Clear Align quality note manufacturing process audit / survey
Clear Align reserves the right to send representatives to the Supplier’s facility to perform manufacturing/test process verification audits and quality system surveys at the supplier’s facilities in support of this order. These process audit/survey activities may include, but not be limited to, the following:
- Verification that the electrical, chemical, physical and/or mechanical properties of the parts/materials are in conformance with the specification and purchase order requirements. This verification may be accomplished by review of manufacturing and/or test processes and appropriate documentation of software
- Evaluation of all production flow documentation (i.e., travelers, burn-in records, assembly/test records, SPC data)
- Evaluation of test programs, automated or manual, utilized for part acceptance
- Other evaluations and verifications as necessary to determine contract compliance
Without additional charges, the Supplier and/or their sub-contractors shall make facilities available for these activities and provide all reasonable support during these visits/audits.