Presentation on theme: "WTP Supplier Qualification Process April 19, 2005 Bechtel National, Inc. U.S. Department of Energy."— Presentation transcript:
WTP Supplier Qualification Process April 19, 2005 Bechtel National, Inc. U.S. Department of Energy
2 The WTP Supplier Qualification Objectives WTP Supplier Qualification Objective –Assure that procured Important-To-Safety (ITS) materials and services meet established requirements and are therefore acceptable for use in the construction of the Waste Treatment Plant. WTP Objective Achieved by –Suppliers who manage the quality of ITS materials and services through an approved NQA-1-1989 quality assurance program.
3 Why We Specify NQA-1-1989 It’s In Our Contract With DOE NQA-1-1989 Provides a Management System By Which the Supplier Manages the Quality of Its Products NQA-1-1989, When Correctly and Fully Implemented, Provides a Substantial Degree of Confidence that Products Meet Nuclear Industry Standards NQA-1-1989 Ensures That Adequate Documentation of Quality and Processes Exist in Order to Prove Compliance to Regulators, the Public, and to DOE
4 Supplier Qualification Process Prior to Award: –Review the Supplier’s QA Manual to NQA-1 –Survey the Supplier’s Facility for Both Capability and for QA Program Implementation –Place Supplier on the Approved Supplier’s List With Restriction to Perform an Audit After the Start of Fabrication Other Restrictions May Apply as Applicable
5 Supplier Qualification Process (cont’d) After Award –Assist Engineering with QA Manual Statusing –Conduct Annual Evaluations of the Supplier –Conduct NQA-1 Implementation Audits During the Course of the Work Issue SCARs Where Lack of Implementation is Noted Follow-up and Close SCARs as appropriate Issue Stop Work or Stop Shipment Restrictions When Conditions Warrant –Maintain Supplier Status on the ASL