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NUPIC Organization. Presented By Fawaz Jabali NUPIC Region IV Representative Senior Engineer Arizona Public Service Company (APS) Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station August 28, 2006. What is NUPIC?. Nuclear Procurement Issues Committee

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    1. NUPIC Organization Presented By Fawaz Jabali NUPIC Region IV Representative Senior Engineer Arizona Public Service Company (APS) Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station August 28, 2006

    2. What is NUPIC? • Nuclear Procurement Issues Committee • Formed in 1989 as a result of the merger between the utility members of: • Coordinating Agency for Supplier Evaluation (CASE) Nuclear Section • Nuclear Supplier Quality Assurance Committee (NSQAC)

    3. Mission NUPIC was established to provide: • Cooperative program for the evaluation of Supplier Performance • Forum for discussion of Supplier Quality Assurance (QA) Issues • Interface for Procurement QA activities

    4. NUPIC Charter • Defines the Organization • Establishes Membership Criteria • Establishes Member Responsibilities • Establishes Member Commitment Levels • Requires 80% majority Vote to modify

    5. Criteria for Participation Membership in the NUPIC organization includes: • Member: Utility/corporation that holds a nuclear operating license. • Possession Only Member: Utility/corporation that holds a nuclear possession only license • International Member: Utilities operating commercial nuclear facilities outside the USA

    6. Overall Participation • Domestic utilities: 33 • International utilities: 12 • Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

    7. Organizational Structure • NUPIC consists of a designated representative from each member utility • NUPIC is governed by a Steering Committee

    8. Steering Committee • Chairman: Sherry Grier (DPC) • Vice Chairman: Byron Lowery (SNC) • Secretary/Treasurer: Conway Kehoe (DOM) • Region I Rep. – Charlie Brown (PPL) • Region II Rep. – Steve Lusk (TVA) • Region III Rep. – Ken Pinkowski (AEP) • Region IV Rep. – Fawaz Jabali (APS)

    9. Steering Committee Charter • Defines the Responsibilities of: • Chairman • Vice Chairman • Secretary Treasurer • Regional Representatives • Establishes Election Criteria & Terms of Office

    10. Steering Committee Action Request • Audit problem not properly resolved • Significant non-conformance • Results from self-assessments • Negative trend results

    11. NUPIC Meeting • Location determined by the Hosting Member • Meeting frequency (3 times per year) • February (includes Auditor Training) • June (includes Suppliers) • October • Attended by utility representatives, utility Management, NRC, EPRI, NEI, and Suppliers

    12. Basis/Approach • Audit checklist is based on 10CFR50 Appendix B requirements • Audits & Surveys are conducted with an approved standardized checklist

    13. Basis/Approach • The Audit verifies effective implementation of the supplier’s QA program • Audit frequency (12, 24, or 32 months) is based on supplier’s performance

    14. Areas of Focus Evaluation of Suppliers who furnish: • Nuclear Safety Related Items and Services • Commercial Grade Items (CGI) used in Nuclear Safety Related applications • Nuclear Fuels • Dry Cask Storage Containers

    15. NUPIC Facts • Secure website database for the joint Audit/Surveys information • About 2000 Suppliers in the database by locations • About 170 Audits/Surveys performed annually

    16. NUPIC Process • Members identify their suppliers in Database • Schedule Audits of suppliers with 5 users • Solicit Supplier performance information from users prior to the audit

    17. NUPIC Process • Typical Audit teams include 1 team lead, 3 auditors and 1 technical specialist • Lead utility is responsible for posting of results and notification of major issues • Lead utility is responsible for follow-up and closure of Audit issues

    18. Auditor Requirements Audit Team Member (ATM) • Qualified lead auditor under their utility • Completed at least one NUPIC audit under guidance • Documented annual auditor recertification

    19. Auditor Requirements Audit Team Leader (ATL) • Direct employee of domestic member company • Qualified lead auditor under their utility • Served as an ATM on one previous Audit • Performed all functions of ATL under guidance • Documented annual auditor recertification

    20. Current Activities • NRC Audit Observations • Vendor Performance Monitoring • NUPIC Performance Monitoring • Audit/Survey Checklist Improvements • Procedure Review Working Group • 2007 Self-Assessment Planning • Long Range Planning

    21. NUPIC Performance • On-going Peer Reviews • Independent Self-Assessment • Supplier Feedback • NUPIC Team Evaluation • Monitoring Process & Corrective Action

    22. Standing Committees& Working Group Leads • Process Management – Jim Johns (FEC) • NUPIC Performance – Darlene Stimart (NMC) • Vendor Performance – John Larson (NPP) • Vendor Interface – Earl Mayhorn (AUE)

    23. Standing Committees& Working Group Leads • Information Technology - Mark Coren (DPC) • Nuclear Fuel - Stan Mitchell (EXL) • Long Range Planning – Bob McWey (SCE)

    24. Standing Committees& Working Group Leads • Auditor Training – Tom Dougan (WCN) • Audit Scheduling – John Simmons (TXU) • Transportation Security – Mike Rose (PPL) • Procedure Review – Ken Pinkowski (AEP)

    25. Standing Committees& Working Group Leads Vendor Performance Improvements: • Jeff Baysinger (FPL) • Bob McWey (SCE) • Jeff Wright (ENT) • Mark Coren (DPC)

    26. Key benefits • Industry-wide standardized approach • Diverse audit teams from different utilities • Technical Specialist participation • Sharing of industry issues • Leverage resolution of supplier problems

    27. Key benefits • Quick database access to supplier audits • Quick ability to review and qualify suppliers • Minimizing Operating & Maintenance costs • Minimizing impact to supplier’s schedule • Increased Nuclear regulatory confidence

    28. NUPIC Organization QUESTIONS? E-Mail: Fawaz.Jabali@APS.COM