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6 months ago
L-3 Canada Operations
Location: Burlington
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Operations
Category: Auditor Jobs
L-3 WESCAM is an exciting company providing systems that capture stabilized, high-magnification images from fixed-wing, rotary-wing, UAV, aerostat and ground based platforms. From low-altitude tactical missions to long-range covert surveillance missions, images are transmitted in real-time to fixed and mobile receive locations for immediate interpretation. WESCAM's MX-Series of Electro-optic and Infrared (EO/IR), laser, surveillance and targeting systems provide unparalleled image stability and long-range detection capability to Defense/Military, Homeland Security, Search and Rescue and Airborne law enforcement agencies worldwide. Our dominance of the airborne platform space has positioned us for explosive and game changing growth into ground-based markets.

WESCAM offers a challenging and dynamic work environment. Work with leading-edge technology and tools, alongside some of the best thought leaders in our industry, in an environment that values work/life balance. Benefits include every second Friday off with pay (9/80 work schedule) in addition to regular vacation and public holidays, free on-site gym, free fruit, free bagels on the last day of the week, a strong focus on continuing education and much more. Most of all, WESCAM is working towards a noble cause. Our work has a direct link to saving people's lives and safeguarding freedom around the world. We truly do make a difference in our work and in the world!

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Tasks to be Accomplished

* Supplier Development and/or sourcing

* Understanding the requirements, work with Engineering and the Buyer to assess the technical capability and roadmap of the supplier

* Perform supplier audits for risk and capabilities

* Determine and assign capable supplier(s) to items

* Specifications/document/product compliance and alignment

* Ensure there is a specifications matrix

* Align product verification/test between supplier and the internal factory

* As it relates to manufacturing and test, make sure that design to cost is met

* Ensure product compliance to specification by ensuring relevant verification has occurred (life testing, Qualification acceptance)

* Look for and analyze trends for issues

* Analyze SINs (Supplier Initiated Non Conformances) & NCRs (Non Conformances) to ensure that trends are identified and resolved

* Ensure link to the shop floor, supply chain, CSG (Customer Service Group) and EFFA (Early Field Failure Analysis)

* Drive (RCCA) Root Cause Corrective Actions from technical SCARs (supplier Corrective Action Review) and NCR's

* Report trends at applicable reviews

* Create project plans to close out issues

* Own and perform FAI (First Article Inspection) and part inspections both at source and at incoming

* Participate in the Quality Alert & containment process

* Responsible for defining material handling requirements from the supply chain to storage at L3 WESCAM

* Be an active participant in all technical reviews, internal and external

* Ensure specification compliance, manufacturability, testability, and cost

* Perform supplier assessments at the source

* Ensure the suppliers build & test processes are robust and repeatable with no variability

* Ensure that the product can be produced in the most economic, efficient and effective way

* Utilize techniques such as PFMEA

* Continuous improvement mindset



Skills Required

* Process mindset with the ability to spot variability’s

* Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including project

* Ability to create and execute a project plan

* Excellent technical communication skills, both written and verbal

* Ability to lead the closure of technical issues

* Dynamic, resourceful and are known for sense of initiative (leadership, innovative, problem solver)

* Ability to challenge the status quo and provide recommendation with supporting data

Experience & Education Requirements

* University degree in Mechanical Engineering or Technologist. (Engineering is preferred)

* Minimum 5-10 years of experience in a Quality Engineering capacity

* Experience with processes, 8D root cause & some project or quality improvement plans

L3 is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply.

CAN Security Clearance Required: Other

: Full-time

: Day - 1st

: Yes, 25 % of the Time

: Division L-3 Wescam

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