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Quality Agent

Date: Mar 29, 2023

Location: Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About GKN

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace provider. With 61 locations worldwide, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way.

Fokker Elmo, a division of GKN Aerospace, is a leading player in the design, manufacturing and support for the Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) for Aerospace and Defense programs with its headquarters in Hoogerheide, The Netherlands. Our innovative tools and processes support our customers together and with our skilled professional work force creates a Unique Selling Point. Fokker Elmo offers an innovative and international workplace in a company with a rich history in the field of aircraft construction.  Our company has a passion for aerospace technology and our staff are rightly proud of what they develop and build.

Members of the Fokker Elmo community can be found across the globe. Our activities are also performed regularly onsite at customer locations, including Fokker Elmo Canada located in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada.

Job Summary

We are seeking to recruit a Quality Agent to join our Operations division as part of our Fokker Elmo Canada team. The position will be supporting our ongoing Final Assembly Line activities with one of our main customers in the Montreal area – providing a unique experience for an Aerospace career.

Job Responsibilities

  • Exemplifying a safety-first mind-set and ensuring that the GKN Aerospace Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards are applied and that their assigned areas are a model of a world class healthy and safe working environment
  • Hands-on evaluations of wire harnesses and related components to determine liability
  • Report to Quality team in Europe
  • Attend weekly collaboration meetings
  • Work closely with technicians and customer to define root causes
  • Active involvement in problem solving
  • Maintain Quality databases
  • Point of Contact with customer for on-site Quality Issues operations

How You Will Contribute


  • An evidenced track record in Quality control, preferably internally from a Team Leader role
  • Effective and strong English communication skills both speaking and written
  • Understanding of electrical harnesses and components and the related technical terminology
  • The ability to make decisions in a fast paced environment


  • Qualifications in an Aerospace discipline
  • A passion for the Aerospace industry

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do. To be successful in this role you will have excellent communication skills and be a proficient Microsoft user. You will be a team player able to work co-dependently with others in the team. The role will may include some international Travel to our Dutch sites.

What We Will Offer

Once you’re on board you’ll get the following perks and benefits:


  • Competitive salary scale dependent on experience
  • End of year bonus 2000$ 
  • Industry Leading VRSP= we’ll match your contributions up to 3%
  • 100% Premium paid Health Insurance
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • 6 paid personal days
  • A collaborative, dynamic working environment 

As well as a competitive package we’ll offer you a world of opportunity. We want to see your career fly!  We’ll support your career progression by providing you with learning and development opportunities.  That’s the beauty of being part of a global business, once you’re on board you never know where you career journey may take you! 

Why Join Us

A Great Place to work needs a Great Way of Working


Everyone is welcome to apply to GKN.  Through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging and by living our five powerful principles we’ve created a culture where everyone feels welcome to contribute.  It’s a culture that won us ‘The Best Workplace Culture Award’ last year.  By embracing and celebrating what makes us unique we encourage everyone to bring their full self to work. We’re also committed to providing an accessible recruitment process, so if you require reasonable adjustments at any stage during our recruitment process please get in touch and let us know.