Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer

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Date: 27-Jan-2022

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, Canada

Company: Alstom

Req ID:187605 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


Join us as Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in St-Bruno (QC), CA.


The Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA) Engineer drives Supplier Quality Assurance for a specifically assigned set of 2-4 commodities and/or special processes along the Parts Approval Process (PAP) and corrective source inspections in the execution phase. As such they also play an active role in supplier selection. They support, as an expert, relevant Supplier Support initiatives.




  • Execution of the Parts Approval Process for the assigned commodities / special processes on a basis of doc #24 (Supplier Quality Plan) in close cooperation with the Project Quality Lead (responsible for doc #24) and the responsible buyer, including close-out of action items.
  • Support Project Quality Lead in issuing quality section of the supplier specification Project Requirements Document (PRD) and liaise with system engineering to ensure that product quality requirements are considered in the Systems Requirements Document (SRD). Participation in supplier selection activities for the assigned commodities by completing the quality section in the Offer Evaluation Tool (OET)
  • Execution of the monitoring of special processes at suppliers for the assigned commodities.
  • Participation in Supplier Development and Supplier Support Initiatives for the assigned commodities on demand by the Specialist Supplier Performance Governance of the regions/global businesses
  • Initiate and follow up the problem solving activities with suppliers (Non Conformity Report (NCR), 8D etc.), continuous improvement activities including coaching and tracking of open items till closure




  • Degree in engineering or appropriate professional experience in Quality or Procurement
  • Practical experience in supplier audits.
  • Experience in BT’s Integrated Supplier Assessment Framework processes.
  • Experience in Quality Planning.
  • Proficiency in problem solving and other quality methods and tools such as CIA, FMEA, 8D, APQP.
  • Utilization of tools like SMIS, SAP, VCM BI, Sharepoints, Project Tracking Databases.
  • Profound knowledge of key procurement and quality processes.
  • Profound product/process knowledge for the assigned commodities / special processes.
  • Solid knowledge of key procurement and quality processes
  • Solid product/process knowledge for the assigned commodities / special processes

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.


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