Senior Quality Manager

Company:  CIMS Limited Partnership
Location: Sherwood Park
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description

Sr. Quality Assurance Manager, Canadian Operations

CIMS Limited Partnership is seeking an enthusiastic, people leader who is passionate about delivering the best quality program to our customers in the heavy industrial sector for the role of Senior Quality Assurance Manager, Canadian Operations.

In the role of Sr Quality Assurance Manager at CIMS LP, you will be a key contributor towards CIMS success by overseeing all aspects of the Quality Management Systems, process, documentation and by living the CIMS Core Values of Our People, Our Promise, Our Passion. Your focus will be on the delivery of a superior quality program and results to internal and external customers and key stakeholders throughout CIMS Operations.

You will report to the Director of QA/QC and be accountable for:

  • Maintain CIMS ASME, Provincial and National Board Regulatory Certification
  • Assist in development, scheduling, and maintenance of CIMS Internal and External Auditing program.
  • Provide Quality Management System leadership, training, and direction to Regional QA leads and staff, Site Managers, and Job Superintendents.
  • Work collaboratively to develop and implement CIMS QMS, OEMS, and Quality programs that is aligned with and supports the strategic goals, initiatives, culture of the company, and improves outcomes across the organization.
  • Ensure that CIMS’ Core Values and Guiding Principles are integrated into all business practices and leadership models behaviours that cultivate safety, quality, customer value, performance & integrity.
  • Effectively and efficiently allocate Quality resources to projects as needed in a cost-effective manner.

You are the ideal candidate for this role if you:

  • Welding Engineering or related Engineering Degree, a minimum of CWB level 2 or higher with extensive knowledge of CSA, ASME, National Board codes, any Nuclear Standard Experience would be an asset.
  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in heavy industry, energy and chemical, construction, fabrication or operations, and 7+ years in QA/QC supervision.
  • Lead Auditors Certification (ISO, NQA-01).
  • Knowledge of quality systems as it relates to weld procedure specifications, welder qualification and weld materials to ensure that welding conforms to the applicable requirements of ASME Section IX as invoked by ASME Code Sections, CSA B51, W47, W59 and CWB requirements.
  • Working knowledge Welding Procedure Development.
  • Are a People Leader that can inspire & encourage members of your team to work together towards regional goals.
  • Are a driven & enthusiastic person who leads by example and takes a hands-on approach.
  • Are flexible to travel to our regional offices and client locations.

* The preferred candidate would be located in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, as our head office is located in Port Coquitlam, BC. We will also accept candidates who are located in the Edmonton, Alberta area who will work at our regional office located in Sherwood Park, AB.

Your success in this role will be measured by:

  • Your ability to lead by example and honour the CIMS Core Values: Our People. Our Promise. Our Passion.
  • Your ability to support the Director of Quality in day-to-day operations
  • Proactively identify, mitigate, manage, and report business Quality risks and opportunities.
  • Effectively and efficiently allocate Quality resources to projects as needed in a cost-effective manner.
  • Establishing annual performance measures and evaluating direct reports.

About CIMS LP:

CIMS LP is a 100% Canadian-owned and operated mechanical contractor serving locations across Canada. We provide services in the heavy industrial sector, including the largest plant shutdowns and complex industrial projects in the Oil & Gas, Mining & Industrial, Pulp & Paper, and Power Generation industries. We have a strong reputation for executing projects on or ahead of schedule and providing critical 24-hour emergency response services. Our labour affiliations allow us to quickly mobilize highly skilled trades for emergency work, complex major capital or maintenance projects. We work closely with our project stakeholder throughout the project lifecycle to identify, implement, and enforce all aspects of work that impacts productivity which is critical to our customer’s success.

What differentiates CIMS is Our People. Our reputation for the past 30+ years in the business have given us the ability to attract and retain high performing staff and field supervision who are committed to our CIMS Core Values and making positive impact every day. Our Promise is that every employee goes home injury free and that the job is done right the first time. Our Passion is providing our customers with peace of mind with our team’s knowledge, experience, innovated thinking and integrity.

What is in it for you?

CIMS LP offers a well-rounded total compensation package for positions that are eligible to participate. Benefits include:

  • Paid vacation time/days
  • Extended health, dental & vision benefits.
  • Flexible work & hybrid work options.
  • Education Assistance & Employee Development opportunities.
  • Social events, such as annual charity events, monthly lunches and more.
  • Options to join/ participate in our inclusive committees, such as our Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Social Committee, etc.

To those who are interested in applying:

CIMS is an inclusive employer committed to a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we live and work in. Every day we work towards empowering and advocating for our employees by welcoming, respecting and valuing people for who they are as individuals. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQIA2+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities, and people from different colour /cultural backgrounds.

CIMS LP is committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodation is made available to people with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection processes. If there's something we can do to help make the recruitment process more accessible-friendly, let us know and we will do our best to accommodate.

Only candidates who are most qualified for the position will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $160,000.00-$175,000.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care
  • Work from home


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed


  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (preferred)


  • QA/QC Superivision: 7 years (preferred)
  • Heavey industrial operations: 10 years (preferred)


  • CWB Level 2 or higher (required)
  • Lead Auditors Certification (ISO, NQA-01) (required)

Work Location: In person

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