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Product Quality Specialist

Product Quality Specialist

Job ID 
2017-1893
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
CA-ON-Ottawa
Posted Date 
9/27/2017
Category 
Engineering
Business 
ME - Med-Eng

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Overview

Job Summary:

 

Med-Eng is currently looking for a Product Quality Specialist who will be responsible for coordinating and assisting with planned inspection and audit activities on projects, in production and at Med-Eng suppliers to ensure timely supply of quality finished goods.

 

Works with Product Development, Manufacturing Engineering and Supply Chain to establish control plans based on design and manufacturing requirements, monitor performance and initiate corrective action when required. Participates as the Quality representative on project and program product development teams and is responsible for quality deliverables as laid out in the project plan and in accordance with Med-Eng processes and/or customer requirements.

 

Interacting with Suppliers, Customers, Med-Eng Quality Organization, Engineering, Procurement, Product Line and Manufacturing.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Trains suppliers, inspectors, performs product and process audits, analysis of factory and customer inspection yield and performance data;
  • Ensures that projects and product lines comply with applicable corporate policies, processes and/or contractual and/or regulatory mandates;
  • Follows up to identify corrective actions, coordinates local source inspection with Government Quality Assurance (GQA) or customer’s representative (s);
  • Conducts or supports audits and reviews in accordance with the company’s Audit Plan, Supplier Evaluation Plan, Program Plan and/or contracted requirements;
  • Records, support and monitor progress on all actions arising from customer complaints, internal and external audits or reviews;
  • Performs or co-ordinates off-site acceptance inspections and/or audits of Suppliers and Vendors;
  • Investigates identified problems or trends and implements correction action plans in a timely manner and coordinates with Technical/Engineering Support or other departments as required;
  • Supports the development and review of Compliant Bid documentation (Quality Plans, Supplier Evaluation and Monitoring Plans, etc.);
  • Ensures that acceptance criteria is clearly defined and that appropriate inspections and checks are conducted for deliveries and associated documentation and records are maintained;
  • Reports on the quality status of projects/programs;
  • Contributes to the Material Review Board (MRB) in assessing disposition alternatives for nonconforming material and the timely completion of NCRs and Corrective Actions;
  • Provides technical guidance to other employees and assists with the creation and maintenance of quality related documentation;
  • This position will involve both national and international travel;
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Director of Quality or designate.

Qualifications

  • Technical Certificate/diploma in mechanical, electronic or equivalent discipline, or company product knowledge and experience, including general knowledge of mechanical and electronic assembly, machining, welding, software development, or soft goods manufacturing;
  • Health and Safety training;
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer and / or Auditor preferred;
  • 5-10 years’ experience in a Quality department in a product development or manufacturing environment;
  • Familiar with the requirements of ISO 9001 (latest version) based Quality Management system;
  • Familiar with market product regulatory requirements (CE marking, NIJ, ULC, etc.)
  • Strong back ground in problem solving, data collection and analysis techniques;
  • Familiar with inspection, testing and de-risking procedures and methodologies, including First Article Inspections/Test in accordance AS9012, Design and Process FMEA, PPAP;
  • Functional computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Access, etc;
  • Work cooperatively with others to achieve individual, team and departmental goals;
  • Can interpret technical documents such as drawings and schematic diagrams;
  • Skilled in analyzing and solving process deficiencies;
  • Strong organizational skills with a good work ethic and the ability to work independently;
  • The ability to clearly describe, explain and document information, concepts, ideas and instructions to others;
  • Must be able to travel internationally (approx. 25%);
  • Have a valid driver’s license;
  • Ability to work independently, manage and organize multiple work activities in order to meet or exceed established deadlines and priorities;