Inspection & Verification Prototype
Control # 140.1 / Rev. / A
To establish work instructions for prototype projects.
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.
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
The Project Engineer or Project Manager controls all aspects of this
3 Final Inspection
The Project Engineer or Project Manager verifies all requirements and
determines the level of inspection required.
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