Once the supplier has documented and described how they will achieve your specifications and you have agreed that the project can progress you must monitor the progress using a project plan. Regular visits should be agreed to monitor progress and ensure that all activities are correctly being pursued. Any complications must be understood, mitigated and dealt with as part of project planning. The FAT is a Factory Acceptance Test document. Once the machine has been completed a test script must be provided to the supplier which is the FAT document. The tests will take place and witnessed by you and the supplier. The FAT is a controlled document detailing all the tests that took place, and signed off. The FAT document must be completed to satisfaction to provide you with confidence that the machine is ready for shipment to your site for installation and further qualification.
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