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Quality Technician

by Arva Industries

Position Type: Full-time
Location: St Thomas, ON
Date Posted: Sep 29, 2022
Experience: 3 Years
Education: College Diploma (2 years)
Arva Industries

Job Description

“We make Cool Stuff”

Arva Industries located in St. Thomas, Ontario is offering an excellent opportunity for a Quality Technician.  In this role, you will be involved in the production and testing of mobile equipment, primarily cranes and trains, including mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical functions.

Position description: Quality Technician
  • Prepare, implement and carryout inspection and test plans, test procedures, checksheets for data collection and test reports
  • Audit sub-contractor processes, quality and testing documentation
  • Conduct on-site visits to sub-contractors to inspect material
  • Maintain sub-contractor, internal, and customer quality documentation
  • Manage non-conformances found within incoming inspection and production areas
  • Determine the root cause of non-conformances and define corrective actions
  • Work with Engineering and Production to determine dispositions and rework plans for non-conforming parts
  • Define inspection processes, select inspection methods and equipment
  • Monitor internal/ external non-conformance trends and propose systemic corrective actions

Required Skills:
  • Ability to problem solve using a systematic and data driven approach to solving complex technical problems
  • Root cause analysis using 8D methodology and Fishbone Diagrams/ 5 Why tools
  • Interpret mechanical and electrical drawings including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and people, time management
  • Ability to travel to visit sub contractors (Canada/ USA)
  • Familiarity with Solidworks, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, ERP softwares
  • Use of hand measurement tools such as micrometers, calipers, bore gages, force gages, and scales
  • Working knowledge of welding and metallurgy of steels, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Five (5) years’ experience in a Quality role preferred
  • Experience in heavy equipment and cranes for use in rail and mining industries preferred

We offer a competitive salary based on experience

To apply, please send your resume to