• Quality Engineer I (WEST)

    Job Locations CA-BC-Burnaby
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    MUS - Mustang Survival
    Employee Type
    FT - Regular Full-Time
    Position Level
  • Overview

    Imagine playing a role to create products that save people's lives. At Mustang Survival, you can. The Mustang Survival brand represents leading edge extreme environmental protection for elite users including rescue workers, coast guard, fighter jet pilots, fishermen, sailors, paddlers, and even NASA astronauts. Our mission is bold, " We Save Lives for a Living ", and requires courageous leaders. If you want a career that is challenging, energizing, and rewarding, come to join us to push the boundaries of survival technology to deliver the ultimate user experience on the water through inspired technical solutions.


    From our headquarters in Burnaby, BC, you will be an agent of change to support the company’s passion to excel - helping craft an organization that embraces prevention as a way of life, and drive a “Quality Saves Lives” philosophy - be a key partner on a team motivated to become a world-class company recognized for performance excellence.

    Here’s what it’s all about:

    • You will be the quality point person on product development and/or product evolution programs for the design and delivery of "failure is not an option" products to demanding commercial and government customers.
    • You will work closely with Product Development Managers and other cross functional team members such as Design Engineering, Supply Chain/Purchasing, Industrialization/ Manufacturing Engineering, etc., to ensure quality and safety is built into our products before commercial launch.
    • You will ensure that lessons learnt from field experience are incorporated in the new designs and drive the continual improvement of product quality.
    • You will investigate and coordinate the resolution of customer issues, and work on or lead cross functional teams on continuous improvement initiatives to reduce the cost of quality and increase customer satisfaction.
    • You will work closely with our manufacturing operations (local and overseas) to assure quality performance.


    If you’re passionate about getting the details right, supporting a fast-paced team, fostering long-term relationships and can roll up your sleeves to accomplish the above, you've got what it takes! Realistically you will have a technical degree with at least 5 years of experience in quality, operations, manufacturing. ASQ CQE certification, or strong willingness to achieve it, as it is highly desirable. You will also have the ability to travel overseas a few times a year, sometimes for a couple of weeks at a time – having some experience working with outsourcers in Asia would be an asset. Ideally, the perfect candidate for this role would have a good understanding of materials, garment production & construction methods, machinery and processes.. And don't worry, we'll make sure to help you learn everything you need to know about what makes us unique!



    In 2013, Mustang Survival joined forces with The Safariland Group. For over 50 years, The Safariland Group has been a leading manufacturer of protective products and equipment primarily for law enforcement and military customers. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, the company has approx. 2,000 employees in seven facilities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Mustang Survival's partnership with The Safariland Group has created significant opportunities for growth.


    Mustang Survival offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a fantastic working environment, as well as the opportunity for personal and professional growth. For more information, please visit www.mustangsurvival.com/careers. This position will remain open until September 30, 2018


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