Why QSL Lite?
The nuclear utility industry is unlike any other. You have compliance issues and safety concerns that require extraordinary quality and control measures. Materials must meet specific mandated standards, and that’s where Ethany’s Qualified Suppliers List Lite can help NUPIC members stay compliant simply and cost-effectively.
Easy to Use
Starting from the single sign-on that provides access to both NUPIC and Qualified Suppliers List Lite and continuing through the entire solution, Ethany’s software makes users more efficient by providing simple navigation and visibility to the information you need to run the operation effectively.
The Qualified Suppliers List Lite NUPIC Activities Control Panel provides insight into critical upcoming tasks such as supplier audits, open NUPIC issues and third-party reviews awaiting approval. Users have “at a glance” access to the information they need for effective performance, and supporting details are easy to access.
The tight integration between the NUPIC database and Qualified Suppliers List Lite enables complete access and consistency across both systems, without having to enter or store redundant data. Qualified Suppliers List Lite and NUPIC automatically ensure that data stays in sync so you never have to waste time making changes or checking your information to ensure that it is up-to-date. Users can navigate freely between NUPIC and Qualified Suppliers List Lite using the toolbar and can move easily from one supplier’s info to the next with a quick search function.
Insight Through Visibility
Users have complete visibility to all the information they need to do their jobs effectively, including all supplier information, conditions of approval and responsible engineers. Your buyer can make fast, effective decisions confidently, knowing that the information they are using is current and correct. A full range of reports with flexible filters and output formats ensures that users have access to exactly the information they need.
Qualified Suppliers List Lite has powerful security to prevent accidental data deletions or changes to control tables. The solution relies on NUPIC’s own security for access, along with its own security features, to ensure the utmost in security with a simple single sign-on model that users appreciate.
Key Features for the Nuclear Industry
Single sign-on provides access to both NUPIC and QSL Lite to save time and improve efficiency
User with proper security access can update their own NUPIC information from a single source
Comprehensive reporting provides insight to operations
Automatic data downloads of NUPIC information
Standardized lists help ensure information consistency and improve reporting accuracy
Simple but effective security through NUPIC access
Two-step deletion confirmation helps reduce errors and accidental deletes
Integrates easily to most procurement systems
Integrated toolbar simplifies navigation between NUPIC and Qualified Suppliers List Lite
Built-in conditions of approval
Audit reminders help ensure compliance
Nuclear power utilities all over North America rely on Ethany for simple, accurate supplier performance information. Drive to continuous improvement across your entire supply chain with the fast, reliable information in Qualified Suppliers List Lite. Ensure compliance with complex regulations governing supplier performance and quality. You will increase user efficiency and effectiveness with powerful insight that’s easy to use and simple to access. Save time, reduce errors and increase accuracy with the pre-built integration to NUPIC data. To learn more about how quality management and NUPIC integration can help keep your operations running smoothly while reducing risk and supporting continuous improvement, contact us today at 585-889-2586 or by email at SALES@ETHANY.COM for more information.
The Qualified Suppliers List (QSL) Lite product for NUPIC members is specifically designed for members to leverage the NUPIC database content to the fullest extent, while managing additional information to control a secure QSL. Users gain access to QSL Lite once they have successfully logged into the NUPIC website. QSL Lite users can easily navigate between NUPIC and QSL Lite secure content using the integrated toolbar. Data entered into NUPIC is automatically available in the QSL Lite screens and reports. The NUPIC data combined with QSL Lite data provides a secure, easy to maintain QSL solution.
The QSL Lite Control Panel can easily be selected using the side menu bar. It will list Upcoming Audits/Surveys, Open Audits/Surveys, and Open NUPIC Issues. It will also provide links to display detailed information related to any specific activity in report format. The QSL Lite NUPIC Activities Control Panel will be the main screen displayed when entering QSL Lite. It will list Lead NUPIC Audits (Category NJ/NJX), Member Audits (Category NJ/NJX), Lead Commercial Grade Surveys (Category NC/NCX), Member Commercial Grade Surveys (Category NC/NCX), Third Party Reviews To Perform, and Third Party Reviews Performed But Not NUPIC Approved for the logged on Member. It will also provide links to display detailed information related to any specific activity in a report format.
NUPIC / QSL Lite Database Integration
The primary assumption is that all of the suppliers in the QSL Lite product will be maintained in the NUPIC supplier database. There will be a one to one relationship established between the NUPIC supplier and QSL Lite supplier table. Application components will be established to assist in managing the links consistency. The information listed below will be maintained in the QSL Lite supplier table:
Original Qualification Date
Responsible QA Engineer
Secondary Responsible QA Engineer
Conditions of Approval
Scope of Supply
Notes To Users
The supplier screen will display all of the information listed on the previous page with the information from the NUPIC Supplier table. A quick search function will allow users to easily switch between suppliers. The NUPIC supplier table information will be in read only format. All of the other information will be maintainable through the user interface.
The reports identified below are included in the QSL Lite product. Each report has a Report Selection Criteria screen allowing the user to run the same report using various search combinations.
Count of Assigned Suppliers
Qualified Suppliers List
Suppliers By Number
Suppliers By RQAE
Suppliers With Conditions
Suppliers By Procurement Status
The Systems Administration module allows secure users the ability to manage standard lists. This is typically the number of users who have database update access.