Quality Inspector- Full-Time Permanent Location: Owen Sound, ON Who are we? Established in 2018, Nuclear Equipment Supply Team is a locally owned and operated supplier to the Canadian Nuclear Power Generation supply chain. Our goal was to find a way to bring quality suppliers that specialize in different commodity products and services to Owen Sound, Ontario. Some of our partners predominantly support the Nuclear market in the USA; they are excited to bring decades of nuclear experience to the NEST team. Although our company is relatively young, our experience in Nuclear Power spans several decades. Our business model is unique; we bring a broad range of products and services to Ontario, much of the testing, QA, Purchasing, machining, and fabrication will be done locally. Finally, the ability to stock material locally significantly reduces lead-times and costs, while not compromising quality for our valued customers. Job Scope: We are looking for someone who will be responsible for performing order related quality activities and ensuring that requirements specified in customer purchase orders are met. Key Accountabilities: • Approves incoming materials by confirming specifications, conducting visual and measurement tests; rejecting and returning unacceptable materials • Approves in-process production by confirming the necessary specifications and communicating required adjustments to the production team • Documents inspection results by completing reports and logs; summarizing re-work and waste; and inputting data in quality database • Reads blueprints and instructions to comprehend the quality expectations for the product and supplies • Discusses results and findings with those in charge of products, and recommends any corrective actions • Reviews customer requirements, extracting quality requirements and ensuring these are met • Reviewing customer requests for quotes and quoting based on NEST’s capabilities • Communicating with customers and vendors in requesting/providing quality details • Witnessing activities at subcontractor/customer facilities when required • Creating Certificate of Conformances • Releasing items for shipment to customers/vendors to be used in assembly process • Communicating with internal staff in providing quality details and status updates on the assigned tasks • Participating in internal and external audits and commercial grade surveys when required Competencies: • Focus on efficiency, accuracy, attention to detail • Strong organizational skills with the ability to adapt and successfully multi-task • Current working knowledge of Excel, Outlook, and Microsoft Project • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Qualifications: • Diploma/Degree in related quality field or equivalent combination of education and work experience is required • Experience in the nuclear industry quality assurance program is preferred • Experience in performing quality activities under ISO 9001 or other quality programs is required NEST is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic violence victim status or status as a protected veteran or any other federal, state or local protected class.