QC Inspector

Company Name:  MHI Canada Aerospace, Inc.

Mississauga, ON, CA, L4V 1S1

Job Description: 

Job Title

QC Inspector II



Reports to

Team Lead - Quality

Job Category


Job Description


About MHI Canada Aerospace, Inc.

MHI Canada Aerospace, Inc. (MHICA), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, is a Tier 1 manufacturer of major aircraft structures and assemblies, based in Mississauga, Ontario. Over the past decade, MHICA has built more than aircraft components, it has built a recognized worldwide reputation for capacity, precision, on-time delivery and excellence.  MHICA has two state-of-the-art facilities combined to 476,000 sq. ft.  This comprises of Manufacturing & Assembly, Engineering, Quality and Supply Chain, where highly-skilled employees are working on Bombardier's sector-leading Global 5000/6000 and Challenger 350 business aircraft. MHICA's technicians build and join wing assemblies and fuselage sections, as well as perform systems and flight control assembly installations and testing.


Scope of Position

The QC Inspector II will support aircraft assembly operations. The QC Inspector has the responsibility and authority to approve or reject the quality of work regarding aircraft assembly operations. The decision process and final disposition will be based on inspection results by carrying out dimensional, functional and visual inspection in the form of In-Process inspection and Final inspection.

  • QC Inspector work for aircraft assembly requires a thoroughly comprehensive knowledge of aircraft assembly inspection tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers.
  • Applies professional technical expertise and guidance to solve complex issues by interpreting technical data, drawings, MHICA engineering specifications and customer specs and engineering documents.
  • Reviews engineering investigation requests regarding non-conformance, initiates quality deficiency reports ensuring that they are accurate clear, concise and comprehensive.
  • Responsible for initiating the Non-conformance Process and issues non-conformance reports (I-Tags) for nonconforming incoming products.
  • Interfaces with production, engineering and other departments as necessary to issue non-conformance reports, identifies the root cause, monitor implementation of corrective actions and verify the rework activities.
  • Inspects for fit and compliance with quality documents installed pre-fabricated parts, sub-assemblies and mechanical systems, working at benches or directly on an aircraft structure.
  • Using measuring and testing equipment, inspects aircraft assemblies and mechanical systems for clearances, alignment, symmetry, dimensions, fit, function and quality workmanship.
  • Rechecks quality of work after adjustments and rework operations in compliance with specific instructions and engineering specifications.
  • Visually inspects parts and assemblies for completeness relationship to other components and assemblies, quality of work and obvious defects.
  • Monitors and verifies the quality of assembly work in accordance with aircraft inspection documents, drawings and engineering specifications
  • Compares measurements to drawings and engineering specifications to determine compliance with quality requirements and customer engineering specifications, maintains necessary inspection logs and writes inspection reports.
  • Conducts functional and continuity tests to determine if installations and mechanical systems are working in compliance with specified requirements.
  • Performs in-process inspections such as hole checks, fastener installations and sealant application.
  • Conducts area inspections and FOD surveillance as required
  • Monitors assigned working area for adherence to quality procedures and work instructions, proper use of tools and fixtures, calibration date of tools in use and shelf life of adhesives and other materials used in aircraft assembly.
  • Verifies production and quality documents, inspection records and working copy of the PIR book (operation traveler) for completeness and accuracy on previous operations




  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in aerospace industry relating to inspection of product and familiarity with aerospace parts and assemblies, manufacturing (machining) and assembly processes.
  • The candidate must possess the experience and ability to provide technical support and excellent organizational skills in prioritizing workload to meet aircraft delivery schedule.
  • Hands on experience and demonstrated skills regarding inspection records in compliance with AS 9102 standards.
  • Knowledge and working experience with Non-conformance and Corrective Action Process
  • Proficient blueprint reading skills for interpretation of drawings
  • Must be comfortable working in a noisy, fast paced manufacturing environment.
  • Must be physically fit, energetic, agile, willing and able to:
    • work in restricted spaces (tanks)
    • work at heights (3rd floor of jigs)
    • work rotating shifts when and as required
    • bend, twist, walk on uneven surfaces and climb stairs repeatedly during shift
    • perform heavy lifting (< 40 lbs) as needed to perform the job
    • Stand for long periods over a 10-hour shift


  • Technical College diploma or equivalent experience,
  • Vocational training regarding inspection of aircraft assemblies, including reading and interpretation of drawings, manufacturing / quality inspection procedures and engineering specifications

Please note – the Company will conduct a criminal background check upon hire.




  • Tier 1 Aero Structures Facility
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Extensive training programs
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee engagement programs all year round
  • Comprehensive Benefits & RRSP group contribution program  
  • Corporate Partnerships


We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


MHI Canada Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply. MHICA is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). MHICA will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.