Archive: Nov 2022

Conrex Steel is Hiring a Quality Assurance Supervisor

Measuring weld qualityJob Summary:

Reporting to the VP of Engineering, The Quality Assurance Supervisor will be responsible to guarantee the compliance of product manufacturing processes with the company’s standards, industry regulations (ASME), and customers’ needs, and will work with Plant management while continually improving the operational efficiency through effective use of the VP of Operations, systems and equipment while adhering to established company policies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establish control procedures for the overall production line, from raw materials to finite product
  • Conduct process audits to identify non-conformances when they occur and participate in finding the root cause and solution with the aim to improve the company’s manufacturing processes
  • Liaise effectively with customers and vendors regarding quality concerns, this includes off-site visits or audits
  • Liaise with Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) regarding verification our process of manufacturing to correspond with the requirements of ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Codes
  • Liaise with Military customer on all things quality (MTRs, VIRs, VSIs, Process controls, etc.)
  • Ensure customer quality concerns are visible and communicated to all involved parties
  • Participate in meetings to determine root cause of quality issues with all involved parties.
  • Issue documents to communicate quality concerns/improvements. “Quality Alert”, “Method Sheet”, “Process change”, etc.
  • Manage and maintain NCR forms and database while proposing and ensuring that corrective actions are applied.
  • Document and reply to customer “Corrective Action Requests” (CAR)
  • Work with the Buyer/Planner to initiate “Supplier Corrective Action Requests” (SCAR)
  • Work with Engineering to disposition non-conforming product as necessary
  • Perform “First Article Inspection” (FAI) reports. This includes assessing product quality and dimensions
  • Manage and maintain the Conrex Gauge Calibration Program
  • Monitor and ensure that the Material Test Reports (MTR) of the arriving plates correspond/are in compliance with industry standards and customer needs
  • Review the dimensioning and tolerance of Conrex Products Inspection Reports in order to ensure that they correspond with customer specifications and ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code requirements.
  • Develop and ensure compliance of internal operation standards related to product quality and testing
  • Review all work instructions for accuracy and completeness, ensuring that all customer standards as well as industry standards are fully understood and properly applied to products
  • Establish procedures and conduct studies to enhance industrial health and safety and to identify and correct hazards
  • Responsible for the generation of Quality documentation to ensure compliance with ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • Maintaining his/her knowledge updated to the latest editions of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • Ensure that all other departments, Sales, Estimating, Engineering, Production will work in compliance with ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • Ensure that the Welding Procedures already qualified are updated based on the latest requirements of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • Prepare all that is needed in order to qualify new welding procedures when the necessity will arise
  • Work closely with the departmental supervisors to ensure employees are working in compliance with internal employee, health and safety policies and procedures, job orders and work instructions
  • Promote and maintain strong teamwork and positive employee relations
  • Use utmost discretion in dealing with company and customers’ confidential data
  • May advise technicians and workers, and train them on the standards that are in effect
  • May perform other tasks as deemed appropriate


Safety Equipment Requirement:

The use of appropriate safety equipment as described below is a condition of employment and not one of choice. Safety equipment that must be worn while in the floor as follow:

  • Helmet
  • Safety glasses
  • Ear plugs
  • Respirator as required
  • Safety boots
  • Flame Retardant Coat


Education and Skill Requirement:

  • University or College Graduate in Mechanical Engineering as asset
  • Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) or ASME certified
  • Thorough working knowledge of ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS) or ASME Pressure Vessel Code
  • Experience working in a Union Environment is an asset
  • Self-motivated, team player, strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude
  • Ability to use practical problem-solving techniques and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form, including blueprint/drawings
  • Ability to use a variety of measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, gauges, etc.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented, with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety Legislation (OHSA), guidelines & standards
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to read, write, and speak English



  • Steel, Heat Treatment and Coatings Industry


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