Quality Technician
Meridian Lightweight Technologies
Strathroy, ON, Canada
23h ago

Quality Technician

Location : Strathroy, ON.

Meridian is an automotive company and the world leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of high-quality magnesium and aluminum die cast components.

We are driven to provide lightweight, innovative, and effective solutions for our distinguished automotive clients around the globe.


Reporting to the Senior Quality Engineer, Quality Technicians assist the production and quality teams to address daily quality concerns so Meridian may meet customer expectations, bridging the gap between the Quality Engineers and production personnel.


  • Quality Alerts : Issue all internal quality alerts, deviations, and initiate problem logs in PLEX, and be a back-up for Quality Engineers if needed to generate any for external issues.
  • Audits / Sorts : Ensure all sorts get done as per procedure and upload sort results in PLEX. Perform spot audits to ensure parts meet customer requirements, also review off-shifts quality checks to ensure compliance.
  • Complete Layered Process Audits as required. Ensuring shop floor ownership of quality systems remains intact through audits.

  • Quality Issues : Participate and follow-up on resolving quality issues at the operations meetings. Assist Quality Engineer when needed to update work instructions and ensure all printed documentation (if needed) is to the latest revision.
  • Reports / Administration : Ensure all run charts are maintained by production personnel as required. Support sample runs as required.
  • Ensure all material on hold (Q Cage and warehouse) is dealt with in a timely manner.

  • First off / Last off : Ensure all first off parts meet customer requirements Support last off meetings to ensure problems get communicated to tooling personnel and issues fixed.
  • Training : Provide training to operators on a as required basis on : Work instructions, quality PLEX checks, boundary samples, quality standards, and proper use of gauges.
  • Problem-Solving : Collect parts for problem solving, GRR, PPAP, and PTR lots as required by Quality Engineers. Ensuring that the system for receiving inspection of materials and components is properly followed.
  • Ensuring proper reaction is taken on any out of spec. situations and that all procedures are followed (Production is accountable but QT can assist in resolution).

    Assisting in identifying quality problems and developing corrective action plans

  • Communication / Teamwork : Actively on the floor assisting operators with various issues concerning quality. Always maintain the communication flow between production and quality teams.
  • Be on call for other shifts if the need arises, including weekends when designated
  • Other responsibilities as required, including special projects as they arise.
  • Skills / Experience / Education

  • Should have, or be in pursuit of ASQ Quality Technician Certification (preferred)
  • At least 1 years’ progressive experience in a quality-oriented role
  • Strong technical and data analysis aptitude
  • Ability to use multiple types of gauges and measuring equipment
  • Good communication, time management, and team problem solving skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of the team
  • Be able to recognize quality systems within a manufacturing sector
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Familiar with the OH&S Act and Regulations
  • Knowledge of company policies & procedures
  • Meridian Lightweight Technologies is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act ( AODA’).

    Applicants are asked to make their needs / requirements, for the purpose of accommodation under AODA, known to Human Resources when they are contacted for an interview.

    We thank all those interested in the position however only those applicants who have been shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

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