Supplier Management | Supplier Quality Requirements


Supplier Quality Requirements

In this section LMI Aerospace will post any important notices to our supplier partners. All LMI suppliers are encouraged to read these notices and comply as required.

Notice: DFARS 2552.225-7014 Domestic Specialty Metals

Boeing Letter

Northrop Letter

Lockheed Martin Letter

Sikorsky Letter

Specialty Metals Definitions

Supplier Quality

All Suppliers providing raw materials, subcontracting, or processing services used in the manufacture of the finished product provided to LMI Aerospace, Inc. customers, are required to maintain compliance with, at a minimum, ANSI/ISO/ASQC Q 9003 or equivalent. OEM granted approvals and qualification may also be required. All suppliers evaluated by LMI Aerospace, Inc. for inclusion to the Approved Supplier List are required to adequately complete and sign a Quality Evaluation form. Suppliers added to LMI Aerospace, Inc. "Approved Supplier List", are subjected to continuous monitoring for quality performance and must maintain minimum quality performance standards to retain approval status.

Supplier Quality Requirements Manual

The Supplier Quality Requirements Manual (SQRM) is the Supplier’s guide to understanding LMI Aerospace quality requirements and expectations. The SQRM forms a part of LMI Aerospace’s purchase order, unless otherwise specified. It contains LMI Aerospace’s specific standard quality requirements and the additional Quality Notes (QN) identified on LMI Aerospace purchase orders.

Download Supplier Quality Requirements Manual (SQRM) (Adobe Acrobat PDF)*

*If directed by the LMI purchase order to follow the supplier quality document, use the link contained above. In all cases, follow the requirement defined in your purchase order. 

Customer Specifications Revisions

Suppliers should reference the Customer Specifications Revisions Reference Tables to verify that they are producing to the most current specifications revisions.

Download Customer Specifications Revisions Reference Table (Excel spreadsheet format)

First Article Inspection

Download the LMI Aerospace AS9102 FAI Report Guideline (FAI STD-001) NOTE: See Appendix A in this document for customer-specific FAI requirements.