Quality Technician

by Arva Industries Inc

Position Type: Full-time
Location: St Thomas, ON
Date Posted: Nov 18, 2022
Compensation range: $55,000 ~ $65,000 Per Year
Arva Industries Inc

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Quality Technician

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$55,000–$65,000 a year
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“We make Cool Stuff”

Arva Industries located in St. Thomas, Ontario is offering an excellent opportunity for a Quality Technician. In this role, you will be involved in the production and testing of mobile equipment, primarily cranes and trains, including mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical functions.

Position description:

· Prepare, implement and carryout inspection and test plans, test procedures, check sheets for data collection and test reports

· Audit sub-contractor processes, quality and testing documentation

· Conduct on-site visits to sub-contractors to inspect material

· Maintain sub-contractor, internal, and customer quality documentation

· Manage non-conformances found within incoming inspection and production areas

· Determine the root cause of non-conformances and define corrective actions

· Work with Engineering and Production to determine dispositions and rework plans for non-conforming parts

· Define inspection processes, select inspection methods and equipment

· Monitor internal/ external non-conformance trends and propose systemic corrective actions

Required Skills:

· Ability to problem solve using a systematic and data driven approach to solving complex technical problems

· Root cause analysis using 8D methodology and Fishbone Diagrams/ 5 Why tools

· Interpret mechanical and electrical drawings including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

· Excellent written, verbal communication and people, time management

· Familiarity operating to ISO 9001 and TS16949 quality systems

· Ability to travel to visit sub contractors (Canada/ USA)

· Familiarity with Solidworks, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, ERP softwares

· Use of hand measurement tools such as micrometers, calipers, bore gages, force gages, and scales

· Working knowledge of welding and metallurgy of steels, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems


· Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a manufacturing environment

· Five (5) years’ experience in a Quality role preferred

· Experience in heavy equipment and cranes for use in rail and mining industries considered an asset

We offer a competitive salary based on experience. Salary range noted below is for reference. Skill, ability and experience play a significant role in the starting salary.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $55,000.00-$65,000.00 per year


  • 8 hour shift