Pre inspection meeting
Prior to start of manufacturing, it is better that client and TIS's inspector can conduct an initial visit to vendor's shop to hold a pre-inspection meeting in order to review together with vendor’s responsible management member
If vendor's inspection procedure meets client's requirement of contract on inspection/tests.
To ensure that all parties thoroughly understand the purchase order.
Verify supplier understanding of established Witness and Hold Points.
To Get clarification on any of the requirement that we do not understand.
Documents will be reviewed in specific detail and we will discuss them with the supplier during meeting. For Example: ITP, Welding, NDE, Coating, Drawing etc.
All outstanding items recognized during engineering stage will be discussed and try to be solved at this meeting.
Notes any exceptions that the Supplier raised and inquired if the Supplier has taken any other exceptions to the specification requirement.
Agenda of Pre-inspection Meeting
Organization and communication channel
Applicable code and specifications
Document & drawing issue status and schedule
Fabrication sequence and schedule
Inspection and Test plan (ITP) & inspection procedures
Inspection Report format
Special process (Welding, etc.)
Procurement and suborder status
Confirmation of sub-vendors
Machining, NDE, PWHT & others
RT facility & performance, PWHT facility size
witness by relevant parties and hold points
Notification systems Inspection schedule, shop inspection, final inspection release, etc.
Required document for witness inspection
Third party inspection & release note
Review of vendor’s QA/QC system
Factory load status
Shop tour including progress check
Others (if any)