Handling & Shipping Procedure
Control # 180 / Rev. / A
To establish procedures and responsibilities for material handling and
All fabricated parts and finished products shall be handled in a manner
that provides protection from damage and ensures that customer requirements are satisfied.
A final product verification shall be conducted prior to shipping product to the customer.
The Quality Assurance department is responsible for the maintenance of
Quality personnel shall monitor the handling of product and material to assure that
practices are commensurate with the sensitivity of the products being handled and storage
areas are adequate to prevent damage or deterioration.
The shipping and receiving clerks are responsible for ensuring that all materials are
properly marked, packaged, transported and stored and that applicable documents are sent
with the product.
1 Purchase orders and documentation.
Shipping shall use the shop packet for handling, packaging and shipping
The files shall be returned to engineering when complete.
2 Shipping product to outside vendors for processing.
Prior to shipping any product, parts, materials or assemblies to
subcontractors for processing the shipping clerk or a representative of the department is
responsible for providing all required information.
3 Identification, Packaging, Installation
There are documented work instructions for handling and product
These instructions are intended to provide sufficient protection from handling related
damage and to ensure accurate product identification.
The Quality or Project Manager is responsible for determining the procedures for
controlling completed material, including shipping instructions.
Completed products awaiting packaging, preservation and shipping shall be cleaned and
stored so as to prevent damage from conditions occurring during handling and storage.
Shipping shall process all related documentation including: Packing slips, address labels
and inspection reports.
Shipping shall arrange for shipments per the instructions on the purchase order unless
otherwise specified by the Project or Quality Manager.
Finished products that are to be stored in house, shall be properly identified.
4 OverRun Stock Control Procedure
All product that is stocked is adequately packaged to prevent
deterioration or damage.
A segregated area will be provided for storage of overrun stock.
Records of all overrun stock are maintained.
Materials issued from stock shall be re-inspected for compliance prior to shipping.
<end> Control # 180 / Rev. / A
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