Sharp Edge LLC (Sharp Edge)

Terms and Conditions: Vendors  (Rev. 10/23/19)

The following requirements apply based on the Purchase Order received from Sharp Edge

PACKING AND SHIPPING. Supplier must prepare/package product for Sharp Edge to prevent shipping damage and deterioration.

SHIPMENT/DELIVERY. Shipments or deliveries, as specified in a Sharp Edge Purchase Order, shall be in accordance with the specified quantities and the specified schedules. Supplier is encouraged to notify Sharp Edge of any anticipated or actual delay.

FURNISHED MATERIALS. All materials furnished by Sharp Edge are to be returned with the product upon completion of the order unless other arrangements have been made.

NON-CONFORMING MATERIAL. For product supplied by Sharp Edge, supplier must notify Sharp Edge of any nonconforming product and make arrangements for approval if submitting any nonconforming product.

SUBCONTRACTING/APPROVED SUPPLIERS. Any Sharp Edge supplier may subcontract work to another supplier provided that Sharp Edge is provided with the same rights and protection as stated in the Purchase Order and the Sharp Edge Terms and Conditions. Suppliers may only use approved suppliers of Sharp Edge and/or its customers.

RIGHT OF ENTRY. Supplier shall allow Sharp Edge representatives, Sharp Edge customers, statutory and regulatory agencies right of entry into the applicable areas of Supplier’s facilities and the entire supply chain to verify all processes and records.

QUALITY. Supplier shall maintain a process which will assure that all delivered products conform to Purchase Order requirements, whether manufactured or processed by the supplier or a sub-tier supplier. Supplier shall maintain controls and perform all inspections and tests required to substantiate product conformance to Purchase Order requirements. Supplier is required to notify Sharp Edge of changes in product and/or process definition to obtain Sharp Edge’s approval prior to such changes.

INSPECTION AND TEST EQUIPMENT. Supplier shall maintain inspection and test equipment to assure calibration traceable to a known national or international standard. Calibration records must be maintained and made accessible to Sharp Edge, if required.

FOREIGN OBJECT DAMAGE. Supplier shall control/prevent foreign object damage or contamination during manufacture, assembly, inspection and/or shipment. The FOD program requirements must be made accessible to Sharp Edge upon request.

RECORDS. The Supplier shall maintain records of work performed for Sharp Edge. Records shall include the COC provided to Sharp Edge as well as records that support the certificate. Records must be available to Sharp Edge upon request. Records must be maintained for a minimum of ten (10) years. Disposition required is; a) hard copy records – shred, b) electronic/digital files – delete.

CERTIFICATIONS. Supplier must ensure that individual parameters within a given specification have been met. Certifications must reflect that all applicable manufacturing and process specifications called for on the engineering drawing have been met.

CALIBRATION SERVICES ONLY. Calibration of inspection equipment shall be performed traceable to National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) or other national or international standards. Certificates of Calibration shall be provided.

CHANGES. Any change to the requirements as stated on the Purchase Order must be approved by Sharp Edge prior to taking action on those proposed changes.

COUNTERFEIT PARTS PROGRAM. Supplier is requested to protect Sharp Edge from counterfeit product from being shipped.

PERSONNEL COMPETENCY. Sharp Edge may specify specific qualification for personnel performing work related to the details of the Purchase Order provided. The supplier should be ready to provide evidence to Sharp Edge if requested.

PERSONNEL COMMUNICATION. Supplier is required to communicate with their personnel regarding the following:
• Their contribution to product or service conformity to requirements
• Their contribution to product safety
• The importance of ethical behavior

Questions should be directed to Donald Klein, Quality Operations 316/440/6842 316/665/0432