The SRON PA/QA group has a long heritage in the acquisition of high reliability components for space applications. Over the past the group has built up a unique combination of knowledge in procurement related disciplines and quality standards, sustained by a profound insight in a number of technological domains.
EEE component procurement goes beyond purchasing components. Fields of specialism include:
- market survey,
- component selection,
- make or buy decisions,
- definition of procurement specifications &
negotiation of Statement of Work,
- planning and cost control/budgetting,
- stock control.
For implemenation of EEE quality requirements SRON PA/QA is skilled in
- tailoring of Space Agencies / Department of Defense and project requirements for non-standard components,
- manufacturer surveillance,
- acceptance and buy-off,
- performing inspections, problem reporting and resolving,
- alert coordination.