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Operations Excellence Coordinator in Pointe-Claire at Andritz

Date Posted: 3/27/2019

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Job Description

We are looking for a Operations Excellence Coordinator to join our continuous improvement team. This position is based in the Andritz office in Pointe-Claire with visits at our various project sites and manufacturing facilities, as needed. The Quality Improvement Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of improvement efforts at different levels of the organization, and ensuring the effectiveness of implemented processes and tools.




  • Support of improvement initiatives with process owners;
  • Monitor corrective actions from audits, root causes analysis, customer and employee feedback;
  • Manage improvement projects list with business champions;
  • Development and analysis of key performance indicators in support of the company’s objectives;
  • Perform Root cause analysis of major issues;
  • Conduct Quality and HSE audits;
  • Implement necessary procedures in compliance with Andritz Hydro Management System;
  • Training of personnel on QSE procedures;
  • Elaboration and update of quality and health & safety and environment (QSE) procedures and templates;
  • Implementation of updated Andritz Hydro regulations and local legislations and standards;
  • Elaboration of project quality, health & safety and environmental plans;
  • Support of integrated planning of projects;
  • Support of project close-down and product improvement;
  • Support of implementation of new system tools;
  • Maintenance of QHSE tools and platform.

The incumbent will have an initial mandate more focused around the development of personnel competencies and skills initiatives:  

  • Maintain competency matrices and review competencies with process owners;
  • Support training plans elaboration with process owners and HR;
  • Deliver or coordinate delivery of internal trainings based on the Andritz management system;
  • Coordinate regulatory training linked to quality;
  • Structure and manage mentorship program with process owners.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Degree in Mechanical Engineering with relevant experience;
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of experience in heavy industry including five (5) years in a similar capacity;
  • Solid understanding of quality, safety and technical aspects of construction sites in Canada
  • Hydroelectric projects experience is an asset
  • Familiar with ISO 9001:2015
  • Root Cause Analysis facilitator skills is an asset
  • Strong leadership;
  • Strong French and English proficiency, both oral and written;
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, MS Project);
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team work skills, time management and autonomy;
  • Ability to travel to sites and facilities for short periods.

* Legal status to work in Canada is required.