Quality Assurance Tech

Barrie, ON


Under the supervision of the Director of Quality & Technology or assigned designate the Quality Manager performs a variety of quality control functions, coordinates product trialing and supervises the Lab Technician(s).

These duties include but are not limited to testing and experimenting with new fabrics, testing customers products to ensure the right material is being used in the right application, planning, organizing, and evaluating the activities of the quality lab.



  • Completion of a University Degree, Industrial Engineering is an asset.
  • 5+ years of experience working with industrial lab equipment.
  • Proficient working knowledge in Microsoft Office.
  • Proficient working knowledge of quality management systems.
  • 5+ years of experience working with ERP/MRP systems.
  • Manufacturing experience is an asset.


Job Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes, and evaluates the activities and operations of the quality lab. 
  • Responsible for maintaining the Quality Management System (QMS), ensuring compliance with ISO 9001 standards.
  • Writes quality procedures and work instructions and maintains the master documents in a filing system that ensures retrieval when necessary.
  • Review quality issues with production and assist in determining potential impact based on knowledge of application.
  • Interfaces with sales representatives or customer when required.
  • Provide input on corrective measure to be taken and provide clarification on product requirements.
  • Responsible for disposition non-conforming material and maintaining non-conformance log.
  • Review and provide approval on engineering drawings for new/existing products (pads/pieces, roller components).
  • Responsible for scheduling necessary calibrations (Instron, gauge blocks), creating/modifying Instron test methods and maintaining calibration schedule
  • Maintain quality assurance manual and related documents; identify areas for improvement and updates based on new or obsolete products and processes
  • Coordinate management review meetings and ensure requirements for quality system are achieved.
  • Coordinate and conduct internal quality audits.
  • Coordinate and participate in external quality audits; working directly with auditor in areas of direct relevance to QA; relay auditor to other managers for other areas (e.g. sales, purchasing, production, top management).
  • Develops and maintains project plans to support all lab activities.



  • Health
  • Dental
  • Life & disability insurance


About Us

As a vertically integrated textile manufacturer, we are looking for an engaged Quality Manager who is eager to embark on a journey of personal and professional growth within our organization. We value high-performance and are committed to providing our team members with a variety of training and development opportunities, tailored toward their role and career goals.

As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate the diverse perspective of our workforce. Our team is comprised of individuals with differing skill levels, in different job roles, all working together to build our future.


Albarrie Canada Limited

Albarrie Canada Limited


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