Quality Requirements for Suppliers

The QRS-01 (Quality Requirements for Suppliers) and associated modules QRS-XXX is the Quality Manual applicable to all Suppliers when referred to within a Purchase Order or Agreement, and shall be flowed-down to all Sub-tier Suppliers. The QRS-XXX Modules shall be applied at their latest revision as published below.

All Suppliers must be approved to supply articles. The Aerospace companies are expected to be certified to the EN/AS/JISQ9100 series, as applicable, and the QRS-01 contains specific Leonardo Helicopters requirements that are in addition to these standards.
The use of IAQG documents and guidelines, such as SCMH (Supply Chain Management Handbook), are recommended to supplement the application of QRS-01.

The revised QRS-01 Issue 4 and associated modules is effective immediately for new approved Suppliers and will be applicable from September 1st, 2018 to all current Suppliers.

 

QRS-01 ISSUE 4 AND ASSOCIATED MODULES

 

QRS-01 Quality Requirements for Suppliers Issue 4 – Main Document
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Quality Requirements for Suppliers Issue 4 – Main Document
Appendix 1 Record Retention Table (Issue 00)
Appendix 2 Program Additional Requirements (Issue 00)
F01 - Corrective Action Request CAR form (issue 00)
F02 - REACh Declaraton form (Issue 00)
F03 - MIR form (Issue 00)
F04 - Log Card form (Issue 00)
F05 - RFVA Form (Issue 01)
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QRS-100 Digital Manufacturing (DMFG)
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Digital Manufacturing (DMFG)
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QRS-101 First Article Inspection

 

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First Article Inspection (Issue 02)
F01 - PN Accountability (Issue 02)
F02 - Article Accountability (Issue 02)
F03 - Characteristic Accountability (Issue 02)
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QRS-103 Quality Req. for Subcontractors, GSE, Stockists of Raw Material, Distributors
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Subcontractors GSE Stockists Parts-Distributors (Issue 01)
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QRS-104 Special Processes
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Special Processes (Issue 01)
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QRS-105 Management of LH Equipments and Tools
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Management of LH equipments and tools (Issue 00)
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QRS-107 Management of Non-Conforming Articles
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Management of Non-Conforming Articles (Issue 01)
F01 - Concession form and instructions (Issue 02)
F02 - Deviation Permit form and instructions (Issue 02)
F03 - Quality Alert form (Issue 00)
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QRS-108 Supplier Quality Plans
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Supplier Quality Plans (Issue 01)
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QRS-110 DO-PO Arrangement
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DO-PO Arrangement (Issue 01)
F01 - DO-PO Form (Issue 01)
F02 - IPO-PO Form (Issue 01)
F03 - SADD Form (Issue 01)
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QRS-115 Requirements for Design & Development Suppliers
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Design and Development - Quality Requirements (Issue 03)
F01 - TAF (Issue 03)
F02 - COMO (Issue 00)
F03 - DDP 03 (Issue 03)
F04 - SCN (Issue 04)
F05 - DDS (Issue 03)
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QRS-116 Software Development, Quality Requirements for Suppliers
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Software Development - Quality Requirements (Issue 03)
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QRS-117 Complex Electronic Hardware, Quality Requirements for Suppliers
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Complex Electronic HW - Quality Requirements (Issue 03)
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QRS-122 Supplier Component Maintenance / Operating Manuals management
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Supplier Components Maintenance-Operative Manuals (Issue 01)
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QRS Temporary Revisions
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QRS-01 Modules-Temporary Revisions Log
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Additional Data

 

Program Additional Requirements

Here below the Program Additional Requirements:


AW609 Conformity Requirements for Suppliers (Issue E)
QAS100 Issue 5

Technical Documentation
List of Approved Process

Supplier Quality restricted area for certificated supplier users only

The content is visible only to authenticated Leonardo Helicopter Division Approved Supplier.

If you are an Leonardo Helicopter Division Approved Supplier:
Sign in or register for access.
If you already have a logon but cannot see any content, go to Change your profile and select the “Apply for role” tab and request "Role Supp Quality Area". The request will be reviewed by the Leonardo Helicopter Division Quality website owner and, if approved, will be allocated to you.

Supplier of raw material

The content is visible only to authenticated Leonardo Helicopter Division Approved Supplier.

If you are an Leonardo Helicopter Division Approved Supplier:

  • Sign in or register for access.
  • If you already have a logon but cannot see any content, go to Change your profile and select the “Apply for role” tab and request "Role Supp Quality Area". The request will be reviewed by the Leonardo Helicopter Division Quality website owner and, if approved, will be allocated to you.
NDT responsible level 3

Supplier Quality restricted area for certificated supplier users only
The content is visible only to authenticated Leonardo Helicopter Division Approved Supplier.

If you are an Leonardo Helicopter Division Approved Supplier:

  • Sign in or register for access.
  • If you already have a logon but cannot see any content, go to Change your profile and select the “Apply for role” tab and request "Role Supp Quality Area". The request will be reviewed by the Leonardo Helicopter Division Quality website owner and, if approved, will be allocated to you.
Approved Sources 
Here below technical documents relative QRS01 applicable to LMW Ltd Helicopter Division only:

 

 

Quality Approval and Provisions

 

Quality & approval
Leonardo Helicopters Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA) is an integrated cross geographical department that has developed and implemented supplier initial evaluation and re-evaluation processes based on perceived  industry best practice.

