Terms & Conditions Amendment

From: Humberto Vallin - Brico Engineering QA Department                                   

10/01/2017

To: All Suppliers for Brico Engineering

Subject: Amendment to All Purchase Orders from Brico Engineering (BE)

   In addition to the requirements noted on our Purchase Order, Rev September 1963,
the following clauses are invoked, when applicable, to all orders dated 10/01/17 or later:

a. the processes, products, and services provided shall include the relevant technical data, such as specifications, drawings, process requirements, work instructions, etc.
b. the approval of:
1. products and services;
2. methods, processes, and equipment;
3. the release of products and services;
c. competence, including any required qualifications or persons;
d. the external providers interactions within the organization;
e. control and monitoring of the external providers performance to be applied by the
organization;
f. verification or validation activities that the organization, or its customer, intends to
perform at the external providers premises;
g. design and development control;
h. special requirements, critical items, or key characteristics;
i. test, inspection, and verification (including production process verification);
j. the use of statistical techniques for product acceptance and related instructions for
acceptance by the organization;
k. the need to:

  1. implement a quality management system;
  2. use customer-designed or approved external providers, including process sources,  
    such as special processes;
  3. notify BE of any changes to processes, products, or services, including changes to
    their external providers or location of manufacture, and obtain the BE approval;
  4. notify BE of nonconforming processes, products, or services, and obtain approval
    of their disposition;
  5. prevent use of counterfeit parts;
  6. flow down to external providers applicable requirements, including customer
    requirements;
  7. provide test specimens for design approval, inspection / verification, investigation,
    or auditing;
  8. retain documented information, including retention periods and disposition   
    requirements;

Note: BE requires a 10-year retention period

l. the right of access by BE, their customer, and regulatory authorities to the applicable  
areas of facilities and to applicable documented information, at any level of the supply 
chain;
m. ensuring that persons are aware of:
1. their contribution to product or service conformity;
2. their contribution to product safety
3. the importance of ethical behavior.

Prior Terms & Conditions Amendment, dated 12/13/2013


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