Supplier Supplemental Purchasing Terms and Conditions

Form F-740-2
Updated September 14, 2017

These terms and conditions supplement the Tube Methods General Provisions in the Purchase Order. Flow down to external providers includes:

  1. Processes, products, and services to be provided. Including specifications, drawings, work instructions, and process requirements.
  2. The approval of:
    1. Products and services;
    2. Methods, processes, and equipment;
    3. The release of products and services
  3. Competence, including any required qualification of persons;
  4. External providers’ interactions with the organization;
  5. Control and monitoring of the external providers’ performance to be applied by the organization
  6. Verification or validation activities that the organization, or its customer, intends to perform at the external providers’ premises;
  7. Design and development control;
  8. Special requirements, critical items, or key characteristics
  9. Test, inspection, and verification (including production process verification)
  10. Statistical techniques for product acceptance and related instructions for acceptance by Tube Methods
  11. The need to:
    • Implement a quality system;
    • Use customer designated or approved external providers, including process sources;
    • Notify the organization of nonconforming processes, products, or services and obtain approval for their disposition;
    • Prevent the use of counterfeit parts
    • Notify the organization of changes to processes, products, or services, including changes of their external providers or location of manufacture, and obtain the organization’s approval;
    • Flow down to external providers applicable requirements including customer requirements;
    • Provide test specimens for design approval, inspection/verification, investigation, or auditing;
    • Retain documented information, including retention periods and disposition requirements;
  12. The right of access by the organization, their customer, and regulatory authorities to the applicable areas of the facilities and to the applicable documented information, at any level of the supply chain;
  13. Ensuring that persons are aware of:
    • Their contribution to product or service conformity;
    • Their contribution to product safety
    • The importance of ethical behavior