Quality Assurance statement describes the activities of MB Material
Handling Systems, and defines procedures to be used to provide Quality
Assurance in support of the Information Checking, design, detail
design, supply, manufacture, assemble, test, install and commission
of one off contracts for bespoke mechanical handling equipment in
observance of the procedures defined is mandatory for all MB Material
Handling Systems management and staff employed direct or indirect
or seconded from the parent company, The Motherwell Bridge Group,
who will comply with the requirements of BS EN 9001, and all contract
documents relative to a specific contract.
Quality Assurance Manager (QAM) is directly responsible to the Managing
Director for the operation of the Company Quality Assurance System.
QAM is also responsible for the enforcement, advice, and maintenance
of the QA system as described in the company QA Manual & QA Procedures
QAM is responsible for carrying out internal audits of the quality
systems and also for contract specific audits.
Assurance Contract Requirements
Material Handling Systems shall for all work covered by the contract
establish and implement the appropriate quality assurance arrangements
which as a minimum meet the requirements identified in the contract.
addition to the requirements of the Quality System identified in
the contract, MB Material Handling Systems shall:
- For ISO
9001 & 9902 only, establish procedures for the accurate planning
and resourcing of all quality related activities including the
preparation of quality plans. Quality plans shall be submitted
to the customer for approval and work identified on the quality
plan shall not commence prior to receipt of such approval.
Depending upon the nature and complexity of the work then MB Material
Handling Systems shall produce a quality plan for each discrete
phase of the work, eg. Design, Manufacture etc.
- The customer
representative may identify hold points in the quality plan beyond
which work must not proceed without the customer’s verification
and or permission.
a procedure for ongoing contract review through the life of the
contract which will address any significant contract amendments,
records of the ongoing reviews and the conclusions reached shall
be kept and form part of the quality records.
Where any site
installation, test and/or commissioning work is involved, MB Material
Handling Systems shall prepare contract specific quality assurance
procedures for agreement with the customer prior to such work commencing.
all necessary information relating to health & safety in respect
of processes, products and services.
- Review and
update the policy as and when necessary particularly in respect
of major changes within the company and/or changes in legislation
and to bring these changes to the attention of all employees.