Control # 140 / Rev. / A
To establish a procedure for the uniform and timely control of production.
The procedure will assure control of the production process that will
result in a high level of quality and meet all of the applicable standards and
The Engineering Manager and his staff shall maintain this procedure and
the process that it controls.
Department Managers have direct responsibility for implementing and maintaining production
control procedures. The Quality Manager will report to management on the effectiveness of
the production control system and the ability to meet or exceed company and customer
requirements and objectives. The Quality Manager is responsible for stamps used to
indicate inspection status.
There are three basic types of manufacturing processed at PPC :
Prototype - This type of project or process is experimental in
nature. The process is controlled by the Engineer and / or the customer. The Engineer for
this job or process has overall responsibility for determining the required inspection,
test, process controls and documenting the results.
Production - This type of project or process is often referred to
as "Short Run" or "Production" work. This type of work includes
tooling, special machines, and lower volume machining and assembly work.
Assembly/Second Operation - Is either prototype or production for
manufacturing with additional assembly process requirements. Reference the assembly/second
operation work instructions.
All personnel who are involved in prototype, production and assembly
process are subjected to this procedure.
Engineering and Quality are responsible for providing any work instructions necessary to
the production and acceptance process.
All required master documentation is contained in the file folder in the
Prior to the release to production the releasing authority shall review the previous
orders, paperwork and update the masters.
3 Release to Production
The Department, Project or Quality Manager may release orders to
These Managers have the authority to reject any process that does not meet the
requirements of the Quality System in place at PPC .
Refer to the procedure for Estimating, Engineering and Processing.
4 Verification of Documents
Prior to release to manufacturing, engineering will review all
Manufacturing and /or quality will review all documentation issued by engineering.
5 Process Change Control
Reference the work instruction for change control.
All written documentation used to provide instructions and/or control production is issued
on a controlled basis.
6 Control of Non-Conforming Product
Reference the procedure for control of non-conforming product
7 Jig and Fixture Qualification
Jigs and fixtures used for inspection are calibrated and controlled by the
Jigs and fixtures used for manufacturing are qualified based on the results of 1st piece
and in-process inspection results of the product.
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