Basic Quality Requirements of a Supplier
A requirement to becoming a production hardware supplier for Spirit is AS9100 certification. Having this certification demonstrates your company's ability to meet Spirit's quality requirements for building aircraft-worthy parts. The requirements do not end with this certification. On-site supplier assessments will be conducted by the Supply Base Management Team before contract award and throughout the duration of delivery of product from your facility. A 99 percent quality rating and 98.5 percent delivery rating are expected and must be maintained to be considered for any future business opportunities.
AS9100, Quality Management Systems – Aerospace – Requirements, certified quality system is required.
The certified third-party registrar must be approved through and listed in the IAQG OASIS database:
Special Process Requirements are Dependent on Specific Customer Requirements.
Minimum requirement for Special Processors would be NadCap approval.
NADCAP web site
All parts must have First Article Inspection and documentation per AS9102, Aerospace First Article Inspection Requirement, guidelines.
Supplier Use of Spirit AeroSystems Inc. Digital Data (CAD/CAM/CMS)
Many Spirit AeroSystems supplier contracts involve the distribution and use of Spirit provided digital data (CAD/CAM and CMS Systems). Note: Previous data distribution may have utilized 2-D drawings and product data (paper copies).
Digital Data Requirements