Quality Lead

XACT is recognized across North America as a manufacturer of top-quality standard and custom electrical solutions, supporting a vast array of industrial applications. XACT is one of the most progressive electrical manufacturing companies in North America, adopting a philosophy of and adhering to the principles of lean manufacturing. Join our team today.

Calgary, Canada

XACT Engineered Manufacturing Solutions

<p>As a manufacturer of engineered electrical solutions, we focus on delivering exceptional quality to our customers.</p> <p>Ensuring customer satisfaction requires a well-trained, cohesive team; a team that believes in and follows the principles of continuous improvement; a team that is supported by systems, processes and policies enabling them to fully deliver on their responsibilities.</p> <p>We provide an environment where people can learn, develop and succeed.</p> http://www.xact.ca/

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Overview: <p>Quality:&nbsp; Its our culture, its woven into everything we do.&nbsp; We constantly challenge the status of our effective business processes underpinned by ERP Software technology with a burning desire to continuously improve.&nbsp; This passion puts our quality and our customers at the forefront.<br /><br />Our reputation has been built on the quality of our products, quality that exceeds customer expectations, quality that is second to none in the industry. We believe that top-quality products are produced when top-quality people and raw materials serve as inputs to our engineered manufacturing solutions.<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>Why Work Here</strong></p> <ul> <li>ISO:9001 Certified</li> <li>Gain knowledge of IPC Global Standard compliance</li> <li>Great benefits including dental, vision and insurance</li> <li>Join a growing organization with business in Canada &amp; the US</li> <li>Over 17 years in business; a Calgary success story</li> </ul> <br /><strong>Personal Characteristics<br /></strong> <ul> <li>Precision is a core part of who you are; increasing efficiency is one of your hallmarks.&nbsp;</li> <li>Not only do you crave order, you probably also create it in the form of well-organized projects.&nbsp; The sign in your office says &ldquo;Everything has a place&rdquo;&nbsp;</li> <li>When you know that the people around you hold differing views, you try to find the common ground.</li> <li>A natural influencer, even in the absence of authority, you bring the talent to helping others see the benefits of quality.&nbsp;</li> <li>You have naturally good judgement, which inspires trust with co-workers and customer alike.</li> <li>Follow through and follow up are an essential part of you; your word is your bond.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Leadership</strong></p> <ul> <li>Mentor staff to encourage quality workmanship.</li> <li>Deliver staff training on Quality Control Specifications.</li> <li>Resolve computer issues and support staff who may have minimal computer experience on the completion of work order submissions.</li> <li>Inspire staff to embrace quality even in the face of pressure to speed up the assembly line.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Quality Assurance &amp; Quality Control</strong></p> <ul> <li>Owns the QA and quality improvement initiatives for all company products and services.</li> <li>Monitor QA systems and advise executive team on system performance; publish statistics regarding performance against set goals.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Continuous Improvement</strong></p> <ul> <li>Analyze Non-Compliance Reports; track inconsistencies and support the resolution of core problems in the department.</li> <li>Establish and maintain a QA program for monitoring supplier quality, including audits, controls, and other qualifiers.</li> <li>Conduct risk analyses, verification, validation activities, and formal design reviews.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Certifications</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ensure ongoing compliance with local, national, and international standards and legislation.</li> <li>Help build and maintain an ISO:9001 2015 certified Quality Control Program.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Education</strong></p> <ul> <li>Electrical Engineering Technologist (EET) is preferred.</li> <li>Quality Assurance Certificate or Quality Management Certificate is preferred.</li> <li>A combination of education and experience will be considered.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Experience</strong></p> <ul> <li>3+ years in a successful leadership position.</li> <li>Experience with internal manufacturing models, such as original design manufacturers (ODM).</li> <li>Familiarity with processes and methodologies such as ISO:9001, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Design For Manufacturability (DFM), Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA), Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Gauge Repeatability and Reproducibility (GR&amp;R) studies would be ideal.</li> <li>Familiarity with supplier interactions such as: supplier quality audits, new product introduction, and corrective action processes.</li> <li>Strong understanding of manufacturing statistics, such as process capability (Cpk), control charts, Design of Experiments.</li> </ul> <br /><strong>Other Details<br /></strong> <ul> <li>XACT Engineered Manufacturing Solutions has a solid track record of employment equity, our diversity reflects the communities we live and work in.&nbsp; We welcome all qualified applicants to apply.</li> <li>Occasional cross border travel (Canada &amp; USA) may be required.</li> <li>Criminal Background Check plus Controlled Goods check is required.</li> <li>Two references from former Supervisors is required.</li> </ul>