Unless otherwise specified, the below Purchase Order Quality Clauses apply to all purchase orders received from Central Valley Machine, Inc.: Download PDF
Q01 – Nonconforming Material
The seller shall notify CVM of all nonconformances resulting from the manufacture or testing of products provided by CVM. When nonconforming products are returned to CVM, they shall be clearly marked and segregated. The seller is not authorized to perform material review action of nonconforming products.
Q02 – Certificate of Conformance (C of C)
Seller shall include with each shipment a Certificate of Conformance stating that parts and materials used in the manufacture of items furnished under this purchase order/contract were verified and found to be in compliance with applicable specifications. Certificate of Conformance must be signed by an authorized representative and reflect all CVM purchase order information necessary to identify the product including; part number and revision, quantity, applicable specifications and revisions, and CVM P.O. number.
Q03 – Right of Entry
CVM, CVM Customers, and Regulatory Agencies reserve the right to conduct surveillance at the seller’s facility including, sub-tier facilities.
Q04 – Change Notification
The seller shall notify CVM of any change of the seller's or sub-tier seller's facility location, point of manufacture, and product or process changes that may affect overall product quality.
Q05 - Retention of Records
Unless otherwise specified, seller shall maintain quality records traceable to the conformance of product/part numbers delivered to CVM. Records shall be maintained for a period of (20) years from date of shipment of product and shall be made available to regulatory authorities and CVM authorized representatives as requested.
Q06 – Subcontract Work
Central Valley Machine must authorize any work subcontracted from this purchase order, in advance, and in writing. When subcontract work is authorized, seller shall flow down to sub-tier sellers all applicable purchase order requirements including key characteristics where required.
Q07 – Part Packaging
Seller must ensure that all items shipped under this Purchase Order are adequately packed and/or packaged. Unless otherwise specified on the Purchase Order, Seller must use best commercial practices in packaging to prevent loss, damage, contamination and/or deterioration to all items during transit.
Q08 - Calibration
Calibrations shall be performed in accordance with ISO 17025. Measurement standards shall be traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Q09 - Material Certifications
Chemical and/or physical test reports (as required by specification for each lot/heat/batch) shall be included with each material shipment to CVM.