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REVISED | QMS-1004255 Revision N | Global Supplier Quality Manual
Updated to better align with industry requirements and detailing Sensata’s Supplier expectations.  It is the responsibility of each Supplier to review and assure compliance to the expectation outlined in the GQSM rev N.  Agreement is required to be submitted by the Supplier using the GSQM Agreement Letter to their respective Purchasing Contact / Supplier Quality Engineering Team at Sensata.
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REVISED | QMS01108101 Revision B | Corrective Action Problem Solving 8D Form
Global collaboration between Sensata Customer and Supplier Quality Engineering, Sensata introduces a consolidated Problem Solving Methodology Worksheet.  This worksheet is to be used by all Supplier’s when requested to address and investigate nonconformance’s by Sensata.  It’s content provides Suppliers with the necessary tools to properly investigate root cause analysis, corrective action and effectiveness of actions taken, etc.
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California Transparency in Supply Chains Notice
The following disclosures are for compliance with California Civil Code 1714.43, known commonly as the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010.
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Supplier Classification Form
Online Form
On-line form to be completed for new supplier setup /or existing supplier change requests.
C-TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) Supplier Profile Questionnaire
Letter/Questionnaire (PDF)
Additional information on C-TPAT can be found at www.c-tpat.com.
Conflict Minerals Letter/Survey
Letter/Survey (PDF)
CQI-15 and CQI-17 Special Processes Assessment Requirements Released by AIAG - Monday, September 13, 2010
The latest CQI Special Process Publications have been released by AIAG (Automotive Industry Action Group) - CQI-15 Welding System Assessment and CQI-17 Soldering System Assessment.  As an ISO/TS 16949 registered company Sensata Technologies is required to flow down Customer Specific Requirements to our supply base. 

Suppliers are required to conduct yearly assessments according to the CQI requirements and submit the CQI worksheet cover page to the respective Sensata Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE).  The actual CQI assessment worksheet results are to be maintained by the supplier and made available when requested by Sensata SQE.

These CQI Special Processes are considered to contain Pass-Thru Characteristics for Sensata components, and if not controlled can have a negative impact on meeting our Customers product requirements.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact your respective Sensata SQE.

Sensors Products Global Supplier Quality Manual #1004255 - Wednesday, October 21, 2009
AIAG Special Processes Assessment Requirements (CQI) - Monday, June 30, 2008
As an ISO/TS 16949 registered company Sensata Technologies is required to flow down Customer Specific Requirements to our supply base.  Suppliers are required to submit yearly assessments of those manufacturing processes containing Special Processes; Heat Treating, Plating and Coating by our Automotive Customers.  These processes are considered to contain Pass-Thru Characteristics for Sensata components, and if not controlled can have a negative impact on meeting our Customers requirements.
Supplier Management Process (SMP) - Wednesday, November 22, 2006
In the spring of 2006, Sensata's Purchasing Steering Team introduced a global process for how we will manage our supply chain around the world. Purchasing managers and Sourcing managers from around the world attended an initial training session in Holland. This process sets the global guidelines for supplier identification, evaluation, selection, monitoring, assessment, development and disengagement. Read more... (PowerPoint)
Supplier Scorecard - Thursday, October 26, 2006
CETRAQ - The key indices that we measure include # of quality events, quality spills, on time delivery, quality PPM, cost reductions, and service. Many of you are already aware of our CETRAQ program (Cost, Environment, Technology, Responsiveness, Assurance of supply, and Quality). CETRAQ captures all of our care abouts in one simple but thorough scorecard. Read more... (PowerPoint)
New Product Development (NPD) - Thursday, October 26, 2006
At Sensata we use a global NPD process to develop new products and processes. This highly developed process has been in use since the early 90's and has incorporated several revisions to keep up with customer requirements. Read more... (PowerPoint)

 

Forms

Document #
Category
Description
Revision
QMS-1004436 G-SM-08 Supplier GSQM Acceptance Letter J
QMS01108101 ----------- Global 8D Instructions & Template, Containment Instructions & Worksheets B
QMS-1006304 G-SM-24 Supplier Request for Engineering Approval (SREA) & Deviation Form E
QMS-1004961 G-SM-14 Supplier Request Initial Sample & Evaluation Request (RIS/ISER) Form L
QMS-1006309 G-SM-29 Run at a Rate Worksheet C
QMS-1006310 G-SM-30 Supplier Material Content Reporting Worksheet Revision B B

 

 

 

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