Supplier Quality Engineer

Supplier Quality Engineer

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Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Engineering & Technical




Aplin has partnered with a leader in maritime mission systems to hire a Supplier Quality Engineer to join their team in Dartmouth, NS. In this role you will be responsible for all quality assurance activities related to suppliers and subcontractors. You will work in partnership with the Operations and Engineering teams to ensure that products and processes conform to the applicable standards and specifications.

Candidates must be eligible to obtain the relevant security clearance required for the role, due to the nature of the programs this company delivers.

  • Responsible for all quality assurance activities related to suppliers and subcontractors
  • Responsible for the performing supplier assessments
  • Responsible for the executing supplier audits
  • Providing quality input to supplier selection
  • Facilitating supplier performance reviews and maintaining associated supplier performance metrics
  • Understanding and prioritizing supplier development needs across programs and business functions
  • Providing technical expertise and leadership to sourcing and development of suppliers with respect to technology, performance, quality, cost, logistics and delivery
  • Performing and facilitating investigations, root cause analysis, corrective actions, and process improvements
  • Providing guidance to project teams on the usage of the company’s quality management system
  • Providing quality awareness training
  • Ensuring risk management and associated tools are being maintained and reviewed effectively
  • Advocate quality and its importance throughout the company
  • Diploma, graduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3 plus years quality experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time across North America
  • Experience in managing non-conformance reports
  • Auditing experience
  • Experience in supplier sourcing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and program management
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Strong problem-solving skills and expertise to develop and execute objectives
  • The successful candidate must be able to gain the appropriate Canadian government NATO security clearance and satisfy all requirements to be able to work on Canadian Controlled Goods projects
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of IFS ERP would be an advantage
  • Working knowledge of AS9100 and ISO 9001:2015
  • Knowledge of AQAP / Defense Standards an advantage
  • Knowledge of IPC-A-610 / 620 an advantage

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