Senior inspector - electronics

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC/Remote
Added: February 9, 2024
For those who dream of advancing our space in the Universe and on Earth, we’ll take you there.

Serving the world from our Canadian home and our global offices, MDA is an international space mission partner and robotics & space operations, satellite systems and geointelligence pioneer with a 50-year story of firsts on and above the Earth. Today, we're leading the charge towards viable Moon colonies, enhanced Earth observation, communication in a hyper-connected world, and more.

We’re fueled by a pioneering spirit that carries us beyond. And together we enable highly skilled people to continually push boundaries and tackle big challenges requiring solutions that endure and inspire.

Are you ready to launch the next stage of your career in the new space economy? We would love to hear from you!

We’re on the hunt for an Senior Inspector - electronics on our Satellite systems team at our Montreal office.

As the leading global independent commercial supplier of antennas, payloads, and electronics for communication and radar satellites, our team has successfully contributed to hundreds of missions in the past 60 years. With an extensive heritage in a wide range of solutions delivered to customers globally, our Satellite Systems team continues to grow and evolve on the ground and in the stars.

We’re a dream team of purpose-driven, collaborative and passionate people, and we are constantly looking for others to join #TeamMDA to ignite new and innovative approaches to problem-solving that push us forward to improve life on and above Earth. If you’re excited to expand our place in space and driven to inspire the next generation, we’ll take you there.

We have entered a new era of exploration and development, and MDA welcomes all who yearn to suit up and be part of it. An equal opportunity employer prizing diversity, integrity and collaboration, we are committed to growing MDA’s and Canada’s leadership in this next golden age.


Performs activities related to incoming inspection to ensure the compliance of our parts and products according to our standard processes and specific program requirements. In addition, may be required to perform the duties of certifier, mechanical assembler, electromechanical assembler, micro-electromechanical assembler, production assistant and general helper depending on skills.

Level of Responsibility: Structured work processes. Some analysis is required before independently selecting from known processes.


  • Ensure compliance of all purchased components and related documents according to the purchase order clauses.
  • Perform activities related to maintaining traceability in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
  • Verify the revision of documents as required (CFC).
  • Perform activities related to maintaining traceability in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
  • Inspect machined parts according to drawing and standards and may perform minor rework as required.
  • Inspect and perform adhesion testing on paint and verify plating reports.
  • Performs trigonometric calculations necessary to relate drawing data to the use of manual (e.g. vernier, micrometer, gauge) and automated (e.g. CMM, ...) measuring instruments.
  • Inspect sub-component assemblies and finished or progressing assemblies for compliance with standards and specifications.
  • Prepare non-conformance reports, follow up and take action.
  • Perform and verify connector retention, wire tension and continuity of cables, wires and harnesses.
  • Support the Quality Assurance team in various functions.
  • Support research and development.
  • All other related tasks

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • Plan reading.
  • Knowledge of the principle of tolerances and geometric dimensions.
  • Proficiency in quality assurance principles and processes.
  • Knowledge of IPC-A-610 and IPC-A-620 as assigned.
  • Ability to retrieve and enter computer data using a computer system.
  • Use of production databases
  • Good knowledge of French.
  • Good judgment.
  • Fine manual dexterity
  • College diploma or diploma of vocational studies in one of the following fields: electronics, mechanics, aeronautics or equivalent.
  • Two (2) to five (5) years of relevant experience.
  • Basic knowledge of English is an asset

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Comments/Special Considerations

Successful candidates must obtain and hold security clearance at the reliability status level, and pass security assessment for the Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and ITAR.

Benefits Statement

MDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at all locations. As a team member of MDA, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection through competitive health care including; extended healthcare and flexible drug plans, dental and vision benefits, disability income protection, life insurance, group retirement savings plans; and an employee and family assistance program.

Equal Opportunity Statement

MDA is an equal opportunity employer prizing diversity and inclusion. We are committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity. If you require assistance and/or reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please feel free to notify us.