Quality Assurance Technician - Incoming Test/ Inspection

Wabtec Corporation

London, Canada


Position summary

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at: http://www.WabtecCorp.com.

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Quality Assurance Technician - Incoming/Final Inspection/Test (Entry level)

Location: London ON

Typical Business Operation: Monday- Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Job Description:

  • Perform incoming inspection and testing of parts ranging from electronics, wire and harness, crimping, metal and painting according to company specification and industrial standards.
  • Raise NCR (non conformance report) on rejected parts and follow-up on disposition.
  • Communicate supplier issues regarding the disposition of non-conforming material and participate in MRB (Material Review Board)
  • Generate Work Instruction on incoming products as needed
  • Use verifier to test electronic parts for conformance
  • Follow sampling plans according to industrial standards
  • Inspect/test PCB assemblies and cable harnesses according to IPC standards
  • Communicate with customer inspectors during first article inspection and source inspection (FAI/PSI) process


  • College certificate in electronics or related field and experience in electronic assembly.
  • Knowledge/understanding of industrial workmanship standards.
  • Quality Assurance accreditation considered an asset.
  • Work experience within the electronic industry
  • Experience in metrology
  • Understanding of ISO 9001:2015 standards and industrial workmanship standards (IPC610, 620, 7711/7721) are considered and asset


  • Understanding of basic electronics.
  • Able to read blue prints
  • Understand sampling plans and tables 
  • Experience in wire crimp and solder inspection according to IPC industrial standards
  • Basic computer skills including use of Word and Excel
  • Interpersonal skills and Team player
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.