The Control of Nonconforming Material Procedure AS9100 outlines the procedures for the handling and disposition of nonconforming material. Any nonconforming material is to be identified, segregated, and documented to prevent its inadvertent use. All nonconforming material will be analyzed and reviewed to determine the appropriate disposition.
The aerospace procedure applies to all nonconforming materials found by the company during quality inspection, testing, and verification. (8 pages, 1009 words)
Control of Nonconforming Material Responsibilities:
The Quality Assurance Manager, with the help of the Production Manager, Engineering Manager, and/or the Procurement Manager, is responsible for determining the disposition of nonconforming products.
All Employees are responsible for identifying nonconforming or suspected nonconforming product or materials and notifying management of the nonconformance.
Control of Nonconforming Material Definitions:
Nonconforming Material – That which does not meet specifications (e.g., one or more characteristics fails to meet specified requirements). Nonconforming material is normally found as a result of verification, inspection, and/or test activities.
NCR – Nonconformity (nonconformance) report.