Quality ManagEment

PLATFORM AEROSPACE: AS9100D REGISTERED QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FACILITY

Platform Aerospace, Inc. is committed to earning our customers’ trust, loyalty and continued satisfaction the right way through:

  • Consistently meeting or exceeding customer requirements (the right product – right price – right time)

  • Continually and innovatively improving the effectiveness of our QMS (the right system)

  • Creating and maintaining a hard-working, highly-skilled and enthusiastic team (the right team)

  • A continual commitment to comply with the AS9100D standards and all applicable regulatory requirements.

A commitment to establish/meet our quality objectives.


The Aerospace Quality Management System Standards, AS9100D specific to the industry provide:

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  • Internationally recognised frameworks for best practices

  • Addressing the unique needs of manufacturers, maintenance and repair operations and distributors

  • Providing multiple benefits to companies who chose to adopt the standards’ requirements.

These standards were developed to produce a harmonized platform to ensure that all operations in the supply chain are adhering to best practice. They include all the existing elements of ISO 9001 and a variety of aerospace sector-specific requirements.

The Aerospace standards seek to:

  • Improve customer satisfaction, quality & safety

  • Reduce costs & lower customer-unique requirements

  • Reduce the variation caused by multiple expectations

  • Reduce and streamline audits conducted along the aerospace supply chain.

 AS9100D has key aspects which include safety, airworthiness, product conformity and reliability in the aerospace industry. These quality requirements are crucial to aerospace OEMs, which maintain high levels of liability for their product.  


ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFIED 

ISO ISO9001-2015 specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organization

  • needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide product that meets customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and

  • aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.


AS9100D FLOW DOWN REQUIREMENTS

This outlines Platform Aerospace’s requirement that its QMS approved vendors must meet or exceed certain standards to ensure that our customers receive the level of service required to ensure compliance with AS9100D and to fulfill our customers' requirements of quality, safety, reliability and service.

Platform Aerospace, Inc. AS9100D Flow Down Requirements

All Platform Aerospace External Providers shall:

Implement a Quality Management system;

Use customer-designated or approved external providers, including process sources (e.g., special processes);

Notify Platform Aerospace of any nonconforming processes, products, or services, and obtain approval for their disposition;

Prevent the use of counterfeit parts;

Notify Platform Aerospace of changes to processes, products or services – including changes of their external providers or location of manufacture – and obtain Platform Aerospace’s approval;

Flow down to external providers any applicable requirements including customer requirements;

Provide test specimens for design approval, for inspection or verification, investigation, or auditing;

Retain documented information (Quality Records) for a retention period for a minimum of seven years;

The right of access by Platform Aerospace, their customer, and regulatory authorities to the applicable areas of facilities and to applicable documented information, at any level of the supply chain;

Ensure that persons are aware of:

  • Their contribution to product or service conformity;

  • Their contribution to product safety;

  • The importance of ethical behavior.