Nowak Quality Assurance Systems
Nowak's 3rd generation business model assures quality; reduces waste
Head of Quality Assurance – John Tomkins - Reports to Mark Nowak
Primary Products/Services – Precision Machine Components & Machines
Number of Employees - 19 Direct (12 Production, 3 Office, 4 Management)
Quality Assurance/Control Capabilities:
Sampling plans are used
Incoming shipments are inspected to purchase order requirements specifications
including dimensions, chemical, physical, and process.
Outgoing shipments are inspected for compliance to identification acceptance, accountability, packaging packing and marking requirements.
Accepted/rejected material is identified.
There is a material review system.
Rejected material is withheld from further processing.
There is preventive/corrective action system.
There is a written inspection plan/procedure.
Test records are maintained for at least three years.
Material certifications are maintained on file and periodically verified.
We provide certifications for material and tests.
There is a system for control and calibration of test and measuring equipment.
There is a procedure for removing obsolete drawings from use.
Reworked or repaired items are reinspected.
All products receive a final inspection and/or test prior to shipment.
Purchase orders are reviewed to ensure they contain applicable quality requirements.
CNC Milling, CNC Turning, Drilling, , Grinding, Tapping, Manual Milling, Manual Turning, Slotting, Welding, Tumble Finishing, Assembling
Materials: (including but not limited to)
Aluminum, Brass, Copper, Stainless Steel, Bronze, Steel, Plastics, Extrusions, Waveguide, some Rubber
Facility = 8000 Sq. Ft. in a family owned building with room for expansion as needed.
QUALITY ASSURANCE/CONTROL CAPABILITIES
Do you have QA/QC system: Yes
If yes, does it conform to MIL-Q-9858A: Yes
Other-Nowak’s inspection systems.
Are sampling plans in use: Yes
If yes, do they comply with MIL-STD-105E: Yes
Is statistical QA/QC included in your QA/QC system:
Are incoming shipments inspected to purchase order requirements specification, including dimensions, chemical, physical, and process? Yes
Are outgoing shipments inspected for compliance to identification acceptance, accountability, packaging packing, and marking requirements? Yes
Is accepted/rejected material identified? Yes
Is rejected material withheld from further processing? Yes
Do you have a material review system? Yes
Do you have a preventive/corrective action system? Yes
Do you maintain a QA/QC manual? (If yes, please supply a copy.): Manual is in process.
Do you maintain written inspection plans/procedures? Yes
Do you maintain records of inspections? Yes
- Inspector’s signature on prints w/ date? Yes
Do you maintain records of tests at least three years? Yes
Are material certifications maintained on file? Yes
If yes, are they periodically verified? Yes
Do you provide certifications for material or test? Yes
If no, do you provide certification upon request? Yes
Do you have a system for control and calibration of test and measuring equipment? Yes
If yes, does it comply with MIL-STD-45662A? Yes
Do you maintain historical records of calibration and servicing of test and measuring equipment? Yes
Do you have a procedure for removing obsolete drawing from use? Yes
Do rework or repaired items get re-inspected? Yes
Do products receive a final inspection and/or test prior to shipment? Yes
Is a sampling inspection used at the final inspection or test? Yes
Are processes such as plating, painting, heat treating, x-ray, etc., performed in accordance with detailed written procedures? Yes
Are purchase orders reviewed to ensure they contain applicable quality requirements? Yes
Is your company serviced by a government Quality Assurance representative? No