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Quality Engineering Management – Loyalist College in Toronto

Please Note: This program is closed; applications are not currently being accepted.

Quality engineers play a vital role in ensuring that products are being manufactured, installed and are operating to the required specifications. In this program, students use the latest software systems and innovative technologies while learning to design and develop systems, equipment and products for all areas of the manufacturing, software/IT and service sectors. Gain critical knowledge and skills about quality engineering, global standards for quality and how they translate into Canadian industry quality management practices recognized as Total Quality Management (TQM), Six Sigma and Learn Manufacturing. Upon successful program completion, students will be eligible for multiple industry certifications.

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  • Credential
    • Two-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Find your career

Steady activity in the manufacturing base will increase the demand for quality engineers and their services across all sectors. To meet production needs and to stay efficient, companies may also have to upgrade and invest in newer systems, creating additional employment opportunities.

Graduates of this program may find employment as:

  • ISO Coordinator
  • Quality Coordinator
  • Software Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Quality Auditor
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Quality Assurance
  • Engineer
  • Quality Assurance Officer
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Quality Control Supervisor
  • Supply Quality Engineer

Is it for you?

This is an excellent field for college and university graduates who possess the following:

  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Analytical and methodical thinking
  • Thrive while under pressure
  • Engineering Manager
  • Total Quality Management Coordinator

Experiential learning, including a co-op work term

Gain the knowledge needed to design and develop systems, equipment and products. Get hands-on skills in the following:

  • Learn how to implement and document the requirements of international quality standards (such as ISO 9001 and TS 16949).
  • Acquire the skills to design, perform and analyze results of process improvement and product development.
  • Experiment to form recommendations for implementing various process improvement tools.
  • Practice evaluating quality issues, opportunities and performance metrics using current and relevant tools such as Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Root Cause Analysis.
  • Lead and resolve quality assurance issues in a Canadian industrial environment using accepted quality assurance techniques including Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Production Part Approval Processes (PPAP) and Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP).
  • Coordinate implementation of Total Quality Management (TQM) process within a Canadian industrial or service organization using the concepts of Deming, Crosby and Juran.
  • Use the correct device or instrument to accurately measure products and conduct a Measurement System Analysis (MSA).
  • Conduct audits for quality and environmental systems as part of an organization's quality engineering management processes.
  • Apply test procedures and techniques to confirm that product design requirements are met.
  • Communicate technical information, including audit results where relevant, to various stakeholders to inform decision making about quality assurance processes.
  • Use reliability management to enhance quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Use relevant relationship management techniques and strategies to establish and maintain customer and supplier relationships.
  • Develop strategies for personal and professional development to gain and maintain quality engineering certifications required to work in industry.
  • A co-op work term in semester four provides an opportunity to gain first-hand workplace experience in manufacturing, software/IT and service sectors.

Co-ops in work terms are valuable work-integrated learning experiences in which students demonstrate outcomes from previous semesters in Canadian industry settings. In addition to building skills and identifying career contacts, co-ops in work terms add industry-relevant experience to students’ résumés. The co-op job market is competitive, and students will be expected to participate actively in their job searches. Students will be supported with information and skills to attain co-ops.

Program Plans

Spring 2023

Fall 2023

Winter 2023

Winter 2024

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