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Quality Engineer

by Masco Canada Limited

Position Type: Contract
Location: St Thomas, ON
Date Posted: Oct 04, 2021
Masco Canada Limited

Job Description

Quality Engineer
  • Job Description


    We are hiring a Quality Engineer in our St. Thomas, ON location!


    As a Quality Engineering Coordinator you will play an integral role in supporting our customers through maintaining good quality products, by applying quality engineering methodologies to our internal production as well as supplied products.  This role will support our day to day production, our suppliers quality, as well as the launching of new products. You will also support warranty, field issues, our suppliers quality, as well as the launching of new products.


    What’s in it for You?

    • Competitive salary

    • Employee benefits program, deferred profit-sharing plan and optional pension program

    • Employee Assistance Program

    • Employee Discount Program, Employee Store and Dell Discount Program

    • Opportunities for community contributions and volunteering

    • Fast paced work environment

    • Opportunity to work in a growing company and industry


    What You Will Do:

    • Support New Product Development projects through the application of stage gate/APQP style methodologies (maintain project timelines, PPAP, Control Plans, D/PFMEA, MSA, Inspection Requirements, gauge reviews)

    • Drive the development, qualification, and implementation of inspection, testing and measurement equipment

    • Perform audits for internal processes as well as suppliers

    • Support the upkeep of the Quality system by maintaining / crafting procedures, work instructions and forms

    • Support with the disposition of non-conforming material

    • Lead COQ projects using data from operations, and warranty

    • Develop training material on relevant subjects and train personnel on methodologies & KPC’s

    • Acts as a domain expert for problem solving methodologies

    • Utilizes root cause analysis system that focuses on team problem solving to resolve issues identified in design or manufacturing, and supports execution of corrective actions

    • Leads process problem solving events with a hands-on approach

    • Support department management in identification and improvement of Key Performance Indicators

    • Support employee training in the accurate application of gauging, testing, first-off and in process inspection

    • Communicate and facilitate the solution of significant quality issues identified through daily management or supplier incoming inspection activities

    • Prepare and present reports to team members and management


    Who You Are:

    • Minimum 5 years' experience in quality engineering preferred

    • Automotive and lean manufacturing background is an asset

    • Proven track record in crafting and executing projects that achieve identified targets and timelines

    • Proven knowledge of stage gate/APQP requirements (PPAP)

    • Ability to produce succinct reports/presentations to communicate the status of assigned projects/tasks

    • Strong leadership abilities, and decision making; able to lead effective meetings and multi-functional teams

    • Strong problem solving and root cause analysis background (8D, A3, 5 Why, Fishbone)

    • Yellow, Green or Black Belt (6 Sigma) is an asset

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated diplomacy and integrity

    • Exceptional planning and interpersonal abilities with task prioritization, multi-tasking, use of timelines and time management techniques

    • Strong work ethic

    • Ability to handle numerous projects simultaneously

    • Must be able to work with little supervision and be self-directed

    • Must be committed to work hands-on

    • Intermediate Microsoft Office Skills

    • Willingness to enroll in educational/training sessions as the need arises

    • Strong ability to read blueprints and have GD&T knowledge

    • Proven track record of auditing and taking care of suppliers

    • Experience in a unionized environment would be an asset

    • College Degree or Bachelor's degree in a related field

    • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer is an asset


    Masco Canada (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.