 SQA’s main responsibilities include:
  • Provision of specialist Quality input to the Leonardo Helicopters Supplier Selection Process.
  • Evaluation of all new suppliers of products, software and aerospace services ensuring the Supplier’s Quality Management System is compliant with Leonardo Helicopters requirements.
  • Re-evaluation of suppliers of products, software and aerospace services (in conjunction with Leonardo Helicopters Supply Chain Engineering) ensuring suppliers have the capability to maintain compliance with Leonardo Helicopters requirements.
  • Maintenance of the Leonardo Helicopters Approved Supplier Database.
  • Provision of supporting Quality documentation to the Leonardo Helicopters global supplier base.
     
Quality assurance provisions

Quality Assurance requirements

for the fulfilment of the order, the supplier shall comply with Leonardo Helicopter Division suppliers' quality manual (qrs 01)* and all the procedures quoted by reference in the same. the above manual applies to all the direct material supplies. in the event the order is placed on an agent or commercial organization, the latter shall assure the supplier/manufacturer that will effectively execute the supply, shall apply the quality assurance provisions hereinafter set forth.


GENERAL PROVISIONS **

  • For the duration of the Order, the Supplier shall ensure the application of the Quality Level recognized by Leonardo Helicopter Division exclusively for the scope of the qualification.
  • With reference to the peculiarity of the supply in Order, Leonardo Helicopter Division reserves the right to implement a specific Quality Plan or Supply Control Plan.
  • Both during and after the completion of the Order, the Supplier undertakes to promptly provide Leonardo Helicopter Division with information on continuous airworthiness concerning the materials supplied.
  • In the event Leonardo Helicopter Division deems useful to execute an on-site test, the Supplier shall notify Leonardo Helicopter Division the beginning of the acceptance test with ten day notice.
  • The Supplier shall assure free access to Leonardo Helicopter Division representatives and ,as applicable, to its customers and/or Military and Civil Authorities.
  • The Supply must be manufactured in compliance with the configuration and quality provisions required by the Order. Any change shall be approved in writing in advance by Leonardo Helicopter Division 
  • Parts/assemblies shall be identified and serialised as required by applicable technical/ manufacturing documentation.
  • Complete Supply traceability shall be ensured from incoming material/component to end product.
  • All items delivered to Leonardo Helicopter Division must be preserved, packed and shipped according to the Order requirements or, if not specified, to the best commercial rules (ref. MIL-P-116). Item subject to shelf life must be delivered with at least ¾ of full life. Parts and/or single packages and relevant Cetificates of Conformances shall indicate, as applicable: cure date, batch/lot number, assembly date, expiry date.
  • Every Supply shall be always delivered with a Certificate of Conformity to the Order requirements as per "Annex B" of AQAP-2070 or equivalent document containing, at least, the same information.
  • Items from a "Stockist/Distributor" must be always delivered with Certificate of Conformity and copy of the original Certificate of Manufacturer.
  • * The entire quality documentation concerning the accomplishement of the Order is available on this web site
  • ** The provisions of clauses 1, 3, 7, 8, 10, 11, do not apply to indirect materials.

PARTICULAR PROVISIONS (in addition to the General Provisions)
Write the two digits of the Quality Codes reported in the Purchase Order line item in order to get explanation of the appropriate meaning.
 

 

 

FAQ

 

FAQ 1
Q: When does QRS-01 Issue 4 and associated Modules become applicable? 
A: QRS-01 Issue 4 and associated Modules will become applicable from September 1st, 2018. 
For new approved Suppliers, they will be applicable immediately.
FAQ 2
Q: Which revision of QRS-XXX Modules shall be applied?
A: The QRS-XXX Modules shall always be individually applied at their latest revision Issue published in the Leonardo Helicopters web page above.
FAQ 3
Q: Which Leonardo Helicopters suppliers shall apply the QRS-01?
A: The QRS-01 and associated modules shall be applied by all aerospace Leonardo Helicopters suppliers worldwide, to confirm a unique approach on Quality.
FAQ 4
Q: Which are the main changes of the QRS-01 Issue 4 and associated Modules?
A: The QR-01 Issue 4 and associated Modules have been updated and reorganized with several improvements that should facilitate access to the requirements and make these documents easier to read and to use. In terms of contents, the main changes involve: REACh requirements; Shelf life limit of supplied articles; Obsolescence of supplied articles; Management of Design changes (for design and development Suppliers); new module added (QRS-105: Management of LH Equipments and Tools).
FAQ 5
Q: How Suppliers can address questions for clarifications about QRS-01 and/or submit suggestions for improvement?
A: Please submit your requests / suggestions to your Leonardo Helicopters Supplier Quality Assurance contact or to through functional mailbox: AWSupplierQualityAssurance.AW@leonardocompany.com
FAQ 6
Q: To whom Suppliers have to send Quality Alerts/Notification of Escape/Service Bulletin?
A: Any Quality Alert/Notification of Escape or Service Bulletin shall be sent to LH Chief Project of reference, LH Quality Control of Reference and LH SQA (AWSupplierQualityAssurance.AW@leonardocompany.com). For UK only, to AWL_Product_Qualityalert.mbx.aw@leonardocompany.com .
Any other contact referred to in the contract shall be put in copy. Further details can be found in QRS-107.