Check if Vendor furnished documents according to requisition and procedures have been approved by CompanyHome Office.
Check, witness or monitor fabrication and testing according the inspection and test plan, in particular respectingholdpoints.
Check all relevant documentation such as certificates, test reports etc.
Check manufacturing data books.
In case of deviations contact the procurement and or engineering department(s) for formal decisions.
5. Other Inspection Duties
Inspectors will carry out surveys on Vendors' shops when required in order to determine Vendors' capabilities,experience and acceptability for work on Company projects, or re-surveys of Vendors shops if a considerable timehas elapsed since the last experience with a particular shop.This is one aspect of the overall assessment of Vendor capabilities and performance conducted by several Companydepartments. See Reference 18.2.Inspectors will also continuously advise Company's Home Office on shop-loading developments in Vendors plants,trends in quality of workmanship, performance, etc. to assist buyers in selection of Vendors for new work.
6. Inspection Procedure - General
This section covers basic activities for inspection of all equipment, parts of equipment or parts of package unitscovered by Company purchase orders. Additional information regarding specific inspections can be found in thefollowing sections, where possible requirements inspections and test are split up per type of equipment and materials.It must be remembered that it is the Vendor himself who is in the first place responsible for the quality of his workusing his own quality system. The inspector works through the Vendor system and would only assume a more pro-active role in case of necessity, and in agreement with the Manager Inspection.Inspector’s visits to sub-Vendors shall only normally be carried out accompanied by a representative of the Vendor.The Inspector shall not give direct instructions to the sub-Vendor.Each inspector has a personal rubber stamp with his name and boxes marked “witnessed” and “checked”. He shalluse this on each quality record, ticking in one or other box, signing and dating it.
6.1 Acceptance Criteria/Governing Documents for Inspection
The basis of acceptance or rejection is defined by the purchase order requirements including the purchaseorder itself, the requisition, in combination with referenced codes, standards, specifications and drawings.
In case of contradiction in or incompleteness of the requirements, the inspector shall contact the ManagerInspection.
Vendors' shop drawings are only valid for details and dimensions not included in Company documents.
In the event of contradiction between Company and Vendor documents, Company documents govern unlessspecified by Company in writing.
Authority requirements shall prevail over Company general and project specifications, unless Company orproject specifications are more stringent than the authority requirements.