OF PRODUCT PER NEWEST REVISION OF DFAR REQUIREMENTS AND THE APPLICABLE RULES AND REGULATIONS SET FORTH IN THE FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATIONS AND THE APPLICABLE STATUES OF THE UNITED STATES. 

Q15 A COPY OF EACH MATERIAL CERTIFICATION AS FURNISHED BY THE RAW MATERIAL VENDOR MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR EACH LOT OF RAW MATERIAL USED IN PERFORMING TO THIS PURCHASE AGREEMENT, OR A CERTIFIED STATEMENT SUBSTANTIATING THE PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL TEST DATA ARE ON FILE AT THE FACILITY OF THE MATERIAL SUPPLIER.  THE REPORT SHALL BE AS PROVIDED BY THE MILL OR EQUIVALENT SOURCE, OR AS OBTAINED BY THE SUPPLIER/VENDOR FROM AN ACCREDITED LABORATORY. 

Q16 WHEN MILL AND MELT CERTS REQUIREMENT IS STATED ON PO IT IS THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SUPPLIER/VENDOR TO PROVIDE FULL CHAIN OF CUSTODY AND TRACEABILITY OF MATERIAL WITH CERTIFICATION BEGINNING FORM ORIGINAL MELT TO MILL AND SUBSEQUENTLY.     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Precision Springs
 
 

Compression Springs

Cable Springs

Extension Springs

Torsion/Specialty Springs

Wireforms, Rings & Washers

Fourslide Products,
Assemblies & Stampings

Quality Assurance

ISO 9001:2008
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