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Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defense and space agencies worldwide. At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value.

Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual and invest in our employees.

When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Kitchener is a world-class manufacturer of precision machined aerospace components. We have an exciting opportunity for a Quality Supervisor. The Quality Supervisor will use their technical, leadership, and team-building abilities to meet deadlines and promote high-quality work to meet corporate objectives. This position oversees the utilization of labour and resources of the assigned Quality department to ensure conformance to company procedures, customer specifications, and maintain smooth operations of the department. This position is on-site, in person, with a Monday to Friday, day shift schedule, and will have 8 to 12 direct reports.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Quality Manager the Quality Supervisor’s major activities and responsibilities include the following.
  • Maintain conformance with all Health and Safety Regulations
  • Build, develop and mentor team members to form a strong operations group, and continuously improve on results
  • Supervise repair, and fabrication of parts to customer specifications using specified methods and tooling
  • Coordinate the application of support functions within the assigned department to ensure material plans are achieved
  • Liaise with other departments as necessary to ensure consistent flow of product through the Quality Department, ensure daily priorities are met and communicated
  • Ensure adherence to company policies and Union Agreement, including initial administration of local grievance and other personnel related activities associated with the departments being supervised
  • Responsible for recommending improvements to overall operations, and/or equipment within the Quality department
  • Agree and monitor performance of Quality departments budgets, attendance, consumable spending, performance and overtime
  • Maintain the operating condition of all equipment within departmental jurisdiction, and coordinate any repair or preventative maintenance with internal maintenance department
  • Resolve Quality issues as they arise, take corrective measures to ensure smooth running of the department
  • Participate with evaluations of non0conforming product
  • Strong communication skills at all levels, including upper management, department heads, peers, manufacturing, engineering and customers
  • Other roles and responsibilities as assigned
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Implement appropriate processes for documenting lessons learned and sharing of best practices

Position Requirements

  • Three (3) to Five (5) years supervisory experience in a Quality environment, focus in aerospace would be considered an asset
  • Health and Safety Supervisor Training
  • Thorough knowledge of health and safety policies and procedures
  • Quality resource planning, including a working understanding of capacity resources, and planning applicable to workload
  • Able to interpret complex part drawings
  • Experience in the operation of CMM’s and interpreting their results
  • Ability to set-up and read manual checking instruments, gauges and fixtures accurately and confidently
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be self-motivated while working in a team environment
  • Understanding of the use of statistical tools, such as statistical process control, six sigma, 5S, lean manufacturing techniques, including corrective actions in a team based environment
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001 and/or AS9100 Quality Systems
  • Post-secondary education in a relevant field is an asset
  • Strong PC skills, experience using Microsoft office suite of products

Why Magellan?

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive benefits package (fully Company Paid)
  • Generous Company Pension Plan
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Social Club
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free Parking


Magellan Aerospace respects the privacy and confidentiality of personal information provided by candidates and shall not disclose to any external parties unless legislated.

Magellan Aerospace is committed to an inclusive working environment and equal opportunities for all. We welcome all applications without regard to social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or religious belief, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law)

To apply for this job please visit careers.magellan.aero.