Data Patterns is committed to developing robust supply chains that support our system integration philosophy. Suppliers are an integral part of our supply chain strategy, and we continue to seek high-performing suppliers which can strengthen our supply chains.

Our selection process is based on the following criteria:

Quality performance, leadership, financial strength, continuous improvement culture, cost competitiveness, early supplier involvement on product development/improvement, Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) compliance.We expect all of our suppliers to engage in continuous improvement programs that increase organizational efficiency, reduce product costs, improve product and process performance, reduce cycle times and eliminate waste.

We expect suppliers to be progressive in managing all aspects of their business. To become Data Patterns preferred supplier, there are specific characteristics which must be demonstrated:

    Lean Manufacturing practice are to be in place.
    Cost-competitive culture should be in place
    Commitment to year over year regressive pricing
    Understands the value of low cost sourcing
    Flexible cash terms
    Short cycle times
    Financially stable
    Robust and visible metrics
    Provides on-time, defect-free products and services
    Registered to Aerospace Quality Specifications
    Strong commitment to Environment, Health and Safety
    Proactively seeks solutions to problems without  Data Patterns intervention.