Supplier Punch List

Supplier Punch List

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Punch list:
In theory, we expect to have a perfect package ready to be released but in reality, that is not always the
case. There are times that during final check, we find a missing bolt or a localized paint defect such as
Now, we could delay release of the package until these shortcomings are sorted but then there is pressure
to get the package out of the door so it can be installed as per project plan. Industry has found a practical
way of dealing with such small but nagging issues.
In principle, any shortcoming that does not affect the equipment performance or endanger safety, can be
termed as punch list ‘B’ (minor punch list) otherwise, it shall be termed as major punch list ‘A’.
During final check and prior to release, normally all minor punch lists are noted and signed off by the
supplier promising to take remedial action (e.g. supply the missing bolt, repair the localized paint damage
at the site at his own expense) before equipment is commissioned into service.
However, all major punchlist ‘A’ that affect equipment performance and safety shall be corrected before
it is released and shipped to the site.
Most companies have a guideline and examples of what constitute punch list ‘A’ & ‘B’ categories as
guidelines otherwise the inspector in consultation with quality and package engineers shall decide and
categorize them on a case by case basis.
A work transfer authorization could be created that segregates punchlist into A & B types (“A” punch list
corrected at supplier premise while punch list “B” completed at the owner’s place at supplier’s cost).

Download Link: E6. Supplier Punch List Notice

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