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Home > Suppliers > RFx Process
Novelis uses competitive bidding processes to select Suppliers. The preferred method to obtain Supplier quotations is electronic i.e., via e-RFx or e-Auction.
Quotations are required to be transparent and provide a breakdown of prices for materials and service components. It is expected that all Product and/or Service Specifications are met as requested. Delivery requirements are subject to mutual agreement on a contract-by-contract basis.
The process for Supplier onboarding varies depending on regulatory, statutory and/or system requirements in each country. In general terms, Novelis may request the following documentation and information during the Supplier on-boarding process:
There may be additional requirements for Suppliers of direct materials and critical supplies. Examples of these additional requirements include:
Qualification & Approval Process
To be compliant with data privacy requirements, Supplier records are reviewed and updated on a regular basis, and will be deactivated after a specified period of inactivity. Novelis Procurement has defined the following rules and timelines to deactivate vendors:
Agree and dismiss.