Project Quality Plan (PQP)

Project Quality Plan

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Project Quality Plan (PQP) is normally required for criticality “1” packages. It is based on ISO 10005 Quality management — Guidelines for quality plans. It would have the same requirements as ISO 9001 QMS but intended for implementation at project level.

A Project Quality Plan typically includes:

∙         Key Personnel and their responsibilities

∙         Contract review to ensure supplier has sufficient resources in terms of manpower, know how, infrastructure to do the job

∙         Design control (input, output, verification, validation)

∙         Document  and data control (revision & numbering for traceability while archiving outdated documents)

∙         Purchasing (subcontractor for services and raw material, ensure controls in place)

∙         Control  of customer-supplied product (free issued material supplied by the purchaser/client if any, traceability, proper storage, quarantine non conforming product and ask the client for disposition)

∙         Product  identification and traceability (including raw material traceability and marking)

∙         Process control (QC procedures such as NDE examination procedure, test procedures, WPS, function test procedure, pressure test procedure)

∙         Inspection and testing (reflected within package Inspection and Test Plan)

∙         Control of inspection, measuring and  test equipment(Calibration program includes calibration procedures, register, test reports & certificates)

∙         Inspection and test status (Test reports, mill test report, test records)

∙         Control  of nonconforming product (NCR Procedure, register and reports)

∙         Corrective  and preventive action (normally addressed within NCR reports)

∙         Handling, storage, packaging, preservation and delivery (addressed within packing and shipping procedure, lifting plan for heavy components or equipment normally over 2000 kg. (if needed) )

∙         Control  of quality records (reflected within MRB/MDB or manufacturer record book and it’s index)

∙         Auditing (Audit procedure, audit schedule, audit findings and follow up)

∙         Training (supplier to demonstrate how he ensures his personnel and subcontractors have the required qualification, training and competency, evidence would be the training matrix, qualification record, experience record).


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