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Call for Proposals for FAA Repair Station Certification


1. Executive Summary


EMKOREA (EMK hereafter) was established by the current C.E.O Sam-su Kang in 1987 as a machining company. Since then, EMK has grown immensely, and its business sectors now include manufacturing of Aerospace parts, Aircraft Maintenance, Defense, Power Generation / ITER, Machine Tools, Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM), Environment & Hydrogen Energy. EMK has become a Limited Company under KOSDAQ as of November 2007, with approximately 18 million USD in capital, 190 million USD in assets, 100 million in annual sales, and 302 employees across its two plants in Changwon and Haman (South Korea).


2. Background


In June of 2018, EMK won a government MRO project. Upon the completion of this 5-year project, EMK is to obtain domestic certification as an Approved Maintenance Organization for the landing gear components of mid-sized civil aircrafts (B737, A320) by November of 2021 and FAA certification by March of 2022. Nevertheless, EMK has obtained domestic certification as an Approved Maintenance Organization for the landing gear components of mid-sized civil aircrafts (B737) in December 2020. EMK is now trying to include capabilities on A320, as well as FAA certification by December of 2021.


One requirement of the government MRO project is that of a “FAA Certification as a Repair Station Part 145” a landing gear component, for which, by December of 2021, EMK must:


1. Obtain approval as a Repair Station from a FAA, under 14 CFR Part 145.

2. Begin operation as a Repair Station.


This Request for Proposal pertains to the above requirement of the government MRO project.


3. Scope of Work


3.1 General


A Service Provider/ Consulting Firms shall have two proposals

1.      Technical Proposal

2.      Financial Proposal.


The Proposals, and all related correspondence exchanged by the Service Providers / Consulting Firms and EMK, shall be in English. All reports prepared by the contracted Service Providers / Consulting Firms shall be in English.


The Service Providers / Consulting Firms are expected to examine in detail the documents constituting this Request for Proposal (RFP).


3.2  Technical Proposal


In preparation of the Technical Proposal, Service Providers / Consulting Firms must give particular attention to the following:


a)      Perceived Need

For a repair station located outside the territories of the U.S., §145.51(c)(1) requires that the applicant must show the necessity for a Part 145 Air Agency Certificate and rating(s) (perceived need)”. Service Providers / Consulting Firms need to prepare and suggest a convincing narrative that can pass as the Perceived Need in the eyes of FAA.


b)      For assignment of the staff, the proposal shall be based on the number of professional staff-months estimated by the firm, no alternative professional staff shall be proposed.


c)      It is desirable that the majority of the key professional staff proposed is permanent employees of the firm.


d)     Proposed professional staff must, at a minimum, have the experience of at least Five years, preferably working under conditions similar to this proposal.


The Technical Proposal shall provide the following information using the attached Standard Forms for Technical Proposal, SFTP 1 to SFTP 6 (Section II).


a)      A brief description of the Service Providers / Consulting Firms organization and an outline of recent experience on assignments of a similar nature (SFTP-1). For each assignment, the outline should indicate the profiles of the staff proposed, duration of the assignment, and firm’s involvement.


b)      A description of the approach, methodology and work plan for performing the assignment (SFTP-2). This should normally consist of maximum of ten (10) pages including charts, diagrams, and comments and suggestions, if any, on Terms of Reference and counterpart staff and facilities. The work plan should be consistent with the work schedule (SFTP-6)


c)      The list of proposed Professional Staff team by area of expertise, the position and tasks that would be assigned to each staff team members (SFTP-3).


d)     Latest CVs signed by the proposed professional staff and the authorized representative submitting the proposal (SFTP-4). Key information should include number of years working for the firm and degree of responsibility held in various assignments during the last five years.


e)      A time schedule estimates of the total staff input (Professional and Support Staff, staff time needed to carry out the assignment, supported by a bar chart diagram showing the time proposed for each Professional and Staff team members (SFTP–5).


f)       A time schedule (bar chart) showing the time proposed to undertake the activities indicated in the work plan (SFTP-6).


The technical proposal shall not include any financial information.


3.3 Financial Proposal


a)      In preparing the Financial Proposal, Service Providers / Consulting Firms are expected to take into account the requirements and conditions outlined in the RFP. The Financial Proposal shall follow the Standard Forms for Financial Proposal, SFFP 1 to SFFP 3 (Section II).


b)      The Financial proposal shall include all costs associated with the project. If appropriate, these costs should be broken down by activity. All items and activities described in the Technical proposal must be priced separately; activities and items in the Technical Proposal but not priced shall be assumed to be included in the prices of other activities or items.


c)      Service Providers / Consulting Firms shall express the price of their services in USD.


d)     The Financial Proposal shall be valid for 45 calendar days. During this period, the Service Providers / Consulting Firms are expected to keep available the professional staff for the assignment. EMK will make its best effort to complete negotiations and determine the award within the validity period. If EMK wishes to extend the validity period of the proposals, EMK shall receive written agreement from the Service Providers / Consulting Firms.


4. RFP Requirements Process


4.1 Participation to RFP


The recipient Service Providers / Consulting Firms that are willing to participate should confirm to EMK within 7 calendar days of receiving the RFP their Intent to Respond. A failure to confirm will signify that the recipient Service Providers / Consulting Firms are not participating in the RFP.


All recipient Service Providers / Consulting Firms confirming their participation should send the Intent to Respond to the attention of:


Eric Lee

Aircraft Repair Station

EM Korea CO.,LTD

767, Ungnam-ro, Seongsan-gu,

Changwon, Gyeongsangnam Province, Korea

Phone: +82 010-8610-4013


4.2 RFP Schedule


On 12/17/2020

RFP made available to the bidders

By 12/22/2020,

Time: 10:00 (KST)

Deadline for addressing questions

By 12/28/2020

Response to all questions

By 12/31/2020

Time: 10:00 (KST)

Deadline for receiving proposal (all material)

By 01/08/2021

Bids to be evaluated.

From 01/11 ~ 01/13/2021

Negotiation of contract

From 01/14 ~ 01/15/2021

Conclusion of contract