Inspection & Verification Prototype
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Inspection & Verification Prototype

Control # 140.1 / Rev. / A

I. Purpose

To establish work instructions for prototype projects.

II. Responsibilities

The Engineering Manager and staff shall maintain this procedure and the process that it controls.
Department Managers have direct responsibility for implementing and maintaining inspection and verification work instructions.
The Quality Manager is responsible for stamps used to indicate inspection status.

III. Definitions

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 Project Manager 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, production and lower volume manufacturing and assembly work.

Assembly / Second Operation - Assembly / Second Operation is either prototype or production for manufacturing with additional assembly process requirements. Reference the assembly/second operation work instructions.

1 Release to Production

The Engineering Manager may release orders to production.
Refer to the procedure for Estimating, Engineering and Processing.

2 Standard Operating Procedure "Prototype" Projects, Jobs and Processes

The Project Engineer or Project Manager controls all aspects of this process.

3 Final Inspection

The Project Engineer or Project Manager verifies all requirements and determines the level of inspection required.

<end> Control #140.1 / Rev. / A


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