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Quality Assurance Supervisor in Winnipeg at New Flyer

Date Posted: 6/29/2018

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Job Description

New Flyer Industries – North America’s largest transit bus, motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor is seeking a Quality Assurance Supervisor to join its growing international team.

Join us as we continue advancing innovation and sustainable transit solutions that connect people with places. With 31 locations across the U.S. and Canada, and over 85 years of experience manufacturing buses, New Flyer is building on a solid foundation to drive North America forward with progressive transit technology that serves communities and makes cities smarter.

Don’t settle for a job when you can build an impactful and exciting career.

 Position Summary:

As a key member of our Quality Assurance team you will be responsible for leading inspection of production quality activities in the Production Department while ensuring safety, quality, customer satisfaction, asset preservation and productivity.

What you will do:

  • Coordinate the daily activities of the department and unionized quality assurance inspectors in supporting production to ensure quality buses, on-time and on budget; coordinate all inspection activities for efficient inspection and time utilization.
  • Provide direction and guidance to the team and ensure established goals and objectives are met.
  • Responsible for ensuring all inspection activities are completed to required standards and specifications and ensures corrective actions and non-conformances are completed to plan.
  • Co-ordinate the investigation of area quality ‘escapes’ and associated corrective actions.
  • Ensure plant quality objectives are met and support all work cells.
  • Identify training requirements and ensure continual development of unionized employees to meet the changing facility needs.
  • Responsible for the training, development and performance of inspection staff.
  • Produce and maintain quality indicators and lead the continuous improvement on internal and external product quality.
  • Quality liaison to property inspectors, internal-external customers, suppliers and visitors.
  • Lead quality problems resolution with involved departments and customer’s follow up to ensure corrective and permanent actions are implemented.
  • Work proactively by performing consistently process audits to critical installation and develop and implement control plans.
  • Responsible for quality inspector shift planning and vacation.
  • Maintain consistency and conformance to the collective agreement and develop a working relationship with the bargaining unit representatives in order to resolve issues at the earliest stages of the grievance process.

Preferred Skills

  • Post-secondary education in related field is preferred or combination of education and experience.
  • Five years of progressive quality experience with more than three years at a supervisor level.
  • ASQ professional certification or greenbelt certification preferred.
  • Motivated self-starter with capabilities to multi task and work within a fast paced team oriented environment.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. Ability to communicate at all levels throughout the organization with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to influence change within the organization by leveraging leadership skills and technics.

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