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AGA – Quality Management Best Practices Roundtable BGE Supplier Quality Program. February 14, 2013. Gas Delivery System Overview. Gas Franchise Territory: 3,000 Sq Miles Serve Customers in 9 Counties & Baltimore City. Material Quality.

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aga quality management best practices roundtable bge supplier quality program

AGA – Quality Management Best Practices RoundtableBGE Supplier Quality Program

February 14, 2013

gas delivery system overview
Gas Delivery System Overview
  • Gas Franchise Territory: 3,000 Sq Miles
  • Serve Customers in 9 Counties & Baltimore City
material quality
Material Quality
  • Ensuringquality of pipeline materials and installations are becoming a strong focus of PHMSA, NTSB and legislative action
  • Materials quality is critical to ensure the systems safe operation
    • Usually the first questions asked in incident investigation
    • Materials records (traceability) and basis for use
    • “Prudency”
for operators utilities
For Operators/Utilities
  • The life of the facility records – includes materials : due diligence
  • Material in-field performance is essential to long term system safety
  • Public expectation of reliability
bge established the supplier quality program in 1997
BGE established the Supplier Quality Program in 1997

Focus was on:

  • Reduce regulatory risk
  • Reduce material failures
  • Consistent supplier performance measures
  • Reduce waste/rejections
  • Optimize total cost of operations
  • Establish supplier relationships
sqp building blocks road map
SQP – Building Blocks“Road Map”
  • Material Stratification:
      • Risk
      • Criticality
      • Economic
  • Material Standardization
  • Supply/Value determination – 80/20

Focus on Critical Suppliers

supplier material quality management program components
Supplier/Material Quality ManagementProgram Components
  • Manufacturers quality program
      • Audits, sampling rates, certification, acceptance levels, etc.
  • Code compliance certification
  • Product performance testing/measurement
      • Failure analysis, corrective action
  • Manufacturing processes (JIT, lean, etc.)
  • Supplier plant auditing
supplier quality program some of the hard stuff
Supplier Quality ProgramSome of the hard stuff -
  • Management support – there will be cost and relationship pressures
  • Long term focus
  • Critical coordination between engineering, field forces and purchasing – equal partners
sqp results at bge
SQP – Results at BGE
  • Material standardization
  • Supplier consolidation
  • Reduced incoming product inspections
  • Lower inventory – costs
  • Lower total costs – material spend
  • Increased service level
  • Reduced OQ scope for materials
  • Closer supplier relationships – support
  • Finding issues before they “hit the field”
sqp program observations
SQP - Program Observations
  • Time for culture change
  • Better procurement efficiency
  • Field force confidence
  • Market insight – planning
  • Training – standardization
  • Must have a strong audit program
    • Trust but verify
    • Include outside testing
    • Ensure credentials of utility auditors
sqp recent implications
SQP - Recent Implications
  • Material traceability
  • Component origin – certification
      • Buy America Act (FHWA)
  • System records
  • Field inspection – construction quality
  • Manufacturing /ownership changes
    • Locations/plants/consolidation
    • Outsourcing
    • Specifications (outside of code)
communication industry awareness is key
Communication & Industry Awareness is Key
  • The current marketplace is dynamic and global
  • Monitor the marketplace – stay plugged in
  • Develop strategies for international sourcing with regulatory compliance assurance
  • Keep specifications current
  • Contract flexibility
  • Always remember – we own the safety of our systems
bge sqp
BGE - SQP
  • Some statistics
  • Q&A

Thank you

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