Quality Engineer, Doors & Window Manufacturing



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9M865705613
  • Posted: June 13, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client, one of the leading manufacturers of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminum windows, to recruit for a Quality Engineer.

Reporting to the Plant Manager, this individual will help lead all areas of improvement pertaining to the quality of the manufacturing process and will be required to do this safely and efficiently.

The Role:
  • Ensure customer satisfaction while reducing costs
  • Data gathering, decision making, problem solving, quality performance reporting (and presentation) as well as support for process improvements to ensure the highest quality of products
  • Improve visibility and control into quality processes across manufacturing operations and supplier networks
  • Minimize scrap, rework and returned materials
  • Build in complete product and process traceability into production process
  • Create/improve communication and collaboration across engineering, procurement, manufacturing and distribution
  • Standardized processes for responding to adverse events across the enterprise
  • Dynamically update quality business processes as best practices emerge
  • Cross-functional continuous improvement teams are focused on improving enterprise quality processes
  • Monitor adverse events in real-time
  • Data collection from across manufacturing cells/departments
  • Document management, Traceability, Statistical process control (SPC), Dashboards, NC/CAPA (non-conformance and corrective & preventive action)
  • Automated product quality planning, Failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA)
 The Ideal Candidate:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with at least three to five-years of experience in a manufacturing environment with a well-rounded background in the quality field
  • A self–starter who is hands on and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Previous experience with ISO 9001 and ISO/TS 16949 standards
  • Five years of Lean manufacturing experience
  • Strong Microsoft computer knowledge as well as knowledge of SPC
  • Exceptional organizational, written, verbal communication and customer service skills will be required
  • An understanding of KPI’s relating to quality and customer satisfaction and an ability to drive measurable improvements in all areas of quality
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Mary Cyriac, Consultant, Aplin Engineering & Technical (mcyriac@aplin.com). Visit our website at www.aplin.com to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants for applying. #LI-GTA


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Chris Roach

Engineering & Technical

Greater Toronto Area


  • 905.247.5103
  • croach@aplin.com

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