Terms and Conditions for Suppliers of Implementing Ideas


  1. General
    1. By accepting a purchase order issued by Implementing Ideas, the supplier agrees to these Terms and Conditions. Any additional or conflicting terms proposed by the supplier will not be accepted unless agreed to in writing by both parties.
  2. Products and Services
    1. The supplier is responsible for providing products and services in accordance with the specifications, drawings, process requirements, work instructions, and other technical data provided by Implementing Ideas.
  3. Approval
    1. The supplier must agree to the product or service approval requirements from Implementing Ideas as specified on the purchase order and related specifications. This may include approval for methods, processes, equipment, and the release of products and services.
  4. Communication
    1. All communication regarding the product should be done through the purchasing representative that issued the order. If needed, our internally designated representative will involve other team members as needed.
  5. Performance Monitoring
    1. Implementing Ideas intends to monitor and report supplier performance internally and may need to implement any necessary controls by way of corrective action, meetings with management, and/or discontinuance of the use of your services if necessary.
  6. Design and Development Control
    1. Approval of product manufacture design files, special requirements, critical items, or key characteristics will be communicated via our purchasing documents. If the supplier is responsible for product design for any products provided to Implementing Ideas, approval must be obtained by an authorized purchasing representative of Implementing Ideas. 
  7. Tests, Inspection, and Verification
    1. Implementing Ideas may require suppliers to provide tests, inspection, and verification, including production process verification and any supporting documentation related thereto, including any records and standardized basis for statistical techniques used in the verification or validation of the products being supplied.
  8. Quality Management System
    1. The supplier must implement a quality management system that demonstrates the ability to achieve conforming product and service results. This may include established processes, procedures, documents, ISO/AS certifications, etc.
  9. External Providers
    1. The supplier must use customer-designated (when specified) or supplier-approved external providers, including process sources (e.g., special processes).
  10. Nonconforming Processes, Products, or Services
    1. The supplier must notify Implementing Ideas of nonconforming processes, products, or services that may impact the product being delivered to Implementing Ideas and obtain approval for their disposition.
  11. Counterfeit Parts
    1. The supplier must prevent the use of counterfeit parts.
  12. Changes to Processes, Products, or Services
    1. The supplier must notify Implementing Ideas of changes to processes, products, or services, including changes in their external providers or location of manufacture, and obtain Implementing Ideas’ approval.
  13. Flow Down Requirements
    1. The supplier must flow down to external providers any and all applicable requirements, including Implementing Ideas and its customers’ requirements.
  14. Test Specimens
    1. The supplier must provide test specimens for design approval, inspection/verification, investigation, or auditing when requested.
  15. Documented Information
    1. The supplier must retain documented information related to the products and services being delivered to Implementing Ideas for a retention period of no less than five (5) years and obtain approval from Implementing Ideas for document disposition.
  16. Right of Access
    1. Implementing Ideas, their customer, and regulatory authorities require the right of access to areas of supplier facilities and documented information at any level of the supplier’s supply chain, applicable to the products and services being delivered to Implementing Ideas.
  17. Awareness
    1. The supplier must ensure that persons are aware of their contribution to product or service conformity, their contribution to product safety, and the importance of ethical behavior.