We have an immediate opening for a Quality Assurance Technician at our Etobicoke facility.
Reporting to the Quality Assurance & Field Technical Support Manager, the QA Technician is mainly responsible for all Non-Conforming Reports (NCR), Rejected Material, quality control, root cause analysis, and problem solving activities at all stage of operation; receiving in-process fabrication, final shipment, suppliers and customers. QAT also is actively involved in all processes, products, systems quality improvement projects across Alumicor.
This individual must be an energetic, assertive, diligent, detail-oriented, self-directed in driving problem solving initiatives and product & Process improvement with ability to communicate effectively within Alumicor and with suppliers and customers as well as prioritizing workload to meet customer needs and expectations.
Key Responsibilities include:
Coordinate quality control and inspection activities.
Develop and implementation of effective control plans across the operations.
Constant monitoring of the fabrication and processes for finding opportunities for solving technical issues and improvement.
Lead problem solving initiative projects of product and processes quality issues with applying all quality core tools, 5 why, 8 D, deep drill and other techniques.
Lead green belt six sigma projects.
Development and implementation of technical instructions, Flow Processes, controls Plans, Process FMEAs, SPC-statistical Process Control and gage R&R with team.
Plan and conduct Technical Training for operators based on work instructions and standards
Collaborate in scrap reduction activities.
Gather, analyze and report meaningful data for problem solving projects.
Collaborate with engineering and procurement in development projects of new products and prototype testing
Review and control PPAP of suppliers and complete die first sample approval process.
Collaborate in launch of new projects and products.
Supporting improvement of the system and working procures.
Organize sorting and all inspection activities.
Coordinate the whole NCR cycle from rejection to disposition and closing the loop of corrective & preventive actions
Cooperate in all company improvement projects and implementations of new procedures and systems.
Support calibration & metrology processes.
Maintain quality alert system and training of operators on the new issues and resolutions.
Effectively investigate and plan for resolving supplier and customer issues.
Conduct quality audit in all operations / processes.
Collaborate in DOE projects.
Revise and control all quality and technical documents as per QMS ISO 9000 system.
Conduct branches, supplier and customer visits for supporting quality activities and projects.
Contribute in 5 S activities.
Perform special projects and support other QA functions as assigned
Qualifications and Requirements:
A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Technology or Industrial Engineering or equivalent College Technical diploma
ASQ Certified Green Belt Six Sigma, CQE or CQT Certification is a strong asset
Familiar with ISO 9000 standard and quality Audit concepts
5 to 7 years of Manufacturing & Fabrication experience and Minimum of 3 years in Quality Departments and Quality Improvement Projects in a QMS environment is required.
Demonstrated work experience utilizing quality-related tools and methods such as Lean Manufacturing, 5S, Six Sigma, MSA, Process control & capability Cpk, Measurement capability, gauge R&R and real time SPC, preferred
Familiarity with PPAP - production part approval processes and documentation, with a technical aptitude
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Power Point and knowledge for analyzing data and have the ability to present data in meaningful graphical presentations.
Ability to build strong relationship within a team environment with suppliers, customers, management and peers
Detailed knowledge of extrusion processes for mills and profiles, window, vent and door fabrication or installation, paint, rubber fabrication and manual assembly processes will be a strong asset.
Have the ability to read and interpret procedures and technical drawings, and accurately use basic measuring devices and instruments and metrology.
Solid mathematical and analytical skills are required, with superior attention to detail.
Good attention to detail and a critical eye for identifying defects and subtle colour differences.
Must be able to communicate clearly and logically with a strong command of the English (read, write and speak)
Must be self-directed in driving change and prioritizing workload to meet deadlines
Must be energetic, self-directed in driving change and prioritizing workload to meet deadlines
Up to 20% travel required.
Must be able to lift up to 45 lbs. unassisted
Will be required to wear protective equipment in designated areas such as: hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection and steel toed safety shoes.
May be exposed to heat and humidity, loud noise levels and exposure to dust.
Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
Overtime as required.
If you MEET the above requirements and are interested in applying for this position, submit your resume along with your salary expectations to email@example.com SPECIFYING the title in the subject line.
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Alumicor is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Alumicor is a Canadian-based supplier of Architectural Aluminum building envelope products. Founded in 1959, today’s Alumicor drives innovation with products and manufacturing capabilities that effectively respond to the evolving needs of the architectural and building community. Alumicor has earned respect and recognition from this community for technical competence, responsiveness and integrity.... With a commitment to sustainable design, Alumicor is fully positioned to support green building projects and LEED eligibility.