Quality Engineer in Mississauga at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 1/16/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Join the WRIGHT team!

Curtiss-Wright's INDAL facility combines a high level of engineering and manufacturing capability with expertise in the management of large and complex defense programs to produce specific solutions for the world's navies. With over 50 years of experience, we lead in the design and development of ship-borne helicopter handling systems, undersea sensor handling systems and specialized on-deck structures.

https://www.cw-ems.com/indal/default.aspx

Our employees are highly motivated, self-starters and able to work in a fast-paced team environment where critical and tight deadlines are common, and Customer Satisfaction is our foremost mission.

Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefit package, RRSP, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

Quality Engineer

Working in a naval defense environment, maintain and continuously improve the company's ISO 9001:2015 based quality system in a high mix/low volume job shop. Ensure the timely flow of high-quality product from raw material to finished goods, and the proper handling of non-conforming material. Work with the various functional departments to revise and improve company procedures and processes, conduct internal, external and physical configuration audits, evaluate and assess new suppliers. Facilitate root cause analysis of repetitive and serious quality issues employing cross functional groups to determine corrective and preventive actions.

Your Challenge:

  • Ensure all work is performed according to the Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Reviews contract documents for flowdown of customer Quality requirements
  • Assists in identifying, communicating and resolving supplier quality problems. Conducts audits of new and existing suppliers to determine manufacturing capability and adherence to accepted quality practices. Drives corrective and preventive actions
  • Analyzes trends on supplier quality issues and performance metrics
  • Participates in cross-functional teams as the Quality representative. Engages in applying/leading quality tools and techniques
  • Participates in product design reviews. Uses quality tools and practices to establish approval criteria for both internal and externally manufactured parts and assemblies
  • Monitors and facilitates quality activities/hold points for part approval, verifies manufacturing process and confirms process capability
  • Investigates product quality related issues and concerns related to product and processes, gathers and analyzes data, resolves/facilitates resolution and implements corrective action
  • Facilitates and writes quality procedures for the purpose of maintaining/updating the company quality management system and supports quality system audits, reviews results with audit team, and participates in management review meetings
  • Provides training to coworkers, inspectors, technicians and auditors on quality procedures and tools.

Your Expertise:

  • 10 years relevant experience
  • Previous working experience in a manufacturing environment, working with welding, machining, fabrication, assembly and painting operations.
  • Working with a large supply base of more than 300 external providers
  • Extensive Supplier assessment/audit experience
  • Experience with TIPQA (Quality Management Suite) or equivalent would be considered an asset
  • Experience interacting with DND Quality Assurance Representative (QAR) would be an asset.
  • Drawing and schematic interpretation, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing is considered an asset.
  • Standard quality tools such as FMEA (Failure Modes Effect Analysis), Root Cause Analysis and Statistics
  • Working experience with ERP systems
  • ISO 9001:2015, AQAP 2110 or AS9100 requirements
  • Advanced data gathering and analysis techniques, including statistical analysis
  • Oracle or similar MRP system experience would be considered an asset
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Minimum Education Requirements:

  • Degree or diploma in Mechanical Engineering (preferably in one of the following areas: design, manufacturing, and quality)
  • Professional designation (P.Eng.or C.E.T.) an asset
  • CQE designation from ASQ is an asset

Due to the nature of work with our Defense programs, it is a requirement that you will need to obtain and maintain security clearance in order for your application to be considered.

What You'll Find at CW

Challenging Work - The work we do at Curtiss-Wright is not only challenging, but it is meaningful to our customers, our employees and the communities in which we live and work.

Independence -- At Curtiss-Wright, you have the independence to invent, create and innovate; and the opportunity to work on the most advanced technology in our industry.

A Collaborative Environment -- The teamwork among our exceptionally talented people enables us to deliver some of the most advanced solutions to our customers.

All successful applicants must be eligible to meet the requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and/or a Canadian government security clearance.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.