Quality Assurance Representative

Requisition Number:  7286
Company:  W Electric Canada Inc

Toronto, ON, CA, K9J 6X7

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace!


Westinghouse is a supplier of custom equipment, process systems and engineering consultant services, for the Nuclear industry, in Canada.  As a part of our growing team, the successful candidate will be responsible for prescribed QA activities to support successful execution of custom Manufacturing projects. 


Your Day to Day:

  • Interpret customer orders, product specifications, drawings, and applicable codes and standards and translate them into detailed QA documents (e.g. Inspection and Test Plans, procedures, etc) to ensure the products will meet the specified requirements
  • Conduct quality surveillance activities and prepare detailed reports.
  • Control release and distribution of project-specific documentation.
  • Review incoming material documentation
  • Provide periodic shop oversight, including witnessing NDE and testing, and verification of test reports.
  • Interface with various suppliers, customer representatives and regulatory authorities on issues related to quality and compliance.
  • Assist in preparing final deliverable documentation packages for products.
  • Research and provide feedback to the Quality Team Lead on issues related to quality and compliance.
  • Provide QA support for the sales department to respond to new opportunities.
  • Estimate QA effort to execute proposed projects.


Who You Are:

  • Knowledge of, and experience in application of quality standards for manufacturing
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in various software packages (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel)
  • Interpret technical drawings
  • Technical or manufacturing experience / familiarity [knowledge of manufacturing procedures and processes for shop fabrication (e.g. machining, welding, heat treatment)].
  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing techniques, welding procedures or specifications and associated inspection techniques.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and comfortable leading meetings and giving presentations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, experience working effectively in a team environment.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of and experience in application of the following quality standards for manufacturing low volume, custom designed components and equipment:
      • CSA N299 series
      • CSA N285.0, B51
      • ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Section III, VIII
      • ASME NQA-1
  • Experience with standard metrology equipment (e.g. verniers, dial indicators, gauge blocks)
  • Knowledge of application of non-destructive examination (NDE) processes and various inspection equipment as applicable to high quality custom fabrications and pressure retaining equipment
  • Working knowledge of commercial grade dedication and its application
  • Experience and/or background in auditing practices.
  • Experience interfacing with customer representatives and also providing oversight of vendors.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication abilities are essential to be successful in our team-based environment.  You will possess problem solving skills and a creative yet methodical approach.


Primary Location

Peterborough, Ontario, Canada


Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability


Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In Canada, the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • RRSP Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program


While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.


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