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Supplier Quality Engineeer

Location: Multimatic Manufacturing, Concord, Ontario, Canada

Posted: May 27th, 2021

Company Overview:

Multimatic Manufacturing is the original production facility of Multimatic Inc. and is a leading supplier of hinges, door checks and innovative user-convenience products (such as Multimatic’s StepGate™ and BoxSideStep™ ) to the North American automotive industry. Multimatic Mfg. uses flexible production systems that allow rapid product changeovers, helping drive manufacturing efficiency.

Position Overview:

Multimatic Mfg. is looking for a  Supplier Quality Engineer in the Quality Assurance Department. 

Plant Address:

Multimatic Manufacturing
301 Jacob Keffer Parkway 
Concord, ON L4K 4V6

Key Responsibilities and Authorities:

  • When a supplier issue is identified the SQE will OWN the issue, from containing the problem at Multimatic to keeping the lines running and preventing the issue from escaping to the Customer location.
  • Authority to communicate with Suppliers.
    • Contacts and follows up with suppliers to implement and verify corrective actions at Multimatic and supplier locations.
    • Collects all data pertaining to quality issues on Multimatic DMN’s, including costs and all actions. Finalizes DMN costs and corrective actions, presents the same to quality manager or designate for closure.
  • Supplier Audits, Reporting and follows up with corrective action where identified.
  • Prepares monthly Supplier Performance Reporting and exports to the Web.
  • Maintains the Multimatic DMN system.
  • Reviews Supplier PPAPs, follows up, obtains the necessary evidence to establish conformance to the various drawing and specification requirements, and approves once complete.
  • Follows up on supplier Annual Lab Test Data and 100% Dimensional Layout.
  • Ongoing, daily review and disposition of inventory in QA’s Quarantine inventory location.
  • Perform Layered Audits and address non-conformances
  • Participate in DMN and Continuous Improvement Activities.
  • Adopt and practice Kaizen Principles and Concepts.
  • Participate in Kaizen and GEAR activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in QA department.
  • Work in compliance and conform to IATF16949 and ISO14001 standards.
  • Work in a safe manner at all times.
  • Work in compliance with the provisions of OHSA and the regulations
  • Use or wear the equipment, protective devices or clothing that Multimatic requires to be used or worn
  • Report to manager or supervisor the absence of or defect in any equipment or protective device of which you are aware and which may endanger yourself or another worker
  • Report to manager  or supervisor any contravention of OHSA or the regulations or the existence of any hazard of which you know
  • Not remove or make ineffective any protective device required by the regulations or by Multimatic, without providing an adequate temporary protective device and when the need for removing or making ineffective the protective device has ceased, the protective device shall be replaced immediately
  • Not use or operate any equipment, machine, device or thing or work in a manner that may endanger yourself or any other worker
  • Not engage in any prank, contest, feat of strength, unnecessary running or rough and boisterous conduct

Basic Requirements and Competencies:

  • Possess a University Degree, College Diploma or equivalent and/or previous relevant manufacturing experience
  • Ability to read and interpret Engineering Drawings and GD&T with a complete understanding of SPC, PPAP process and problem solving methodology.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – dealing with suppliers and various departments
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Proficient in computer software, Microsoft Office
  • Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of IATF 16949 / ISO 14001 standards would be an asset
  • Ability to read, write and speak English

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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