QAC01a QUALITY PREAMBLE:
following definitions, for the purpose of this document and its related quality
clauses, are in conformance with ISO 9001:2008:
“Contractor or Sub-Contractor” is the
agency with which JPL has the Contract/Purchase Order
“Sub-tier Supplier” is any sub-tier to
Contractor; “JPL” is the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
contractor shall comply with all the quality clauses imposed on the
purchased materials and services shall be subject to inspection and test by JPL
at all times and places (including the period of manufacture and prior to
acceptance) to the extent practical.
the event materials and services are defective in material or workmanship, or
otherwise not in compliance with the requirements of this Contract/Purchase
Order, JPL reserves the right to reject or to require their correction.
The contractor shall request and obtain JPL
authorization prior to shipment of any non-conforming material. Non-conforming
material shipped without authorization to ship will be rejected and returned to
may issue a Supplier Issue Notice (SIN) and/or Supplier Corrective Action
Request (SCAR) to the Contractor for purchased material and services that do
not comply with the requirements of this Contract/Purchase Order.
performance on this Contract/Purchase Order is reviewed at the JPL Supplier
Quality Board (SQB) and any SCAR activity is a contributing factor in removal
from the JPL Approved Supplier List (ASL).
The contractor shall
report changes affecting their listing in JPL’s Approved Supplier List
including, but not limited, to the following information as promptly as
possible to firstname.lastname@example.org or (818)
Point of Contact to JPL
Quality Management System