Supplier Quality Engineer

Posted 5 days ago

Supplier Quality Engineer

Location: Toronto

Job-Type: Full-time


The employer is a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems. They are a Chicago-based company that designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution. Whether it is through industry shaping or traditional solutions, the employer is dedicated to keeping the lights on for billions of people worldwide. Join their team of over 400 members who develop, design, manufacture and support a wide range of solutions and products designed to help keep the lights on!


  • Perform supplier audits as part of a cross-functional team that may include Engineering (Product, R&D), Global Sourcing, Procurement and Production Operation
  • Utilize Core Tools, Continuous Improvement, and Lean Methodologies for new products, revisions, and supplier changes
  • Develop current key suppliers and product lines and manage project schedules
  • Work with Suppliers to improve quality performance, implement process controls, reduce cost of poor quality and other quality related metrics
  • Act as liaison between suppliers (external/internal) and Internal Operations to problem solve supplier related issues
  • Project manage simultaneous supplier quality related activities and issues
  • Analyze trends and provide input to management related to suppliers
  • Work independently with the ability to interpret expectations and act with some guidance and supervision
  • Frequent travel within Canada and internationally (sometimes on short notice)


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (any discipline)
  • 3-5 years of experience in supplier quality or product/process approval
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of Quality Control Tools, Quality Assurance Principles/Methodologies and its application
  • Working knowledge and experience with Quality Management, Core Tools, and Continuous Improvement from Lean and Six Sigma
  • Experience with various manufacturing technologies and methods
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting mechanical and electrical drawings as well as the use of mechanical/electrical tools and equipment
  • Excellent collaboration, negotiation, conflict resolution, and problem-solving skills with the ability to coach others and communicate across all levels of the organization
  • Excellent skills in data analysis and data management
  • Oracle and SalesForce knowledge is an asset

Company Incentives

  • Bonus Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • 3 Weeks’ Vacation
  • Paid Holiday Shutdown
  • Flexible Benefit Options
  • Seniority Recognition Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Subsidized Cafeteria

Posting Expiry Date: July 23rd, 2019 or when position is filled


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