Quality Inspector – Welding

The Quality Inspector – Welding position, under general supervision, inspect products and welded assemblies; perform quality audits in the weld cells including repetitive visual, dimensional part and fixture inspection as well as NDT weld inspections. Carry out diversified bench, first piece, fixture verification or in-process inspections using simple inspection tools. Develop gauging/ fixture or measuring set-ups. Identify workmanship, weld and material defects. Methods and limits are well documented and require limited judgement or interpretation as to quality and finish. May be responsible for approving products for distribution. Create Inspection and rework reports and Pareto charts.

Powering Vehicles, Motion, Work, and Lives since 1966.


  • Two to five years of related welding experience (minimum GMAW flat ticket.)
  • CWB Level 1 welding inspector certification or prior welding experience
  • Intermediate knowledge of SPC/ GDT and weld callouts. Must be able to read blueprints and interpret engineering drawings in addition to GDT. Ability to read and understand company procedure manuals. Read the standards guide/manual to avoid production errors.
  • Exposure in conducting manufacturing audits. Exposure to machining and welding practices, experience with Metrology, SPC, knowledge of measuring techniques, gauging and inspection equipment. Must be able to use measuring equipment effectively, micrometers, Vernier’s, height and bore gauges. May measure or weigh products to assess conformity to quality standards.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts and determine reasons for errors in products. Use technical skills and knowledge to identify root cause of problem. Monitor operations to gather information in determining potential reasons for wastage. Make waste-reducing recommendations to quality manager.
  • Interact with supervisor to co-ordinate work and exchange information during production and quality meetings. Interact with the production supervisor/manager to discuss product quality. Interact with operators to monitor progress and correct work that does not meet quality standards.
  • Ability to work independently, coordinating work with work of others (i.e. welders, operators, supervisors) as needed. Meet with production manager, quality manager and supervisors every day to discuss quality issues and resolve any related problems.
  • Maintain continuous learning in order to keep up with new developments in field.


  • A college diploma in industrial engineering technology, manufacturing technology, or a related discipline, Welding inspection, level 1 or 2 is recommended.
  • Ensure all assigned duties are completed on schedule
  • Inspect welds for Quality/ Defects
  • Inspect weld processes to ensure WI/ Drawings are being followed
  • Ensure Weld process monitoring sheets are being verified to weld equipment parameters
  • Perform and make minor adjustments according to PM schedules on welding fixtures in the weld cells
  • Perform First piece and in-process inspections
  • Intermediate drawing interpretations and SPC principles.
  • Understand and apply G D & T concepts.
  • Perform Non-destructive testing and evaluation.
  • Verify accuracy with NDT equipment.
  • Issue Nonconforming Material Tags.
  • Perform other duties/projects as assigned.
  • Ensure resolution and escalation to Welders and Weld supervisors are done in a timely manner

What Linamar Has To Offer

  • Opportunities for career advancement.
  • Community based outreach supporting both local and global initiatives and charities.
  • Social committees and sports teams.
  • Discounts for local vendors and events, including auto supplier discounts.

About Us

Skyjack supplies construction rental companies globally with quality engineered, simple, and reliable access and telehandler equipment. Initially started as a scissor lift manufacturer in 1985, and has grown to become a world leader in the general Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) industry.

As a dominant player in a consistently evolving industry, Skyjack employees thrive on absorbing new information and have a thirst for continuous improvement in their professional selves. In 2002 Skyjack became a part of the Linamar Corporation and has since been able to leverage strategic partnerships and use the guidance of their parent company to rapidly change the face of the access industry.

Every aspect of the company is deeply rooted in Skyjacks safety initiatives as this can be an extremely challenging industry. Skyjack prides itself on being simply reliable and easy to do business with. This mission extends to the relationships with customers, suppliers, and employees.

Linamar is committed to promoting accessible recruitment as outlined in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Linamar will attempt to accommodate persons with a disability in an appropriate and effective manner throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Accommodations will be provided upon request.