Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing is dedicated to consistently meet the requirements of our customers and the AS9100 / ISO 9001 standards.  We demonstrate our commitment by continually improving our products, services, and quality management system.

Top Management provides an environment that focuses on:

  • The dedication, commitment, and participation of all employees.
  • Teamwork and customer relationships.
  • Recognizing that our employees are our most important resource.
  • Employing the best available quality management practices, techniques, and tools.

Quality Objectives:

  • Zero Escapes to Customers
  • Product Conformance
  • On-Time Delivery Performance


Quality Management System AS9100 (Rev-D) and ISO9001:2015

Quality Control Requirements

QCR 1 Inspection Systems * – The supplier/processor will, at a minimum, implement and maintain a documented inspection system. This system is subject to review by Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing Quality Assurance.

QCR 2 Quality Management Systems * – The supplier/processor will, at a minimum, implement and maintain a documented quality management system that meets the requirements of AS9100, the latest revision. This system is subject to review by Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing Quality Assurance.

QCR 3 Certification * – A certificate of conformance must accompany each shipment. The certificate must state that the material supplied meets the applicable specifications and must specify the revision level for the material specification. Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing Purchase Order number shall be noted in certification. Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing supplied material will be maintained by Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing and is not subject to this clause.

QCR 4 Test Reports * – Chemical and physical analysis test reports shall be supplied with each shipment as applicable.

QCR 5 Shelf Life * – The manufacturing and applicable expiration date must be noted on each individual container and/or certification as applicable.

QCR 6 First Article * – First article shall comply with AS9102 requirements as applicable.

QCR 7 Statistical Process Control *– Statistical process control requirements may be implemented on this order as defined by Quality Assurance. When this is required, it will be specified on the Purchase Order. The supplier/processor shall contact Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing buyer prior to manufacturing to arrange a meeting to define the required characteristics affected.

QCR 8 In‐Process Inspection * – In‐Process inspection is required by Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing. When this is required, the specific inspection point(s) in the process will be specified on the Purchase Order. The supplier/processor shall contact Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing and hold the material for in‐process inspection by Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing Quality Assurance.

QCR 9 Parts Identification * – In addition to drawings/specification requirements, all products must be identified with the part number. The manner and location of this identification shall be agreed upon with Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing Purchasing.

QCR 10 Protection Against Contamination or Damage * – On all parts, the surface must have a protective sleeve or equivalent protection. The parts must be boxed, banded, or shipped in a manner that will ensure no damage will occur.

QCR 11 Right of Entry * – Skookum Aerospace, its customers, and applicable regulatory agencies reserve the right to witness the manufacture or processing of any items in this Purchase Order to determine and verify the quality of work, records, and material at any location including the Supplier’s facility.

QCR 12 Subcontracting Without Written Approval * – Subcontracting all or substantially all the orders without the written consent of Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing Quality Assurance and Purchasing is prohibited.

QCR 13 SKOOKUM AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING Supplied Drawings * – All engineering drawings provided by Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing are Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing property and must be returned with the order.

QCR 14 NADCAP Approval * – Heat Treat Only: certifications must include evidence of NADCAP approval for heat treating. Finish house only: certifications must include evidence of NADCAP approval for chemical processing.

QCR 15 Quality Records * – The supplier/processor shall maintain: record identification, evidence of changes, preservation, availability, accessibility,  and protection from access by unauthorized persons. Supplier/processor shall retain quality records for a minimum of (10) years from shipment of last part and dispose of proprietary and sensitive records in a manner that protects them.

QCR 16 Less than AS9100 Supplier / Processor – The supplier/processors who manufacture product complete or provide a service and do not maintain a quality system in compliance with AS9100 latest revision must maintain documented procedures that address the following:

  • (1) Identification and Traceability
  • (2) Control of non‐conforming Material
  • (3) Process Control
  • (4) Measurement and Monitoring of Product
  • (5) Purchasing
  • (6) Supplier/Processor Qualification and Approval
  • (7) Contract Review
  • (8) Verification of Purchased Product
  • (9) Control of Inspection, Measuring, and Test Equipment.
  • (10) Preservation of Product
  • (11) Training
  • (12) Control of Quality Records

This system is subject to review by Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing Quality Assurance.

QCR 17 Revision Control * – Unless otherwise specified, latest revision applies on all listed specifications, drawings, process requirements, inspection/verification instructions, and other relevant technical data.

QCR 18 Supplier / Processor Non‐Conforming Product / Process Notification * – Supplier / Processor must notify Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing of non‐conforming product, to include notification of any non‐conforming product that may have been shipped.  Arrangements must be made to allow for Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing to disposition of all non‐conforming products.

QCR 19 Supplier / Processor Request for Deviation on Product/Process *– Supplier / Processor agrees not to make any change in materials, services or, parts or design details which would affect products or parts or any components thereof regarding:

  • (a) Part Number Identification
  • (b) Physical or Functional interchangeability
  • (c) Repair and overhaul procedures, processes, and material changes which
    affect these procedures without prior written approval from Skookum
    Aerospace Manufacturing.

Written authorization must be obtained from Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing prior to any deviations with regards to internal process changes and any requirements stated on the Purchase Order, drawing, specification, or other requirements that are known but not stated.

QCR 20 Flow Down Requirements * – Supplier / Processor shall flow down all applicable documents and requirements to their sub‐tier supplier/processors. The supplier/processor shall inspect or otherwise verify that all materials and/or parts thereof, including those procured or furnished by subcontractors, comply with the requirements of Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing Purchase Order prior to shipment to Skookum Aerospace Manufacturing.

QCR 21 ITAR Requirements * – IMPORTANT/CONFIDENTIAL: This Purchase Order (and any drawings and/or attachments accompanying it) may contain confidential information, including information protected by the United States Government. The information is intended only for the use of the intended recipient(s). Delivery of this Purchase Order to anyone other than the intended recipient(s) is not intended to waive any privilege or otherwise detract from the confidentiality of the Purchase Order. If you are not the intended recipient, or if this Purchase Order has been addressed to you in error, do not read, disclose, reproduce distribute, disseminate, or otherwise use this information. Rather, please promptly notify the sender by phone or e‐mail and then destroy all copies of the Purchase Order and its attachments, if any.

QCR 22 Traceability * – The Supplier shall maintain a system of traceability on all raw materials, purchased components, and manufactured parts used to supply items on this Purchase Order. The Supplier shall provide continuous control throughout fabrication, testing, or calibration.

QCR 23 Processes or Material Changes * – Changes to processes or materials must be approved by Skookum Aerospace prior to implementation of such changes.

QCR 24 Corrective Action * – In response to Skookum Aerospace initiated corrective action requests, the Supplier shall address containment actions (if specified), corrections, root cause, and corrective action to prevent recurrence of reported issues or nonconformances.  The Supplier shall maintain a corrective action process that determines the effectiveness of corrective actions.

QCR 25 Identification / Shipping * – The supplier shall ensure that all items shipped under this Purchase Order are adequately packaged to prevent damage, contamination or deterioration. Supplier shall use best commercial shipping practices unless otherwise notified.

QCR 26 Counterfeit Parts Control * – Establish and maintain a counterfeit and suspected counterfeit part/material program to effectively eliminate the introduction of counterfeit parts into the supply chain.

QCR 27 Employee Awareness * – Establish an awareness program to communicate with employees their contribution to product or service conformity and product safety and the importance of ethical behavior.

QCR 28 ISO / IEC 17025 Certification * – Calibration sources must be certified to ISO / IEC 17025, latest revision.

* = Aerospace Requirements