Quality Lab Technician

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Date posted: Sep 07, 2021


Verify that product conforms to MacDon Industries Ltd. Engineering specifications.

Types of Machines, Tools and Equipment Used and/or Operated:

  • Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
  • Leica Laser Tracker
  • FaroArm
  • Personal Computer
  • Hardness Testers
  • MicroSectioning Equipment
  • Surface Roughness Tester
  • Stereo Microscope
  • Manual Inspection Tools
  • Overhead Crane


The following are the main job responsibilities and priorities for this position:

  • Operate and program Quality Lab tools for conformance verification of components and materials.
  • Report results to CMMLAB Supervisor, Supplier Quality Engineers, Quality Engineering, Manufacturing Engineers, Design Engineering, Supply Chain and Product Support.
  • Make recommendations for improvements in design or manufacturing process as a result of inspection.
  • Assess completeness and accuracy of vendor supplied reports.


Education and Experience

  • High School Graduate or Mech. Eng. Technologist.
  • Programming experience preferred.
  • Experience with various raw materials (castings, steel, plastics etc.).
  • Familiar with application of industry standards (SAE, ASTM, etc.).
  • Experience with Measuring Software (RE: PCDMIS, CAM2 and Polyworks) is an asset.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Solid understanding of GD&T
  • Familiar with modern manufacturing processes and equipment.
  • Knowledge of First Article Inspection methods.
  • Good math skills.
  • Blue Print reading.

Job Requirements

  • Maintain a good attendance record and comply with company rules and regulations.
  • Work in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Shift Work required.
  • Operate overhead crane.
  • Lubricate and clean equipment, as applicable.
  • Maintain a clean work area and inform area supervision of any unsafe conditions.
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties inherent to the job or as assigned