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Jr. Quality Engineering Specialist – Canada (PMDM)

Location: 2430 Royal Windsor Drive
Mississauga, Ontario L5J 1K7
Reports To: Quality Manager
Shift: Days
Posting Date: July 15, 2017

Job Description:

As an integral part of the Quality team, the Jr. Quality Engineering Specialist is responsible for ensuring that parts shipped meet customer expectations and are produced in the most efficient manner possible. Assist with development of new business and maintaining relations with current customers and suppliers.


  • Manage Quality Related Performance: acquire understanding of customer specific quality requirements and effectively relay information to operations through training and controlled process documentation.
  • Contain and Disposition all Internal Non-Conforming Material: contain all suspect non-conforming material and use information from quality related documents and production staff to determine if product meets requirements. Disposition material accordingly.
  • Maintain and Develop Customer Relations: speak with customer contacts regularly to inquire about product performance and opportunities for improvement.
  • Maintain and Develop Supplier Relations: clarify our requirements, initiate improvement, and monitor performance. Speak with suppliers regularly about the expectations of our customers.
  • Initiate and Manage Corrective Action: lead the corrective action process for the purpose of resolving both internal and external quality issues.
  • Develop and analyze statistical data to monitor quality performance and reduce nonconforming occurrences.
  • Scrap Reduction: monitor part and defect specific scrap levels at all processes and implement cost reduction actions.
  • Training: instruct inspectors and PA’s on proper job practices pertaining to such things as gauge operation, inspection standards, corrective actions, etc.
  • Creation and Maintenance of TS 16949 Documents: involved in PPAP submission, development of PCP, FMEA, new product launch and internal documentation, and all relevant APQP.
  • Production Support: assist with daily production issues. Develop rework strategies, modify processes, establish acceptance criteria, etc.
  • Involvement in Continuous Improvement activities related to Quality, Productivity, Engineering, TS16949 etc.
  • Work in compliance with Stackpole, PMDM, Quality and HSE policies and procedures.
  • All other related duties as assigned


  • Must be familiar with best practices in Quality Assurance, application of SPC, tool design, error proofing techniques, TS16949, etc. and employee motivational techniques.
  • Hands-on, well organized, possess good interpersonal and communication skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • 2-5 plus years of quality engineering experience, with a strong technical background
  • Must be a reliable, able to demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and independently in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, and ability to confidently interact with all levels in the organization
  • Able to travel to customer locations; U.S.A., Mexico and Asia


  • Minimum (3) three-year diploma in mechanical engineering or materials engineering or equivalent.

Application Instructions:

Please submit with your resume a cover letter indicating how you meet the requirements for this role. Applications without this information will not be considered.

Stackpole International aspires to be your employer of choice. We are committed to providing: a safe and healthful workplace; fair and equitable treatment in an environment that values diversity and rewards individual and team achievement; opportunities for growth and development; and competitive total compensation programs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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