Terms and Conditions for External Providers
CEC is committed to a work environment free from forced labor or slavery, unlawful child labor, and the illegal movement of people for the purpose of slavery or human trafficking.
Human Rights Obligations: Supplier shall and shall cause its subcontractors to conduct its and their business in respect of individuals and their human rights. Supplier shall and shall cause its subcontractors to comply with all applicable anti-slavery and human trafficking laws, statutes, regulations and codes in force in local, national, and international law. Supplier will not engage in any activity, practice or conduct that would constitute an offense under U.S. or U.K. anti-human trafficking laws.
Supplier shall not engage and shall ensure that its subcontractors shall not engage in slavery, indentured servitude, forced labor or human trafficking of any kind. People doing work for Supplier, including its subcontractors, either directly or indirectly, must do so voluntarily and without coercion. Supplier shall not and shall ensure that its subcontractors shall not impose unreasonable restrictions on workers’ rights to leave work or terminate employment. Supplier shall not and shall ensure that its subcontractors shall not engage in harsh or inhumane treatment against any individuals and must comply with all Laws and the treatment of workers. Supplier shall and shall ensure that its subcontractors shall not engage in child labor and unfair wage payments or failure to pay wages earned. Supplier shall ensure that its subcontractors and suppliers comply with these provisions.
The External Provider Shall:
* Notify CEC on nonconforming product and obtain CEC's approval for disposition.
In addition, any changes in product and/or process definition, change of suppliers, change of manufacturing facility and location (where required).
* Flow down to the supply chain the applicable customer requirements.
* Record retention of 7 years, or as customer directed.
* Allow right of access by CEC, and regulatory authorities to areas of aII facilities, at any level of the supply chain, if required.
The organization shall ensure the adequacy of requirements prior to their communication to the external provider. The organization shall communicate to external providers its requirements for:
a. the processes, products, and services to be provided including the identification of relevant technical data (e.g., specifications, drawings, process requirements, work instructions) ;
b. the approval of:
1. products and services;
2. methods, processes, and equipment;
3. the release of products and services;
c. competence, including any required qualification of persons;
d. the external providers' interactions with the organization;
e. control and monitoring of the external providers' performance to be applied by the organization;
f. verification or validation activities that the organization, or its customer, intends to perform at the external providers' premises;
g. test, inspection, and verification;
h. the use of statistical techniques for product acceptance and related instructions for acceptance by the organization;
i. the need to:
- implement a quality management system;
- use customer-designated or approved external providers, including process sources (e.g., special processes);
- notify the organization of nonconforming processes, products, or services and obtain approval for their disposition;
- prevent the use of suspected unapproved, and counterfeit parts;
- notify the organization of changes to processes, products, or services, including changes of their external providers or location of manufacture;
- flow down to external providers applicable requirements including customer requirements;
- provide a certificate of conformity, test reports, or authorized release certificate, as applicable;
- retain documented information, including retention periods and disposition requirements;
j. the right of access by the organization, their customer, and regulatory authorities to the applicable areas of facilities and to applicable documented information, at any level of the supply chain;
k. ensuring that persons are aware of:
- their contribution to product or service conformity;
- their contribution to product safety;
- the importance of ethical behavior.
Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination Obligation of Contractors and Subcontractors Regarding Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans.
This clause is applicable if awarded contract exceeds $10,000. Pursuant to the requirements of 41 CFR Part 60-741.5 (a) and 41 CFR Part 60-300.5(a):
Contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41CFR 60-741.5 (a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified
individuals on the basis of disability and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.
Contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5 (a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.