Supplier Quality

Bell Helicopter Supply Management maintains an Approved Supplier List. The following are the principal criteria used to determine the suitability for inclusion on this list:

  • Position in Industry
  • Technology
  • Capacity
  • Competitiveness
  • Responsible for Engineering, Development and testing
  • Warranty Commitment
  • Full Service Capabilities (Program management and design capable)
  • Participation in Cost Reduction Programs
  • Progressive Culture with Continuous Improvement Philosophy
  • Service and Support
  • Responsiveness to requests for quotes, technical assistance and e-business
  • Effective Problem Resolution
  • Proactive Approach to Defect Prevention and Continuous Improvement
  • Location
Maintaining Postion
on the Approved Suppliers List