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RFI

Facilities

  • 1 List the square footage by area E.g. Producton, warehouse

  • 2 Does the supplier have a formal capacity plan and analysis methodology that is used and maintained?

  • 3 List the current floor space utilisation (percentage)

  • 6 Does the facility build tooling in house? <br>If so, what percentage?<br><br>7 Does the facility refurbish tools in house?

  • 4 List the impact of quoted business on floor space utilisation (percentage) in Comments

  • 5 List the capacity utilisation for the next 5 years (including forcasted new business)

  • 10 Is the facility unionized?

  • 8 list the emoloyee turnover rate for for the last 2 years in Comments

  • 9 does the supplier document responsibilities and authority?

  • 11 List the facility's language capabilities in Comments

Profile information

  • 1 How long has the facility been in the business thay are quoting?

  • 2 What products or services does the facility manufacture?

  • 3 Specify other manufacturing location(s) available for this product

  • [4 If a special process service provider, is the supplier compliant with applicable AIAG special process assessments (CQI 9)]

  • 5 Is the company publicly owned?<br>If not, list the owner(s)

  • 6 Is there any pending litigation against the supplier/facility?<br>If yes, explain.

  • 7 Does the company anticipate a change in ownership in the next 3 years?<br>If yes, explain in Comments

  • 8 What is the suppliers on-time delivery percentage for production and service parts for the last 2 years?

  • 9 Does the supplier export products?<br>If so, list the countries.

  • 10 Are the responsibilities defined for any direct buys?

LOGISTICS (reference MMOG-LE for good logistics assessment)

  • 3 What are the average days of finished product inventory on hand?

  • 4 Does the facility use a pull system inventory management with FIFO?

  • 5 Does the supplier have internal packaging design capabilities?

  • 1 What are the different modes of transportation used to ship product?

Production

Manufacturig

  • 1 Is all standard work, such as job instrctions with appropriate and complete information, effectively implemented?

  • 2 Are special characteristics, including PTCs, identified at the stations that produce those characteristics?

  • 3 Are special characteristics appropriately controlled at the operation(s) that produce them?

  • 4 Is there evidence of appropriateand adequate operator training?

  • 5 Is the capacity determined apprpriately, including forecasts of new business

  • 6 Is process capability and performance maintained at levels originally approved by the customer PPAP?

  • 7 Are resources available for functional / durability testing?

  • 8 Are resources available for calibration?

  • 9 Is the work place properly organized, e.g. 5S, lean, ergonomic?

  • 12 Are knowledgeable resources available to carry out machinery and equipment maintenance?

  • 11 Have there been any major health and safety recordables within the last 5 years?

  • 10 Is personal safety equipment provided?

  • 13 Are preventive maintenance processs in place for all machinery?

  • 14 Are spare parts readily available to maintain the key machinery and equipment?

  • 17 Are there trained resources available to carry out tool/ die/ mold maintenance?

  • 16 Are there trained resources available for tools/ gauges/ molds fabrication?

  • 15 Are there knowledgeable resources available to design tools ad gauges in house?

  • 18 Is there a business continuity plan in place in the event of disaster?

  • 19 Does the facility have a plan to cover any abseenteism?

  • 21 Does the supplier have prototype fabrication capability in house?

  • 23 Are skill and competency requirements identified?

  • 22 Does the supplier select resources based on education, training, experience, and/or requirements?

  • 24 Is a formal process identified to protect the pipeline supply chain and provide safety inventory?

Quality

Quality

  • 1 Does the supplier demonstrate an understanding of Process Validation?

  • 2 Does the supplier have adequate purchased product controls in place for sub-tier suppliers, e.g. assessment, metrics, terms and conditions?

  • 3 Does the suplier have a process / system in place to ensure that all design requirements / engineering specifications are communicted to their supply base?

  • 4 Does the supplier have an effective change management process, including interface with suppliers?

  • 5 Does the supplier ensure early sub-tier supplier involvement in APQP?

  • 6 Does the supplier have an effective internal audit - management review process?

  • 7 Is non-conforming material adequtely identified, sgregated and dispositioned?

  • 8 Does the supplier have effective product traceability through sub-tier suppliers, including for PTCs? To what extent (lot vs. part)?

  • 9 Does the suplier demonstrate effective use of FMEA, e.g., DFMEA/PFMEA quantifies risk, identifies special chacteristic for use in the Control Plan, takes action to reduce ongoing risk, uses appropriate criteria to calculate risk, e.g., severity?

  • 10 Does the supplier demonstrate conformance to requirements specified or reerenced in the control plan?

  • 11 Is there linkage between the design record, DFMEA/PFMEA,Control plan, and Operator Instructions, e.g., special characteristics are identified by the supplier, effective and unterstandable controls are specified fo affectd operators to use?

  • 12 Does the supplier have the capability of retrieving current drawings/ specifications for use on floor inspection?

  • 13 Does the supplier have appropriate product verification activities from receiving through product realization and shipping, including material identification?

  • 14 Does the supplier comply with acceptable measurement system analysis, e.g. measurement uncertainty is known?

  • 15 Does the supplier maintain effective calibration of test and measurement equipment used, e.g., production, quality assurance?

  • 16 Does the supplier effectivey use statistical methods, addressing both variable and attributive data, as applicable, for process control?

  • 17 Does the supplier have experience using AIAG core tool documents, e.g., MSA, SPC, APQP, FMEA, PPAP?

  • 18 Does the supplier conduct equipment validation and perform run at rate in prepration for production?

  • 19 Are mistake-proofing and error-proofing provisions effectively used to control Special Characteristics and ensure product integrity?

  • 20 Does the supplier have an effective problem solving process, e.g., AIAG CQI-10?

  • 21 Does the supplier have an effective process to engage employees in quality and innovation?

  • 22 What is the facilities current external PPM?

  • 23 Is the facility covered by any 3rd party certifications? If so, list them with expiry dates.

  • 24 Does the supplier have an end-of-life management process, e.g. controlled ramp-down, to protect customer quality and schedules?

  • 25 Does the supplier have a process to review and rreduce warranty costs, e.g., analysis returned parts, use of effective problem solving?

Technology

  • 1 Can the supplier provide prompt technical support at the organization when needed?

  • 2 Does the supplier inform thei supply chain of the application/ indended use of their product, e.g. to prevent inappropriate use of the product?

  • 3 Does the supplier have electronic data transfer capability?

  • 4 Does the supplier have CAD/CAE resources on site? List the number of seats and the program used, e.g., UG, Catia.

  • 5 Does the supplier demonstrate effective design validation?

  • 6 Does the supplier hae experience with approriate design evaluation tools, e.g., FEA, HALT, CAE, simulation?

  • 7 Does the supplier have experience developing effective DFMEA?

  • 8 Is benchmarking effectively used to develop new products and processes?

  • 9 Are formal documented design reviews by the appropriate functions conducted at appropriate stages of design per a design plan?

  • 10 Is there evidence of regular design and development reviews with customers?

  • 11 Does the supplier have an efective document control system, e.g., document revision status readily available?

  • 12 Is the supplier capable of supporting our design and development schedule?

  • 13 Is performance testing that includes, as appropriate, life, durability, and reliability, tracked for timely completion and conformance?

  • 14 Does the supplier have an effective process for capturing and deploying lessons learned?

  • 15 Are technical reviews completed to address all open issues?

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