Industrial Quality Inspector

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Date: 31 Jan 2024

Location: Thunder Bay, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:[[443499]] 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



080            Industrial Quality Inspector or Technician (Labour Group 7)


Required to carry out any inspection operation or tests on all products and processes from drawings, manuals, specifications and standards, with the use of necessary tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges and inspection test equipment, without instruction or supervision. (and lead customer joint inspections when required)

Required to instruct other labour classifications with attaining the quality standards required of manufactured parts, sub-assemblies and movements. Will be required to make out both written and computer based quality reports and keep inspection records, check, test and sign out completed vehicles.

Operates and programs Q.A. Co-ordinate Measuring Machines for routine inspections on series manufactured products. With the support of the QA Engineer if required, operates the QA co-ordinate measuring machines during development programs and investigations.

Required to support manufacturing teams on daily basis by helping ensure self-inspection is effectively carried out, quality performance data is kept current on station boards, work station audits are conducted, Quality Red Alerts are raised when required,  and quality issues and open actions are animated and progressed during daily meetings as part of the Leading Quality in Production process.  Also required to manage problem solving and Quick Response Quality Control (QRQC) activities including organizing meetings and collaborating with peers to establish containment and corrective actions to prevent recurrence of defects and support the zero defect program.

Required to carry out inspection operations and tests on production assemblies, including “first-off” production or purchased parts and support PME technicians with data and participation in First Mount Reviews (FMR).

Required to support and validate vendor inspection and rework / repair activities conducted on supplier parts in the plant.  Works under minimum supervision. May be required to instruct or assist other inspectors.

Applications to vacancies in this classification will be subject to a qualification examination provided and evaluated by the company. Study material for the examination will be provided to the applicant five (5) working days prior to the examination being scheduled. An evaluation grade of 70% will be required for acceptance. The examination will consist of both practical and written components. The written component will be both manual and computer based.


Job Qualifications


  • Associate degree (2 years technical degree after high school)
  • Experience in managing Quality Control tools and problem-solving tools.




  • Know how to read and interpret drawings and specifications
  • Know how to use industrial measurement tools and instruments


  • 2 -3 years experience in Industrial environment

Competencies & Skills

  • Familiar with manufacture of railway products.
  • International mindset & fluent in English.
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization.



You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Quality Assurance, Technology

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