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Preservation of Product
DOC ID: 714

PURPOSE:

To establish documented instructions to preserve the conformity of product during internal processing and delivery, to include identification, handling, packaging, storage and protection.

SCOPE:

These instructions apply to all material from receipt of parts to delivery of product.

RESPONSIBILITY:

  • MRC personnel are responsible for:
    • Ensuring shelf life sensitive labels are affixed to ensure the expiration date is legible.
    • Reviewing shelf life sensitive items prior to issuance and if found with an expired date, issue to the Maintenance Dept for disposal.
    • Providing Traceability on orders when required by Sales Order.
  • Manufacturing Engineering is responsible for:
    • Determining the degree of packaging necessary during manufacturing to control Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) protection and preservation/corrosion.
    • Assessing the availability and appropriateness of existing packaging materials/containers, and design new items as required to support Assembly and Test activities.
    • Indicating in the Work Instructions the points at which special protection and handling must be introduced to insure that all items are protected from deterioration or damage.
  • Business Administration is responsible for:
    • Arranging for the preparation and sign-off of the DD250, DD1149, packing sheet or other shipping documents, when applicable.
    • Creating the pick slip.
    • Forwarding the pick slip and other applicable shipping documents to Packaging and Cleaning.
  • Quality Engineering is responsible for:
    • Reviewing applicable shipping documents and data packages (if required) prior to GSI/CSI review.
    • Notifying GSI for final review after verification and approval that the shipping documents and data package (if applicable) is complete.
    • Flowdown of ESD requirements to suppliers by assigning associated quality clauses to part numbers and identifying any other specific ESD requirements.
  • Shipping personnel are responsible for:
    • Packaging the hardware per the instructions in the Sales Order
    • Notifying Quality Engineer when packaging and documentation are complete and ready for review.
    • Attaching appropriate documentation to packing list (i.e. DD250, Certificate of Compliance, Authorization Letter).
  • Clean Room and Packaging are responsible for:
    • Cleaning and packaging articles, components, and unit parts in accordance with Carleton Process Specifications (CPS) Work Instructions and Sales Order requirements.
    • Providing lot number, serial number and revision letter on pick slip
    • Preparing data packages
  • Planner/Buyer is responsible for:
    • Ensuring contract flowdown requirements are clearly described in Purchase Orders to suppliers as identified by the Quality Engineer.
  • Assembly and Test Personnel are responsible for:
    • Forwarding floor stock items with expired shelf life to maintenance for disposal.
PROCEDURE:

Handling
Storage
Re-Stocking
Packaging
Delivery
Spares Shipments


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