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Southwire Lead, Quality in Mississauga, Ontario

Lead, Quality

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Date: May 5, 2024

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA, L5W 0A5

Company: Southwire Company LLC

Are you ready to join the People Behind the Power™ of our Canadian organization, which has been a Great Place to Work® (GPTW) Certified™ company two years in a row? If so, we invite you to apply for this exciting job opportunity.

If you are looking to grow your career by digging your hands into various aspects of wire and cable manufacturing in a fun, innovative and diverse culture, then this is the job for you!

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, utility products, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, electrical components, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions, and the company provides a variety of field and support services to customers around the world. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what’s possible?

Location: Mississauga,Ontario

Role Type: Onsite

Travel Requirements: In this position, you must be able to travel throughout Canada and the United States as may be required from time to time.

Job Description

Job Summary/Objective

This person will lead the test operators to meet the specific goals that correspond to the overall departmental objectives. The goals will be achieved by focusing on process, quality, costs and safety metrics.

Key Responsibilities

• Ensures that cable shipped from the factory are tested to the customer specification and Southwire internal test plans

• Operates safely and recommends opportunities for to improve safety through SHOC Process or other means

• Ensure that employees are properly trained,work is performed in accordance with procedures as well as EHS requirements

• Responsible for planning, establishing schedules and assigning work to meet scheduled ship dates

• Accurately records results of test

• Ensures equipment is in good working condition and calibrated

• Monitor work activities and initiate actions to eliminate problems.

• Reviews current test methodologies and test equipment capabilities and recommends changes to maintain testing capabilities

• Lead and direct test operator work duties. Document employee performance and develop associated recommendations

• Expected to test cable

• Interacts with Customer during Factory Acceptance or Witness Testing

• Attend Production, or other necessary, meetings


  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent

  • 2+ years supervising/ managing processes

  • 3+ years of High Voltage Cable experience preferred

  • Experience in Cable or Electrical Equipment Testing

  • Communicate effectively with management and peers

  • Familiarity of Electrical Testing Standard (IEC/AEIC/ICEA) is preferred.


  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)

  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

  • Pension Plan

  • Personal Days

  • Long & Short-Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs

  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities

  • Parental Leave Top Up

  • & More

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