PO Terms & Conditions

Supplier Quality Requirements

Supplier Quality Requirements, (2016)
Raptor Manufacturing
The following requirements apply based on the Purchase Order received from Raptor Manufacturing (Raptor)


PERSONNEL. Personnel performing special processes must be qualified and/or certified per applicable specifications.

SHIPMENT/DELIVERY. Shipments or deliveries, as specified in a Raptor Purchase Order, shall be in accordance with quantities and schedules. It is recommended that the Supplier notify Raptor of any anticipated delay and make other arrangements. Supplier shall prepare and package product for Raptor to prevent damage and deterioration during shipping.

MATERIALS FURNISHED BY RAPTOR. All materials furnished by Raptor, including prints, tooling, etc. are to be returned with the product upon completion of the order unless other arrangements have been made.

SUBCONTRACTING/APPROVED SUPPLIERS. Suppliers are recommended to be in conformance with AS9100 or equivalent.
Prior to subcontracting, Raptor must be contacted for approval. Raptor suppliers may only use Raptor-approved suppliers. All applicable requirements in the Raptor Purchase Order must be flowed down to the sub-tier suppliers including key characteristics where required. Any Raptor supplier may subcontract Raptor work to another supplier provided that Raptor is provided with the same rights and protection as contained in the Right of Entry clause.

RIGHT OF ENTRY. Supplier shall allow Raptor representatives, Raptor customers, and regulatory agencies right of entry into the entire supply chain’s facilities and to all records.

QUALITY. Purchasing information to the supplier will include the applicable revision level of drawings and processing specifications. If not listed, contact the person identified below. Supplier shall maintain controls and perform all inspections and tests required to substantiate product conformance to requirements.

INSPECTION AND TEST EQUIPMENT. Supplier shall maintain inspection and test equipment to assure calibration traceable to a known national or international standard. Calibration records must be maintained and made accessible to Raptor, if required.

FOREIGN OBJECT DAMAGE. Supplier shall control/prevent foreign object damage or contamination during manufacture, assembly, inspection and/or shipment.

RECORDS. The Supplier shall maintain records of work performed for Raptor. Records shall include the certificate provided to Raptor as well as all records that substantiate the certificate. These records are to be maintained for a minimum of 15 years.

NON-CONFORMING MATERIAL. For material supplied by Raptor, notify Raptor of nonconforming product for disposition.

CERTIFICATIONS. Supplier must provide certificate of conformance that ensures that all requirements of ordered material or a specification have been met. Certifications must reflect that all applicable material or manufacturing and process specifications called for on the engineering drawing have been met. The specifications must be listed on the certification.

INSPECTION. Inspection is to be performed and certified prior to release of product or service. New production runs on manufactured parts require a First Article Inspection report per AS9102 or similar format if required by Raptor on the Purchase Order. Any other format used must be compliant with AS9102 and approved by Raptor prior to use.

CALIBRATION SERVICES ONLY. Calibration of inspection equipment shall be performed traceable to National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) or other national or international standards. Certificates of Calibration must be provided to Raptor.

CHANGES. If supplier makes any changes to its processes that would affect product or service purchased by Raptor, Raptor must be notified prior to the change for approval.

If there are any questions, contact:
Kevin Payne, President
Raptor Manufacturing
(316) 201-1772