Terms & Conditions
TP ENGINEERING INC.
PURCHASE ORDER TERMS & CONDITIONS
1. Supplier warrants that it is in compliance with and requires its employees and permitted subcontractors and any person under its control to comply with, all applicable Laws relating to ethical and responsible standards of behavior, including, without limitation, those dealing with human rights (including, without limitation, human trafficking and slavery), environmental protection, sustainable development and bribery and corruption, including, without limitation.
2. Our organization reserves the right of final approval of product, procedures, processes, and equipment.
3. All special processes required by this purchase order must be performed by qualified personnel.
4. Our organization reserves the right to review and approve the Vendors Quality Management System. Standard QMS requirements include:
4.1. Vendors providing special processing must maintain a system for validating processes like that of a NADCAP program, or other system as required by this purchase order.
4.2. Customer directed sources must operate in accordance with approved specifications and standards as dictated and controlled by the customer in question.
4.3. Suppliers initially approved for use via Certification (ISO 9001, AS9100, ISO 13485, ISO 17025) must notify our organization of any changes to that certification.
5. The Vendor shall maintain the proper identification and revision status specifications, drawings, process requirements, inspection/verification instructions and other relevant technical data.
6. Our organization reserves the right to approve or specify any designs, tests, inspection plans, verifications, use of statistical techniques for product acceptance, and any applicable critical items, including key characteristics.
7. Our organization reserves the right to designate requirements for test specimens for design approval, inspection/verification, investigation, or auditing.
8. The vendor is required to:
8.1. Notify our organization of nonconforming product immediately upon discovery.
8.2. Obtain our organizational approval for nonconforming product disposition.
8.3. Notify our organization of changes in product and/or process, changes of suppliers, and changes of manufacturing facility locations.
8.4. Flow down to the supply chain the applicable requirements including customer requirements.
8.4.3 Ensure that employees are aware of their contribution to product safety, and the importance of ethical behavior.
9. The Vendor is required to retain all records associated with the purchase order for a minimum of 7 years unless it is an aerospace flight safety part where records must be retained for 40 years.
10. Our organization reserves the right of access by our representatives, our customers, and any regulatory authorities to the applicable areas of all facilities, at any level of the supply chain, involved in the order and to all applicable records.
11. All Vendors providing calibration services must be certified to ISO17025 (or equivalent). All calibration certificates must identify standards used and must be traceable to NIST (National Institute of Standards Technology).
12. Payment shall be due net thirty (30) days from the date of invoice, except as otherwise provided in the applicable quotation or invoice. Interest will be charged at an amount equal to one and one-half percent (1.5%) per month, or the maximum rate permitted by law, on all amounts past due.