Surveillance of manufacturing operations to ensure the material or equipment is manufactured, inspected, and tested in accordance with contract specifications and all operations are properly documented.
Monitor Vendor Quality Control
Witness Selected Processes, Operations, Inspection and Tests
Verify Accuracy, Completeness of documentation and records
Issue status reports, Non-compliance, and Release Notices
The level of surveillance is established prior to manufacturing and depending on client requirements. Technical complexity, criticality of equipment, and the adequacy of the vendor’s quality system may involve either continuous or periodic attendance.