Material Review Board (MRB)
This procedure covers determining the disposition of MRB material and identifying corrective action to prevent future discrepancies.
The Material Review Board (MRB) consists of representatives from the following departments:
Only the Material Review Board (MRB) can disposition material that fails inspection - that is, only MRB can decide to
Customer-supplied production material cannot be scrapped until the customer is first given the option to have the material returned.
An MRB meeting is held daily to determine the disposition of all discrepant material.
Inspected material that does not conform to all inspection specifications
Inspection and test status is clearly marked on all material.
An Inspection Tag [../FND/@FOR0711Y]
A purchase receipt traveler
Discrepant material is placed in a clearly labeled and restricted bin or area.
Discrepant assemblies rejected from the shop floor are
A Material Requisition [../FND/@FOR0710Y] form is required to move MRB material to stock, a scrap bin, or a rework hold area.
A Shipping Authorization [../FND/@FOR0688Y] is required to move MRB material to the shipping department for
The Material Review Board (MRB) is responsible for deciding the disposition of all discrepant material.
The Quality Inspector is responsible for
The Receiving Inspector is responsible for
Inventory Control Manager*
Manufacturing Engineering Manager*
Production Control Manager*
The Director of Quality [firstname.lastname@example.org?Subject=PRO1198Y] is responsible for ensuring that this document is necessary and that it reflects actual practice.
This activity is performed daily.
For purchased material rejected from receiving inspection, an Inspection Tag, a purchase receipt traveler, and a copy of the Discrepant Material Report (DMR) are attached to the material. Refer to Moving Material from Receiving Inspection to MRB [../FND/@PRO1191Y].
For production material rejected from quality inspection, an Inspection Tag and a copy of the DMR are attached to the material.
For customer returns rejected from quality inspection, an Inspection Tag, a copy of the DMR, and a copy of the Returned Material Authorization are attached to the material.
The original DMR is filed in the MRB suspense file.
The job title Material Review Board refers to the following:
The job title Inspector refers to one of the following:
1. Determine whether any MRB material requires disposition.
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If any MRB material requires disposition, goto task #3. Otherwise, goto task #2.
2. Cancel the MRB meeting.
End of activity.
3. Pull the MRB documentation.
An original DMR should be on file for each pending MRB item.
An RMA form is attached to the DMR if the MRB item is a customer return.
The MRB cannot disposition material without a completed DMR.
The DMR is prepared by the Inspector when material fails inspection and is transferred to the MRB receiving hold area or an MRB subinventory.
Material Review Board
4. Determine the disposition of the discrepant material.
The Quality Manager should bring the original DMR to the meeting.
A copy of the DMR and an Inspection Tag should remain attached to the material.
For customer returns, an RMA form should also remain attached to the material.
For purchased material, a purchase receipt traveler should also remain attached to the material.
5. Discuss potential corrective processes.
6. Record the disposition on the DMR.
When rework is required, the disposition section of the DMR must specify:
When the material is to be regraded, the disposition section of the DMR must
7. Obtain the required approval signatures on each DMR.
8. Document potential corrective processes.
The corrective processes identified by the MRB may require further evaluation and consensus from a quality assurance team before they are implemented.
9. Forward the DMR to the Inspector.
If a customer product return is being moved to stock or rework, goto task #10. Otherwise, goto task #11.
10. Files the inspection documentation.
End of activity.
11. Determine the appropriate action.
The Receiving Inspector is responsible for moving material from the Receiving MRB hold area.
The Quality Inspector is responsible for moving material from MRB subinventories.
End of activity.
Goto Moving Material from MRB to Rework [../FND/@PRO1200Y], as needed.
Goto Moving Material from MRB to Stock [../FND/@PRO1199Y], as needed.
Goto Moving Material from MRB to the Scrap Bin [../FND/@PRO1201Y], as needed.
Goto Returning Material to Vendors from MRB [../FND/@PRO1202Y], as needed.
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