recognizes a need to add, modify, or delete a TOP
judgment, Corrective Action Report, team member suggestion or other
Manager to add, modify or delete a TOP by email and a marked-up copy of
receiving TOPs Change Request
Forge Quality Manual, ISO-9001:2008, AS9100C, TOPs Change Request
change; if not in agreement with proposal, negotiate with
requester to resolve issues, using VP-Quality & Engineering as arbiter, if necessary;
TOPs Change Request to TOPs Clerk; verify that changes do not cause non-conformances with ISO and As standard.
Request emailed to TOPs Clerk; ISO and AS requirements validated
receiving a TOPs Change Request
|| Create a
draft TOP, including corrections to spelling and formatting; email
draft with the TOPs Change Request to the VP-Quality & Engineering; cc QA Manager.
NOTE: No TOP will be kept in draft form for more than one
emailed to VP-Quality & Engineering for approval cc QA Manager.
||VP-Quality & Engineering
Receiving draft TOP
||Draft TOP; AS9100 and ISO 9001 current standards
either approve or email the draft back with corrections, in either
case to the TOPs Clerk; cc QA Manager; verify that changes do not cause non-conformances with ISO and AS standards.
reviewed; final approval given; TOP emailed to TOPs Clerk; ISO and AS requirements validated
receiving e-mail from VP-Quality & Engineering
draft of TOP
necessary corrections, possibly working with QA
Manager, and resubmit draft per instructions above; upon receiving
approval from VP-Quality & Engineering, update TOP, TOPs Revision
History and, if needed, DLIST then email a draft Statement of Release
to QA Manager.
updated and published; Revision History updated; if necessary, DLIST
draft Statement of Release emailed to QA Manager
receiving draft Statement of Release
Statement of Release
updates; work with TOPs Clerk to resolve any errors; email Statement
of Release out to all employees with network access.
files reviewed; Statement of Release emailed to all employees with
receiving TOPs Statement of Release
Statement of Release, own judgment
changes to determine if anyone in department needs to be aware of the
change and inform them as appropriate.
members kept appraised of TOP changes affecting their jobs