Supplier Info

Purchase Order Terms & Conditions

Please click here to read Pacbrake’s Purchase Order Terms & Conditions

Supplier Performance

Using the Supplier Assessment Questionnaire, Pacbrake rates all suppliers on the Critical Supplier List.

This Supplier Assessment does not apply to:

1. Non-Critical Suppliers:
     A supplier which supplies a peripheral product or service which does not directly impact the quality of the final
product and does not directly install on an engine or vehicle.

2. One-time purchases from suppliers that have been approved by a member of the management team on the basis
of one or more of the following:

  • supplier’s past performance in areas of quality, delivery and price
  • supplier’s registration to an international recognized standard
  • an on-site visit conducted by qualified Pacbrake personnel
  • market research and checking of references
  • management directive

If additional purchases are required from an ‘unrated supplier’, a Supplier Assessment Questionnaire shall be sent out or an onsite follow-up/familiarization visit is performed with a Supplier Assessment Questionnaire completed.

Assessing Critical Suppliers

The following steps are required to assess critical suppliers on the Supplier Rating Sheet:

1.  Performance Rating
2.  Quality System & Quality Performance Rating
3.  The Performance Rating & Quality Rating are averaged together for an Overall rating

On-Going Performance

As part of the regular inventory meetings, a critical supplier review shall be conducted as follows:

  • Suppliers are reviewed for performance and quality system
  • Be performed in order to review the entire Critical Supplier List perpetually
  • Review all problem suppliers
Outside Laboratories & Calibration Services

Approved outside laboratories for testing and calibration services are requested to supply their certificate of registration confirming their ability to perform traceable testing and calibration to an international/national standards such as ASTM or equivalent.

Unacceptable Suppliers

Suppliers with a Supplier Evaluation Rating of 4 or less are considered unsuitable for Pacbrake Company purchases.

Supplier Code of Ethics

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