Quality Engineer


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Closes: August 31, 2022
Nova Scotia
Dartmouth

The Quality team is looking for a highly motivated candidate who will be skilled at working with major project teams to support on time/on quality delivery which meet or exceed customer expectations. This role will report to the Quality Assurance Director and requires an analytical problem-solving approach with strong technical writing and interpersonal skills. Analysis and interpretation of specification and contractual requirements will be critical to the successful candidate. The QE will reduce risk of late/off quality delivery to the customer by working directly with the Project and Build Managers to mitigate known risks as well as any that may arise throughout the project. In some cases, the QE will act as the interface to the customer for SAT and FAT events and some international travel will be required.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Work with project teams to conduct advanced project quality planning (QA) (e.g. Program Quality Assurance Plan, VCRM, ICD’s)
  • Work directly with program teams to deliver the highest quality documentation and systems according to customer specifications
  • Overall responsibility to meet or exceed Contractual Quality Requirements (including flow down requirements to subcontractors)
  • Customer Quality Interface and reporting
  • Keep a high-level focus to align contractual requirements with manufacturing and development teams
  • Work closely with Project Manager to see the that project plan is executed and tracked
  • Attend all design review meetings and guide team members on programmatic/project best practices
  • System level signoff at FAT, SAT events
  • Act as the Lead within the project team for safety requirements, compliance and support system safety program plan development
  • Provide feedback to Project Managers about risks and opportunities for improvement to streamline production
  • Mitigate supply chain risks by analysing the robustness of supply and close Non-Conformances in a timely manner
  • Create contingency plans and report on any deviations from the approved Quality Assurance Plans for programs
  • Work closely with the Systems Engineer to ensure acceptance plans are properly planned and executed
  • Major subcontractor site visits to ensure their project plans support On-Time and On-Quality delivery of major components/systems
  • Configuration tracking for components

 

QUALIFICATIONS
 

  • Degree or diploma in engineering or engineering technology
  • 5 years experience in an engineering/technologist role, preferably in a Quality position
  • Experience developing Program/Project Quality Assurance Plans
  • Experience conducting Supplier Audits an asset
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work with limited supervision
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills - conflict resolution, consensus building, ability to gain buy-in from co-workers and staff in various departments/roles
  • Excellent time management
  • Strong technical writing ability
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 compliance standards is desirable
  • Knowledge of AS 9001 standard and/or aerospace manufacturing is an asset
  • An understanding of project management practices is considered an asset

 

SECURITY REQUIREMENTS

 

  • All candidates must be eligible to apply for, and maintain Canadian Controlled Goods and Canadian Government Security Clearances

 

GTI offers competitive salary and benefits, and a comfortable, flexible work environment within a highly skilled team. If you enjoy tasks that require a methodical approach, attention to detail, and critical analysis; then this may be the right opportunity for you!

GTI is committed to Employment Equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels. We welcome applicants from Aboriginal People, Visible Minority Groups, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations of positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups you are encouraged to self-identify on either your application form, covering letter or resume.