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Quality Engineer

Engineering | North York, Ontario, Canada | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Teknion creates furniture that connects people, technology and spaces. We hold to a simple yet powerful principle: design does matter. We are a different kind of company–one with an entrepreneurial spirit defined by passion, curiosity and bold, creative thinking. A privately held company with a youthful entrepreneurial spirit, we recognize the vast skills, knowledge, perspectives and cultural contributions that diversity brings to Teknion. Because different perspectives and experiences trigger creativity and innovation, diversity is integral to our success. Our employees are the heart and soul of our business. To support their development is to enhance our biggest asset.

Teknion is currently hiring a full-time Quality Engineer for our Stamptek plant in our North York, ON location. The Quality Engineer is accountable for applying and improving company policies and practices in accordance to the ISO 9001 Quality System, ISO-14001 Environmental System and Industry Best Practices. To achieve this, the incumbent ensures that quality processes are in accordance with company standards and that these activities are performed in the most cost efficient manner.

This position is responsible for developing, maintaining, and continuously improving manufacturing’s ability to meet and exceed quality standards. In addition, this incumbent is accountable for interacting with various internal departments as well as internal and external suppliers to give technical support and guidance to meet the quality standards.


  • Act as primary customer contact to resolve quality concerns.

  • Develops and maintains proactive supplier quality focus which translates customer quality requirements into continuous process improvement to meet and exceed those requirements.

  • Work with suppliers on quality improvement ideas and corrective actions and develop acceptance criteria.

  • Lead Root Cause analysis meetings internally and at supplier locations as required.

  • Travel to customer/job sites as required to identify and/or resolve quality issues.

  • Conduct product and process audits internally and at supplier’s facilities to verify effectiveness of corrective actions.

  • Support the manufacturing group through problem solving training and Continuous Improvement activities.

  • Analyze data collected to assist in maintaining acceptable part quality.

  • Utilize Statistical Process Controls where appropriate to monitor the manufacturing process.

  • Perform dimensional layouts, statistical studies on parts and assemblies to identify quality issues.

  • Excellent knowledge on the use of inspection instruments, gages and devices for successful analysis of parts and assemblies.

  • Practical knowledge of ISO-9000, ISO14001 standards, PPAP, Control Plans, and analytical tools.

  • The Quality Engineer is responsible for initiating and evaluating Temporary Deviation Requests that are generated internally when required.

  • Designing and implementing Quality Assurance processes and methodologies as well as leading the Quality Assurance team in setting the programs in place.

  • The Quality Engineer is responsible for ensuring all aspects of ISO 9001/14001 are in accordance with the latest standards.

  • The Quality Engineer is responsible for ensuring the environmental management system conforms to the requirements of ISO14001 which includes Environmental KPI tracking (natural gas, hydro, waste) and complying with any corporate (BIFMA) or legal requirements (NPRI, Chemtrac, Sewer Sampling, Waste Manifest review, Waste Audits)



  • University degree in Engineering / or Certified Quality Engineer

  • 5 years experience in manufacturing environment

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Good decision making skills

  • Good analytical and problem solving skills

  • Good interpersonal skills



Teknion is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization.   It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment.  A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

By applying for a position with Teknion, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Teknion's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, credit check and criminal check. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position


Why you should grow with us!

Competitive Salary

Company Paid benefits

Group RRSP plan

Pension Plan

Excellent work environment and culture

Corporate perks and discounts year round

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