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Quality Engineer

Date:  Jan 11, 2023

Murata Power Solutions is a leading provider of power conversion products that are sustainable and efficient. We are focused in two transformative technology, macro market segments; Server, Storage, Networking (SSN) and E-Mobility, including electric vehicles, robotics and energy storage. Ranked amongst the world’s top 5 suppliers of breakthrough power electronics, we design and manufacture the industry’s broadest offering of standard products and are a market leading designer of custom power solutions.

Well known for the quality of its products and workforce, we can provide you the opportunity to work with talented people and a management team focused on growth and the ongoing development of leading-edge technologies for many of the world’s major OEM’s.

Position Summary

The Quality Engineer will be responsible for new Product Development projects, product quality of existing products/designs, and leading product/design quality activities.  This includes overall product quality improvement, quality risk assessment and mitigation, active involvement with design teams to identify risks at earlier stages of design process, reporting, product validation, and virtual team leadership of quality activities during the NPD process, including reliability, component, supplier related product quality issues and validation engineering.


Active participation in ISO external/internal audits, support in implementation of Murata’ QMS, investigation of customer complaints and management of SCARs/CAT/8Ds, process owner of PCN and Stop order processes.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Develop and active participation in execution of quality plan to ensure manufacturing and product quality.
  • Data analysis of past problem history and warranty data to drive continuous improvement.
  • Active involvement in PCN, ECO and Stop order processes to make them efficient and effective.
  • Review of FA (Failure analysis) reports with focus to ensure effective corrective and preventive actions for future mitigation of similar failure modes by participating in FMEA (DFMEA and PFMEA) meetings.
  • Leading PPAP, APQP and control plan activities with respective team members.

Job Duties/Responsibilities Cont.

  • Analyze and monitor quality KPI , RMA, quality Alerts and customer feedback to drive CI in product design and process improvements.
  • Understanding of lean methodology to decrease nonvalue added activities for cost savings.
  • Work with manufacturing sites/quality teams to ensure successful execution of customer’s quality control plans for manufacturing of conforming products.
  • To prepare weekly, monthly, and quarterly presentations on global quality.
  • Investigation of customer complaints, internal failures and to issue 8D, SCAR, CAT/CAP for any customer, suppliers, and CM issue along with data validation to ensure actions are properly implemented and audited.  
  • Active participation in ISO external/internal audits and support in implementation of Murata’ QMS (Quality Management System).

Experience Required

  • Masters or bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering
  • 3+ years of relevant industry experience in quality department with strong technical knowledge of electronic, mechanical, and electromechanical components, and systems
  • Through understanding of IATF-16949 and other Automotive standards
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, using 8D, A3, DMAIC, SPC, DOE, PDCA, 5P, 5Why, FT, process mapping and/or equivalent quality tools, methods, and techniques
  • Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly motivated individual with a passion for Quality and innovation. 
  • Experience in working with remote teams and CMs (Contract Manufacturers).
  • Nice to have ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) certification
  • Good understanding of statistical methods, continuous improvement, lean methodology (Green or six-sigma black belt certification will be plus)
  • Practical working experience in MS-Word, Excel, power point, MS project and Minitab
  • Ability to travel up to 30% domestically and internationally


Building and Supporting Teams
Communicating Effectively
Delivering High Quality Work
Evaluating and Implementing Ideas
Prioritizing and Organizing Work
Supporting Organizational Goals

Compensation and Benefits:

Our benefit package is comprehensive and includes Medical Insurance; Dental Insurance; Vision Insurance; RRSP/DPSP; Paid Vacation/Holidays; Short Term Disability; Long Term Disability; Tuition Reimbursement.  We are conveniently located in Markham near the 404/407 corridor with free parking. 

Murata is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to providing employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Codes and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.