Linamar Quality Engineer in Guelph, Ontario

Job Description

Quality Engineer


  • Three to five years of related experience with experience in quality assurance functions.

  • Ability to write quality assurance reports that describe manufacturing problems, corrective actions taken, and preventative measures needed. Proposals are usually written for non-technical audiences such as clients and management.

  • Ability to make presentations to management during meetings to provide an overview of areas such as product costing, customer requirements, and product failures which need to be considered when planning for coming year.

  • Ability to assess suitability of candidates for specific positions. Review resumes comparing applicants’ experience and training to requirements of position. Evaluate applicants’ responses in job application interviews and interpret information provided by employment and personal references.

  • Experience with APQP: Process Control Plans, PFMEA, Gauge Planning, and all levels of PPAP requirements. Read operating and quality reports to understand technical and operational information about facilities, processes and equipment.

  • Experience in drawing interpretations and geometric dimensional tolerancing. Knowledge and experience in gauging methods, gauge selection, calibration, and gauge R and R’s. Ability to take precise measurements using specialized equipment and techniques.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and co-ordinate project teams which include other engineers, production, customers, and suppliers when designing, developing and building products or processes.

  • Proficient with MS Office and CAD applications. Familiar with ISO/TS16949 quality standards. Experience with the use of statistical analysis software and computer-assisted design, manufacturing and machining.

  • Attend formal professional development seminars and conferences as needed. Conduct self directed studies by reading journals and trade publications. Must be aware of new technologies and advances in the engineering field.

  • A bachelor's degree in engineering, manufacturing, quality or other related discipline is required.


  • Provide a means of communication directly with the customer in order to develop and supply a component which meets or exceeds the customer requirements.

  • Root cause analysis and implementation of corrective action for process related concerns.

  • Assist Quality Manager in establishing, implementing, and maintain the quality management system.

  • Responsible for continual improvement activities to enhance the quality system, such as 5S, kaizen lean methods, etc.

  • Interface with Engineering and operations to ensure transfer to Production of new products are in accordance with approved data.

  • Support the Quality Inspectors to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system.

  • Conduct audits, including closing out audit findings, creating audits finding reports, and determine proper corrective and preventive actions.

  • Analyze failure, corrective, and preventive actions to respond to customer complaints.

  • Create and maintain company quality documentation, such as quality manuals, quality procedures, etc.

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, and managing the overall activities of receiving/outgoing quality functions.

  • Continuously improving QA receiving inspection processes and procedures.

  • Ensure timely resolution of supplier failure, corrective actions and preventive measure.

  • Manages the suppliers’ performance and conducts audits.

  • Preparation of reports for Quality Assurance.

Linamar is committed to promoting accessible recruitment as outlined in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Linamar will attempt to accommodate persons with a disability in an appropriate and effective manner throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Accommodations will be provided upon request.

Req ID: 7419BR

Position Title: Quality Engineer

No. of Positions: 1

Geographic Location: Guelph, ON, Canada

Facility: Vehcom Mfg.

Department: Quality Assurance

Current Shift: Days

Employment Type: Full Time Salary

Percentage of Travel Required: 1-10%

Removal Date: 16-Oct-2017