QUALITY ASSURANCE MANUAL
5.0 ENGINEERING/BLUEPRINT CONTROL
5.1 When deemed necessary the Engineering Department shall be consulted to assure that
parts or product drawings are of an acceptable industry standard level, necessary to
complete a sales order based on a specific customer contract.
5.2 Any special and pertinent information necessary to the manufacture of a customer part
or product, such as special processes, dimensional requirements, special materials or
specific blueprint requirements will be kept as a matter of record in the Production
Planning Office. Thus, the Planning Department issues any specific drawings or
5.3 In conjunction with the Engineering Department, the Production Planning Office will be
responsible for the issuance and maintenance of up-to-date drawings and specifications and
other engineering data to all applicable departments or authorized personnel upon request.
5.4 All obsolete manufacturing data is returned to the Production Planning Office and
5.5 When drawings are revised, they shall be stamped and dated as such, prior to release
to any other department, thus signifying an up-to-date print.
5.6 No one is allowed to use any print not clearly legible or with hand written changes or
notes unless prior approval is received from the customer or customer representative.
5.7 It shall be the responsibility of the Quality Control and Production Planning
Departments to insure that all manufacturing data is kept clean and legible and are of
uniform and acceptable industry standard.