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Quality Lab Technician – Canada (PMDM)

Location:2430 Royal Windsor Drive
Mississauga, Ontario L5J 1K7
Reports To:Plant Metallurgist & Lab Supervisor
Shift:Continental Nights (7:00pm – 7:00am)

Job Description:

The Quality Lab Technician is responsible for the evaluation, control and completion of metallurgical and dimensional analysis of regular production through all stages of manufacturing (forming to finishing). This role will also analyze new products, materials, process development and perform routine tests and analysis on base and blended powder.


  • Performs metallurgical and dimensional analysis of all products as required by the control plan and provides support to forming and finishing departments.
  • Determines the extent of the problem if metallurgical and/or dimensional evaluation shows parts do not meet specifications, and assists in the quarantine of parts as needed ensuring clear, and prompt communication.
  • Keeps accurate records of test data and archive reports and test specimens.
  • Calibrates test equipment and gauges.
  • Maintains and records issues that occur during the course of the shift including completed testing and any problems encountered in the lab and in production.
  • Implements 5S to improve work efficiency and maintain a safer work environment.
  • Verifies lab equipment is in good working order and requests maintenance as necessary.
  • Completes reports and perform metallurgical and dimensional analysis for PPAP, root cause analysis, and other projects as required.
  • Conducts base and blended powder quality checks prior to releasing to production, as required.
  • Works in compliance with Stackpole PMDM Quality and HS&E Policies and Procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Technologist Graduate with a minimum three (3) years post-secondary education in Metallurgy and Material Sciences or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of two years of related technical experience is desired, but recent college graduates will be considered based on course work and grades
  • Familiarity with the principles of analytical chemistry, statistics, measurement fundamentals, material properties, material manufacturing processes, lab and process automation, and production metallurgy.
  • Possesses computer knowledge (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Good organizational skills, is a self-starter, and able to work both independently and on a team.
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization

Application Instructions:

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.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Stackpole’s Accessibility For Ontarians Policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. HR will arrange for any required testing and interviewing to determine suitable candidates.

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