External Provider Terms and Conditions


By acknowledgement of this purchase order External Provider agrees to the following:

  • To implement a quality management system, use customer designate for approved external providers, including process suppliers (External Provider shall notify RM of any work to be performed at a location other than the External Provider named on this PO).  

  • External Provider shall notify RM Machining of nonconforming processes, products or services and obtain approval for their disposition.

  • External Provider shall ensure that steps are taken to prevent the use of counterfeit parts.  

  • External Provider shall notify RM Machining of changes to processes, products, or services including changes of their external providers or locations of manufacture, and obtain organizations approval.

  • External provider shall flow down to any external providers applicable requirements including customer requirements.

  • External Providers shall provide test specimens for design approval, inspection/verification, investigation or auditing.  

  • External Provider shall retain any documented information for a minimum of 20 (twenty) years, at that time, R.M. Machining, Inc. must be contacted for final disposition of the quality records.

  • RM Machining shall have right of access by our organization, our customer, and regulatory authorities to the applicable areas of facilities and to applicable documented information, at any level of the supply chain.  

  • External Provider shall ensure that persons are aware of their contribution to product or service conformity; their contribution to product safety; and the importance of ethical behavior.  

  • External providers shall ensure the approval of products and services; methods, processes and equipment; the release of products and services; competence, including any required qualifications of persons; the external providers’ interactions with the organization; control and monitoring of the external providers’ performance to be applied by the organization; verification or validation activities that the organization, or its customers, intends to perform at the external provider’s premises.

  • RM Machining shall have design and development control.  Special requirements, critical items or key characteristics shall be identified on any of the following: purchase order, print, customer documentation, etc.

  • External provider shall notify RM Machining of the use of statistical techniques for product acceptance and related instructions for acceptance by the organization.  

  • Quality issues or open Corrective Actions must be resolved in a timely manner, payment will be withheld until all quality issues are resolved. MMM-08.12.18

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