shipbuilding jobs in Canada

Quality Assurance Engineer

Ref No. EMP454542
Location Halifax County, Canada
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


Set in the beautiful maritime city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, this is Canada's most exciting shipbuilding project for over 30 years! With a brand new facility and cutting edge technology, they are building the new ships for the Royal Canadian Navy.


Experience working as a Quality Assurance Engineer in a relevant heavy engineering industry

The Job

The Quality Assurance Engineer will be an integral member of the Quality Team, supporting the team to ensure effective implementation of the Quality Management System.

Key responsibilities:

  • Establish shipyard target levels for quality metrics, based on and using industry standards
  • Identify and lead the resolution of quality issues in the business
  • Support and train the workforce in best practices needed to maintain quality work

Qualifications and experience:

  • Post-secondary degree in Engineering, with eligibility for registration with Engineers Nova Scotia
  • Strong knowledge of ISO 9001 compliance standards, and ISO 9001 auditor certification
  • Relevant prior experience in shipbuilding, marine or a heavy engineering industry

Why Halifax:

  • Attractive lifestyle - warm sunny summers for surfing / beach hopping and cold snowy winters for snowboarding / skiing
  • Affordable accommodation - beautiful spacious properties; choose from overlooking a lake, being nestled in woodland or downtown in the lively city centre
  • Social life - a big city with a small town feel
  • Education - excellent facilities including a large number of schools and one of Canada's top universities
  • Connections - only 2 hours by plane to New York and a direct 6 hour flight from the UK

About me:

With over 7 years' experience in recruitment, I have personally supported more than 50 families in their move to Canada over the last 6 years. Having also lived overseas as a child and into adulthood, I know how daunting it can be to transform your life and consider relocating. To find out more information, contact me on:

T: +44 (0) 1489 898136



All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security Clearance and U.S International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) Regulations.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.


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