Production and product control
An important part of the GASTEC QA contract is production and product control. Kiwa Netherlands B.V. visits the supplier and / or the production site to perform an audit on the production of the approved products.
Divided over the visits, the following program will be used annually:
- Check of calibration status of test equipment
- Entry control raw materials / components
- Inspection of final product (tests / measurements)
- Inspection during the manufacturing process (testing / measurements)
- Procedure for products with deviations
- Storage and (internal) transport of product
- Handling of complaints handling.
During the audit also products are selected on a random bases. These selected products are then tested by Kiwa Nederland B.V. following the test program which can be found in the relevant test requirement.
The number of inspection visits / audits per year is determined in the general GASTEC QA inspection requirements. It also describes the requirements regarding the quality system.