Linamar Quality Inspector - Level 3 in Guelph, Ontario

Job Description

Quality Inspector - Level 3


  • Completion of secondary school or equivalent. College courses in related subjects recommended.

  • At least five years of related experience.

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications and blueprints. Ability to read and understand company procedure manuals. Read the standards guide/manual to avoid production errors.

  • Must be able to use measuring equipment effectively, micrometers, verniers, height and bore gauges. May measure or weigh products to assess conformity to quality standards. Basic math skills required.

  • Ability to resolve conflicts and determine reasons for errors in products. Use technical skills and knowledge to identify cause of problems.

  • Ability to think outside the box to make continuous improvement recommendations to quality management.

  • Interact with supervisor to co-ordinate work and exchange information during quality meetings. Interact with the production supervision to discuss product quality. Interact with operators to monitor progress and correct work that does not meet quality standards.

  • Ability to work independently, coordinating jobs with work of others (i.e. operators, supervisors) as needed. Meet with production management, quality management and supervisors every day to discuss quality issues and resolve any related problems.

  • Ability to perform PPAP layouts. Knowledge and understanding of CMM programming. Must be capable of interpreting/writing programs. Knowledge of TS-16949. Analyze cost/quality standards and carry out statistical quality control. Use computer applications to monitor quality.

  • Working knowledge of various software programs such as Word / Excel.

  • Maintain continuous learning in order to keep up with new developments in field. Attend Quality training courses.


  • Assist in the general operation and the day-to-day demands of the Quality Department. Schedule or assign inspection duties.

  • Able to perform first off inspections, part layouts, receiving inspection, in process inspection, final audits, LPA, and gauge repeatability studies.

  • Must be able to complete the necessary forms and paperwork.

  • Ability to make informed decisions in situations of uncertainty.

  • Issue Nonconforming Material Tags. Understand TS processes including nonconforming material, identification, and inspection processes.

  • Adhere to all H&S; and environmental laws and procedures

  • Train inspection personnel

  • Operate CMM and have basic CMM programming skills.

Linamar is committed to promoting accessible recruitment as outlined in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Linamar will attempt to accommodate persons with a disability in an appropriate and effective manner throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Accommodations will be provided upon request.

Req ID: 5775BR

Position Title: Quality Inspector - Level 3

No. of Positions: 1

Geographic Location: Guelph, ON, Canada

Facility: Linex Mfg.

Department: Quality Assurance

Current Shift: Afternoons Days Nights Rotating

Employment Type: Full Time Hourly

Percentage of Travel Required: 1-10%

Removal Date: 06-Apr-2017